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As the debate over taxes raged, one compromise the Senate rejected would have extended tax cuts for all Americans except those who are millionaires. In the words of the bill’s author, Democrat Chuck Schumer of New York, “Do we want to extend those tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires at a time of huge deficits? […]

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) finally completed part of an $8 million project in September that included coming up with a definition for “Green Jobs.”  The BLS defined green jobs as:  Jobs in businesses that produce goods or provide services that benefit the environment or conserve natural resources – or jobs in which […]

It was a fine night that offered an interesting snapshot of America. Over the Thanksgiving break, I joined with 50 others for an impromptu high school reunion. We grew up in Bethel Park, a fairly typical American suburb in Pittsburgh, PA that exploded in population in the ’60s and ’70s. Many of our parents had […]

It was a fine night that offered an interesting snapshot of America. Over the Thanksgiving break, I joined with 50 others for an impromptu high school reunion. We grew up in Bethel Park, a fairly typical American suburb in Pittsburgh, PA that exploded in population in the ’60s and ’70s. Many of our parents had […]

Raging Moderate, by Will Durst It’s the most. wonderful time. of the year. And the most frantic and anxious and mind-numbing and expensive. The rewarding part is my ongoing seasonal side job as a lumpy elfin holiday gift consultant, where it is an honor and a privilege to be able to pass along some hot […]

While working on a column called “Sarah Palin: America’s Full-Time Professional Duelist,” Cagle Cartoons’ syndicated columnist Tina Dupuy compiled Sarah Palin’s enemies list. Basically, she wrote down all the people she feuded with over the last 30 months. The list, which includes Karl Rove Gawker owner Nick Denton and Tina Fey, now stands at 70 […]

While working on a column called “Sarah Palin: America’s Full-Time Professional Duelist,” Cagle Cartoons’ syndicated columnist Tina Dupuy compiled Sarah Palin’s enemies list. Basically, she wrote down all the people she feuded with over the last 30 months. The list, which includes Karl Rove Gawker owner Nick Denton and Tina Fey, now stands at 70 […]

The past few weeks have hit the editorial cartooning field hard… again. Days after the November election, Matt Davies was laid off from the Journal News in Westchester County, NY, where he’d been since 1993, winning the 2004 Pulitzer Prize and the inaugural Herblock Prize the same year. At about the same moment, the Clarion-Ledger […]

Yesterday on his msnbc.com blog, Daryl Cagle posted a new “cartoon Yahtzee” featuring five cartoons that all went for the low-hanging “don’t call me Shirley” fruit. Austrailian cartoonist Malc McGookin has decided to weigh in, and has drawn a “Dead Celebrity Arrives at Paradise Template” featuring the Airplane! and Naked Gun actor. Malc writes: Here’s […]

Yesterday on his msnbc.com blog, Daryl Cagle posted a new “cartoon Yahtzee” featuring five cartoons that all went for the low-hanging “don’t call me Shirley” fruit. Austrailian cartoonist Malc McGookin has decided to weigh in, and has drawn a “Dead Celebrity Arrives at Paradise Template” featuring the Airplane! and Naked Gun actor. Malc writes: Here’s […]