Category Archives: Culture

San Francisco Values

There has been a debate going on in Nevada County as to whether we should embrace so-called “San Francisco values.” But The City itself has been going through a huge transformation in recent years, and begs the question: which San … Continue reading

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I’m Offended

What is Freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.           -Salman Rushdie I have been involved in some very heated discussions since the murder of the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists on January 7, 2015. While there has … Continue reading

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The Hand

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Birds Of A Feather

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Welcome To The Club

A recent news flash from the Great Northwest brought to light the newest threat to jobs: too much marijuana. When Washington voters approved legalization in the Evergreen State, they really didn’t put too many limits on production. Enthusiastic growers flooded … Continue reading

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Seeing Is Deceiving

The smoke from last week’s gunfire had barely dissipated before conspiracy theories began to bloom like magic mushrooms in a fresh cowpie. First, the unedited version of the now-famous scene of the terrorist killing the wounded policeman is making the … Continue reading

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“Charlie” Lives!

The cover of the first issue of Charlie Hebdo since the attack on their offices.Translation: “All is Forgiven”

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I Am Charlie, And Proudly So

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The Problem With Laughter

With the terrorist attack in Paris that has claimed the lives of five cartoonists still fresh in the minds of the public, I’d like to take the opportunity to refresh our collective memory on this lowbrow profession. Yes, it is … Continue reading

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Charlie Hebdo

  I did the above cartoon five years ago, in honor of the ordeal that young woman had to endure for even suggesting that cartoonists should not put up with threats from extremists. I hear that Molly was eventually able … Continue reading

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