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Amy Klobuchar Says her Spanish Name Used to be Elena; Hilarity Ensues

During a meeting Tuesday night with Culinary Union members in Las Vegas, Sen. Amy Klobuchar tried to relate to a mostly Hispanic crowd by talking about her fourth-grade Spanish and other Spanish-related anecdotes. According to various reports, Klobuchar kicked off … Continue reading

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[Spoiler Alert] American Latinos United’s First Commercial Is Sad, Depressing AF

American Latinos United (ALU), a SuperPAC created with the sole purpose of defeating president Trump by activating Latino voters in key battleground states, has launched its first TV commercial, a sad reminder of the lessons being taught these days to … Continue reading

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Tours a Bodega, Eats Burritos and Drinks Jarritos de Piñac

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has a way to respond to haters. As part of the premiere episode of Showtime’s Desus & Mero, the New York City native decided to show her critics that she’s not only a kick-ass politician but knows her … Continue reading

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Being Hispanic in America Used to Be Challenging; Now It’s Outright Dangerous 😱

I’m not going to lie: These days –after many, many years living on this side of the border– I’ve become increasingly uneasy about doing things that I normally would do in public: Speak Spanish, wear hoop earrings, say outloud I’m … Continue reading

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Trump Stuff Is Made in Mexico, Because why not?

Why make your 2020 presidential campaign goodies in the USA when you can make it for way less money in Mexico? WATCH as this little magnet reveals its true origins. LOL. Note: A friend of mine sent me this video … Continue reading

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Trump, Still Strong Among Grammatically-Challenged Latinos

While president Donald Trump claims that his crusade for more border security and the construction of a southern border wall have made his popularity rise among Hispanics, pollsters consulted by Politico and other media outlets have put those numbers into … Continue reading

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Mexican Official Eats Peanuts During Washington Meeting; Hilarity Ensues

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi this week met with Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard and other Mexican envoys to discuss a proposal by President Trump to impose 5% tariffs on all Mexican goods. But the urgency –and gravity– of the … Continue reading

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Bill de Blassio Has no Idea What Condón Means in Spanish

Ever since he announced he’s running for president in 2020, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has been using a very special hashtag in the hopes it will go viral. Nothing wrong with tapping on the power of social … Continue reading

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You Guys! Joe Biden Also Wants to be Our Tío

Joe Biden doesn’t want you to know this –yet– but he’s about to drop a Spanish-language ad to try to convince my people (i.e. The Hispanics) that he’s an awesome choice for a 2020 democratic president. Details of the ad … Continue reading

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Fox News Thinks Mexico Is so Great, there are Many of them!

Racism? Ignorance? Why not both? Here’s the full segment if you’re so inclined… btw, there’s no missing context. Here’s the video of the segment. pic.twitter.com/5BKnEvaadx — andrew kaczynski (@KFILE) 31 de marzo de 2019 Hat tip: Bad Fox Graphics

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St. Patrick’s Day: The Other Binge Drinking Mexican Holiday

Go ahead; wear green and go out get drunk or whatever it is you do this weekend. But don’t forget Saint Patrick’s Day is a celebration of the Batallón de San Patricio, which according to Wikipedia my extensive readings of … Continue reading

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See? Even Beto O’Rourke Knows America is not a Country

Former Texas congressman Robert “Beto” O’Rourke this week officially launched his presidential campaign Website but despite touting the slogan Beto for America that he uses for his English-language page, he decided to go for a combination of Beto para Estados … Continue reading

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GOP Congresswoman Eats Pozole Pizza and I Can’t Even…

GOP Congresswoman Debbie Lesko, from Arizona, took to Twitter to show off her very own Arizona Pozole Pizza, a weird concoction made specially for her by the local D.C. Pizzeria Paradiso. The stunt was part of  Pizzeria Paradiso’s United States … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Warren Launches Campaign Website in what she Believes is the Spanish Language

What’s with U.S. presidential candidates and sloppy Spanish? Not to be outdone by Bernie Sanders’ donut-lorem-lorem “Spanish-language” Website thing, democratic contender Elizabeth Warren is also courting the so-called Hispanic vote with –what else?– sloppy Spanish! Warren, who will be occasionally … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders’ Spanish-language Website Is Offering Free Donuts –I Think

Remember when Bernie Sanders was “progresivo” in Spanish? Well, looks like in this, his second run for the US presidency, Bernie is still determined to court the vote of my people (i.e. The Hispanics.) This time around though, Bernie has … Continue reading

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