Category Archives: In the news

Cartoon: Top Ten Reasons We Take Kids From Their Parents At The Border

I couldn’t make these cartoons without the support people give me on Patreon! If you can spare it, a $1 pledge really matters to me. Here’s a list of organizations that are mobilizing to help separated immigrant children | The … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Our (Shit)Whole Immigration Policy

A new cartoon on Spliter today! If you enjoy these cartoons, and you can spare it, please support my Patreon! A $1 pledge means a lot. This is definitely a strange month for me! Normally four out of four cartoons … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Ten Reasons We Want To Kick Out The Dreamers

If you like these cartoons, please support them at Patreon! A $1 pledge really matters to me. I do a fair number of cartoons about immigration, because it’s an issue that drives me up the wall; the anti-immigration position seems … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Run Them Down

This cartoon appears today at The Nib. If you like these cartoons, please support them at Patreon. Even a $1 pledge means a lot to me. Transcript of Cartoon Panel 1 shows a white man wearing a collared shirt and … Continue reading

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It’s Gross to Use Otto Warmbier’s Tragedy to talk about White Male Privilege

Otto Warmbier was a 22-year-old American who, early in 2016 was convicted by a North Korean court of stealing a poster. He was put in a North Korean prison, until he was returned to the US in a coma on … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Muslim Ban

IF you like these cartoons, please support them at my Patreon. This is another one inspired by current events (as I’m sure you’ve already figured out). The point being made – that folks favoring the Muslim ban because of terrorist … Continue reading

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Goodbye to SEK

Scott Erik Kaufman, a writer at Salon and other outlets, and a blogger at Acephalous and Lawyers Guns and Money, has passed away. I was never lucky enough to meet SEK, as I thought of him. But he was an … Continue reading

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Jack Chick, Creator of Unintentionally Ludicrous Evangelical Comics, RIP

Jack Chick, arguably one of the most widely-read cartoonists in the world, has died. He was in his nineties. If you’re not familiar with Chick Comics (those tiny little comics fundamentalist preachers give out on street corners), here’s a fairly … Continue reading

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Rick Snyder’s Staff Knew About Flint Water Crisis By October 2014

As far back as October 2014, Rick Snyder’s staff: 1) Knew that Flint’s water was an urgent crisis. 2) Said the decision was made by the Snyder-appointed emergency manager, contrary to what Synder and other Republicans have claimed. 3) Actively … Continue reading

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David Bowie 1947-2016

David Bowie, Pop Star Who Transcended Music, Art and Fashion, Has Died at 69 – The New York Times

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