Monthly Archives: December 2010

Banished words for 2011

LSSU suggests we do 2011 a favor and banish these words: – Viral – Epic – Fail – Wow factor – A-ha moment – Back story – BFF – Man up – Refudiate – Mama Grizzlies – The American people … Continue reading

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Misc Postcard

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Mr. Skelton regrets

“One thing should now be evident as Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger packs up his office: It was a mistake to recall Gray Davis. “Davis didn’t deserve it. He had just been reelected the year before. He would have been out of … Continue reading

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Eschaton-a-Go-Go, Page 24 of 58

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Which way, reform?

“Reforming Proposition 13 is a daunting prospect. The most obvious and rational reform simply involves reassessing nonresidential property at market value, which, in 2008, would have raised six to eight billion dollars for cities, counties, and schools. Not only would … Continue reading

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Misc Postcard

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Prop 13 on commercial property: destroyer of California

Well, one of the destroyers of California, but, no, I’m not kidding. “The failure to tax commercial property properly is anticompetitive. Companies which compete against each other have wildly different property taxes, not because of their location or value, but … Continue reading

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Only the very very rich matter in America now

Sigh. Why do the comics have to tell us this (again)? On the other hand, once we all know this is true, we can get on with breaking the U.S. into smaller and better countries. I really think that’s the … Continue reading

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2010 Census: dreams and realities edition

“The overall US population is 308,745,538. California’s population is 37,253,956, still the most populous state by far – Texas is in second place at 25,145,561. “California needs to keep pace and hold off Texas in the coming years – single-payer … Continue reading

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Mayerson in the news

Here’s some press coverage in the Arroyo Seco Journal on the whole Tour event thingy. Includes a picture of yours truly with her work.

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It’s time that this country began to tax fairly and invest wisely

Rep Becerra does the math: “TAX CUTS FOR THE WEALTHY…WHAT ELSE COULD $60 BILLION A YEAR DO FOR AMERICA? Every year, the Bush tax cuts on income above $250,000 cost the rest of us about $60 billion. That includes interest … Continue reading

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DADT est fini

And it’s still only the 21st Century and we’re all still alive. Well, there’s only one person who can really express how I feel about this: Congratulations, America, you’ve, we’ve, done the right thing. Let’s keep doing that. Too bad … Continue reading

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Eschaton-a-Go-Go, Page 23 of 58

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Misc Postcard

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Of Cats and Christmas Trees

Me-yow. Happy holidays, everyone.

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Medicare for all

“RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal judge declared the foundation of President Barack Obama’s health care law unconstitutional today, ruling that the government cannot require Americans to purchase insurance. The case is expected to end up at the Supreme Court.” … Continue reading

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Postards from November 21, 2010

Postcards I made at Gallery Oranges-Sardines during the 2010 Arroyo Arts Collective Tour. Also my first attempt to make a slideshow in MovieMaker. Hm. By the way, you won’t be having deja vu next year when you see these collages … Continue reading Continue reading

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Eschaton-a-Go-Go, Page 22 of 58

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Another $624M for HSR in CA

“Last month, voters in Wisconsin and Ohio elected Republican governors who pledged to stop their state’s high speed rail projects, even though they had won $1.2 billion in federal stimulus grants to begin the projects. On the same day, California … Continue reading

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Misc Postcard

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Bernie Sanders is right

But what is to be done within the present system? Not much.

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Eschaton-a-Go-Go, Page 21 of 58

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Science Cheerleaders

There’s no way I could make this up: (via)

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Thinking Woman

Thinking Woman is in the Women: Secrets and Confidences show in Barcelona, March 2011. Thinking Woman.

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Random Roundup

I think we all need one of these Colors in Cultures charts. (via of all places) And of course The Hierarchy of Digital Distractions.

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