Category Archives: Politics

Bizarro World

In the Bizarro World, cheap gas is a bad thing…

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The Royal Flush

There’s been a lot of chatter on social media since Sheriff Keith Royal and the Board of Stuporvisors railroaded a draconian approach to the invasive marijuana culture onto the June ballot. Hundreds of amateur pharmacists have seen their livelihood threatened, … Continue reading

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Sweet Sixteen

Two-thousand sixteen! It’s finally here, and it promises to be one of those “interesting times” the Chinese warned us about. Anyone who is half conscious knows that there is a notably different vibe this time around. The inmates are finally … Continue reading

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Lost In Translation

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The More Things Don’t Change…

From Harper’s Weekly, 1876. Drawing by A.B. Frost.

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Prospecting For The Truth

I’ve been out of town for a few days, paying my final respects to an old friend and co-conspirator up in Seattle. (I’ll have more to say about that on another post.) Meanwhile, my cartoon from Saturday has upset poor … Continue reading

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Hotel Nirvana Silly

The city council has legitimized AIRBNB type lodging in the city limits. It remains to be seen what regulations will govern the new innkeepers. Nevada City Neighbors, the group headed by former city councilette and planning commissioner Laurie Oberholzer, will … Continue reading

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The War

A few days from now will mark the second anniversary of the passing of my good friend, Doc Halstead. Doc was the lead singer of the Carrie Nation band back in the nineteen seventies, but before that he served in … Continue reading

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