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  •  Jack packs a real punch! (3+ / 0-)
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    Damnit Janet, Magnifico, Eyesbright

    We miss him here in Portland since he recently moved to Sacramento after many years here.

    I hope the Bee doesn't back down.  From his response, it sure doesn't look like Jack is going to.

    "Who the hell is Grover Norquist, anyway?" - George H.W. Bush

    by rsmpdx on Sat Apr 27, 2013 at 08:09:35 AM PDT

    •  Sacramento Bee = McClatchy newspaper (5+ / 0-)
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      rsmpdx, Magnifico, PDiddie, Nailbanger, grollen

      McClatchy is pretty much the only newspaper chain left that still has investigative reporters and does actual, honest to goodness journalism.  I'm not surprised that this cartoon was published there nor that this cartoonist moved to their paper.

      I am, however, always a little surprised that Sacramento has a McClatchy paper.  Sacramento is largely  conservative (sometimes described as just a big cow-town), located in an agricultural area, even though it's the state capitol.  

      To stand in silence when they should be protesting makes cowards out of men. -Abraham Lincoln

      by Eyesbright on Sat Apr 27, 2013 at 10:39:57 AM PDT

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      •  The Bee is the McClatchy newspaper (5+ / 0-)

        The Sacramento Bee is the flagship for McClatchy and has been around for more than 150 years. It has a conservative history (for example, supporting internment of Japanese-Americans during WWII.) The Bee also emphasizes the best of conservatism. It is pro-conservation and has veered towards tree hugging at times. It was pro-Lincoln (and anti-slavery) during the Civil War.

        The Bee also has a progressive history. It has always been pro-union and has evolved on issues like the death penalty.

        http://www.sacbee.com/...

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