Nobody is born a conservative.

Nobody is born a conservative.
We just turn that direction when we see what a mess Liberals are making. This Mother’s Day cartoon is in honor of Cathy Seipp, a writer for National Review and many other publications, who taught me it’s okay to be a conservative. Cathy was also a fine mother, which defined her almost equally with her ...

Do you have to fill out any forms to join the Tea Party?

Do you have to fill out any forms to join the Tea Party?
Some jailbirds fantasize about women in prison. Others dream about what political party would make them happy. I hope everyone knows that felons (prisoners) can’t vote. Oops. In some states, now, apparently felons can vote. (Maine and Vermont, at the date of this article, 2008). A loose-knit group of national organizations working to restore voting ...

When Republicans turn into rogue elephants.

When Republicans turn into rogue elephants.
Kind of a funny situation in California now. Jerry Brown wants to hurry up and put a proposition on the ballot in June for voters: can he set up a special election to extend higher tax rates on sales, vehicles and income for five years. It’s not exactly raising taxes, but doesn’t lower anything. (Our ...

If California was as cool as Glee.

If California was as cool as Glee.
Sacramento can’t decide whether we’re more like Junior High or High School, however. Dems vs the Taxpayer Caucus – RUMBLE! Oh, I do like the slapfights in California politics. Wisconsin is in it to win; we’re in it to flex our muscle, even without the Governator. The Taxpayer Caucus is the newest clique. Tony Strickland,  ...

Meg Whitman and Steve Poizner are rich and Republican!

Meg Whitman and Steve Poizner are rich and Republican!
Who ya going to vote for in the California Primary? I thought everyone could use some help on this. I’ve been doing cartoons on California and the upcoming elections for almost 6 months now for CalWatchdog, this extraordinary journalism site for a think tank in Northern California, but haven’t posted many of them here yet. ...

My conservative cartoon about illegal immigration.

My conservative cartoon about illegal immigration.
When I started cartooning for Slate, they labeled me as a cartoonist on the right. I wasn’t totally comfortable with that, and yet I was mostly conservative… Well, no one is totally liberal or conservative, they told me. But cartoonists on the right are rare, and they wanted to put someone else in that category, ...