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Cartoon for January 15

Jan 15 2018 - 12:05am || Comments

The world as seen by cartoonist Steve Breen, The San Diego Union-Tribune.

  • | Posted: Dec 20 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — The recent excitement over an incredible story about the government trying to ban certain words reminded me of all the words and phrases I despise and wish were banned.

  • Posted: Dec 19 2017 - 12:06am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Chris Britt, Creators.com.

  • Posted: Dec 19 2017 - 12:06am

    Ever wonder how Texas decides where to build that new highway?

  • | Posted: Dec 19 2017 - 12:06am

    You’ve probably read plenty about what’s in the tax bill that House and Senate Republicans agreed to last week: A big cut in corporate taxes. Generous tax cuts for the wealthy, including a reduction of the top individual tax rate. More modest cuts for anyone who makes less than $200,000 or so.

  • Posted: Dec 18 2017 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Chris Britt, Creators.com.

  • Posted: Dec 18 2017 - 12:05am

    The United States military is a huge organization with critical responsibilities. When it undertakes big changes, they need to be thoroughly assessed in advance and carefully formulated to minimize unwanted effects. President Donald Trump’s decision to ban transgender individuals, which he announced without waiting for a Pentagon review in an abrupt series of tweets last summer, is a case study in how not to change course. Last Monday, unsurprisingly, a federal court blocked his policy from being carried out.

  • | Posted: Dec 18 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — As the #MeToo movement gained momentum the past several weeks — and more than a dozen powerful men accused of sexual misconduct were suspended, fired or banished into the outer darkness, it was reasonable to wonder where it would all end.

  • Posted: Dec 18 2017 - 12:05am

    Were Akayed Ullah a more accomplished suicide bomber, we might today be writing about the horrible repercussions of mass casualties in New York City’s subway just days before Christmas. Fortunately, Ullah’s makeshift bomb failed to fully detonate; he was most seriously injured in his own attack.

  • Posted: Dec 17 2017 - 12:06am

    The Big Island as seen by Hawaii Tribune-Herald cartoonist Gary Hoff.

  • Posted: Dec 17 2017 - 12:06am

    Women should have the confidence that they can fly safely on an airplane without being sexually harassed or assaulted. When that doesn’t happen, airlines should not react with silence or a shrug.

  • Posted: Dec 17 2017 - 12:06am

    The right to rock

  • Posted: Dec 17 2017 - 12:06am

    Milestones when your child reaches age 6: Her first baby tooth comes out. He wobbles through his first bike ride. She can count to 100, and his vocabulary tops 5,000 words. Now there’s a new rite of passage — that first Facebook chat.

  • | Posted: Dec 17 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — A household appliance will be the next steppingstone on America’s path to restored greatness. The government is poised to punish many Americans, in the name of protecting a few of them because, in the government’s opinion, too many of them are choosing to buy foreign-made washing machines for no better reason than that the buyers think they are better. If you are wondering why the government is squandering its dwindling prestige by having opinions about such things, you have not been paying attention to Whirlpool’s demonstration that it is more adept at manipulating Washington than it is at making washing machines.

  • Posted: Dec 16 2017 - 12:06am

    Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan’s proposal to give every Seattle high school student two free years of community college is intriguing. The Seattle Promise could have a profound impact on the city’s young people and the region’s economy.

  • | Posted: Dec 16 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s recent denunciations of the Russia investigation recall the famous legal advice: “If the facts are against you, argue the law. If the law is against you, argue the facts. If the law and the facts are against you, pound the table and yell like hell.”