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Dec 14 2017 - 12:06am || Comments

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

  • Posted: Dec 14 2017 - 12:06am

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

  • Posted: Dec 14 2017 - 12:06am

    There he was again, doing the part of his job as president he seems to enjoy most of all: Donald Trump, his ever-present scowl in place, holding up a signed order – his signature is show-business large, of course – recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. He plans to move the American embassy there, an important symbolic step for the conservative government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

  • | Posted: Dec 14 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — The first time ended badly, so when, 156 years later, Alabamians were incited to again try secession, this time from the national consensus that America is a pretty nice place, they said: No. No, that is, to rubbish like this:

  • | Posted: Dec 14 2017 - 12:06am

    How much will your Medicare cost in the coming year? The numbers just came out, so let’s go over them.

  • Posted: Dec 13 2017 - 12:06am

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

  • Posted: Dec 13 2017 - 12:06am

    Russia’s effort to rig the 2014 Winter Olympics — a scheme for which the International Olympic Committee last week banned it from the 2018 winter games — bears a striking resemblance to its effort to rig the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

  • | Posted: Dec 13 2017 - 12:06am

    On Monday, the Treasury Department released a one-page report claiming that tax cuts would pay for themselves. The document was a shameless attempt to fool the public — carefully worded to imply that economic experts at Treasury (they’re still in there somewhere, maybe locked in a closet) had actually done an analysis to that effect, without explicitly saying so. In fact, there was no economic analysis; Trump officials just made up numbers that would give them the result they wanted.

  • Posted: Dec 13 2017 - 12:06am

    Blackmail is a dirty business, even if it’s done for a noble cause. And these days, it’s hard to find a more noble cause than protecting the 700,000 young, undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as kids and are now at risk of losing their legal protections from deportation.

  • | Posted: Dec 12 2017 - 12:05am

    With resignations in Congress piling up and rumors that two or three dozen members could face charges of sexual misbehavior in the near future, it’s not too early to start thinking through the political impact. Could such a wave of resignations affect swing the House?

  • Posted: Dec 12 2017 - 12:05am

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

  • Posted: Dec 12 2017 - 12:05am

    The bumper stickers and lawn signs that quip, “This property protected by Smith &Wesson” can be a macho declaration of support for Second Amendment rights.

  • Posted: Dec 11 2017 - 12:05am

    Diesel exhaust fumes are the most foul tailpipe emissions on the road, as anyone stuck in traffic behind an aging bus or 18-wheeler can attest. But researchers have gathered overwhelming evidence that the fumes are more than just unpleasant; diesel emissions contribute to asthma, heart disease, cancer and a host of other ills. Diesel-powered trucks are also major contributors to lung-searing smog, and their emissions are loaded with climate-altering soot and gases that contribute to global warming.

  • Posted: Dec 11 2017 - 12:05am

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

  • | Posted: Dec 11 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Thursday was Pearl Harbor Day, the anniversary of one of the deadliest attacks on American soil and perhaps the most unifying day in American history.

  • | Posted: Dec 11 2017 - 12:05am

    Time magazine declared “silence breakers” the Person of the Year for 2017, echoing and amplifying a sense, a hunch, a flickering of a notion that many of us feel but are afraid to utter aloud, lest we curse it: