A hodge podge of topical things. The shitty contract forced onto rail workers by Congress and the President that contains zero (0) paid sick days is going to cause a lot of problems. Either immediately to the supply chain if a wildcat strike happens, or electorally when unions abandon Democrats […]

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Forgot to post this here over the holiday. Apologies! Short week for Thanksgiving, even though I’m not traveling. COVID, flu, RSV, and even our dear old pal the common cold will be. Stay healthy out there. Read the comic on Patreon.Read the comic on The Nib.Read the comic on Daily […]

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Results are shaking out from last week’s election, and the Republicans will get a thin majority in the House, thanks mostly to New York Democrats rather than anything appealing offered by the GOP. Of course, if the Coup Caucus was expelled, and thorough impeachment trials were held, things probably never […]

Kevin McCarthy’s Anti-American Agenda


So all the narratives about the Republican midterm wave the media were hankering for sort of fizzled. Now we have another squeaker where the balance of fascism/not fascism is still up in the air days after the election. Horse race and both sides coverage have been part of political pundits’ […]

Intro to Political “Science”



Elon’s only been in charge of Twitter for a week, and already speedrunning it into an unusable hate speech mess. I thought it be around long enough for a soft exit, but now I’ve got to cold turkey my way out of a bad habit I’ve had since my late […]

Social Media Substitutes


The midterms are rapidly approaching and the polls between “fascists” and “milquetoast not-fascists” are closer than they should be. The mainstream press loves a horserace, even when the consequences are life and death for millions of people. Gaffes are easier to report (and draw) than all the mechanisms Republicans are […]

Swing Voters Explain Themselves



I know there’s wildfires, heat waves and brutal droughts out west, but up here it’s time to dig out the toques and winter coats. Energy costs are expected to surge (Thanks in part to OPEC, who REALLY want to influence the midterms) and everyone in colder climates who isn’t rich […]

Energy Crisis Tips


Every announcement from Zuckerberg about his pet Metaverse project has been met with much-deserved derision. It seems like he’s been forcing hype around something that looks like a Second Life knockoff for almost then 20 years since Second Life was relevant. The idea of a virtual office at a time […]

Mark Zuckerberg’s DIY Metaverse