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  1. 8 days ago on Mike Lester

    It’s a nursing home

  2. 16 days ago on Gary Varvel

    Leaving the current events alone, because I don’t think I can convince anyone who doesn’t already believe that Trump was at least partially responsible, I keep hearing people talk about the “cry fire in a crowded theater” line. This worries me because of its history. The phrase originally comes from the arguments from a Supreme Court case about WW1 pacifists, Schenk v United States, which ruled that Schenk’s distribution of anti-war literature was not protected by free speech. Not to mention that Holmes himself also argued in favor of eugenics, although I suppose that’s ad hominem. Needless to say, this is a very dangerous precedent, and was thankfully partially overturned.

    The thing is, the “crowded theater” analogy doesn’t even apply in this instance, since Twitter is a private corporation. So I see some reason for worry when people talk about the “crowded theater” in needlessly returning to the Schenk doctrine which is both irrelevant and dangerous.

  3. 29 days ago on Jen Sorensen


  4. 29 days ago on Jen Sorensen

    it’s a rerun, that’s why.

  5. about 2 months ago on Doonesbury

    It is weird. In Europe, the more lefty party always gets red, and the more conservative blue… well, save Merkel.

  6. about 2 months ago on Ted Rall

    I believe the person sitting on the table is supposed to be Rall. I’m pretty sure I remember him depicting himself like that

  7. 2 months ago on Breaking Cat News

    Happy birthday!

  8. 2 months ago on Michael Ramirez

    Ben Franklin wanted a turkey for the national bird, anyway

  9. 2 months ago on Michael Ramirez

    But then, no matter how well drawn, it’ll look ugly! Best to leave it as is

  10. 2 months ago on Michael Ramirez

    Good art!