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As President Obama and the national Democrat establishment gear up for their billion-dollar-plus 2012 election campaign, insiders connected to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid are hatching plans to protect the tenuous Senate Democrat majority. Those Reid insiders are forming a “super” Political Action Committee, called Majority PAC, to raise unlimited money in order to go […]

That’s the dichotomy (or is it a paradox?) for me. I have no use for unions personally, yet I think they are important to America and most of the world. I’ve seen unions put newspapers out of business, or cripple them with strikes leaving them beyond repair, yet I want to see the union movement […]

Here’s my new cartoon about Libyan President Moammar Khadafi, who has not stepped-down amid protests for his resignation and turned to violence to defend his power. Fighting so far has claimed over 1,000 lives, and as both sides dig in, it doesn’t seem as though the conflict will end quickly… or with an end to […]

It snowed again last week. A lot. Boy, am I sick of winter. This is because winter seems to get darker, colder and longer as I get older. My winter colds seem to last longer and make me feel worse. I got a cold over Christmas and variations of it — sore throat, hacking — […]

Raging Moderate, by Will Durst Doesn’t matter which side of the budget battleground you stick your rhetorical bayonet in, one thing we can all agree on is”¦ our government is broke. Broke. Broke. Broke. Broke. Broke. Broke. Broke. Stone broke. Like a ceramic pocket watch in a gravel blender broke. Destitute. Down and out. Indigent. […]

It’s that time of year again to watch overpaid actors and attention-crazed celebrities pat themselves on the back and boost their already-inflated egos. What do cartoonists think of the annual ritual knows as the Academy Awards? Check out our new Oscar cartoon slideshow to find out.

“I’m here and I’m ready, they’re not. Bring it!” exclaimed television star and hooker-addicted cokehead Charlie Sheen, calling into “The Dan Patrick Show” a couple of weeks ago to let producers know he’s ready to return to filming “Two And A Half Men.” Well, Sheen did a funny thing and decided to call into “The […]

Popular talk-radio host Rush Limbaugh is no stranger to controversy, and often says dumb things just to get people riled up. But on a recent show, Limbaugh exceeded his own standards and called out first lady Michelle Obama on her body and eating habits. “I’m trying to say that our first lady does not project […]

Tyrades! By Danny Tyree Erin Bried’s nonfiction book How To Build A Fire And Other Handy Things Your Grandfather Knew is not intended to be controversial, but controversial it can be. This sequel to How To Sew A Button And Other Nifty Things Your Grandmother Knew teaches 100 valuable life skills (how to tie a […]

Shortly after 2 p.m. on Presidents Day, when government offices were closed, I dropped a Netflix envelope in the box outside our local post office. Fifteen hours later I was notified via e-mail that a Netflix branch, about 85 miles away, had received the DVD. I mention this because it underscores several truths about the […]