Saturday, June 23, 2007

The Saturday Cartoons

Today's animation comes from Mark Fiore with "Innovations In Energy" which takes a poke at all who would keep America dependent on foreign oil. It's worth watching just for the part where the narrator describes the big automakers as follows: "As Toyota sells over one million Prius hybrids, America's auto makers combine scare tactics, whining and political power to keep innovation in its place -- over in Japan."

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

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An Army officer with a key role in the U.S. military hearings at Guantanamo Bay says they relied on vague and incomplete intelligence and were pressured to declare detainees "enemy combatants," often without any specific evidence.

The Bush Administration: Adding the con to Constitution.

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Health minister stands up for vibrating condom - Union health minister A Ramadoss has taken a hardline on Hindustan Latex’s vibrating condom, which has got the Madhya Pradesh political class in a tizzy, demanding its ban.

In America we have given this condom a nickname: The Falafel.

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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:

Nick Anderson, Houston Chronicle
Tony Auth, The Philadelphia Inquirer
Justin Bilicki, City Pulse
Jeff Danziger, Syndicated Political Cartoonist
Matt Davies, NY Journal News
Mike Luckovich, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Jim Morin, Miami Herald
Jack Ohman, Portland Oregonian
Dwane Powell, Raleigh News & Observer
Steve Sack, Minneapolis Star Tribune
Ann Telnaes, Syndicated Political Cartoonist
Todd Umbarger, Political Cartoonist and Illustrator