Category Archives: Open Thread

The Next Exit

Artist – Steve Sack In other news, Jim DeMint’s Heritage Foundation is urging Republican lawmakers to pass measures to fund militias and vigilante groups if the president issues an executive order on immigration. What could go wrong? Meanwhile, the UN … Continue reading Continue reading

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Political Indictment

Nailed it. Artist – Rob Rogers In other news, a sixth grade teacher in Selma, Alabama has been suspended after instructing her students to research and reenact the Ferguson shooting of Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson. I don’t think … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Hands Up

Don’t Shoot Artist – Clay Bennett In other news, the grand jurors who chose to indict Texas Governor Rick Perry are not impressed by his smug derision. “We were asked to serve, we attended eight sessions over the course of … 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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Equal Justice

Artist – Clay Bennett In other news, the Department of Labor has extended non-discrimination protections to federal employees and contractors who are transgender. Meanwhile, Attorney General Eric Holder has written an op-ed for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch addressed to residents … 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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Eyes Open

Artist – Rob Rogers In other news, Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Ferguson, Missouri this week. Meanwhile, President Obama will chair the U.N Security Council during his next visit to the General Assembly. Probably to discuss Order 66 … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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This War on Whites

Artist – Rob Rogers In other news, the Chris McDaniel campaign has finally filed a lawsuit challenging the results of the primary election. Apparently McDaniel is asking the court to declare him the winner. Just like that. Here’s the new … 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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Constructive Activity

Artist – Phil Hands In other news, Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE) is apparently very upset because Congress hasn’t received a cost of living adjustment since 2008. Because it’s hard out here living off only $174,000 per year. Congress voted to … 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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Rest in Peace

Artist – David Horsey In other news, Fannie Mae will pay the Treasury Department $3.7 billion next month. Fannie Mae recieved $116 billion in bailout funds, however it has now repaid over $130 billion, a profit of $16 billion for … 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 Secret

Artist – Pat Bagley In other news, Attorney General Eric Holder has announced an FBI investigation into the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown over the weekend. The Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division is also 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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Lesson Learned

Artist – Adam Zyglis In other news, the one percent have become so wealthy that their wealth is now immeasurable. But don’t worry, billionaires, we’re not going to do something crazy like raise the minimum wage. At least not if … 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 New Denial

Artist – Time Eagan In other news, Fox News host and border patrol cosplayer Sean Hannity has issued a challenge to Stephen Colbert for mocking him. I’m still waiting for Hannity to live up to his own challenge to be … 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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Frivolous

Artist – Bruce Plante In other news, a third grade teacher in South Carolina has apparently been using Rush Limbaugh’s children’s book to teach her students. As I’ve mentioned here before, Limbaugh’s book is about a man who travels back … 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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Drumbeat

Artist – Dave Granlund In other news, Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC) has reiterated his opposition to suing the president because they should be getting back to the business of impeaching him instead. Meanwhile, Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN) warns us that … 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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Moderation

Artist – David Fitzsimmons In other news, former White House press secretary James Brady died today at the age of 73. Meanwhile, infamous xenophobe and toxic personality Pam Gellar tells us that President Obama has been “unmosqued” — unmasked? — … 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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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 Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading 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 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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