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This year the 40th President of the United States’ 100th birthday was on February 6th. There was a weeklong celebration of adoring tributes to Ronald Wilson Reagan. The Grand Old Party went all out ““ using the occasion to give a platform to their party’s 2012 presidential hopefuls. Every potential GOP candidate from the obscure […]

Independent’s Eye by Joe Gandelman Many Americans seemed shocked, by reports that beset Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s government is believed to have hired thugs or used plainclothes police to provoke violence that would later be used as a pretext to point to as evidence of a need to protect an Egyptian Silent Majority. That news […]

Making Sense by Michael Reagan We keep hearing claims that a lot of money goes into the pockets of so-called right-wing groups, but we hear nary a word from the media of where the really big bucks originate and where they end up. That’s too bad, because if the truth were known Americans would discover […]

First-wave baby boomers will begin turning 65 this year — and they’re STILL imposing their ways on younger people, such as tail-end boomers like me. Though maybe I’m still upset about the David Cassidy haircut my sisters made me get in 1973. Like every teen girl then, my sisters were smitten with Cassidy. They exploited […]

I met Iranian cartoonist Kianoush Ramezani (view Kianoush’s blog here) at the recent RIDEP editorial cartooning festival in Carquefou, France. Kianoush drew cartoons supporting the anti-dictatorship Green Movement in Iran, and regularly criticized the Iranian leadership. The government began cracking down on intellectuals, journalists and bloggers, and after seeing many of his close friends incarcerated, […]

Last night, over 100 million viewers tuned in to see the Green Bay Packers defeat the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-25, bringing the Vince Lombardi trophy back to title town. As commentators droned on incessantly with uninteresting commentary about the game, some of the nation’s best editorial cartoonists were hard at work penning their thoughts about the […]

A male editorial cartoonist pretends to be a rare, female cartoonist to gain editorial freedom in Austria.

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Raging Moderate by Will Durst The whole world holds its breath as we view through splayed fingers the unrest that is the Egyptian uprising. Or as Hosni Mubarak sees it: 10 or 20 rabble-rousing, unemployed, slacker agents of the West with too much time on their hands, up to no good. That’s the problem with […]

Fox CT did a piece on Hartford Courant cartoonist Bob Englehart (view Bob’s cartoons here), who is celebrating 30 years of drawing cartoons at the paper with a new exhibit of his work. “He’s an icon in Connecticut. You’re not really on the Connecticut map until you’ve been Engleharted,” says Carolyn Lumsden, the opinion editor […]