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James and Jean Anton were born and raised in New York City, and spent ten years living and working abroad in countries as diverse as Brazil, Ecuador, Denmark, Italy and Iran. They have written and illustrated books for Scholastic Inc, McGraw Hill, Macmillan, and Sterling Publishers. They have authored and illustrated a weekly column called Dr. Crystal's Cosmic Kid Stuff for the Pennywhistle Press section of the Gannett News Service. In addition, they worked as editorial cartoonists, having received Best Editorial Cartoon awards from the New York Press Association (the Phoenix and Villager Newspapers in New York City). They are also playwrights. One of their plays, Freaks, was finalist in the Actors' Theater in Louiville's National Playwriting contest.
(23 comments) SHARE Tuesday, October 20, 2020 Hold Back Your Vote, Not Your Nose
I am 75 years old. I don't want to be remembered by my grandchildren as one who held my nose and voted for the lesser of two evils.
(2 comments) SHARE Wednesday, October 7, 2020 Speeding Up Vaccine Development With "Challenge Trials"
Challenge tests of vaccines to begin in England. Most of the young volunteers would come from people who really need the money: the unemployed; the underemployed, the poor. Will the rest of us, those who can live without a little extra money, feel comfortable jabbing the poorest people in the country with an untested vaccine, then forcing them to inhale coronavirus to see what happens?
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, September 21, 2020 91 Things Joe Biden Might Do To Earn Your Vote
My problem with Joe Biden is that as much as I don't want to see Trump win, I find that I want Biden to lose. I know I am going to catch hell from my Democrat friends for saying this, but that's how I feel. To win my vote, Biden needs to earn my vote-to prove that his presidency would make a difference.
(15 comments) SHARE Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Remember Bernie?
Remember how Bernie refused to accept money from CorporateThings? Remember how he PROVED that (no matter what both parties claimed), it could be done? Remember how he would repeat over and over and over again, 'Enough is Enough". Remember the crowds, the enthusiasm, the love.
(54 comments) SHARE Friday, May 5, 2017 It's Time to Take Both Parties Down.
We are discouraged because so many of our friends on the left believe that Donald Trump is all that's wrong with America. That if we could impeach him all would be well again. Huhh?
(4 comments) SHARE Thursday, November 24, 2016 Trump Is Obama With Backbone
When Obama passes the gauntlet to Trump, the stage will have been set to take things even further. With only weeks left in office he suggests that "fake news" should be stopped. What do you think? Do you think the alt-right (Fascists) will like Obama's idea? Do you think they will like to stop news stories they don't like? Do you think they will continue Obama's policy of jailing journalists and arresting and torturing whistle
(5 comments) SHARE Friday, March 18, 2016 Bernie and Goliath
Bernie has done amazingly well, considering the extent of the opposition to him. He is completely alone. He might do better by calling out Obama the hypocrite, as he does Hillary, but he can't. It would be political suicide.
(11 comments) SHARE Tuesday, February 2, 2016 Heads Hillary Wins, Tails Bernie Loses
Isn't something serious at stake here? For some people, raising the minimum wage, or expanding Social Security, or Medicare-For-All, all of which Hillary opposes, are matters of life and death. Some people are offended by the very idea of their life being decided by a coin toss.
(7 comments) SHARE Friday, January 29, 2016 Euphemistically Being Hillary
Nonhuman people (euphemisms for corporations) that front for a tiny number of successful (euphemism for the one percent) human people, who want to own everything (euphemistically called 'privatization'), have made Hillary Clinton fabulously rich. They have put over $125 million since 2001 into her own, personal bank account.
(88 comments) SHARE Friday, January 15, 2016 Noam Chomsky Rains On Bernie's Parade
At this time when so many people don't vote because they feel the system is corrupt and rigged against them, it is imprudent of you to rain on Sander's parade.
(7 comments) SHARE Wednesday, December 9, 2015 How About Israel?
It boggles the imagination that America's 'most important ally' in the region has not put boots on the ground against ISIS. In a new ranking released by Business Insider, Israel has the most powerful military in the Middle East. It also ranked 1st in the region in military strength in the world by Global Firepower, which did not even include Israel's nuclear capability at the time of the ranking.
(2 comments) SHARE Sunday, November 15, 2015 Ignore Bernie Sanders
Major impact media, even liberal ones, such as The New York Times continue to hope Bernie will go away if they just ignore him. Ain't gonna happen.
(7 comments) SHARE Friday, November 13, 2015 Should Churches Pay Taxes?
According to former White House senior policy analyst, Jeff Schweitzer, American churches own $300-$500 billion in untaxed property. Yet churches receive all the benefits of army, police and fire protection, as well as city and state services like purified water, garbage collection, and road repairs, all paid for by tax-paying citizens, whether they are affiliated with a church or not.
(40 comments) SHARE Sunday, November 8, 2015 Should We Vote For Hillary?
Would voting for Jill Stein be advisable, if Bernie loses and does not run as an independent, which is what he has pledged?
(16 comments) SHARE Tuesday, October 20, 2015 A Clinton/Trump Ticket
The advantages of the millionaire/billionaire merger would be enormous.
(10 comments) SHARE Wednesday, October 14, 2015 The Democratic Debate Wasn't
The Democratic debate wasn't.
In real debates the participants ask each other questions, who follow up by answering, then asking more questions. In last night's 'debate' the highly filtered, expected 'questions' came mostly from Anderson Cooper, the moderator. The participants failed to question each other.