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Electro, Electricians, and Elections: Roundabout 3

Electro, Electricians, and Elections: Roundabout 3

For a site called The Caped Persuader there’s not an awful lot of persuading going on here. Sure there are plenty of opinions tossed around here, and some of them even have pretty good reasoning behind them, but neither I nor Cape Persuader J have done much to actively persuade anyone of anything. For my…

On A Jacked James Gordon or Not an Atypical Conversation – J

On A Jacked James Gordon or Not an Atypical Conversation – J

This was a real texting conversation between the editors that I thought part of the way through would be interesting for everyone to look at. To set the scene: I was at work between 5:30 and 2:00 pm. CPC is usually somewhere around there. This is the sort of thing that we can get wrapped…

Leagues of Justice – J

Leagues of Justice – J

A few posts ago, I had made the comment that the CCA was once a valid authority but not a just one. Now, it may seem as though if you understand the individual words, you understand what that means. Hopefully, you’re right. This concerns the idea that leaders have come to their position of leading…

…And the High Horse You Rode in On

…And the High Horse You Rode in On

Nothing ruins a good time like a lecture. There you are, enjoying the derring-do’s of your favorite costumed vigilante and before you know it you realize that the hero in question has switched out his cape for a cassock. You’re being preached to, and all you wanted was to see some robots or soulless clones…

A Proper Rebellion or How Stan Lee Broke the CCA: J

A Proper Rebellion or How Stan Lee Broke the CCA: J

Many years ago, I listened to a lot of punk and I took karate. While I could probably write several (extremely boring) anthologies about my experiences, the only relevant thing here is that during that time, I was taught how to throw a punch by professionals. There are subtleties and nuances involved, sure, but the…

Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to the Caped Persuader blog, your weekly meditation on political philosophy examined through the prism of the super hero genre. If you’re here then I don’t have to convince you that comic books and their adaptations have come into their own as a legitimate form of literary expression. If you continued reading beyond the…

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