Blog Archives

Cartoon(s) of the Week – As Romney gets closer to the debates…

Tony Auth of Newsworks.org:

Romney plans health care for the 47%…

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Rob Rogers in the Pittsburg Post-Gazette:

Is Romney sure he wants to cut off about half the contributors?

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Kevin Siers in the Charlotte Observer:

Isn’t Romney the king of mixed messages?

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Nick Anderson in the Houston Chronicle:

At least he has Ryan to depend on…

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David Horsey in the L.A. Times:

Now if he could avoid the bad dreams…

 

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Cartoon(s) of the Week – Romney’s Problems

Clay Bennett in the Chattanooga Times Free Press:

Romney has a popularity problem…

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Kevin Siers in the Charlotte Observer:

… and a focus problem…

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Tony Auth (formerly) in the Philadelphia Inquirer:

…and an image problem…

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Jeff Koterba in the Omaha World Herald:

…and a communication problem…

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Mike Luckovitch in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

… but now, without real Republican competition, he is finding himself.

Cartoon(s) of the Week – You Can’t Always Get What You Want… Thank Goodness!

Drew Sheneman in the Newark Star-Ledger:

So, if you get elected we’ll drop the big boy on Iran?

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Tony Auth in The Philadelphia Inquirer

So, if you get elected we’ll eliminate education?

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Tom Toles in The Washington Post:

So, if you get elected we’ll reduce population by increasing the death rate?

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So, if you get elected you’ll be able to mandate gas prices?

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David Horsey in the L. A. Times:

So, if you get elected you won’t get eaten up by your own deficit policy?

 

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 – Solving our problems won’t be easy…

Hey… sorry I missed CotW last weekend… got caught up in a number of activities and only realized on Tuesday that it hadn’t been done. But…We’re BAAAAACK!

Nick Anderson in the Houston Chronicle:

The Deficit Committee sure looks unpromising…

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Dana Summers in the Orlando Sentinel:

Warren Buffett doesn’t seem to be convincing other rich folk to do their share…

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Tom Toles in The Washington Post:

Not everyone’s goal is PREVENTING disaster…

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Lee Judge in the Kansas City Star:

But there’s so much to keep Political Cartoonists busy…

Cartoon(s) of the Week – The Debate gets us Nowhere because…?

Tony Auth in the Philadelphia Inquirer:

Watching our Congressional Leaders negotiate with the President on raising the debt ceiling has given me a really negative opinion of the House…

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… For one thing, they listen to the least politically knowledgeable people…

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Lee Judge in the Kansas City Star:

… and the spend so much of their time trying to get through legislation which does not add to the solution of the major economic problems…

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Tom Toles in the Washington Post:

…and many of the right wing folks, led on by their radio stars, try to make us think there is no real problem…

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Jim Morin in the Miami Herald:

… so, wouldn’t it be nice if they had real leaders who responded to all of us?

 

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 – It doesn’t matter which Party… there are things we need to know.

Clay Bennett in the Chattanooga Times Free Press:

It’s time to reevaluate our elected officials and figure out who they work for…

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Signe Wilkinson at Philly.com:

… or think of what they could be spending our tax money on… things we need…

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Pat Oliphant in the Washington Post:

… and what about those who are trying to get into office… will they bring us back to our earlier evil?

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Nick Anderson in the Houston Chronicle:

Why can’t the media spend it’s time on important things instead of sensation?

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Tony Auth in the Philadelphia Inquirer:

…And, above all, when will parties ignore their competitive idiocy and evaluate policy by seeing what really works?

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 – Who’s to Blame?

Joel Pett in the Lexington Herald-Leader:

Things are the same all over…

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Jim Morin in the Miami Herald:

…but it’s good to know who to blame…

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Clay Bennett in the Chattanooga Times Free Press:

… and wouldn’t you know it was those evil teachers destroying our economy…

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Tony Auth in the Philadelphia Inquirer:

but it is all who you believe…..

Cartoon(s) of the Week – Wisconsin and the Economy

Hard decisions this week… there were so many good cartoons and so many important news stories to comment on. Anyway, here are my finals:

Signe Wilkinson in the Philadelphia Daily News:

So Democracy for Workers costs more than an Arm and a Leg!

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Tony Auth in the Philadelphia Inquirer (big week for Philly):

It’s all about Organizing…

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Joel Pett in the Lexington Herald-Reader:

It’s helping us become one big country again…

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Ben Sargent of the Austin American-Statesman:

The attention to detail is what makes everything work…

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Mike Luckovich in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

At least they’ve given us someone to blame…US!

Cartoon(s) of the Week – We’ve compromised without knowing how to pay off the debt…

Tony Auth in The Philadelphia Inquirer:

Perhaps we really believe that we can, eventually, get out from under our debt to China

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LUOJIE in the China DailyBeijing, China

I don’t think the Chinese are expecting a payoff soon…

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Lisa Benson of the Washington Post News Group:

… and a short term win can have REAL consequences…

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Steve Sack in the Minneapolis Star Tribune:

… of course, when the Republicans take over Congress, it may be clear that the Democrats have LEARNED from them.

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 – The Big November Show

Ben Sargent in the Austin American-Statesman:

It’s the election season and we’re all invited to The Show…

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Tony Auth in the Philadelphia Inquirer:

One side of The Show has its own Network….

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Stuart Carlson at Universal UClick:

It’s sometimes hard to tell who the sponsors of The Show are…

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Clay Bennett in the Chattanooga Times Free Press:

…so let’s settle in for the show with a nice cup of Tea.

Cartoon of the Week

Tony Auth, Universal Press Syndicate:

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