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Mike Pence’s Dramatic Exits   Recently updated !

Mike Pence did a little performance art at a football game on Sunday. Then a bunch of other news happened.

I’m still trying to do a comic about Puerto Rico, but jokes are my wheelhouse and there’s nothing funny about the ongoing disaster in our colony.

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The Self-Appointed Protest Referee

The Self-Appointed Protest RefereeColin Kaepernick is protesting and drawing attention to the epidemic of unprosecuted police brutality by sitting out (kneeling out since this cartoon was drawn) the national anthem. Everyone outraged about his free speech is talking about patriotism, respecting veterans and arcane flag etiquette instead of systemic racism because it’s easier to change the subject.

The Santa Clara Police Department proved Kaepernick was correct by throwing a tantrum and explicitly stating they have the power to choose who they protect and serve. Hopefully the protest continues and the discussion expands beyond Kaepernick to the actual issue of police brutality he’s trying to highlight.

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America’s Rapidly Rising Faiths

Rapidly Rising FaithsA Pew survey came out last week showing that the ranks of Christians are declining in America, while the unaffiliated and other faiths are growing. Of course Christianity will remain a super-majority in the U.S. for decades to come, but it offers some hope that in the distant future, the religious right might lose their grip on national politics. Maybe.

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