Category Archives: political cartoons

In True Honor … Veterans’ Day

In honor … John, Kevin, Harry, Rob L., Joe, Fred, Al, Mark, Rob C., Deac, Richard, and everyone we’ve served with and who have served ….

Gary Varvel, The Indianapolis Star-News, 11.08.08

Gary Varvel, The Indianapolis Star-News, 11.08.08

Tim Campbell, 11.04.08

Tim Campbell, 11.04.08

Jeff Parker, Florida Today, 11.08.08

Jeff Parker, Florida Today, 11.08.08

And because all of those mentioned above have been there, some more recently than others ….

Pat Bagley, Salt Lake Tribune

Pat Bagley, Salt Lake Tribune, 11.07.08

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Sunday morning cartoons

In honor (?) of the Bush administration’s attempt to rush through last minute legislation to open the Grand Canyon area to uranium mining:

Pat Bagley, Salt Lake Tribune, 11.07.08

Pat Bagley, Salt Lake Tribune, 11.07.08

 A combo shot at the new puppy and Rahm Emanuel:

Jimmy Margulies, The Record (NJ), 11.08.08

Jimmy Margulies, The Record (NJ), 11.08.08

 A little more on the historic nature of the election:  from Rosa Parks to Barack Obama:

Jack Ohman, The Portland Oregonian, 11.07.08

Jack Ohman, The Portland Oregonian, 11.07.08

 On the dichotomy of the Obama win v. the ban on gay marriage in California and other defeats of civil rights measures for gays and lesbians in Arizona, Florida, and Arkansas:

Mikhaela Reid, 11.07.08

Mikhaela Reid, 11.07.08

This one was jarring … because it’s from Sweden:

Riber Hansson, Sweden, 8.17.08

Riber Hansson, Sweden, 8.17.08

And, finally, to begin the recognition of Veterans’ Day.  Remember, political cartoons (and children) frequently confront us with a truth we don’t want to face:

Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle (GA), 11.08.08

Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle (GA), 11.08.08

 If you’d like to help, visit the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans.

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Friday cartoons

Some cartoons for this Friday morning, two days after the election.  First, a little more about the weight of history on Obama’s shoulders:

Nate Beeler, The Washington Examiner, 11.05.08

Nate Beeler, The Washington Examiner, 11.05.08

David Horsey, The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 11.06.08

David Horsey, The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 11.06.08

 On Obama’s coattails:

Joe Heller, The Green Bay Press-Gazette, 11.06.08

Joe Heller, The Green Bay Press-Gazette, 11.06.08

 On the challenges Obama faces:

Mike Luckovich, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 11.05.08

Mike Luckovich, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 11.05.08

Matt Davies, The Journal News, 11.06.08

Matt Davies, The Journal News, 11.06.08

And this one just for my four year old who has been calling Obama “Rock-O-Bama” since he could speak:

Steve Benson, Arizona Republic, 11.06.08

Steve Benson, Arizona Republic, 11.06.08

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More Victory Cartoons

Pat Bagley, Salt Lake Tribune
Pat Bagley, Salt Lake Tribune

I especially like this one, because it’s from overseas:

Stephane Peray, The Nation, Bangkok, Thailand, 11.04.08
Stephane Peray, The Nation, Bangkok, Thailand, 11.04.08

And from our neighbor to the North: 

Tab (Thomas Boldt), The Calgary Sun, Alberta, Canada, 11.04.08
Tab (Thomas Boldt), The Calgary Sun, Alberta, Canada, 11.04.08

 

Ed Stein, The Rocky Mountain News, 11.04.08
Ed Stein, The Rocky Mountain News, 11.04.08

 

Mike Luckovich, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 11.04.08

Mike Luckovich, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 11.04.08

And from South Africa:

Jonathan Shapiro, "Zapiro," Mail & Guardian, Johannesburg, South Africa, 11.04.08

Jonathan Shapiro,

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Election day political cartoons

Gary Brookins, The Richmond Times-Dispatch, 11.03.08

Gary Brookins, The Richmond Times-Dispatch, 11.03.08

Here we are; this is it.  Some cartoons for you before you head out to vote (or to celebrate you if you already have):

Jeff Stahler, The Columbus Dispatch, 11.2.08

Jeff Stahler, The Columbus Dispatch, 11.2.08

Nate Beeler, The Washington Examiner, DC, 11.03.08

Nate Beeler, The Washington Examiner, DC, 11.03.08

Jeff Parker, Florida Today, 11.03.08

Jeff Parker, Florida Today, 11.03.08

 

Bob Gorrell, 11.03.08

Bob Gorrell, 11.03.08

And finally, on behalf of cartoonists everywhere:
Andy Singer, NO EXIT, 10.29.08

Andy Singer, NO EXIT, 10.29.08

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Pre-Election Day Cartoons

Just a few to give you a pre-election day fix:

Jimmy Margulies, The Record, NJ, 11.01.08
Jimmy Margulies, The Record, NJ, 11.01.08
Bob Englehart, The Hartford Courant, 10.31.08
Bob Englehart, The Hartford Courant, 10.31.08
Matt Davies, The Journal News, 11.01.08
Matt Davies, The Journal News, 11.01.08

 

Jeff Koterba, Omaha World Herald, 10.31.08

Jeff Koterba, Omaha World Herald, 10.31.08

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Saturday cartoons

Some cartoons for you this Saturday as we prep for the election. 

A little post Halloween humor:

Larry Wright, The Detroit News

Larry Wright, The Detroit News

 I’m having trouble realizing that the election is just a few days away since we’ve been at this so long.  Anyone else have that problem?

Mike Keefe, The Denver Post

Mike Keefe, The Denver Post

I hope that everyone out there has a great voting experience.  Remember to video your vote and take the voter hotline numbers (1-866-MY VOTE or 1-866-OUR VOTE) with you.

And because I just like it:

Joe Heller, The Green Bay Press-Gazette

Joe Heller, The Green Bay Press-Gazette

 

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