Category Archives: Politics

Coming To A Picnic Near You

I have my complaints about our commander-in-chief, but really. Sometimes I think the only reason the House of Reprehensibles hasn’t impeached him is they can’t find anyone who can spell the word impeachment.

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Here’s Mud In Your Eye

I did this drawing ten years ago, during an era of exceptional rancor in Nevada County politics. Here’s a passage from my chronicle of those ugly times,¬†Once Upon A Village. “With the election of 2004, a new generation of conservatives … Continue reading

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Here’s Lookin’ At You, Kid

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No Middle Ground

Nobody said solving the problems of this dysfunctional nation would be easy, but you’d think after all these years the two parties could come to a compromise to end the madness at the border. Rick Perry wants a military solution. … Continue reading

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Altered States

For the record, I know that there will never be a State of Jefferson, or six Californias, or any other configuration of counties or regions. I don’t think there are many folks who actually believe in that fantasy. There are … Continue reading

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The Portraits of Dorian Crabb

Scoopy is complaining that I ridicule his physical appearance. (In this case, not a picture, but referring to him as Big Bubba.) Then, for good measure, he states that he could make light of my physical shortcomings, but he would … Continue reading

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Davy Crockett’s Advice To Aspiring Politicians

As we head into the fall election, candidates search for a winning strategy to attract voters. Some will rely on straight party line politics, either Republican or Democrat, and hope that the independents will ultimately vote for the lesser of … Continue reading

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Jack & Jill 2014

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If You Build It, They Will Complain

There’s a big controversy brewing in Nevada County over a fellow who builds furniture in his garage and donates it to veterans. The homeowner’s association says he is violating the CC&R’s, which all residents agree to when they move into … Continue reading

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This Land Is Mine

Nina Paley is one of my favorite cartoonist/artists. We met many moons ago when she was doing a weekly comic strip in Santa Cruz, complaining about overzealous police and unfaithful boyfriends. Since then, she has gone on to bigger things….

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