Free Republic 1st Quarter Fundraising Target: $88,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $82,910
Woo hoo!! And now over 94%!! Less than $5.1k to go!! Thank you all very much!!

Political Humor/Cartoons (News/Activism)

Brevity: Headers | « Text »
  • HIV Becoming Resistant to Key Drug, Study Finds

    03/18/2018 8:05:06 PM PDT · by fwdude · 30 replies
    BBC News ^ | 28 February 2016 | Dominic Howell
    Strains of HIV are becoming resistant to an antiretroviral drug commonly used to prevent and fight the virus, research has suggested. HIV was resistant to the drug Tenofovir in 60% of selected cases in some African countries, according to the study, which covered a 17-year period. The research, led by University College London, looked at 1,920 HIV patients worldwide who had treatment failure. Lead author Dr Ravi Gupta said the results were "extremely concerning".
  • “Watch it, Howard”: Dean Takes Shot at Hillary, and Sharpton Doesn’t Like It

    03/18/2018 6:26:34 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 34 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Who’s at the top of the list of people “relitigating 2016?” Hillary Clinton, of course, who has blamed her loss on everything from James Comey to the Curse of the Bambino. So on Al Sharpton’s MSNBC show this morning, when Howard Dean emphatically instructed people relitigating 2016 to “leave us alone,” who do you think he had most in mind? Right. Sharpton apparently didn’t want his show to become a platform for criticizing Clinton: “Uh, uh, uh: watch it, Howard. You’re getting a little snippy.” Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • [Video Parody]: Nightmare Before St. Patrick's Day (2:39)

    03/17/2018 10:11:37 AM PDT · by Maceman · 4 replies
    College Humor via YouTube ^ | 4/23/2010 | Unknown
    Those of you who have never seen Tim Burton's brilliant stop-action animated movie musical "Nightmare Before Christmas," will probably not get the humor in this parody. But those of you who have seen the movie will likely find this video very clever and amusing. In any case, Happy St. Patrick's Day. Nightmare Before St. Patrick's Day
  • Cuomo Criticizes “Obnoxious” SNL for Mocking Looks of Huckabee Sanders, Conway

    03/16/2018 5:28:04 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 27 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    On CNN today, Maggie Haberman of the New York Times argued that women in the Trump administration, particularly Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Kellyanne Conway, are unfairly subjected to more criticism than their male counterparts. Alisyn Camerota seconded Haberman’s notion. Chris Cuomo initially pushed back a bit, but ultimately joined the party, saying: “The lookism stuff. Saturday Night Live, when they first went after Sarah Huckabee Sanders, and it was about how she looked and how she dresses. It was obnoxious. And that happens to Kellyanne all the time when she goes on. That’s wrong too. No question about it.” Get...
  • FBI Interviewed Uranium One Informant in Clinton Foundation Investigation

    03/14/2018 6:30:55 PM PDT · by bitt · 24 replies ^ | 3/13/2018 | Sara A. Carter
    William D. Campbell fights back against The Hill and Democratic accusations Informant William D. Campbell was recently interviewed by FBI agents from the Little Rock, Arkansas field office former FBI informant who spent more than six years undercover gathering information on the Russian energy and uranium market was recently interviewed by FBI agents from the Little Rock, Arkansas field office as part of an ongoing bureau investigation into the Clinton Foundation, according to Victoria Toensing, the attorney representing the informant. Toensing disclosed the information in a letter asking for a retraction to The Hill’s article published Thursday, which was based...
  • Cupp Wrecks ‘Myopic Self-Centered’ Hillary for Smearing Trump Supporters

    03/14/2018 2:45:08 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 36 replies ^ | 3/13/18 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    Across the globe in India this past weekend, failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton targeted rural Trump voters with yet another stream of hatred. She smeared them as depressed, backward, and white in an ignorant tirade before a foreign crowd. But on the Tuesday installment of HLN’s Unfiltered, host S.E. Cupp unloaded on Clinton and called her out for being a “myopic self-centered self-righteous unaccountable and unrelatable political creature.” After playing a clip of Clinton’s attack, Cupp expertly broke down what the former secretary of state actually said. “She won the coasts, which is, you know, better than all those backward,...
  • Nancy Pelosi cited both Tillerson’s hiring and firing as signs Trump is Putin’s puppet

    03/13/2018 4:16:30 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 49 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 13, 2018 | Douglas Ernst
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s past comments on ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson haunted her Tuesday after she cast the latest development as a form of capitulation to Russia. Months of policy disagreements came to a head this week between President Trump and Mr. Tillerson in a single tweet: “Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State. He will do a fantastic job! Thank you to Rex Tillerson for his service!” Mrs. Pelosi released a statement which called the move an attempt to curry favor with Moscow, based on Tillerson’s criticism of the Kremlin...
  • Liberal group launches anti-Trump dating site

    03/09/2018 4:51:05 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 49 replies
    Liberal group launches anti-Trump dating site By Max Greenwood - 03/09/18 07:27 PM EST A liberal group has launched a dating site for critics of President Trump to counter a similar site for the president's supporters that went live last month. The group, a political startup called American Liberal Council (ALC), describes site NeverTrump.Dating as "an all-inclusive, love-pairing dating site for those who oppose and resist President Donald Trump." The website was "made with progressives, independents, disillusioned Republicans, and the LGBT community in mind," according to a press release from ALC. Ted Brown, the founder of ALC, said in a...
  • Pelosi: ‘I Eat Nails for Breakfast, Don a Suit of Armor’ to Fight Inequality

    03/09/2018 11:26:29 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 122 replies
    Pelosi: ‘I Eat Nails for Breakfast, Don a Suit of Armor’ to Fight Inequality BY: Paul Crookston March 9, 2018 1:40 pm On Friday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi had a message for progressives unsure about her commitment to economic equality. Pelosi was speaking at the Progressive Caucus Strategy Center Summit when she said her top motivation is bringing children out of poverty. She then compared herself to armored warriors who "eat nails for breakfast." "My motivation is: one in five children in America lives in poverty. I can’t handle it. I just can't handle it," she said. "So every...
  • A Sanders-Warren ticket could win big in 2020

    03/09/2018 10:10:55 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 139 replies
    A Sanders-Warren ticket could win big in 2020 By Brent Budowsky, opinion contributor — 03/09/18 11:45 AM EST The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill On March 19, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will host a town meeting about income inequality that will feature Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), film producer and director Michael Moore and the New School economics professor Derrick Hamilton. This subject is one of the most important issues facing all Americans in their daily lives. It strikes at the heart of the matter of jobs, wages, economic opportunity and the...
  • Trump’s steel tariffs are hated by almost every US Industry

    03/08/2018 4:00:58 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 98 replies
    MSN/Vox ^ | 3-8-2018 | Alexia Fernández Campbell
    Business leaders from nearly every American industry are furious with President Trump right now. They’ve been pressuring his administration to back off from its plan to add steep tariffs on importedsteel and aluminum, which are used to make everything from cars to boats and even soup cans. But the president has waved off their concerns. On Thursday afternoon, Trump is expected to sign an order directing the Commerce Department to add the 25 percent levy on steel and the 10 percent levy on aluminum. He did say, however, that his administration will exempt Canada and Mexico from the tariffs for...
  • Iran: Mosque's design is a Zionist conspiracy

    03/07/2018 2:33:57 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 34 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 7/3/18 | Haim Lev
    Iranian sources blamed the architect of a recently-built mosque for having a an affinity for "secular Judaism" and participating in a "Zionist plot." The new mosque, built in Tehran, follows a minimalist design which according to the architects is symbolic of "early Islam's modesty." However, more conservative voices have criticized the mosque's design for the fact that it differs from traditional mosques around the world. In their opinion, the design is the result of "secular and Jewish influence." Mashregh, a local news site, claimed the new mosque looks like a kippah (skullcap or beanie), and that the architects must stand...
  • House Intelligence Committee Investigation Turns to John Kerry, State Department

    03/06/2018 6:41:22 PM PST · by bitt · 69 replies ^ | 3/6/2018 | Sara A. Carter
    he House Select Committee on Intelligence is now investigating former Secretary of State John F. Kerry’s possible role into the unverified dossier paid for by the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton Campaign, this reporter has learned. The dossier, assembled by a former British spy, laid the foundation for the FBI’s investigation into alleged collusion between President Trump and Russia and was the essential piece of evidence used by the FBI to get a warrant to spy on a former volunteer for the Trump campaign. For more than a month, the committee has been in its second phase of investigations...
  • Men chase down teen car thieves, force them in trunk at gunpoint, drive them to... police station...

    03/05/2018 7:14:16 PM PST · by Right Wing Assault · 65 replies
    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Two men and a woman are accused of chasing down two 14-year-old suspected car thieves, forcing them into the trunk of their car at gunpoint and driving them to the Cleveland Police Fourth District headquarters, according to police. Kenyatta Ware II, 21, George Barnes, 29, and Shelia Beale, 49, are all charged with felonious assault and kidnapping. All three have been arrested and are awaiting their first court appearance. It is unknown if the two 14-year-old boys have been formally charged, but they were arrested on suspicion of grand theft of a motor vehicle, according to police...
  • More cover-up questions

    03/05/2018 12:39:23 PM PST · by TBP · 11 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 1, 2018 | James A. Lyons
    This has all the earmarks of a targeted hit job. However, strangely no one has been charged with this horrific crime, and what is more intriguing is that no law enforcement agency is even investigating this murder. According to other open sources, Metro police were told by their “higher ups” that if they spoke about the case, they will be immediately terminated. It has been claimed that this order came down from very high up the “food chain,” well beyond the D.C. mayor’s office. Interesting. One more unexplained twist is that on July 10, 2016, the same day Seth Rich...
  • Transcript of President Trump Speech During Gridiron Dinner…

    03/04/2018 5:43:04 PM PST · by bitt · 10 replies
    [Transcript] “Well, thank you very much. It’s an honor to be here and, I must tell you, that Melania and I are really thrilled. We really looked forward to this. … I didn’t know what to expect, but it’s really quality people … quality people. So, thank you very much. Its been really another calm week at the White House. We finally have it running like a fine-tuned machine. Its fine-tuned. Its a beautiful piece of work. … But before I get started, I wanted to apologize for arriving a little bit late. You know, we were late tonight because...
  • Social Media Freeway

    03/04/2018 5:07:20 PM PST · by walford · 3 replies
    GrrrGraphics ^ | 03/04/2018 | Ben Garrison
    Last week I made brief appearance on a TV news show out of New York. The subject was censorship on Twitter. GrrrGraphics lost 2,000 in the sudden and silly ‘Russian bot purge,’ but we gained most of them back (and more) by the next day. We knew people who were banned for no particular reason other than their connections to conservative leaders on social media. Tweeting pro-Trump messages is intrinsic proof of Russian bots, right? Hillary thinks it is. Such anti-Russia hysteria also diverts attention away from her crimes.We are one of the few to obtain the coveted blue check...
  • Read Trump's remarks at Gridiron dinner

    03/04/2018 3:57:31 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 23 replies
    The (s)Hill ^ | 3/4/18 | Donald J Trump (transcribed by Julia Manchester)
    "Well, thank you very much. It's an honor to be here and, I must tell you, that Melania and I are really thrilled. We really looked forward to this. ... I didn't know what to expect, but it's really quality people ... quality people. So, thank you very much. It’s been really another calm week at the White House. We finally have it running like a fine-tuned machine. It’s fine-tuned. It’s a beautiful piece of work. ... But before I get started, I wanted to apologize for arriving a little bit late. You know, we were late tonight because Jared...
  • Trump shows he has a sense of humor at Gridiron Club dinner

    03/04/2018 2:58:07 AM PST · by SMGFan · 31 replies
    NYPost ^ | March 4, 2018
    President Trump proved he actually does have a sense of humor about himself by joking at Saturday night’s annual Gridiron Club dinner in Washington about a meeting with Kim Jong-un. Trump said he’d talk with Kim, but the North Korean dictator would be facing “the risk of dealing with a madman.’’ Trump began his remarks by saying it was “an honor to be at the dinner,’’ and telling the audience of journalists that they’re “really quality people.” Then he went for laughs. “Another calm week at the White House,” he said, “we finally have it running like a fine-tuned machine.”...
  • Meghan Markle taking on Prince Harry’s religion before wedding

    03/03/2018 3:49:06 PM PST · by 3161J410 · 50 replies
    NY Post ^ | Mar 3, 2018
    Prince Harry’s fiancèe Meghan Markle — who was raised Protestant, attended a Catholic school and was once married to a Jewish man — will be baptized and confirmed as an Anglican, the Sunday Times of London reported.