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The Korea Times is reporting that the country’s supreme court upheld a ruling against a cartoonist known as Choi, fining him 3 million won ($2,600) for drawing a cartoon that was considered abusive against South Korean President Lee Myung-bak. The cartoon, which appeared in the “Happy Wonju” gazette, featured members of a family paying their […]

Making Sense, by Michael Reagan A newly formed organization of black clergy has lashed out at supporters of the so-called 2001 and 2003 Bush tax cuts, providing a graphic illustration of liberal America’s favorite target — the mixing of church and state. According to The Conference of National Black Churches, (said to represent nine of […]

Seems there are almost as many theories about how to change the tax laws as there are citizens to whom the laws apply. Here’s one simple idea – a modest proposal that would help Americans at all income levels pay a bit less, while also providing some benefit to the unemployed. Give the nation’s nonpaid […]

Ever been stuck in holiday traffic fighting to be stuck in a holiday cashier’s line so you can purchase low-price presents on your high-balance Visa listening to high-volume holiday music and think, “Why am I doing this to myself?! I don’t even really LIKE Christmas. It’s just a scheme to get me to gain more […]

“Patriotism is easy to understand in America. It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.” Calvin Coolidge, May 30, 1923 Memorial Day Speech, Northampton, MA. The words to the old Christmas carol “Silent night” take on a new meaning this year as I travel to the Great Smoky Mountain foothills to […]

Independent’s Eye by Joe Gandelman Dear Independent’s Eye: I am 8 years old. Some of my little friends say there was a time when Arizona Senator John McCain was admirable. Papa says, “If McCain says “˜My friends’ it must be so.” I saw Senator McCain on TV talking in the Senate and he looked so […]

I still wish I hadn’t peeked in the attic that year. It was Christmas 1972 and I was 10. It was the first year when I no longer believed in Santa Claus. Until that point, Christmas had been a magical time for me. A few weeks after Thanksgiving, I would join with my father to […]

I still wish I hadn’t peeked in the attic that year. It was Christmas 1972 and I was 10. It was the first year when I no longer believed in Santa Claus. Until that point, Christmas had been a magical time for me. A few weeks after Thanksgiving, I would join with my father to […]

Years from now we may look back on the repeal of 17-year Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy and wonder why allowing gays to serve openly in the military was so controversial. But today, it remains a hot topic that cartoonists continue to draw about. Check out our collection of Gay Soldiers cartoons. Click here to […]

Few issues currently create as much debate as allowing homosexuals to serve openly in the United States military. Even with the Senate’s repeal of the controversial Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy, many in congress, the military and the country remain on opposite sides of the argument. When cartoonists weigh in on such a controversial subject, […]