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September Letters to Jim: Afghanistan and the Climate Crisis

Top Illustration by Tim Forkes In honor of Labor Day, I am choosing not to wear white while I answer some fan mail. I have no idea why we are not supposed to wear white after Labor Day, but since […]

September Letters to Jim: Afghanistan and the Climate Crisis

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Top Illustration by Tim Forkes In honor of Labor Day, I am choosing not to wear white while I answer some fan mail. I have no idea why we are not supposed to wear white after Labor Day, but since […]

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Orioles Losing by Design

The Orioles are on a massive losing streak that has been compared to the losing streak in 1988. The differences between the two streaks are vast mainly due to

Letter to the Editor: Sen. Cardin is in the Pocket of the Nation’s Sugar Cartels

Image by Bruce Emmerling from Pixabay Dear Editor, Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) is in the pocket of the nation’s beet and cane sugar cartels, costing Marylanders dollars at the grocery store

‘Field of Dreams’ game? Not For Me

Top photo of Dodger Stadium by Claudia Gestro We could label this a sports story, opinion piece. And we can assume I’m in the minority opinion regarding the movie and

Rethinking COVID-19: What if…

Image by Pete Linforth from Pixabay There is a simple substance that reduces your risk of getting COVID-19 and being hospitalized if you have enough in your lungs? But this substance

Hourly Why: Non-Disclosure – Manifest of Low Expectations

Top graphic by Jeff Worman I’m always waiting for the next shoe to drop. The next asteroid to rain. The next ship to land. Or some barbeque. The government is supposed to make some

Chronic: Pain We Don’t See, Chapter 20

Top illustration by Tim Forkes Chapter 20: Sisyphus Monday: December 28, 2020 I have a tattoo on each of my shoulders. On my left is one with the Japanese symbols

Juneteenth is the second 4th of July for many African Americans

Image by Wynn Pointaux from Pixabay I’m not opposed to a new national holiday—we’ve got 12 now—and as the U.S. is the most overworked nation in the world, I’m all

Chronic: Pain We Don’t See, Chapter 18

Top illustration by Tim Forkes Chapter 18: The Pandemic Hits Home Thursday: December 3, 2020 The past week has been a blur. It has been filled with way more work than

January 6, 2021 Needs to be Investigated By a Commission

Top photo is a YouTube screenshot from the House Impeachment Manager’s video presented at then-President Trump’s second impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate In the age of “Trumpublicans” it should be

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