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Nov 18 2017 - 12:05am || Comments

The world as seen by cartoonist Ken Catalino, Creators.com.

  • Posted: Oct 19 2017 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Tom Stiglich, Creators.com.

  • Posted: Oct 18 2017 - 12:06am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Ken Catalino, Creators.com.

  • Posted: Oct 18 2017 - 12:06am

    The drug epidemic of the 1980s and ‘90s was horrific. It led to draconian laws that helped break already vulnerable families, killed thousands of people, devastated communities and created an image of zombie-like addicts and unrepentant pushers that made it harder for Americans not directly affected by the scourge to empathize with those suffering.

  • Posted: Oct 18 2017 - 12:06am

    Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, called early elections for Saturday to seek to improve his Liberal Democratic Party’s position in the parliament. Americans have a tendency not to pay too close attention to what happens in Japan. This is partly because its society and, thus, its politics are complex and hard to understand. Second, Japan usually, at least superficially, seems to follow U.S. policy lines in foreign affairs without America having to exert too much pressure on its leaders.

  • | Posted: Oct 18 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — Depending upon one’s distance from all things Twitter, recent revelations of sexual harassment in Hollywood are either the tipping point we’ve been waiting for — or just another shark attack until the next one.

  • Posted: Oct 17 2017 - 12:05am

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

  • | Posted: Oct 17 2017 - 12:05am

    Assuming that you could force a six-and-half-foot-tall, 290-pound, thoroughly muscled man with an aggressive attitude to do something — such as stand up for the national anthem — are you sure that you would want to inject that element of coercion into what should be a respectful, devoted and completely voluntary act?

  • Posted: Oct 17 2017 - 12:05am

    Airline pollution

  • Posted: Oct 17 2017 - 12:05am

    How ironic is it that conservatives who routinely criticize the federal government’s allegedly heavy-handed intrusions into state and local affairs seem to have no problem with such interventions when the overreach happens to advance policies dear to their own hearts?

  • Posted: Oct 16 2017 - 12:05am

    In recent days, the United States has, somewhat randomly, changed its policy toward two African countries: Chad was added to the list of countries with travel bans applied and some long-standing U.S. sanctions against Sudan were removed.

  • | Posted: Oct 16 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Hypocrisy, one of the most damnable sins, has been rendered obsolete. When everybody’s a skunk, nobody smells the stench. Or, more to the point, when everyone’s slurping from the same trough, who’s a pig?

  • Posted: Oct 16 2017 - 12:05am

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

  • Posted: Oct 16 2017 - 12:05am

    “It’s frankly disgusting the way the press is able to write whatever they want to write. And people should look into it.”

  • Posted: Oct 15 2017 - 12:05am

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

  • | Posted: Oct 15 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — With eyes wide open, Mike Pence eagerly auditioned for the role as Donald Trump’s poodle. Now comfortably leashed, he deserves the degradations that he seems too sycophantic to recognize as such. He did Trump’s adolescent bidding with last Sunday’s pre-planned virtue pageant of scripted indignation — his flight from the predictable sight of players kneeling during the national anthem at a football game. No unblinkered observer can still cling to the hope that Pence has the inclination, never mind the capacity, to restrain, never mind educate, the man who elevated him to his current glory. Pence is a reminder that no one can have sustained transactions with Trump without becoming too soiled for subsequent scrubbing.