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2010 has been a LONG year for many reasons – unemployment, endless wars, deficits a mile high. So join us in ushering in a Happy New Year 2011 by checking out a collection of fantastic New Years cartoons. Click here to view the Happy New Year cartoon collection.

We can’t look back at 2010 and forget the contributions of everyone’s favorite Mama Grizzly, Sarah Palin. From notes on her palm to her decision to ‘refudiate’ conventional wisdom by starting in a reality TV show, Palin has certainly continued to be a cartoonist’s dream. So enjoy our collection of the best Sarah Palin cartoons […]

Making Sense by Michael Reagan The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) wants to get its grasping hands around the throat of the Internet, the international town hall where Americans have been free to express their opinions without Big Brother’s permission or interference. That makes the FCC unhappy. It seems that this taxpayer-supported, intrusive federal agency simply […]

People understand comedy like they understand electricity. They utilize it, enjoy it, know it comes from somewhere ““ but fundamentally don’t know much about it. And judging by the reaction to The Daily Show host Jon Stewart’s championing the Zadroga 9/11 responders bill to a successful passage during the lame duck session ““ most of […]

At the stroke of midnight December 31, old and new acquaintances will once again join hands to sing the words to Robert Burns’ old folk song “Auld Lang Syne.” “Should auld (old) acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and auld lang syne (for the sake of old times).” […]

Tyrades! By Danny Tyree According to both The Associated Press and The New York Times, the nation’s school science fairs are in danger. The recession has forced corporate sponsors to make drastic reductions in the funds they contribute for entry fees, transportation and other expenses. Join me in campaigning for the funding to be restored […]

Independent’s Eye by Joe Gandelman Juan Williams says Sarah Palin is no intellectual match for Barack Obama. She’s no intellectual match for a match. That was a line I could not resist tweeting. Someone on Twitter got annoyed at my little joke: “So cheap and weak.” But I was actually emulating Palin’s style. Palin’s rhetoric […]

Look!  Here’s my own cartoon year in review slideshow from msnbc.com.

Ah, New Year’s Eve. What a great night to revisit the past year. Though I’d rather revisit 1999. The unemployment rate was 4.2 percent in 1999. Dot-com stocks were still creating lots of paper millionaires. The U.S. deficit for that year was $1 billion — that’s right, “billion” with a “b,” a far cry from […]

Raging Moderate by Will Durst Wishing you all a Very Happy Merry. And no, I’m not falling into that trap. You go out and dance to the beat of whichever winter festival you want to celebrate. Christmas. Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Saturnalia, Solstice, noon Tuesday, 420, a December date equal to the square root of the number […]