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Protests in Afghanistan against the burning of a Quran in Florida by Pastor Terry Jones has entered a third straight day. The Taliban seem to be stoking the fires of the angry mobs, who have already killed 20 people and injured nearly 100 more. It’s always interesting to see how the world’s cartoonists react to […]

As questions grew about the scope and focus of the Obama Administration’s offensive in Libya, Columbia Daily Tribune cartoonist John Darkow drew the cartoon above, suggesting that the “limited target” that Obama spoke off actually included the removal of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. But Daytona Beach News-Journal reader Martin Press couldn’t get past what he […]

Florida Pastor Terry Jones threatened to burn copies of the Koran back in September as part of a publicity stunt, but it wasn’t until March 20 that Jones ordered a copy of the Koran to be torched in a portable fire pit. On Friday and Saturday, attacks by mobs in Afghanistan incited by the burning […]

Raging Moderate by Will Durst I want to know. You want to know. The whole world wants to know. What’s the deal with the surprising retiring Republicans? Not age-related retiring, as in shawl on the lap watching the third DVD of the fifth season of “Matlock” with a glass of tepid tea on the side […]

It’s that time of year again. The annual ritual of trips to the ballpark, $5 hot dogs and the crack of the bat as we are greeted with a new season of professional baseball. One man who has covered a lot of baseball opening days is sports cartoonist Drew Litton. The long-time cartoonist for the […]

Government remains skilled at keeping secrets. Although the Obama administration pledged early on to exercise greater care when using the so-called “state secrets privilege” in court, it appears that there has been little meaningful change since the Bush years. Indeed, new research at Georgetown University suggests that the degree of government secrecy in legal cases […]

If I seem a little distracted it’s because it’s opening day at Yankee Stadium and spring has finally sprung! The Tigers are in town and it’s cold as hell in New York, but hey, I don’t care. Game on!  Now, where was I?

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Tyrades! By Danny Tyree As both a capitalist and a taxpayer, news of recent antics by General Electric (G.E.) made me wince. That’s because G.E.’s actions are practically begging the usual suspects to ramp up their protests against “evil corporations.” According to The New York Times, G.E. – despite making a $5.1 billion profit in […]

A friend came over and we watched the Uconn women basketball team play Duke the other night. Boy, are we fans spoiled. Duke got within five points in the first half and we started to freak out. I hope that someday women’s college bas…

African comic artists and their works have not been properly and fully represented at Asian Comic Festivals. Africa is a continent rich in comics, digital comics, animation and African Comic Artists cartoons and African Comic artists are being invited to participate, to have a better representation at the 15th Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival […]