Politics

universal health care = tort reform

New Zealand passed a law in 2001 that takes those lawsuits off the table for good. You fall down in a grocery store in New Zealand because they just mopped the floor? You make a claim with the ACC and they fix you up. But you can’t sue the store.

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Politics, Rants

Will the NRA and Gun Rights Activists lose a major portion of white voters and Republican politicians if blacks become armed?

This is a blog post dedicated to white gun owners who quiver in fear that any kind of gun control laws, no matter how meek and mild, might be implemented. Your fears may soon be coming to fruition! And to explain why, first let me start with this slightly dated clip from The Daily Show: […]

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Politics, Rants

Why are conservatives such whiny snowflakes who hate free speech and want to limit the free market?

Conservatives seem to be constantly griping and complaining about all kinds of slights and perceived injustices. Some of them even actively try to shout down voices that they disagree with on issues of, gasp, social justice, or even who simply hurt their feelings.

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Civil Rights, Comics, Other Stuff, Photography, Politics

Rep. John Lewis is a BADASS!

He has this look on his face like “Ha! I’ve been drinking water, but you racist cops will soon be gulping down your own shame, a shame reflected in the eyes of your children and their children for the rest of your life! P.S. I’m going to be a Congressman for most of the people in Atlanta! And I’m going to be in graphic novels!”

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Art, Comics, Elana Pritchard, Los Angeles, Politics, Women's Rights

Elana Pritchard: best embedded journalist of our time?

We need more of this kind of journalism! Artists, keep drawing it like you see it.

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Gay and Lesbian stuff, Love, Personal Shit, Politics, Sex

Happy Bisexual Pride Day! Are you one of us?

“Gay” looks like a large nation state, and “straight” looks like a whole continent, but “bi” is sort of like a sexual Micronesia.

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A Rrose in a Prose, Poetry, Politics

New Rrose on Sunday: Nancy Lynée Woo

We’re excited to invite Nancy Lynée Woo to the A Rrose in a Prose stage Sunday, for the first time ever! Nancy Lynée Woo is a 2015 PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Fellow, and founding editor of social justice literary press Lucid Moose Lit. She is currently working on a collection of poems about her […]

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Articles, Burger Records, Garage Rock, Ghosts, Interviews, L.A. Record, Performers, Personal Shit, Politics, Religion, Satan, Satan's Favorite Bands, Songwriters

Jessie Jones interview up on L.A. RECORD

This was a fun one: an interview with my old pal, Jessie Jones, who I first met seemingly yesterday when she was a teenager, a member of Feeding People, and now have to stand back and admire as a full-grown solo artist! Truth be told, the interview we did at Sage to prepare for this […]

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Gay and Lesbian stuff, Personal Shit, Politics, Sex

#StillBisexual

I made a video for the #StillBisexual Twitter-y YouTube video campaign thingie. The music is by the delightful Kyle Souza.

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Civil Rights, Comedy, Personal Shit, Politics, Television

John Oliver, I love you.

I’m glad someone is preaching the healing truth about how fucked up our federal, state, and local governments have become, and how we’re making billions of dollars for private companies at the expense of the poor, and even at the expense of government. Thank you, John Oliver.

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Politics

Voter Guide – November 4 (for my L.A. peeps)

Sure, I may be too lazy to re-register in my proper neighborhood, and I worry that I might even get disenfranchised because of it. But that doesn’t mean I’m too lazy to do the hard research on today’s election! Actually, I got quite a bit of help from some friends at a “prop party” where […]

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