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Redneck Revenge or Superheroes Versus Anti-heroes

Redneck Revenge
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Superheroes Versus Anti-heroes
by Saab Lofton

"How we would be reacting if Iraqi commandos landed at George W. Bush's compound, assassinated him and dumped his body in the Atlantic? Uncontroversially, his crimes vastly exceed bin Laden's ..."
--Professor Noam Chomsky

We the people were expected to react like Pavlov's dog and squeal like groupies simply because Osama bin Laden was executed in order to avenge the deaths of 9-11, but I say thee NAY! So three thousand people died that day -- so the fuck what ..?

Green and Black

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Green and Black
by Saab Lofton

When the DC Comics character Green Lantern was created in 1940, he was an individual with a magic ring, but twenty years later, his back story was rewritten so that being a Green Lantern meant one was part of a collective.

What Would Batman Do? by Saab Lofton

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What Would Batman Do?
by Saab Lofton

"I have never advocated war except as a means of peace."
--Ulysses S. Grant

"The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting."
--Sun Tzu

"Do you want to know what power is? Real power? It's not ending a life; it's saving it. It's looking in someone's eyes and seeing that they realize something they'll never forget: They owe you."
--Batman: Black and White, Volume Two

Superman: Illegal Alien by Saab Lofton

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Superman: Illegal Alien
by Saab Lofton

I'll make this short and sweet (as opposed to my usual, thousand word-plus pieces): The anti-Latin bigotry in Arizona right now is savage and intolerable, but I have a weapon that Latinos/Latinas can use against it ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tdG6ZLATRJw

Prejudiced Against Fiction by Saab Lofton

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Prejudiced Against Fiction
by Saab Lofton

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world and all there ever will be to know and understand."
--Albert Einstein

... and I dare say Einstein is just a weeeee bit smarter than some of the fools I've had the misfortunate of dealing with over the years ...

A Legend in Animation by Saab Lofton

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A Legend in Animation
by Saab Lofton

Bruce Timm is the Emmy-Award winning producer, director and designer of Batman: The Animated Series, Superman: The Animated Series, Batman Beyond and Justice League (if you missed any of their initial runs on Cartoon Network, check them out on DVD). I was blessed to have recently met the man at the 7th annual Emerald City ComiCon in Seattle. Busy as he is, I'm glad Timm took the time to grant yours truly this interview.

God Loves Gays (Because I Said So)! by Saab Lofton

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God Loves Gays (Because I Said So)!
by Saab Lofton

"There's a cultural war going on. The religious right is winning. We're losing."
--radio talk show host Howard Stern

Affirmative Action in Fiction by Saab Lofton

Affirmative Action in Fiction
by Saab Lofton
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"White fear is profitable. Bond issues for prison construction managed by major investment banks are more profitable than school construction bonds for improving the decrepit, crowded public schools like Taft High School in the Bronx. The prison construction bonds also depend heavily on a steady flow of young, brown bodies of former students of de-funded schools, as do the crowded barracks in Iraq's deserts."

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