Author Archives: Ampersand

Open Thread and Link Farm, Two-Face Was A Piker Edition

“The hypocrisy is astounding”: this tax bill shows the GOP’s debt concerns were pure fraud In other news, ocean still wet. Can We Cut the Crap on the Debt from the Tax Bill Hurting Our Kids? | Beat the Press … Continue reading

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Cartoon: If Global Warming Were Real

If you enjoy these comics, and you can spare it, please support them on Patreon. Even $1 matters a lot to me. Transcript of cartoon Panel 1 A white man wearing a collared shirt and glasses, sitting at a desk. … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Ghost of Rehnquist

If you enjoy these cartoons, please support them on Patreon! A $1 or $2 pledge makes a big difference to me. It seems like it happens every few weeks – a policeman shoots an unarmed civilian (more often than not … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, The Pants Have Eyes Edition

(Photo found on Bill Mudron’s twitter.) Open Enrollment for AFFORDABLE HEALTHCARE Started Yesterday | And Taking It Personally Rigged: How Voter Suppression Threw Wisconsin to Trump – Mother Jones Unsealed Documents Show That Kris Kobach Is Dead Set on Suppressing … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Questions You Probably Shouldn’t Ask A Stranger

If you enjoy these cartoons, please support them on Patreon. Even a $1 pledge makes a big difference to me. So Mandolin handed me this script for a four-panel comic strip, written in marker on a sheet of typing paper. … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Seeing Global Warming

If you enjoy these cartoons, please help me make them by supporting my Patreon! A $1 pledge makes a big difference for me. Extra thanks to SocProf, who is thanked in the sidebar of this cartoon. All $10 patrons occasionally … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, About To Leave England Edition

Here’s How Breitbart And Milo Smuggled White Nationalism Into The Mainstream A long read, but very interesting slash infuriating. Related: Vice Has Fired the Writer Who Told Breitbart’s Milo Yiannopoulos to ‘Please Mock This Fat Feminist’ This is a rare … Continue reading

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Touristing And Loving It

Things I’ve done in the UK so far: 1) Did a bus tour of London, on one of those double-decker buses with no roof on the second level. My expectations were low, but I loved this. The tour filled my … Continue reading

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I’ll be at Geek Girl Con in Seattle this weekend

My “SuperButch” co-creator Becky Hawkins and I will be tabling at Geek Girl Con this weekend. We’ll be at table D125, which I’m told is near the concessions. If you’re at GGC, I hope you’ll come introduce yourself.

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Cartoon: Back To The Future (Of Racism)

Please support these cartoons on Patreon! Even a $1 pledge matters a lot. This cartoon was originally published on The Splinter. Thanks, Splinter! There’s an adage I’ve seen around; I’ve seen it put various ways, but always from Black writers. … Continue reading

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