Blog Archives

Cartoon(s) of the Week – Does Big Bird sum up the Debate?

 

Jeff Danziger in the L. A. Times:

So what is memorable from the debate?

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Robert McKee in the Augusta Chronicle:

Are the issues food or labor?

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Nick Anderson in the Houston Chronicle:

Did you see them serve up their achievements or potentials?

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Clay bennet in the Chattanooga Times Free Press:

As displayed by his announcement to cure the deficit by dropping PBS and Big Bird.

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Gary McCoy for Universal Press Syndicate:

Oh well… Halloween is coming. Do you think we can forget politics for a while?

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Cartoon(s) of the Week – Ch-ch-ch-Changes…

Matt Wuerker in Politico:

Some things never change…

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Jeff Danziger in the L. A. Times:

… other things don’t change by law…

 

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David Horsey in the L. A. Times:

… some personality traits may never change as well…

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John Cole in the Scranton Times-Tribune:

…some American opinions don’t change, either…

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Rob Rogers in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

… and, as I said before,  some things never change…ever.

 

Cartoon(s) of the Week – Without immigration, where will we get more poor laborers?

Bruce Beattie, in the Daytona Beach News-Journal:

… see, if we just take over our own problems, immigration is unnecessary…

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Jeff Danziger of the L.A.Times:

… now Arizona has the right (and I mean RIGHT) idea…

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Clay Bennett in the Chattanooga Times Free Press:

… of course a stand on the immigration issue could equal lots of Hispanic votes…

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Steve Breen in the San Diego Union-Tribune:

… so who are the real problem creators here?

 

Cartoon(s) of the Week – Birth Control vs. Woman Control

Signe Wilkinson in the Philadelphia Daily News:

Pro Choice? So who chooses?

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Mike Luckovich in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

A good time to listen to the people…

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Jeff Danziger in the LA Times:

Keep the church out of the bedroom…

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David Horsey in the LA Times:

At least we always have Rick for Birth Control advice…

 

Cartoon(s) of the Week – Merrily We Run Along…

Tom Toles in The Washington Post:

Mitt keeps up with the news…

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Tony Auth in the Philadelphia Inquirer:


Newt shows his well earned knowledge of marriage…

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Mike Luckovich in the Atlanta Journal Constitution:

The Super PACS keep us all up to date on where Democracy stands…

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Signe Wilkinson in the Philadelphia Daily News:

…and the Republican World is changing its point of view…

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Matt Davies of Tribune Media Services:

… except on Citizens United and Gay folks.

Cartoon(s) of the Week – Welcome Back from Iraq

Jeff Danziger of the L.A. Times:

And what did you guys do for (or to) your Country?

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Mike Luckovich in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

…and now that you’re back… NOTHING!

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Ben Sargent in the Austin American-Statesman:

… but maybe you’ll be able to vote. Unfortunately it might not be easy.

 

Cartoon(s) of the Week – Who really controls the Republican economic policy?

Note: I’ve been doing Cartoon(s) of the Week for a number of years now and I know many of my readers look forward to it every Sunday (or when I get to it late or early.) I’m also very pleased that several of you have sent me your favorite cartoons on many weeks, or send me e-mail comments on my selections.

If you have a cartoon on any week that you want to send me, please attach it to an e-mail and get it to me on Thursday at the latest. I’ll be glad to consider it. Just click on the mailbox.

Now for this week’s selections.

Nick Anderson in the Houston Chronicle:

Who is not elected but has a firm control on Republican abilities to compromise? (note: same name as a Sesame Street character… not Big Bird, but close.)

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M. Wuerker of Politico:

What happens to the health of the country when its processes are blocked? (hint: what fills intestines?)

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Jeff Danziger in the L. A. Tribune:

What causes disbelief in the vast republic for which Congress stands? ( hint: It has to do with a complicity with the top 1%.)

Cartoon(s) of the Week – Primary Colors

Sorry to have missed doing last week’s cartoons… but here are this week’s:

Mike Luckovich  in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

The primary has replaced our favorite situation comedies

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Tom Toles in the Washington Post:

… and given us great reality shows

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Clay Bennett in the Chattanooga Times Free Press:

…plus a lot of ads…

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Jeff Danziger in the L.A. Times:

… things we’ll all forget.

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Ben Sargent in the Austin American Statesman:

Now we’ll wait for the reviews.

Cartoon(s) of the Week – Can’t we just agree on SOMETHING?

Jeff Danziger, New York Times Syndicate:

To quote the Tea Party Folks: “Let Them Die!”

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Ben Sargent, Austin American-Statesman:

If you can’t love it, kill it.

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Tom Toles, The Washington Post:

Will a new nation be born? Doubtful.

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Mike Luckovich, Atlanta Journal-Constitution;

of course, not everyone NEEDS to vote…

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Ted Rall, L. A. Times:

It’s a good thing candidates believe in something.

Cartoon(s) of the Week – Women vs. Corporations (and Society in general)

Jim Morin at the Miami Herald:

So the Supreme Court thinks more of Wal-Mart than it’s poorly treated female employees…

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Kevin Siers in the Charlotte Observer:

… and their lawyers were reduced to second raters…

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Jeff Danziger of the New York Times Service:

… but perhaps the second raters are actually IN the Supreme Court…

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Tony Auth in the Philadelphia Inquirer:

… and women are persecuted by society in general…

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Joel Pett in the Lexington Herald Leader:

… of course, we are following precedents from other countries.

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Cartoon(s) of the Week – Some Questions Regarding Republican Primary Candidates

Tony Auth in The Philadelphia Inquirer:

What sets Tim Pawlenty apart from the other Candidates?  Nothing.

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Jeff Danziger in the L.A. Times:

Who do the Media Controllers on the Right want for a Candidate? Someone with their weight on issues.

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Don Wright, Tribune Media Services:

Who do the ordinary Republican voters want? Who knows?

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Milt Priggee in the Puget Sound Business Journal:

How do we know if a Candidate is in the race or not? Hard to tell…

Cartoon(s) of the Week – Here Comes Santa Claus

Joel Pett in the Leington Herald-Leader:

 


Ah, the holidays… doesn’t everyone think about sharing?

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Tony Auth in the Philadelphia Inquirer:

 

…and, to some, it is better to TAKE from everyone…

 

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Clay bennett in the Chattanooga Times Free Press:

… and GIVE to the folks who need it least…

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Jeff Danziger in the Los Angeles Times:


… and don’t look up the chimney for Santa Claus.

 

Cartoon(s) of the Week – Giving Thanks

Jeff Danziger at the LA Times:

The Republican hierarchy has Turkey for Thanksgiving…

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Rex Babin at the Sacramento Bee:

…and the Rich give Thanks for Republicans…

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Mike Luckovich at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

… how Obama deals with these Turkeys is another problem…

Cartoon(s) of the Week – The Republican House will be Interesting

Tom Toles in the Washington Post:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Let’s get ready for John Boehner to take over the House and go after the Deficit…

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Jeff Danziger of the L. A. Times:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

…of course he is answerable to a big bunch of folks…

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Bob Englehart in the Hartford Courant:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

…and Republicans have some new, uh, insiders…

Cartoon(s) of the Week – We are now in the Crazy Week

Joel Pett in the Lexington Herald-Leader:

So who is the King of the Crazies?

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Jeff Danziger in the L.A. Times:

…tactics are crazy, too…

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Jeff Stahler in The Columbus Dispatch:

Scared of Obama? The Republicans are the Real Takers…

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Stuart Carlson at the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel:

… or they want you to think that they can THINK (Don’t think Jefferson would agree.)