Cartoon: From Birth

After it was announced that yet another killer cop was going to walk without so much as a trial, Roxane Gay put out a suggestion for an editorial cartoon. I'm not sure I can...

This gun graph will blow your mind!

A friend shared this meme on Facebook. I have a few minutes free on my lunch break, so let's go through it, shall we? Tobacco is regulated and taxed by states and and the federal...

This is my beef with the anti-GMO folks

A friend shared this on Facebook this morning. It's a compelling image, right? On the left, sepia-toned Americana: The classic farmer, in the field with his felt hat and his overalls. On the right, the...

Whose Right is it Anyway?

The Oathkeepers hit Ferugson, Missouri

Farewell, Jon Stewart. Thanks for keeping us sane.

How a late-night comedian changed American politics, saved my sanity, and gave us President Obama--and why he's right to leave the Daily Show behind.

Cartoon: What if Cecil the Lion were an African-American man?

Following his "violent confrontation" with a dentist from Minnesota, authorities are working to learn more about this lion with a "troubled past." Early reports indicate a history of violent predation and conflict with other lions.

Might makes right

Sandra Bland died, according to former cop and CNN contributor Harry Houck, because she was "arrogant from the beginning." Whether police did or did not murder Bland while she was in custody, there's no...

Nathan McLendon Explains It All Wrong

Normally I'd abstain from calling out an undergraduate, but when said undergraduate writes a guest column spouting pro-Confederacy invective, he's fair game for a rebuttal.

Weekend at Harper Lee’s

This one was not exactly fun, but it seems hard to deny. The evidence that really cinched it for me is this analysis at Quartz of the many sections where Go Set a Watchman...

The Homosexual Putsch (Love Wins!)

Here's the decision. FINALLY! We queers can remove our flesh-masks and reveal our true reptilian forms! Now if you'll excuse me, I'm going to go marry a goat.  

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