Saturday, May 19, 2007

The Saturday Cartoons

And here's Mark Fiore with another great animation called The Pentagon Film Fest in which he tells us about such stellar Pentagon fiction as "Saving Private Lynch" and "Officer and a Tillman."

Click on the screenshot above or go here to see it.

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Benchmark Election For Southern Progressives

Progressives have an opportunity on Tuesday to prove hundreds of strategists wrong. Kentucky is holding its primary elections and the Governor's race pits Progressive former Lt. Governor and Attorney General Steve Beshear against millionaire businessman Bruce Lunsford, a man who has strongly supported George W. Bush, Mitch McConnell, Ernie Fletcher and Anne Northup. Lunsford has outspent Beshear nearly 3-1, but Beshear passed Lunsford in the polls this week and has a chance to top the 40 percent mark needed to avoid a run-off and win the primary outright.

More here.


Yeah he's a corrupt lunatic, but he has some interesting tidbits in his columns sometimes. First there is the fact that former Karl Rove and Jack Abramoff aide Susan Ralston -- What a coincidence! That must be like one in a million considering they barely knew each other, right? -- has "requested immunity" to testify before the good Rep. Henry Waxman. Think she might have some interesting things to say?

Read on…

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All cartoons are posted with the artists' express permission to Please visit the following sites to see more work from these fine cartoonists:

Tony Auth, The Philadelphia Inquirer
Justin Bilicki, City Pulse
Jeff Danziger, Syndicated Political Cartoonist
Matt Davies, NY Journal News
Walt Handelsman, Newsday
Paul Jamiol, Jamiol's World
Mike Luckovich, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Jim Morin, Miami Herald
Jack Ohman, Portland Oregonian
Steve Sack, Minneapolis Star Tribune
Ben Sargent, Austin American-Statesman.
Ann Telnaes, Syndicated Political Cartoonist
Todd Umbarger, Political Cartoonist and Illustrator