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Charlie Hebdo cartoonists didn’t merit death, like adversaries of West do.

Even the nuanced critiques of the CHARLIE HEBDO COMEUPPANCE in Paris begin by disclaiming “of course the cartoonists didn’t deserve to die.” But I wonder, have none among us yet earned our adversaries’ judgment? We western imperialists are quick to … Continue reading

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NON, JE NE SUIS PAS CHARLIE. Charlie Hebdo publie des connerie racistes

Might a satirist consider exercising SOME discretion in one’s pursuit of Freedom of Speech? AS IF that is Charlie Hebdo’s lofty ideal. Heralded as court jesters, I would submit they are weapons of cultural imperialism, the point men propagandists in … Continue reading

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Zapiro vs Zuma- We need Shapiro over here in the USA!

Zapiro is a South African cartoonist who is in trouble with the President of that country, Jacob Zuma, because he is always drawing him as a big bad penis which Zuma actually is! Check out also More Zapiro. Now, can … Continue reading

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Here’s to the ladies who lunch – everybody laugh

“Ladies Who Lunch” used to mean the idle spouses of financially successful husbands, as one New Yorker cartoonist fondly dubbed them, his Grand Dames, until Broadway in the mid-seventies where Stephen Sondheim subverted the idiom for Elaine Stritch’s COMPANY showstopper … Continue reading

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Li’l Abner on the debt ceiling panic

When the satiric cartoon Li’l Abner was made a musical on Broadway, robber baron General Bullmoose sang Bring back the good old days, lamenting the regulation of capitalism, pondering: “How can you break the market?           … Continue reading

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Doug Bruce v. Dogbert

See, this guy is an archetype of So-Called “Conservative” ethos. He milks his position as a pig, Former prosecutor that is, first with the “Back the Badge” morons who actually believe that “The Policeman is always right”, made God-damn sure … Continue reading

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Ahmadinejad’s Triangle of Wickedness

When Iranian particle physicist Masoud Ali Mohammadi was assassinated last week with a remote control bomb, Iran accused the west and its clandestine operatives, a consortium Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called the “Triangle of Wickedness.” There would be more discussion about what … Continue reading

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Shit, crap, barf, crud drek, merde & Zoko

Dark wit Gahan Wilson drew these cartoons in 1970 and 1976, illustrating an awareness of industrial duplicity many Americans have yet to fully grasp. The bankruptcy of processed nutrition, and the depravity of marketers.

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Oliphant the Islamofascist?

Pat Oliphant might be the world’s best known cartoonist. A recent cartoon of his has got the Jewish State First crowd all up in arms about its supposed antisemitic (read anti Jewish) character! See Oliphant Gaza cartoon denounced by Simon … Continue reading

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Murdoch puts Obama on public notice: white men licensed to kill bad monkeys

The page in the New York Post before this cartoon featured a photograph of President Obama signing [writing] the Stimulus Bill. Putting aside the offensive connotation, does the cartoon work on any level? Is there a joke in linking the … Continue reading

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A. Whitney Brown and The Big Picture

Every year or so I search online to see what cartoonist Bill Watterson might have decided to do since putting Calvin and Hobbes to bed in 1995. I showed less diligence with another favorite social satirist whom I’m thrilled to … Continue reading

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Strength in numbers

Two German newspaper have joined a leading French newspaper in reprinting the controversial Danish caricatures of Islam’s prophet Mohammed. They are acting in solidarity with the Danish paper whose actions provoked an international boycott of Danish products. This is how … Continue reading

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