Porcine punnery

I have a bunch of cartoonist buds through my Facebook account, and much of Monday was spent laughing it up with them over what we were sure would be an avalanche of lame-o swine-flu cartoons. Here's...

Specter walks

The GOP continued its transformation into the Party of Palin and The Ozarks Tuesday when moderate Arlen Specter shocked nearly everyone by switching to the Democratic column. The state party lost 200,000 registered voters during the 2008 presidential campaign, with...

Fan mail

This arrived this morning via cyberspace. I've redacted the writer's name. "John do really think that probing and prosecuting TORTURE would be tortuere foor the USA????? that is unbelievable  #1 it is a war crime no matter how you slice it…Our...

Paging Volstead

The notion of decriminalizing certain narcotics in the United States is a political third rail; no serious politician would suggest it for fear that they'll be accused of peddling heroin in schoolchildren come election time. But maybe its time to think outside the...