Category Archives: History

To Bee Or Not To Bee

The editorial cartooning world was shocked a few weeks ago when McClatchy Newspapers announced the layoffs of three Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonists. Jack Ohman of The Sacramento Bee, Joel Pett of the Lexington Herald-Leader (Kentucky) and Kevin Siers of the Charlotte … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal

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Scaredy Cats

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Let Your Freak Flag Fly

While I’ve had a few disagreements with the trans community, I steadfastly support their right to live their lives free from hate and threats to their existence.

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Opportunity Knocks

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The City Manager

Beryl Robinson shepherded Nevada City through 40 years of big changes from the freeway to the creation of the historical district. His big imprint on the city’s politics will never be matched.

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During the Battle of the Bulge, in December of 1944, the Germans demanded the surrender of the besieged American defenders of Bastogne. General Anthony McCauliff replied with the word; “NUTS!” Sometimes you have to have nuts in in an increasingly … Continue reading

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Senator Moonbeam?

Democrats are becoming more and more agitated by Dianne Feinstein’s absence from her senate seat, most notably on the judiciary committee where numerous judgeships are hanging in limbo. Every day there are calls for her immediate resignation. It presents a … Continue reading

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Corned Crab

Sorry to say I won’t be attending this morning’s St. Piran’s Day festivities at city hall. Too much snow and ice and nowhere to park. This is the third year I haven’t been to the event, with either Covid or … Continue reading

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Liar’s Club

Tucker Carlson, Laura Ingraham, Sean Hannity and Maria Bartiromo were outed last week for tweets that revealed they lied through their teeth during the 2020 election, claiming that Dominion voting machines were rigged to favor Joe Biden when they knew … Continue reading

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