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Happy Birthday Twitter! Yesterday marked the social networking Web site’s 5th anniversary. That’s right, it was only back in 2006 that Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey purchased Simon Oxley’s stock art Twitterbird image and launched what would become a global network where celebrities bicker, athletes vent and revolutionaries band together. At Cagle Cartoons, we’re big fans […]

Yesterday, news broke that four New York Times journalists in Libya were released six days after they were captured by pro-government forces while covering a rebel uprising in the country’s east. However, The Committee to Protect Journalists remains concerned about 13 other journalists who are either missing or are reportedly in Libyan government custody, including […]

Here we go again, throwing away money in another stupid war. Policeman to the world. USA! USA! USA!  I know this is supposed to be a United Nations action and I guess I’m suppose to feel good about it, but I don’t. I’m not even sure what our mission is. The generals say one thing […]

Well, Mr. Harry Reid, leader of the U.S. Senate majority, You’re plum wrong about federal-funded cowboy poetry. A few weeks back, you took to the Senate floor Deploring cuts to a cowboy-poetry festival you said would be no more. It exists through the benevolence of the federal government, you decried, Whose funding makes it bona […]

President Obama and his family touched down Saturday in Brazil as part of a five-day South American trip intended to focus on jobs. Brazilian cartoonist Carlos Latuff, like most international cartoonists, thinks Obama is more interested in oil than anything else.  Greedy, oil-thirsty, domineering American presidents are an enduring, international theme.  Sometimes it is good to […]

Raging Moderate by Will Durst America dodged the immediate damage of the killer tsunami, but a potentially more dangerous phenomenon threatens to wash across our nation. The new political paradigm — concrete intransigency. No quarter asked for — no quarter given. Us versus Them, and Us is me. And whoever likes me at the time. […]

There was plenty of passionate poppycock on the House floor Thursday, as members debated the Republicans’ “emergency” bill to eliminate funding for National Public Radio. Although the bill passed, as did a proposal last month to defund the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, neither measure will advance beyond the House chamber. And while most of the […]

Here is the core of the Republican Party today: anti-abortion, anti-gay marriage, anti- immigration and anti-labor union. Anything else they claim is B. S. and their typical brand of hypocrisy. They say they want smaller government, but under their rule, the size of government exploded. They say they want a smaller deficit, but they put […]

Denver Post and Cagle Cartoons cartoonist Mike Keefe has been named the winner of the 2011 John Fischetti Editorial Cartoon Competition. Keefe’s winning cartoon pokes fun at legislation enacted by Arizona last year, the “broadest and strictest in the nation” to curb illegal immigration, according to The New York Times. The cartoon depicts two public […]

Tyrades! By Danny Tyree A 2010 study by the Association For Pet Obesity Prevention says half the nation’s dogs and cats are overweight, and 20 percent are downright obese. This should come as no surprise to anyone who has danced to the Billboard hit “Who Let The Dogs’ (Waistband) Out?” These findings are alarming because, […]