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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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