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The Weekly Independent Comics Page for May 21, 2015!

The Weekly Independent Comics Page for May 21, 2015!

Thursday, May 21, 2015  |  Staff

On this week's sugar-free Independent comics page: Jen Sorenson visits the Great Hall of Iraq Whoppers; The K Chronicles looks at some bathroom graffiti; This Modern World ponders offensive cartoons; and Red Meat sends the kid off to summer camp.

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Know Your Neighbors: After Someone Has a Stroke, There's Still Somebody in There

Know Your Neighbors: After Someone Has a Stroke, There's Still Somebody in There

Wednesday, May 20, 2015  |  Anita Rufus

Regular readers know that I do a lot of work regarding end-of-life decision-making. I once discovered an advance directive written by a man who went to great lengths to define the things he believed made him “a person”:

  • The ability to understand what is happening around me.
  • Awareness of the consequenc...

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Ask a Mexican: Why Do White People Love Marco Rubio So Much?

Ask a Mexican: Why Do White People Love Marco Rubio So Much?

Wednesday, May 20, 2015  |  Gustavo Arellano

Dear Mexican: Why do white people love Marco Rubio and cry at his speeches? Rubio was in my town selling his vision for America mierda to his gabacho constituency, and they drank it up like Tía’s fresh jamaica. They laughed; they cried; they wondered why we Mexicans can’t get behind the Great Brown Ho...

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The Potted Desert Garden: Tips to Guard Your Pots in the Windy City (Palm Springs, Not Chicago)

The Potted Desert Garden: Tips to Guard Your Pots in the Windy City (Palm Springs, Not Chicago)

Tuesday, May 19, 2015  |  Marylee Pangman

The Coachella Valley is enjoying slightly cooler than normal days and nights so far this month. However, per usual, weather systems are coming through, bringing high winds—and many of our homes have wind tunnels, of course.

There are three things you can do to protect your pots from being tipped by o...

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Cows Are Water Hogs: It's Time to Restrict Alfalfa, Hay Production in California

Cows Are Water Hogs: It's Time to Restrict Alfalfa, Hay Production in California

Friday, May 15, 2015  |  Tom Ribe

On a recent trip to California, I visited the North Coast, where spring usually means green hills with deep grass, strewn with lupine and bright orange poppies bobbing in sea breezes.

This year, we found stunted grass, browning hills and the local news obsessing over the worst drought in California's...

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The Weekly Independent Comics Page for May 14, 2015!

The Weekly Independent Comics Page for May 14, 2015!

Thursday, May 14, 2015  |  Staff

On this week's humble and modest Independent comics page: The K Chronicles is finally somebody; This Modern World ponders the Trans-Pacific Partnership; Jen Sorenson sells some science; and Red Meat looks for some aluminum cans.

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