Blog Archives

Cartoon(s) of the Week – Tales of our Government

Mike Luckovich in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

…as if there is only one way to do it.

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John Sherffius in the Boulder Camera:

…spending money on science buys us so little…

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Drew Sheneman in the Newark Journal-Ledger:

… so SOME Federal spending is OK?

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Kevin Siers in the Charlotte Observer:

… but it’s good to know we’re in control…

Cartoon(s) of the Week – We should all be worried about stupidity when discussing debt.

Steve Sack in the Star Tribune:

We are speaking here of forced suicide

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John Sherffius in the Daily Boulder Camera:

… and the rest of the world is watching our plight…

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Joel Pett in the Lexington Herald-Leader:

… everyone can see what is NOT being mentioned…

Note: I almost made this week’s collection a Sarah Palin review… but I’m tired of doing anything that promotes her for fear of being like this Morin cartoon in the Miami Herald:

… and this about sums it up without getting into her views on American History or anything else. This is probably the last time she’ll turn up in this column.

-Bill

 

Cartoon(s) of the Week – Budgets and Taxes

Ben Sargent in the Austin American-Statesman:

Republicans favor the Rich and their Budget reflects that case…

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Nick Anderson in the Houston Chronicle:

… and they want to replace Medicaid with a new Block Grant program… after all: No Pain, No Gain…

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Chip Bok at Bokbluster.com:

… but wait until Tax Day and see who really has the Pain and who really makes the Gain…

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John Sherffius in the Boulder Daily Camera:

… but don’t take my word for it. It’s all written down in black and white.

Cartoon(s) of the Week – Political Questions

Questions as we approach next year’s election season:

John Sherffius in the Boulder Daily Camera:

So what does history teach us about the need for Union organizing?

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RJ Matson in the St. Louis Post Dispatch:

So what is life like in states that make Corporations negotiate with Unions?

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Steve Greenberg at Gre:enberg-art.com

So who actually controls the Tea-Partyers?

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Joel Pett in the Lexington Herald-Leader:

So what do those Corporations plan to sell us for energy?

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Clay Bennett in the Chattanooga Times Free Press:

So what hypocrisy is brought to us by the Tea Party movement?

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Pat Oliphant in the Washington Post:

So what candidates  do these guys bring out?

Cartoon(s) of the Week – So where did the tax cut extension proposal come from?

Kevin Siers in the Charlotte Observer:

So who ran the discussions on the tax cut extensions?

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John Sherffius in the Boulder Daily Camera:

Perhaps it was Mitch McConnell who influenced Obama

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Rob Rogers in the Pittsburg Post-Gazette:

… or maybe it was Boehner who decided the rich were worth more than the overall economy…

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Jim Morin at the Miami Herald:

… or perhaps Obama just didn’t try.

Cartoon(s) of the Week – Playing into the Future?

John Sherffius in the Boulder Daily Camera:

S0 where are we heading at the end of 2010?

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Mike Keefe in The Denver Post:

Do we contact folks without once paying a cent for stamps”

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Joel Pett in the Lexington Herald Leader:

Do we beg to keep our military expenditures at their highest?

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Drew Sheneman in the Newark Star-Ledger:

Do we just give up and let the Government crash under the Republicans?