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Political Humor/Cartoons (News/Activism)

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  • Valerie Plame tweets story blaming 'America's Jews' for foreign wars

    09/21/2017 12:29:55 PM PDT · by God luvs America · 29 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/21/17 12:27 PM EDT | Mallory Shelbourne
    Former CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson on Thursday tweeted an article that argued American Jews are pushing for war in the Middle East, specifically with Iran. The article, titled “America’s Jews Are Driving America’s Wars,” is featured in The Unz Review, an online magazine that bills itself as an “alternative” to the “mainstream media.” After several minutes of questions from Twitter users who were shocked by her tweet, Wilson doubled down, arguing critics should read the article and “put aside” any biases. “1) First of all, calm down. Re-tweets don't imply endorsement. Yes, very provocative, but thoughtful. Many neocon hawks...

    09/18/2017 2:26:28 PM PDT · by Dick Bachert · 38 replies
    Internet ^ | 9 18 2017 | Unknown
    Son of a gun. This is the SECOND brilliant email rant on another vital subject sent me by a very bright friend today. I would be remiss if I failed to share it with you and urge you to share it with YOUR bright friends so they, too, will consider you equally bright, pleasing our modern god of egalitarianism. And what appear to be misspellings are, in fact, how our learned English cousins spell stuff This should be posted in every college and university, every courthouse, every city hall, every state house and upon every statue and memorial to our...
  • Body Language: Hillary Clinton Interview (video only)

    09/17/2017 9:42:57 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 19 replies ^ | 9-11-2017 | Bombard's Body Language
    The devil gives awesome face lifts.
  • MSNBC interrupts interview with Hillary Clinton to watch panda video

    09/15/2017 6:39:15 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 25 replies ^ | 09-15-2017 | MSNBC - Rachel Maddow
    She's smarter than I thought. Had to keep her viewer interested and not fall asleep. Hilliary's head was bobbing like a cork in a hurricane...............
  • Hillary Clinton calls President Trump with a special request

    09/14/2017 2:26:43 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 43 replies
  • Schumer: I've started watching Fox News ("to see what's going on over there.”)..........

    09/14/2017 10:07:03 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 24 replies
    Schumer: I've started watching Fox News By Joe Concha - 09/14/17 12:32 PM EDT enate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) says he is starting to watch Fox News in an effort "to see what's going on over there.” Schumer’s comment, made during remarks on the Senate floor Thursday morning, was flagged by HuffPost senior politics editor Jennifer Bendery. Schumer rarely does interviews on Fox News. His last one, with Chris Wallace on "Fox News Sunday,” took place on April 30. Schumer's change in morning viewing habits comes as a bipartisan relationship appears to have been forged by Trump and House...
  • Stevie Wonder at Hurricane Relief Telethon: Global Warming Non-Believers ‘Must Be Blind’

    09/13/2017 6:06:08 AM PDT · by Rockitz · 39 replies ^ | 12 Sep 2017 | Daniel Nussbaum
    Stevie Wonder kicked off Tuesday night’s star-studded hurricane relief telethon with a shot at people who believe there is “no such thing” as global warming. The R&B legend sat down to the piano for the nationally-televised and live-streamed event and opened with a message of unity, explaining that people had come together to support those who had been devastated by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. “When love goes with action, it preferences no color of skin, no ethnicity, no religious beliefs, no sexual preferences, and no political persuasions. It just loves,” Wonder began. “As we should begin to love and value...
  • MSNBC Reporter Admits She's Emotionally Scarred from Trump Forever (video only)

    09/13/2017 5:58:10 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 57 replies
    YouTube ^ | 9-13-2017 | Mark Dice
    MSNBC's Katy Tur says that President Trump has permanently emotionally scared her for calling out one of her stories.
  • TWITTER Reports: Hillary is pleased that "What Happened" is flying off the shelf

    09/11/2017 3:08:25 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 67 replies
    dfu via Twitter ^ | 9-11-17 | dfu
  • Federal Judge Rules To Withhold Important Information In Benghazi Case

    09/11/2017 12:42:17 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 14 replies ^ | 2:14 PM 09/11/2017 | Kerry Picket Reporter
    Days before the fifth-year anniversary of the terrorist attack on the U.S. compound in Benghazi, Libya that killed U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens, a federal judge ruled that jurors at the trial of Libyan radical Islamist Ahmed Abu Khattala, charged with organizing the September 11, 2012 assault, cannot be told information that may prove he threatened to murder one of Stevens’s successor, Politico reported. Khattala’s trial is expected to happen later this month in Washington, D.C. U.S. District Court Judge Christopher Cooper prevented prosecutors from showing evidence to jurors that proves Khattala communicated to an ally about murdering the other U.S....
  • EXCLUSIVE: Gowdy Wonders If Democrats Are ‘Fearful’ Trump Dossier Is ‘A Piece Of Fiction’

    09/11/2017 12:16:10 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 24 replies ^ | 9:57 AM 09/11/2017 | Chuck Ross Reporter
    Democrats are “fearful” that the Trump dossier is “a piece of fiction,” one that the FBI used to form the basis of its investigation into whether the Trump campaign colluded with the Russian government.That’s one theory that South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy is proposing for why Democrats are pushing back so hard against a GOP effort to get answers about the dossier from the FBI and Justice Department.In an interview with The Daily Caller, the House Intelligence Committee member addressed claims from his Democratic colleagues and some in the media that he and his fellow Republicans are attempting to discredit...
  • Mayor denies discriminating against 'furry' councilman forced to resign

    09/10/2017 9:26:00 AM PDT · by deplorableindc · 30 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | September 10
    A Connecticut town councilman forced to resign after discovery of his interest in the "furry" subculture was not unfairly discriminated against, the town's mayor says. New Milford Councilman Scott Chamberlain, a Democrat, resigned Friday after initially defending his role in the community of people interested in animal role play.
  • Miami couple's compromise during storm preps ends with car in living room...very funny!

    09/09/2017 11:07:44 PM PDT · by · 31 replies
    fox 35 orlando. ^ | 9-9-2017 | FOX 13 News staff
    MIAMI (FOX 13) - Many Floridians spent time this week boarding up their homes and securing their valuables ahead of Hurricane Irma. Everyone's priorities have been different, as was the case for a Miami husband and wife when it came to the husband's prized 1987 Nissan 300 ZX. Mia-Lee Acea's husband was not about to let a little storm destroy his beloved hobby car, which is in the middle of a restoration. While in the process of securing their home before the storm, Acea says her husband asked if he could put his car in their living room. Wanting to...
  • "legends never die…Shawty Lo Forever."

    09/09/2017 5:15:07 PM PDT · by Eagles Field · 31 replies
    AJC ^ | Timeless | Consequences of Choices
    I wish I wasn’t the one to bring this tragedy to these vaulted pages amidst the litany of bad news we’ve huddled together against. I’m only the messenger of this giant’s downfall, who no doubt touched us all. Rapper Shawty Lo has died in a car accident in Atlanta. The 40-year-old rapper, born Carlos Walker, was ejected from his vehicle after he crashed into two trees on his way home from an Atlanta strip club. Walker leaves behind 11 children from 10 different mothers. He made headlines in 2013 when the television network Oxygen announced a special about the rapper...
  • In Ending DACA, Trump Displays His Political Acumen

    09/09/2017 8:50:15 AM PDT · by Liberty7732 · 17 replies
    By Julio Gonzalez, M.D., J.D. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced that President Trump would be rescinding an unconstitutional Presidential Order granting amnesty to children of undocumented immigrants who are still living in the United States; the so called Deferred Action for Children Arrivals, or DACA. My reaction, as an Hispanic? Good riddance! Of course, I’m ecstatic that the President of the United States, with a swipe of his pen, undid what a former President did in a like manner, offensive to the Constitution of the United States. In the words of Attorney General Sessions, by this action the...
  • Indians' 15th straight win means Cleveland biz must pay $1.7M back to customers

    09/08/2017 6:33:20 PM PDT · by Enchante · 19 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | September 8, 2017 | Mike Oz
    Indians' 15th straight win means Cleveland biz must pay $1.7M back to customers Big League Stew Mike Oz,Big League Stew 20 hours ago Reactions Like Reblog on Tumblr Share Tweet Email 9/7/17 FastCast Scroll back up to restore default view. It was one of those classic sales gimmicks. Universal Windows Direct, a Cleveland company that does windows, doors, roofs and siding, ran a promotion in July saying it would refund any purchases made that month if the Cleveland Indians won 15 straight games before the end of the season. It was the company’s 15th year in business, so 15...
  • My fellow white people: if you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the problem

    09/07/2017 12:38:52 AM PDT · by Cronos · 64 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 6 September 2017 | Catherine Craig
    Last week, model Munroe Bergdorf hit headlines when a statement she’d posted on social media following the protests in Charlottesville allegedly calling all white people racist was leaked to the Daily Mail. Since then, Bergdorf has received rape threats and death threats, been accused of “playing the victim”, and been sacked from a L’Oréal campaign that, ironically, celebrates diversity. For the record, I’m white. I don’t hate other white people. Lots of my friends are white. Yet the statement “all white people are racist” doesn’t make me angry. It makes me sad, because I believe it’s probably true. ...We live...
  • Why Republicans should get radical

    09/06/2017 10:20:41 PM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 6 replies
    NY Post ^ | September 6, 2017 | Ben Shapiro
    Politics is the art of shifting the playing field. This is an art Republicans simply don’t understand. Perhaps it’s because they spend so much time attempting to stop the Democratic snowball from running downhill too quickly, but Republicans in power have an unfortunate tendency to conserve their political capital rather than invest it. That’s unfortunate because political capital doesn’t accrue when you save it; it degrades. Just as sticking your cash in a mattress is bad strategy when it comes to investment, inaction in power is bad strategy when it comes to politics. Democrats understand that political capital must be...
  • CNN Pulled Investigative Team Off Trump-Russia Coverage

    09/05/2017 8:53:32 PM PDT · by bigbob · 22 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 9-5-17 | Jack Crowe
    CNN executives explicitly told their investigative team to stop looking into potential ties between the Trump administration and Russia following a series of high profile reporting errors led that to the resignation of three journalists in June. Executives transferred all reporting duties associated with the Trump-Russia narrative to CNN’s Washington, D.C. team in the wake of a retracted June report, members of the CNN staff told The New York Times. The report in question was removed from CNN’s website after the network admitted it could not stand by information that tied then Trump advisor Anthony Scaramucci to a Russian investment...
  • PAPER: NSA Offered Hillary Clinton’s “Lost” Emails to FBI— Comey Turned Them Down

    09/05/2017 4:11:31 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 44 replies
    As Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election expands, one curious detail in Hillary Clinton’s email probe remains. The “lost” emails from Clinton’s private server aren’t lost — in fact — the NSA has them, but during the FBI’s investigation, Comey didn’t want to hear about it. New York Post reports: Remember, the Republicans now control this committee. So bad news isn’t going to be stifled anymore. Clinton, you probably remember, “lost” her private emails, which she’d been storing on a personal computer server. Comey chastised her harshly in a televised speech but then...