Tag Archives: Arizona

They’re Testing Driverless Cars Against Clueless Pedestrians? Come With Me If You Want to Live.

A woman in Tempe, Arizona recently became the second victim of a fatal car accident between an innocent person and a driverless car. Advocates of driverless cars say that in the aggregate they will be safer. But the fact remains, there’s something incredibly creepy about automated driving, especially when it’s being tried out in area is full of oblivious pedestrians. Technology is heading toward more and more automation, including pilotless planes and drones that choose their own targets for assassination. How will the human race survive the new paradigm? Very, very carefully.

Calling the IDF

State prisons keep botching executions of inmates, prolonging death to obscene lengths of time such as nearly two hours in Arizona. How hard is it to kill a person? Israel has killed 1500 Gazans, all accidentally? Surely there’s a way to turn two wrongs into a right.

The Long Goodbye

Despite a series of executions that have stretched out over an hour or even more, many Americans continue to approve of capital punishment. Many Internet commenters love longer executions. Which means doing them intentionally can’t be far away.

Voter ID Law Struck Down

No ID, No Problem

I draw cartoons for The Los Angeles Times about issues related to California and the Southland (metro Los Angeles).

This week: The US Supreme Court has stricken down Arizona’s Voter ID law. Fortunately, there are other ways to get information about people.

LOS ANGELES TIMES CARTOON: Arizona Gives the Business

I draw cartoons for The Los Angeles Times about issues related to California and the Southland (metro Los Angeles).

This week: An Arizona business group will fly 100 chief executives to Arizona to try to lure their companies into leaving California.