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Tyrades! By Danny Tyree “People globally are embracing the sharing economy.” So says an article in the May 9 “Newsweek.”   We’ve long had scrap metal recycling, garage sales and neighbors lending leaf blowers; but the unholy trinity of computer chips, the Internet and enterprising entrepreneurs is ushering in a brave new world of maximized […]

Every once in a while, Congress manages to get something right. This is one of those times.  The proposed legislation is Senator Rubio’s Let Seniors Work Act of 2014.  Current law requires America’s working seniors who are past retirement age to continue to pay Social Security taxes, all while receiving almost no extra benefits in […]

Making Sense by Michael Reagan Stop listening to so much conservative talk radio. Take a break. Watch a cartoon. Go to a ballgame. Do anything else for a while but think, talk or argue about politics. Do what I do and listen to country music instead. I guarantee you won’t be so angry all the […]

My internet cartoonist buddy, John Curtis, put out a Facebook survey asking cartoonists to comment on why newspapers are cutting the comics. I decided to give John a big answer, below. Reasons why newspapers are dropping comic strips: 1. Many papers have old contracts with syndicates, with automatic price increases each year. Comics can be […]

“What do you mean Americans have gotten ruder?” “Poll after poll has been showing it in recent years. More than 70 percent of the respondents questioned in an Associated Press poll believe people are ruder than they were 20 or 30 years ago.” “Why would that be?” “Life is moving faster these days. Companies are […]

It’s the kind of headline we used to see in Texas: The Florida Senate just passed the DREAM Act. Texas used to teach Republicans how to court Hispanic voters, but things have gotten so far out of control here that Texas is now making Florida look normal by comparison.  This is not the way Karl […]

Angry liberals are set to descend on the Federal Communications Commission to disgrace themselves by shouting down the proceedings. The lead group involved, Free Press, has sent out an invitation asking people to bring “pots, pans or whatever else you can bang on so the FCC hears our message loud and clear.” Banging on pots […]

Last week represents yet another in an endless series of weeks that saw President Obama trample existing immigration laws, circumvent Congress and rewrite regulations to appease vocal and highly critical special interest groups. Obama’s actions undermine unemployed Americans hoping to catch a break. First, Obama decreed that spouses of H-1B visa holders, who enter the U.S. […]

Journalist Michael Kinsley is the namesake for the Kinsley Gaffe. In a 1988 interview he said: “A gaffe is when a politician tells the truth — some obvious truth he isn’t supposed to say.” A recent example is Todd Akin (R-MO), the then-candidate for Senate in 2012. On St. Louis local television he was asked […]

Democrats and their liberal flacks are rallying around the idea of boycotting the Select Committee to Investigate the Benghazi scandal. Brilliant idea. Just think of how much trust such a move would imbue in the American people if the Republicans had thought of that during the Iran-Contra hearings. Meanwhile, police are investigating threats on the […]