Author Archives: Ampersand

Cartoon: Elves United!

If you like these cartoons, help me make more by supporting my patreon! Merry Christmas to all of you who celebrate it! And to those of you that don’t celebrate it but do enjoy saying “merry Christmas!” I love doing … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Plague Doctors Edition

The Constitution Drafting Project – National Constitution Center “The National Constitution Center’s Constitution Drafting project brings together three teams of leading constitutional scholars—team libertarian, team progressive, and team conservative—to draft and present their ideal constitutions.” Interestingly, the progressive and conservative … Continue reading

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Cartoon: You Look Great!

Another collaboration with the wonderful Becky Hawkins! If you like these cartoons, please support them on Patreon! A small pledge makes a big difference. I’ve read many fat people’s accounts of losing weight due to illness and having their friends … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Oh Fishy Fishy Fishy Fish Edition

Treasury Secretary Warren? Progressives Line Up to Press Their Agenda on Biden – The New York Times. And an alternate link.“But as they adjust to the possible new reality of divided government, many progressive groups and leaders are focusing their … Continue reading

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Cartoon: The Post Office Is Dying!

If you like these cartoons, please help me make more by supporting my Patreon! A $1 or $2 pledge really helps (plus, just as a matter of philosophy, I love the idea of earning a living through small donations from … Continue reading

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Cartoon: We can’t do THAT! It’s MEAN!

Please support these cartoons on my Patreon! A $1 or $2 pledge really helps. I actually wrote this cartoon months ago, during the Democratic primary, out of frustration that so many Democratic Senators refuse to consider steps like ending the … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Waving The Magic Congress Wand

If you enjoy these cartoons, please support them on Patreon. A $1 or $2 pledge really helps! This was originally drawn in February, but I never posted this cartoon outside of Patreon until today. Back in February, Covid took over, … Continue reading

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Cartoon: The Great GOP Anti-Voting Cycle

If you like this cartoon, help me make more by supporting my Patreon. A $1 or $2 pledge really helps! I worry a lot about how Republican court-packing makes it easier for them to win elections, making it easier for … Continue reading

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How Amp Voted, 2020

I got my ballot in the mail yesterday. And that means – time to vote! Time to go through the whole ballot and figure out who I want to be Circuit Court judge (4th district position 12), who should be … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Meet My Liberal Beliefs

If you like these cartoons, please help me make more by supporting my Patreon! There are a number of self-identified liberal or centrist democratic pundits who spend virtually all their time attacking the left – attacking Black Lives Matter, attacking … Continue reading

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