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I think the Republicans in Congress and the people who voted for them are are brain dead, so they need to eat the brains of Democrats and independents to survive. Yes, that’s right. They’re zombies. I’ll give Boehner this: he’s the living embodiment of conservative Republican thought: I got mine and I don’t care if […]

I recently posted the above cartoon of Hosni Mubarak, making his well-funded escape from Cairo. I’d planned to have Hosni say, in English, “So long, suckers!” However, for fun, I typed the phrase in a Google search, to see if I could find a translation into Arabic. To my surprise, a single click brought a […]

As they attempt to live up to campaign promises and slash the federal budget, House Republicans are taking aim at Planned Parenthood, which provides reproductive health and child health services, including providing abortions. Abortion is one of the most divisive issues in politics today, and political cartoonists don’t shy away from controversy. Here are some […]

“Peace begins with courageous leaders who are willing to identify and define our enemy, and their objectives, because political correctness has no place in our national security strategy.” Ret. Lt. Col. Allen West, Rep. R-FL at CPAC 2011 The great escape artist, Harry Houdini, was once invited to the British Isles to see if a […]

A recurrent cry among Republicans during their successful campaign to take control of the House of Representatives was for greater transparency in the workings of Congress. Frequently citing the closed-door process by which elements of the healthcare legislation were approved, newly elected members pledged to make their deliberations more open to public scrutiny. So it […]

The GOP wants to paint itself as fiscally conservative. In the face of all evidence to the contrary (i.e. George W. Bush skyrocketing the size of government and the unpaid tax cuts bearing his name being championed by his party), they want to pretend they’re the “grownups” on budgetary matters. Yes, conservatives are prudent and […]

\r\n Who? I know, if you didn’t watch the “60 Minutes” interview with this young Egyptian, you won’t know who I’m talking about, but mark my words, you’ll know soon enough, but first…..\r\n\r\nTwo Things. Thing one, there was great story in T…

We sure could use some more romance right about now — particularly among our younger people. I speak of the debate surrounding “Skins,” the latest provocative MTV show. It portrays teens indulging in illegal drugs, booze and “hooking up.” Many argue that the show elevates deviant behavior — that it will encourage highly impressionable teens […]

Here on we’re big fans of Arizona Republic cartoonist and Steve Benson. But one of his readers didn’t appreciate the following cartoon about George W. Bush’s canceled trip to Switzerland. Jacqueline J. Allen wrote into the paper, complaining that Benson “…has forgotten about 9/11 and what Bush authorized in order to keep the citizens […]

Flowers die, candy gets eaten, but cartoons last forever. So this year, why not share our collection of terrific Valentine’s Day cartoons with that special someone.   Click to view our Valentine’s Day cartoon collection.