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Ah, Memorial Day. I know what that means. Summer has arrived, which means the wife and I won’t be taking any vacations again!” “Ah, yes, you speak of a spate of stories on the subject. CNN reports that ‘not only do American workers get less vacation time than workers in other industrialized countries, but they […]

Oprah Winfrey ended her popular talk show last week after 25 years, outlasting Phil Donahue, Sally Jesse Rafael, Jerry Springer and nearly every other daytime TV challenger to come along. The nation’s cartoonists have drawn lots of great cartoons about Oprah over the years. Come check out our best in our new Oprah Legacy cartoon […]

Raging Moderate by Will Durst Forget the almanac. And the calendar. Forget whatever the weatherman or the newspaper or the next-door neighbor with the hair growing out of a mole shaped like the state of Delaware on his nose told you. The true worm-hole opening to summer is not the upcoming solstice on June 21; […]

We just posted our big Week in Review slideshow, with cartoons on the terrible tornados that struck the Midwest, The (non) Rapture and Obama’s attempt to restart peace negotiations in the Middle East. Click here to view our Week in Review cartoon slideshow

Tyrades! By Danny Tyree Your momma probably gave you inadequate advice about seeking a job. She likely told you that poor posture, low grades, a police record, body piercings and tattoos could all prejudice a potential employer against you. She probably FAILED to warn you, “Don’t go to work for a company that will someday […]

As Americans come together to celebrate Memorial Day there is a renewed sense of patriotic pride with the successful mission that killed Osama bin Laden.  The Navy SEALs, who truly serve at the tip of the spear of American military might, showed the world the capability and determination of our armed forces, and we at […]

According to the Connecticut disaster Center, Connecticut ranks 42nd in the country for frequency of tornadoes. That’s a relief to me. I grew up in Indiana, which seemed to rank first. I know that’s not true, but every spring, it was a tornado warning, or watch, three times a week. Ironically, I’d never seen a […]

Last week I drew a cartoon on the value of the dollar being chipped away. I’ve drawn a lot of dollar cartoons over the years, and George Washington often suffers for it … Here’s George struggling with the sinking dollar – something that other cartoonists have surely drawn dozens of times, but it was new […]

The savage tornado outbreak that killed 117 people and injured over 500 in Joplin, Missouri could just be the start of a greater threat to the Midwest. According to, forecasters warn that a vast swath of the United States could be hit by severe thunderstorms, with a high risk of tornadoes in Oklahoma, Kansas, […]

“You never know how much you really believe anything until its truth or falsehood becomes a matter of life and death to you.” – C.S. Lewis Perspective is the ability to perceive something in its proper context. The Bible’s King David had perspective when, as a teen, he was found standing eyeballs-to-bellybutton with the gargantuan […]