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|The Nuremberg Defense
Like any war, there are those more interested in profit than victory.
|Are CEOs 300 times better than you?
The Wall Street Journal recently weighed-in on income inequality and opined "Tish-tosh! If you took all the salaries of a million-employee company and shared them equality it ...
|There's a fine line between "ecological disaster" and "love potion"
Americans will drive far out of their way to save a nickel on gas but they'll happily pay $1 for one penny's worth of water. STOP DOING THAT! The only scam worse than bottled water is homeopathy.
|Who needs Jade Helm?
"Don't worry, folks. You're safe, because we're watching you. Allllways watching."
|The knights who say "Ni-gro".
Took a while but I finally found my visual metaphor.
|The Institutionalized Political Process
It's important to understand where they're coming from.
|Earth Day (Over)Fish Story
The Orange Roughy can live to be 150 years old. It becomes sexually mature at age 20. The Acadian redfish can live as long as 50 years and begins breeding at about age ten. The Atlantic halibut ...
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|Talking through one's butt.
For historical perspective: Paleontologist Othniel Charles Marsh (1831-1899) once posited the intriguing notion that dinosaurs, specifically the stegosaurus, possessed a second brain located in ...
|Let the President make all the Iranian deals he wants.
Maybe the Congress would feel better about the President's handling of Iran if Michelle Obama consulted her astrologist.
|Why does Israel need nuclear weapons?
If America's nukes protect the Western Hemisphere, why can't they also protect Israel as well?
|"Take us to your loser."
Do you know what Bibi Netanyahu's appearance before Congress this week proved? That there is a hard core of American conservatives who will embrace anything, even treason against their own country, ...
|Comic - Cancelled Food Stamps
I get the feeling that a Republican legislator could never have written "The Wizard of Oz" because they have no concept of brains, compassion, or courage.
|To Direct and Serve
These new body cams the police are using makes me think of those guys who take pictures of everything they eat.
|How low can you go?
You have to be 18 to see Fifty Shades for Grey though they should really be carding for IQ.
|The obligatory "I'll Miss Jon Stewart" cartoon, with bonus comedy censorship.
The moment of not-zen when we suddenly realize that Jon is gone.
Terraforming is a process whereby a perfectly good planet has its atmosphere, temperature, and ecology altered to suit the needs of its intended host. Generally this is imagined occuring on other ...
|They said it on the TV, so it must be true.
Believe it or not, this is the Republican plan to stimulate the economy.
|"Would you like a cool refreshing glass of my tears with that?"
Considering what's in that food this is sort of a murder-suicide pact.
|Questions to ask abortion protesters
"Final question: Should humans continue to pump out offspring until we're all literally swimming in our own poop?"
|The real price of cheap gas.
Does it seems suspicious to anyone else that just at the same time that certain corporate interests are trying desperately to curtail the surge in renewable energy we suddenly have all this ...
|What "open carry" says to me.
Open carry. A primitive idea that a safer society is achieved if we all walk around visibly bristling with weaponry, up to but not limited by the kind usually found on the battlefield. Open carry is ...
The spirit of the Lord did enter me and move me and, lo, my bowels didst most shake and holy art didst spring forth. Hallelujah!
|A Poem, by Mitch McConnell
He's a regular Axel Rose.
|So you're out of office. Now what?
Move over Jimmy Carter.
|Cops and Robber Barons
Kids these days.
|Is The Interview still a thing? Good, here's a cartoon about it.
Do you know why I don't think North Korea had anything to do with the Sony hack? Because even NK is smart enough to know that protesting something only make it more popular.
|Waterboarding, stress positions, cat-shaving...
Every kid in America is thanking the Bush administration for the "Guantanamo loophole".
|It's not torture if you kill 'em.
"Cognitive dissonance? What's that?"
|On the Second Amendment Day of Christmas my true love gave to me...
And a cartridge in a Glock 17.
|Times change, oppression doesn't.
My heartfelt condolences to the friends and family of Eric Garner. I hope the memories of the man outweight the injustice.
Because nothing's too good for our menial-job-creator pals.
|Meanwhile, in Ferganistan, Missouri.
If all police officers can be reliably protected by a prosecutor who won't indict for misconduct, regardless of any damning evidence, then we're standing on the edge of a brand new jurisprudence ...
|Halt and I'll Shoot!
The original message on the 4th panel of today's offering was "Reason NOT to shoot: If the suspect is white." Yes, I know. In the past two months we have seen two different black individuals ...
|Love some of thy neighbors.
The GOP is actually very pleased to have Mexican immigrants working in America, as long as they do their menial shit jobs, pay into a Social Security that they'll never benefit from, and remain too ...
|Take Your Change In Smith & Wesson.
Our country is currently experiencing a recent rise in violent crime, and the culprit is... right-to-carry laws? Well, yes, according to a Stanford research study.
|Bascially, every post-election argument.
In case you hadn't heard the news the recent mid-terms had the lowest voter turn-out since 1942. You know, right in the middle of a REAL world war. Yes, only 34.6% of registered voters bothered to ...
|Name Your Poison - a fracking good 'toon
What's the difference between a rattlesnake and an oil company executive? One's a remorseless, cold-blooded killer and the other's a reptile.
|Remember Mother's Day, November 4, 2014.
Conservatives who just happen to be reading this comic, do me a favor and take off your pointy white hood. Then reach up to your face and grab your nose with one hand. Now with your free hand please ...
|"Will pick cotton for food."
Underfunding education isn't always a bad thing. The lower one's level of education means the higher one's chance of conservative politics. It also means increased rates of enlisting as a non-...
|Voting Preference: It's All In Your Head
Who are you voting for this year? Why? Are you certain the straight party ticket you're no doubt about to punch doesn't have a loony or two in the bunch? Is it fair to give those people your support ...
|Cartoon: Reagan Never Looked So Good
Official South Dakota motto: "Under water the people rule."
|Cartoon: The Socialists At My Door
Last year children collected $6 million dollars for UNESCO. During the same period Americans spent $330 million on pet costumes.
|That Halloween classic: The Foxorcist
There's a terrible disease rampant in this country, and it didn't come from Kenya.
|"The GOP's Number One Goal this year is..."
"There is only one motivation for imposing burdens on voting that are ostensibly designed to discourage voter-impersonation fraud, if there is no actual danger of such fraud, and that is to ...
|Ed. 'toon: Mike comes out of the closet for renewable energy.
GOP motto: "We don't care, because we're scared."
|The More You Pay, The Less It's Worth
It probably only cost the Koch boys a couple of billion dollars to buy the whole of the Republican Party. I'm not for a minute sugggesting that they have anything close to a functioning conscience ...
|If you were the only Republican in the world and I was the only Democrat
Sometimes when I feel bad and things look blue I wish a pal I had... say one like you.
|"My way or the highway!"
Slow movers stay on the right. The left side is the passing lane.
You have to be careful what you ask for. Sometimes you get it.
|Iraq, the Sequel.
And never, ever, feed a terrorist after midnight.
|The CDC does it again!
This comes as no surprise considering the CDC's success with the Harlem Shake.
|You Can Trust The GOP
You just can't get the GOP to shut up abut jobs. It's "jobs this" and "jobs that". Jobs, jobs, jobs. They just can't seem to think about anything else. Of course it's mainly for the 42,000 3900 35 ...
|Contemporary Role Models
"Say! That John Boehner guy certainly has a cushy job. All he does is play golf."
|Republican positions on the issues.
Yes! It's the 2014 Midterm Voter's Guide! Rated I for Immature.
|Flag Burning Fun!
This cartoon was made and manufactured in the USA using 100% recycled pixels.
|An adorable solution to prison overcrowding
What'd you expect her to say? "First, kill all the lawyers"?
|The GOP: Stealth Eco-Warriors
Just to play it safe, maybe we ought to lay off the George Foreman grills for a while.
|Young Guns; A girl and her Uzi.
The lesson here is, I think, when grown men let little girls play with their guns things tend to blow up in their face.
|"Let them drink bottled water."
If money were water.
|Land of the free, home of the scapegoat.
Except Chris Rock and Bill Cosby. They can stay.
|An argument FOR overcrowded jails.
And the more overcrowded the better. (For reasons of space, and relative sanity, I had to leave out: ivory traders, rhino poachers, sex traffickers, Fox News executives, baby seal killers, TV ...
|The Miranda warning, Ferguson style.
The actual Miranda warning: You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an ...
|"Take My Money!"
"Jason! You're 37! You can't play Settlers of Catan in the basement forever! It's time to get a job!"
|A tribute to Robin Williams... and others.
No one built it themselves. Support our nation's comedy infrastructure.
|How to make an Indian smile.
"Pass the popcorn."
|The keyboard is made of WHAT?
On the other hand, this piano is perfect for people who are all thumbs.
|The state of state-sponsored murder.
Just tellin' it like it is.
|Oh, for a supermajority of nails.
The point is this... DO SOMETHING!
|The Complete and Unabridged Republican Guide to Motherhood
"And don't forget to drink heavily, ladies. More fetal alcohol syndrome means more brain damage means more Republican voters. YEEEEEE-Hawwwwww!"
|Who's On First?
Unless your address has been "1 Olduvai Gorge" for the past million or so years you're an immigrant, too.
|Yes, the GOP has a plan. Unfortunately, it's this one.
Rinse and repeat until filibuster-proof.
|Open Carry vs. Open Carry
At the risk of giving away a possible million-dollar idea I think t-shirts bearing a bright, graphic "Open (choose from any in the cartoon above)" message would make a reassuring, public statement ...
|The search for habitable planets.
It's only sixteen light years away so don't forget to pack your togs.
|Comic: The Hobby Lobby case in a wingnutshell
There's a Constitutional escape from this corporate-powered judicial black hole we're in and that's to add a few more Supreme Court judges. I'm guessing at least another hundred should do it.
|Because I'm Black
"One of the biggest benefits of white privilege is that white people never, ever wonder if something has happened because of the color of their skin." - Thom ...
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|Please don't mind the smell.
Do you think Big Oil execs treat their homes like they treat the rest of the world? Probably not.
|Comic: The Job Creator
The ceaseless braying from the rich, which we hear over and over on the very media they themselves own, is that they're THE job creators. Which is the reason, they go on to say, why they deserve big ...
|It's Just Crazy Enough It Might Work
The official GOP handbook says, in Chapter One, page one: "If the negro in the White House wants it, we are against it." Actually, the handbook is just a one-page flier that Speaker of the House ...
|Cartoon: Stop human-fighting now!
We already know that fighting amongst their own species is just second-nature to these primitve brutes, often to the death over food, mates, and territory, but should we really allow unscrupulous ...
|Someone out there is wrong.
What time is it when a responsible member of the NRA with an assault rifle kills half of the children in a grade school? Time to reload. And what do you give the armed revolutionary who has ...
|I'm not qualified to lampoon the GOP.... Oh, wait! I am!
"I'm not qualified to debate the science over climate change." - John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives. He really said that. I am not kidding. You can look it up. To keep from ...
|What the Open Carry groups look like to the rest of us.
"Welcome to Home Depot. You say you need to pry a gun from cold dead hands? Look no further than our fine selection of crowbars in our hardware section and your choice of hand-warmers on aisle nine. ...
|It's not just a job, it's 239 days off and a pension.
"I, John Boehner, do solemnly swear that I will manipulate the Constitution of the United States against all enemies of the GOP, especially any uppity negro Presidents; that I will bear true faith ...
|How to Kill Your Children, a primer for modern Americans.
Since the GOP won't do anything to protect our children from being murdered in cold blood by just plain old folks using the Second Amendment to exorcize their personal demons here are some ...
|Square scandals, round hole.
Hush little baby don't you cry Mamma's gonna find another scandal to try. And if that scandal isn't seen as priority Mama's gonna buy you a senate majority.
|H. G. Wells had it right.
Considering how fast our available antibiotics are losing effectiveness against disease the battle for dominance of the Earth may well come down to who has the strongest immune system.
|"Tell me, how do you feel about shooting your mother?"
Oh, sure. Now the administration well be accused of targeting fundamentalists. (Did you see what I did there with the "targeting" thing?)
|The GOP: Robbing Benghazi to play Paulitics.
Just for the record, the GOP cut half a billion dollars, that's billion with a "B", out of the embassy security budget in 2011 and 2012. After which then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was all "...
|Cartoon: They're Only In It For The Money
Allow me to add my voice to the thousands who have been imploring everyone to please contact their local representative and insist that the Internet Service Providers be re-classified as Common ...
|Cutting the Cartels
Is it a surprise to anyone that the coal-and-gas empire commanded by the noxious Koch brothers is currently waging war on the renewables industry? For example, just recently the American Legislative ...
|The (Very) Simplified 2014 Voter's Guide
What would you think if I had devoted my entire adult life to improving my skills as an artist, eschewing all other worldly matters, and then, after unexpectedly coming into a great deal of money, I ...
Chris Christie, Mitt Romney, Clive Bundy, Dubya... the GOP has chewed so many arms off they need to consider writing a cookbook.
|The GOP Hippocratic Oath: "First, do no help."
In 1984 about 10,000 Americans were dying of AIDS. That's largely an estimate as solid figures weren't available until 1987, but it's close. Deaths from AIDS eventually peaked at 40,000 in 1994 and ...
|Suicide by Cow.
According to a recent U.N. report if we removed all the cars from the roads but kept on consuming meat at our current rate, specifically beef and lamb, the amount of greenhouse gasses in the ...
|There always has been, and always will be, a Dick Cheney.
There will always be the kind of person looking for an opportunity to nail another man to a tree, or its nearest equivalent. If they can make a buck on the deal, so much the better. For them.
|World of Whorecraft
I must have killed a thousand trolls and demons to earn a decent suit of armor and a good sword, then I learned you can just BUY one in the online store. FML.
|"Okay, time to play Final Plutocracy!"
"The game where you can't win if you can't win."
|"And The 1% Lived Happily Ever After."
"But the third little pig built his house on sub-prime loans and so the Wall Street wolves ate him alive. The end, until the next housing bubble."
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