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The Joker Voted for Nixon

Fifty years ago today, on October 8, 1960, this photo of actors Ginger Rogers and Cesar Romero ran in the LA Times. Source By 1960, Rogers was a household name and a Hollywood legend.  An Oscar-winning actress, she had starred … Continue reading

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Obama, Richardson, and, “Bueno…”

President-Elect Barack Obama (heard of him yet?) today announced he will nominate Bill Richardson to head the Commerce Department.  Richardson is currently the Governor of New Mexico (the one with all the flavor and half the calories) and was formerly … Continue reading

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John McCain Knows What it Means to be Mexican

Guess what? I’m going to register my Chicanito self as a Republican and vote for John McCain because, simply put, he gets me. When asked about how he intended to woo Latinos this fall, McCain said he had a much … Continue reading

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How Do You Get Latino Votes? (the VERY unexpected part 3)

And, thanks to Hans, a reminder that some people know how to get it right! Here’s an Obama ad produced for the Latino market/electorate. p.s. Yes, I know Obama’s people didn’t directly produce this but, dammit, they are sure going … Continue reading

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How Do You Get Latino Votes? (unexpected part 2)

And if you’re not in 1960… Yesterday I posted a link to a video of a commercial Jackie Kennedy (wife of John F. Kennedy) did for her husband’s campaign–a commercial done completely in Spanish.  The 1960 election is the first … Continue reading

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