Category Archives: Open Thread

Not So Much

Artist – Tim Eagan In other news, the largest food bank in the US, the Food Bank For New York City (FBFNYC), is running out of food because of budget cuts. It’s worth noting that House Republicans said the cuts … Continue reading

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Drama Club

Artist – Joe Heller In other news, shootings by police are now the the leading cause of violent death in Utah according to the Salt Lake Tribune. Meanwhile, former New York Mayor Rudy “9/11″ Giuliani would like to inform you … Continue reading

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Chart of the Day

Artist – Pat Bagley In other news, there’s no shortage of things to laugh at in the world today, but this may be the funniest. “With this action, the president has chosen to deliberately sabotage any chance of enacting bipartisan … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Clear Message

Artist – Tim Eagan In other news, former Senator Scott Brown is getting back in the saddle at Fox News after losing the election. Again. Meanwhile, President Obama will address the nation tonight at 8 p.m. ET regarding the action … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Last Week’s Agenda

Artist – Rob Tornoe In other news, Louisiana Republicans are establishing a special voter integrity program to combat the non-existent, imagined threat of voter fraud. Meanwhile, the House of Representatives has officially scheduled 132 days of work for 2015. “Work” … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Blockade

Artist – Rob Rogers In other news, a religious group in Mississippi is pushing for a state constitutional amendment to declare Christianity the official state religion. Who needs Shariah law when you have Christian law? Meanwhile, Fox News is absolutely … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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The GOP’s New Plan: Only Shut Down Part of the Government

How can the Republican party block the president’s executive action on immigration without shutting the government down? According to The Hill, their new plan is to fund every part of the government except those that may be involved in the … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Schrodinger’s Market

Artist – Don Landgren In other news, if you weren’t already aware, enrollment is once again open to everyone on state and federal health insurance exchanges. If you aren’t covered, consider getting covered today at healthcare.gov. Meanwhile, Missouri Governor Jay … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Before and After

Artist – Nick Anderson In other news, The Heritage Foundation is urging congressional Republicans to shut the government down to prevent the president from taking action on immigration, because anything else would be a “blank check.” Meanwhile, Shell Oil’s preemptive … Continue reading

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Longtime Foe

Artist – Jimmy Margulies In other news, there’s yet another reason to be concerned about global warming. According to a new study, warming temperatures could increase lightning strikes by as much as 50 percent. Meanwhile, here’s the first ever photo … Continue reading

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The Path of Ryan

Artist – Steve Greenberg In other news, the Washington Post reports that Chinese hackers infiltrated NOAA’s satellite network last month, resulting in a three-day outage. Meanwhile, future enviroment committee chairman and science-denier James Inhofe is less than impressed by the … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Thanks is Not Enough

Artist – Nick Anderson In other news, two black men were attacked by a white man wielding a chain and his Chevy pickup outside of McDonalds in Sacramento and apparently it’s Obama’s fault. What’s the matter with the white culture … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Both Sides

Artist – David Horsey In other news, Senator Rand Paul is touching base with his conspiracy theorist roots by writing the forward for Andrew Napolitano’s new book Meanwhile, Scott Brown may have ripped off his own concession speech from 2012 … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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No Consequences

Artist – Steve Greenberg In other news, the Supreme Court has chosen to take another shot at killing Obamacare by agreeing to hear King v. Burwell; a lawsuit based on word choice. Meanwhile, published conspiracy theorist and White House critic … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Report: President Obama Will Nominate Loretta Lynch for AG

Several news organizations have reported that President Obama will nominate Loretta Lynch to serve as the next attorney general. From the Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. attorney Loretta Lynch has emerged as the leading choice to be the next … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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The Good and Bad News

Artist – Tim Eagan In other news, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned multiple rulings today by reinstating gay marriage bans in the states of Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. The majority ruling could described as nonsensical, among other … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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The Finish Line

Artist – Bob Englehart In other news, Senator James Inhofe, a man who doesn’t believe in climate change because Jesus, is your new chairman of the Senate Environment Committee. Because freedumb is more free in ‘Murica. If I have to … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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The Public Health Threat

Artist – Rob Rogers In other news, it’s election day which means there isn’t much of anything else going on. Many of today’s elections could be very close so don’t lose your shit if early returns seem very bad. Also … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Serious Outbreak

Artist – David Horsey In other news, a who’s who of conservative lunatics will gather in Florida next week for fine dining, golf, spa-treatments, and Islamophobia. Really. This year, Horowitz has recruited an impressive slate of Republican politicians, including Texas … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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No Brainer

In other news, it’s Friday and it’s Halloween and I got nothin’. Go have a coke and a smile and have a good weekend. Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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