Category Archives: Open Thread

Frivolous Lawsuits

Artist – Adam Zyglis In other news, a new law came into effect in Russia yesterday that forces social media users and bloggers with more than 3,000 daily readers to register with state regulators. The law also requires that data … Continue reading Continue reading

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Unfiltered

Artist – Pat Bagley In other news, Texas state Rep. Dennis Bonnen (R) says the real problem with immigration children is the cost of educating them. According to him, it’s even worse than the cost of educating “coonass” children who … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Suspicious Characters

Artist – Nick Anderson In other news, Bank of America’s Countrywide unit was ordered to pay a fine of $1.3 billion today for selling shitty mortgages ahead of the 2008 financial crisis. Calling them “defective” mortgages doesn’t cut it. Meanwhile, … 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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Unanimous Consent

Artist – Nick Anderson In other news, President Obama is reportedly considering issuing an executive order that would grant work permits to millions of immigrants according to the Associated Press. Republicans will shit a brick. I can’t wait. Meanwhile, Senate … 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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Leadership

Artist – Rob Rogers In other news, Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) is demanding that Republicans refuse to vote for any border bill unless the bill also prohibits the president from issuing more executive orders. I guess we can add that … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Action Figure

Artist – Mike Smith In other news, jobless claims fell by 19,000 to 284,000 last week, marking the lowest number of jobless claims in over 8 years. Coincidentally and unfortunately for him, Speaker Boehner began his press conference this morning … 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 White Whale

Artist – Joe Heller In other news, Big Oil company ExxonMobil has announced that it will comply with President Obama’s executive order baring discrimination of LGBT persons. Why does ExxonMobil hate America? Meanwhile, WorldNutDaily says we should impeach the president … 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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Perry Security

Artist – Dave Granlund In other news, the co-founder of the virulently anti-immigrant Minuteman Project has announced that he will organize a revival of the group next spring. What could go wrong? Meanwhile, McDonald’s has fired the mother who was … 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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Do Nothing Congress

Artist – Rob Rogers The Houston Chronicle has an excellent article on how immigrant children actually travel to the United States and all that the process entails. Meanwhile, border sheriffs are less-than-impressed by Texas Governor Rick Perry’s order to send … 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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Invasion

Artist – Tim Eagan In other news, President Obama is expected to sign an executive order on Monday which will add LGBT persons to an existing non-discrimination order that prevents discrimination based on race, sex, or religion. Meanwhile, House Oversight … 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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Think of the Children

Artist – Jimmy Margulies In other news, Senator Ted Cruz says he won’t support an emergency funding bill to handle the increased amount of undocumented children entering the country unless we deport all DREAMers as well. Will the GOP follow … 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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Bad Policy

Artist – Clay Bennett In other news, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie explained today that he won’t answer any important questions because then we might quote him. Meanwhile, the Chris McDaniel campaign announced today that they will file a challenge … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Scandal Probe

Artist – Pat Bagley In other news, Chris McDaniel announced today that he is suing the Rankin County Circuit Clerk to gain access to poll books. The law states that personal information must be redacted before the books are handed … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Executive Leadership

Artist – Rob Rogers In other news, another Republican is demanding that Obama administration ignore the law to please him. Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman (R) wants the names of all undocumented children being housed at federal facilities in his state … 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 Business

Artist – John Cole In other news, the Treasury Department recorded a budget surplus of $71 billion for the month of June. Meanwhile, Senator Marco Rubio is back to supporting his own immigration bill again. Maybe. Let’s see if this … 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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Basic Principles

Artist – Matt Bors In other news, the number of Americans without health insurance dropped to 13.4 percent in the second quarter of the year according to Gallup, the lowest rate measured since Gallup began tracking it. Meanwhile, the Southern … 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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Do Nothing Congress

Artist – Pat Bagley In other news, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro has been confirmed as the next Secertary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Meanwhile, Kentucky state senator, majority whip, and amateur astronomer Brandon Smith (R-Hazard) says it’s obvious … 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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Huddled Masses

Artist – David Horsey In other news, the United Nations is pushing Mexico and the United States grant refugee status to the undocumented children who have come here from Central America. Even if the Obama administration agrees with the U.N., … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Reform Now

Artist – David Fitzsimmons In other news, Murietta, California Mayor Alan Long encouraged his residents to protest the buses full of immigrant children last week, but over he weekend he tried to downplay his involvement. “The world showed up on … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Heresy

Artist – Rob Rogers In other news, parents of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting delivered 55,000 signed petitions to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s office today but, rather than accept the petitions, Christie vetoed a bill … 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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