Because this is Super Tuesday and I am sure I will be writing on the results later tonight, I will be short and sweet this morning. I want to share a cartoon I found on The McCarville Report Online yesterday. It may seem a bit over the top and even more than a little sarcastic, but it illustrates the absurdity of the priorities of President Obama perfectly. A picture truly is worth a thousand words.
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Well, let’s see what we have this week in the way of cartoons to help us all keep our sense of humor in this time of political turmoil. The main topics this week seem to be the nuclear summit President Obama convened in Washington and of course, April 15, better known as Tax Day.
Happy Tax Day – Chip Bok
Two Americas – Chip Bok
Meltdown – Chip Bok
Oklahoma Militia – Bruce Plante
Nuclear Insecurity Summit – Bruce Plante
Obama and Nukes – Bruce Plante
The Party of No – Gary Markstein
Weapons of Mass Destruction – Gary Markstein
Weapons of Mass Destruction Summit – Mike Luckovich
Sweep 'em Under The → Read More
It’s time once again for another weekly edition of Friday Funnies. For your enjoyment, here are the editorial and political cartoons I found particularly amusing this week, with one excption. I felt Bruce Plante’s tribute to Wilma Mankiller, the first woman to sit as Principle Chief of the Cherokke Tribe to be espcially fitting and honorable.
Wilma Mankiller – Bruce Plante
With allies like this? – Bruce Plante
Clergy and Congressmen – Chip Bok
Marching to Karzai's Tune – Chip Bok
Easter Bunny – Chip Bok
The Masters – Bob Gorrell
Change – Bob Gorrell
Drill Baby Drill – Bob Gorrell
Smoke on a plane – Mike Luckovich
Pharmacist – Mike Luckovich
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For your reading pleasure and relaxation, here is this week’s edition of Friday Funnies. I have included more cartoons this time, trying to get a feel for what is a good number. The stars of this week’s cartoon event include President Obama and the Democrats, Michael Steele and the Republicans, Mitt Romney and Joe Biden, the Consitution and the Catholic Church. I even managed to squeeze in Apple and the iPad. As always, comments are welcome and let’s all keep our sense of humor.
Race Attack – Chip Bok
Civility – Bob Gorrell
Biden's Teleprompter – Bruce Plante
Romneycare – Chip Bok
RNC Expense Report – Mike Luckovich
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Okay, it’s time for this week’s Friday Funnies (thanks to Dominique for the name suggestion). I am going to try to make this a weekly feature and will try to showcase a variety of artists. For the time being, we will stick to Chip Bok and Bob Gorrell, who were featured in the first edition of this feature, and add Mike Luckovich and Gary Markstein. Predictably, most of the cartoons are still going to be about the ongoing debate over health care reform, but there other topics out there, as is evidenced by some of the ones I have included in this week’s installment.
I hope all of us can take a few minutes to look at these cartoons and have a few laughs. Goodness → Read More
A lot of serious topics have been discussed on Political Realities during the course of it’s existence. The Presidential elections, the economy, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and now the debate over health care reform. Maybe no one else gets to feeling this way, but I wonder sometimes if we do not need to take a step back and chill out.
So, I have decided to post a few of the editorial cartoons that I have found amusing in the last few days. Most of them may be conservative in nature, but I may include some liberal artists as well. Let me know what you think and who knows, we may start a weekly feature.
For starters, here are two each from Bob Gorrell → Read More