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The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Feb. 11, 2016!

The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Feb. 11, 2016!

Thursday, February 11, 2016  |  Staff

On this week's cranky Independent comics page: Red Meat feels lonely; Jen Sorenson looks at the true damage a Hillary-Bernie brawl could cause; The K Chronicles thinks we should #arrestgovsnyder; and This Modern World asks some primary-related questions.

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Know Your Neighbors: Mary Jo Ginther and Her Staff Work to Spread the Good Word About Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley

Know Your Neighbors: Mary Jo Ginther and Her Staff Work to Spread the Good Word About Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley

Wednesday, February 10, 2016  |  Jimmy Boegle

When I moved to Palm Springs full-time in 1985, vacationers strolled downtown during “the season.” I shopped in the chic shops at the mall—at least until stores closed down each summer. Spring Break was our biggest attraction (although local residents generally stayed home that week), but that did n...

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Ask a Mexican: Why Are Mexicans Hypocrites Regarding Cultural Assimilation?

Ask a Mexican: Why Are Mexicans Hypocrites Regarding Cultural Assimilation?

Wednesday, February 10, 2016  |  Gustavo Arellano

Dear Mexican: Why do Mexicans applaud first-generation Mexicans who assimilate completely, but criticize (and apply the term vendidos ) to first-generation Mexican Americans for doing it? (And why is it that there is no real name for U.S. citizens in English, forcing us to use the name of the continen...

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The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Feb. 4, 2016!

The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Feb. 4, 2016!

Thursday, February 04, 2016  |  Staff

On this week's highly desirable Independent comics page: This Modern World talks to some political commentators; Jen Sorenson chats with a union member who supports Trump; The K Chronicles discusses some stuff he didn't get at first; and Red Meat finds Milkman Dan being a bully.

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Ask a Mexican: Why Do Gay Mexicans Go Back Into the Closet When They Return to Mexico?

Ask a Mexican: Why Do Gay Mexicans Go Back Into the Closet When They Return to Mexico?

Wednesday, February 03, 2016  |  Gustavo Arellano

Dear Mexican: I enjoyed reading the letter about lip liner some years back from the lovely Mexican lesbian.

I have met several guys from Mexico who came to the U.S. so they could come out of the closet. Nothing warms my middle-age gay heart more than when a nice Mexican young man says, “Hola, papi!” Ho...

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The Potted Desert Garden: Don't Settle for Just Cactus—Invite a Fairy Into Your Garden

The Potted Desert Garden: Don't Settle for Just Cactus—Invite a Fairy Into Your Garden

Tuesday, February 02, 2016  |  Marylee Pangman

The heat of the Coachella Valley will always hold its gardening challenges—but we’re not alone. Gardeners the world over are inspired to bend the rules and try to navigate uncharted waters, no matter where they live.

We have much more control over the environment around our desert homes when we garde...

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