Obama Did It

Obama Did It

I still blame Obama for the premature death of Rob Stark.

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In The 1960s, Black Voters Had To Pass This Test To Vote

You’re in Louisiana, sometime before 1965. You’ve got ten minutes to answer all of the questions on this poorly-worded test. You’ve also got white test administrators breathing down your neck, waiting for you to throw your hands up in resignation, or better yet–respond to their intimidation with aggression. If you don’t finish in time or fail to answer all of the questions correctly–their “correctness” determined by the eyes of a single administrator–you will not be allowed to vote. This intentionally confusing test, along with a slew of other tactics to prevent black people from voting in the 1960s, exhibits precisely why the Voting Rights Act of 1965 was so necessary. And seeing as it’s effectively been gutted thanks to the most conservative Supreme Court in recent memory, similar intimidation devices might very well resurface in the Deep South.

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The Annals Of Alternative Energy Anguish

Alternative Energy Comic

But yes, let’s go ahead and install that Keystone Pipeline. Word is that it will create up to 35 permanent jobs!

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Go, Dubya!

George Bush Go Me

Alas, even W. cannot have it all. Despite his achievements, the peaks of the Swiss Alps will likely remain out of reach given the fact that if he goes to Switzerland, he’ll face prosecution as a war criminal.

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For Women, It’s Always A Wonderful World

Womans World

Fear not, fair female. There’s always the United States, where a growing number of politicians believes that an unborn fetus has more rights than you.

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