How much attention is too much? This is the question I asked myself while doodling "Walling Jags." I was inspired by the tiger. I am in my forties and I cannot think of a time in my life when the tiger wasn't described as threatened or endangered despite all the efforts for the animal and … Continue reading Using a Cat
One cannot wall off a depraved mad man. The events in Las Vegas have shown the country and the world that basic fact. I wonder if the terrorist had been of a darker skin tone - what would be the response of Trump and his administration? What would his dog whistle of fear sound like … Continue reading What will Trump’s policy be for the white terrorist?
The border wall is a physical representation of a nation's fear. The fear comes not from what most of the citizenry will experience but from what most are told they could experience: terrorism, rape, death, drug addiction, violence, lost wages or jobs. To combat the fear that most will only experience viscerally through political rhetoric, … Continue reading The only way a jaguar will stop the wall?
To see more about JR's project visit: the NY Times ,the New Yorker, and JR's official website. The Arizona Daily Star put together THIS amazing, thorough, and detailed investigation full of information for those that don't live in the border region. And if you are ready to take action against the border wall the Sierra … Continue reading Border Wall News
The border wall is stupid, ineffective, cruel, and devastating to the environment, animal, and human communities. The border wall is a divisive and un-imaginative political ploy being played by an ignorant, xenophobic, non-empathetic man-child. If the wall is supposed to stop drugs then build it around U.S. pharmaceutical companies. If the wall is meant to … Continue reading Life is short, so let’s get to it…
Highlights from an Arizona Daily Star article that encapsulates why the American citizenry should just say No! Trump is pushing the border wall for political reasons and to satisfy his base that constitutes less than 40% of the American population. Read the transcripts from his conversation with Mexico's president HERE. 2. Border Patrol's union doesn't … Continue reading Just Say No!
Silver or lead is a question usually asked by drug cartel jefes (aka bosses). But I would like to apply the metaphor to the U.S. government. Plata or silver represents the money each detained immigrant is worth to the private prison complex in the U.S. According to THIS article in Mother Jones, 65% of ICE … Continue reading Plata o Plomo?
In 2001 I began teaching myself how to recognize mountain lion sign and how to document their presence. My cat education took place south of Tucson, AZ mostly on the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge where I was an intern. The first lion I tracked had a portion of his territory in a roughly north-south … Continue reading So how does this wall work?
Trump recently commented about the border wall design he would prefer to a gaggle of reporters on Air Force One. His comments were then put on the record by the White House. As quoted from a July 13, 2017 Vanity Fair article President Trump said: "You have to be able to see through it. In … Continue reading Can’t make this sh*t up!
I was introduced to Our Lady of Guadalupe while living in Arizona. I often found her image in the rocks and crevices of the Sonoran desert - placed there by those risking it all to immigrate to the U.S. I just completed my own journey across a large chunk of the U.S. and found the … Continue reading Mile Post Guadalupe