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If you’re hungry in Tampa, FL — and we mean really hungry, king of the jungle hungry — stop by Taco Fusion for lion meat tacos. And camel. And ostrich…

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The political conventions are finally over and the poll results are in: Latinos don’t really care.

How can this be!? The Democrats saw the GOP’s Rubio and raised them two Castros!

To help our political friends understand, here are the Pocho Ocho reasons Latino voters were not turned on by the conventions:

8. No piñatas crafted in the opponent’s likeness.

7. No sophisticated flamenco dance numbers performed by kindergarteners.

6. No midgets. [Mas…]

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What happens in Tampa doesn’t stay in Tampa.

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Could it be? Was Presidential future loser Mitt Romney’s campaign so upset with POCHO contributor MexicanMitt Romney‘s Twitter feed that they made the social networking company lock @MexicanMitt in Twitterham Jail just before their candidate’s speech to the GOP convention Thursday?

Although @MexicanMitt’s simultaneous Twitter espeech to the RNC was smuggled out of Twitterham Jail and re-Tweeted by @PochoDotCom, thousands of MM’s “followers” were baffled by the disappearance of the popular account.

Tech journalists are questioning if the censorship was provoked by Romney’s people — who appear to be the only parties who can lodge a complaint with Twitter — and the “coincidental” $120,000 ad purchase on Twitter by the GOP.

We have MexicanMitt’s draft speech to the RNC, the story on the Twitter censorship and @MexicanMitt’s Letter from a Twitterham Jail here — all part of a really big ñewsweek on POCHO: [Mas…]

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Mexican Mitt Romney wrote this estatement when he was incarcerated in the Twitterham City Jail.

LETTER FROM A TWITTERHAM JAIL

31 August 2012

My Dear Fellow Twitter Fans:

While confined here in the Twitterham City Jail, I came across your recent statement calling my present activities "unwise and untimely."

Seldom do I pause to answer criticism of my work and ideas.

If I sought to answer all the criticisms that cross my desk, my secretaries would have little time for anything other than such correspondence in the course of the day, and I would have no time for constructive work.

But since I feel that you are men of genuine good will and that your criticisms are sincerely set forth, I want to try to answer your statement in what I hope will be patient and reasonable terms.

Twitter suspended my account for violating the terms outlined in its Parody Account guidelines.

Apparently, someone was misled by my account, which portrays Mitt Romney as a cartoonish Mexican ranchero. This indicates that this person was an estupido idiota pendejo, meaning he is a Republican voter.

I call them my base. Ajua. [Mas…]

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Who is that woman washing dishes or doing laundry in the Romney family home?

Colorlines writes:

Before Mitt Romney was introduced at the Republican National Convention on a Thursday night viewers saw a 10-minute video created to humanize Romney. The video featured the Romney family inside their home several times but in one of the scenes a women who appears to be working for the family in the background was simply ignored.

Is she one of the four housekeepers the reports have alleged Romney is underpaying? It could be, but more importantly some say the video made her invisible.

“As I’m watching Romney’s RNC video spotlighting his family, I find it interesting there is no mention of the woman in the red shirt in the background, who is obviously there helping,” said artist Ramiro Gomez, who’s art looks to start conversations about the labor force that takes care of families and homes.

Colorlines has the whole story and the video.

RELATED: Ramiro Gomez’s latest creation, Antonio, sells Maps to the Stars Homes

Video screen capture courtesy Colorlines via Ramiro Gomez.

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RNC’s Tampa: One of the top three U.S. cities for strip clubs (audio)

by KENYA HIRMINAO August 30, 2012 Audio
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Tampa,  writer Michael Connelly tells To the Point’s Warren Olney,  has more steak houses, churches and strip clubs per capita than any other city in America.  It’s also a Top Three Destination in the strippers’ circuit Golden Triangle of Los Angeles, Tampa and New York. RELATED: Tampa’s gay hookers are very psyched about the Republican National […]

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Pocho Ocho reasons God Almighty loves Republicans

by PAYAN DE SKYE August 29, 2012 El Now
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It’s no secret that God (photo, right) loves Republicans, even if you didn’t hear it over and over last night on TV. Here are the Pocho Ocho reasons why: 8. He banks offshore, too 7. Pat Robertson always blames His storms on liberals 6. Funny, you don’t look Jewish!

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Minority RNC seat-filler experience: Phew! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 29, 2012 Cartoons
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Republicans drown out Puerto Rican delegate with ‘USA USA’ chants

by RICH PORTER August 29, 2012 El Now
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Of the people, by the people and for the people — except those people?

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RNC Drinking Game: Turn lame to LOLs with Arpaio Viejo™ Tequila

by BEANO BERRITAS August 28, 2012 El Now
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Endless speeches, stupid roll calls and pointless posturing can make national political convention watching a boring exercise — that’s why you need to play games along with the pinche politicians. Mira! The Republican National Convention Drinking Game, sponsored by Arpaio Viejo™ Tequila. Keep your eyes on the screen, stay alert and react swiftly! Life is […]

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Pat Robertson: Tropical storm is God’s warning to Godless God-mockers

by JERRY MIRA August 27, 2012 Audio
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(PNS reporting from VIRGINIA) Rev. Pat Robertson told viewers of his 700 Club last night that Tropical Storm Isaac’s assault on the GOP National Convention in Florida is a warning to sinners. “You goddam shit-for-brains idiots better pay some goddam attention or our Lord and Savior is gonna whip your sorry asses,” Robertson said. “Do […]

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Tampa’s gay hookers ready for Republican Convention (NSFW video)

by MARY CONE August 23, 2012 El Now
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There’s going to be hot time in Tampa Bay next week when the GOP National Convention rolls into town. Republicans, who like to be seen as “job creators,” are expected to stimulate a long and thick boost in business for area gay prostitutes, and the hookers are looking forward to handling the hanging chads of […]

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Pocho Ocho best definitions in the new ‘Republican Dictionary’

by DANILO GUEBSTER August 22, 2012 El Now
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Hoping to capitalize on the enormous groundswell of support they’ve generated with their new definitions of life, marriage and assault weapons, the GOP braintrust is planning to premiere a Republican Dictionary at next week’s convention in Tampa, FLA. We got a brief peek at a draft (the “rape” definition was leaked Monday); check out the […]

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