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May 5 2016 - 1:30am || Comments

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

  • Posted: Apr 10 2016 - 1:30am

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

  • Posted: Apr 10 2016 - 1:30am

    Duane Buck was convicted in 1997 of murdering his ex-girlfriend and a male friend. After a Texas jury determined he was likely to pose a continuing danger to society, it sentenced him to death. How did the jury conclude he posed a future threat (a finding that state law requires as a condition for imposing the death penalty)? Simple: Buck is black and, according to a psychologist who testified at the sentencing hearing, race is one of a number of “statistical factors” that can be used to predict whether a person will reoffend in the future.

  • Posted: Apr 9 2016 - 1:30am

    By commuting the prison sentences of 61 drug offenders last week, President Barack Obama continued the movement to bring sanity to the criminal justice system. With this batch, the president extended clemency to 248 inmates, and the White House promises more to come this year.

  • Posted: Apr 9 2016 - 1:30am

    Not only is Earth getting warmer, but the humans who walk upon it are getting heavier. In the latter phenomenon, however, there is little debate as to the cause. It’s a man-made global health crisis.

  • | Posted: Apr 9 2016 - 1:30am

    WASHINGTON — The spectacular strangeness of this presidential election might require a new display in Ripley’s Odditorium of believe-it-or-nots.

  • Posted: Apr 9 2016 - 1:30am

    We find it troubling that presidential candidate Hillary Clinton proposes new “SWAT teams” of government experts to address problems with schools, veterans care and businesses. The acronym derives from Special Weapons and Tactics units.

  • Posted: Apr 9 2016 - 1:30am

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

  • Posted: Apr 8 2016 - 1:31am

    “One of the most insidious tax loopholes out there” just got a little smaller. But President Barack Obama, who announced the change Tuesday with much fanfare, didn’t go nearly far enough: The tax code itself, not just its loopholes, is what needs fixing.

  • | Posted: Apr 8 2016 - 1:31am

    WASHINGTON — The voters have spoken: Never Trump.

  • Posted: Apr 8 2016 - 1:30am

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

  • Posted: Apr 7 2016 - 1:30am

    Time to retire Chief Wahoo

  • Posted: Apr 7 2016 - 1:30am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Marshall Ramsey, Creators.com.

  • | Posted: Apr 7 2016 - 1:30am

    “It’s not the will to win that matters. … It’s the will to prepare to win that matters.”

  • Posted: Apr 6 2016 - 1:30am

    Political strategist James Carville once said, “I used to think if there was reincarnation, I wanted to come back as the president or the pope or a .400 baseball hitter. But now I want to come back as the bond market. You can intimidate everyone.”

  • Posted: Apr 6 2016 - 1:30am

    Philadelphia is the latest American city to seek a tax on sugary soft drinks. We support Mayor Jim Kenney’s proposal, which will have benefits beyond discouraging excessive consumption of the “liquid candy” embedded in the American diet.