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Popular revolts in the Middle East and North Africa, known as the “Arab Spring,” have already knocked out dictatorships in Tunisia and Egypt, triggered a civil war in Libya and prompted widespread and deadly demonstrations in Syria and Yemen. How this sudden change will play out, and what effect it will have on Israel, remains […]

President Obama’s address at the State Department last Thursday damaged what had already been a shaky alliance with Israel since he was elected.  In the address, President Obama said, “We believe the borders of Israel and Palestine should be based on the 1967 lines with mutually agreed swaps, so that secure and recognized borders are […]

Last season, fans may recall, many baseball telecasts began with announcers reading the commercial line: “Grab an ice cold Bud.” This season, the pitch reads: “Grab some Buds.” Whether the purpose of the new blurb is to cleverly link friends – “buds” – with consuming multiple beers – “Buds” – during games is something only […]

Making Sense by Michael Reagan My adoptive parents told me I was “chosen,” but the kids at school told me I was a “bastard.” The recent headlines about Arnold Schwarzenegger’s infidelities and the son he fathered out of wedlock have stirred many old memories and emotions. I was four years old when I learned I […]

For those of you living in states where the nanny culture is not in control of your everyday life, here’s what’s going on. The Democrats in Connecticut’s House of Representatives have approved a bill that would attach warning labels to Internet dating services doing business in our state that will read: “There is no substitute […]

Yo, Chris Christie, governor of New Joisey, how ya doin’? What’s this I’m hearin’? People are beggin’ you to run for president and all you can say is “fuhgeddaboudit”? Well, you need to fuhgeddaboudDAT! Look, smart guy, you surely see what a mockery Republicans are makin’ of their presidential nomination process. Yeah, it’s early. But […]

My only exposure to French culture as a child was Looney Tunes cartoons featuring the lecherous skunk, Pepé Le Pew. When I grew up, my views of France changed, and I thought of the French as romantic, a view that seems to contrast with Dominique Strauss-Kahn, whose alleged sexual assault on a hotel maid is […]

Well, May 21st has come and gone, and it looks like we’re all still here. According to Alan Boyle at the Cosmic Log, at least one good thing may come out of today’s non-Rapture: More folks are likely to realize that there’s nothing to numerological mumbo-jumbo. The other good thing were all the great cartoons […]

So The Rapture failed to materialize, and the world is still here. So when you get a chance, send a “thanks for saving my existence” note to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Just don’t ask him if he’s running for President… [ View more cartoons about Chris Christie here ]

Raging Moderate by Will Durst The hell is the deal with male politicians these days? Have they lost their minds? Guys, they’re giving all us men a bad name. And with Charlie Sheen still on the loose, we need the negative publicity the way a platypus needs another spiny knob at the end of its […]