Making raw meat into Obama’s War Team.

Making raw meat into Obama's War Team.
One cartoon, two versions, about a shocking event in 2009 – President Obama deciding to continue the war. Wow. I missed the 60 Minutes interview the LA Times is talking about here. (Is that show still on the air?) Discussing in strikingly personal terms his order to escalate the war in Afghanistan, President Obama said ...

Veteran’s Day cartoon for War Dogs, too.

Veteran's Day cartoon for War Dogs, too.
The slayings at Fort Hood came very close to Veteran’s Day, so I think some cartoonists broke out their sad pens early. I did a cartoon on something worse than Ft. Hood, which I’ll put up later this week. Meanwhile, tomorrow is Veteran’s Day, so… Since I just started doing op-ed cartoons in February for ...

Torture in Gitmo, and Tasers in the USA.

Torture in Gitmo, and Tasers in the USA.
Nancy Pelosi seems so far away now, doesn’t she? There was a story that didn’t last long. Or tptb buried it! Yet it was just last month… I’m sure she did know about the CIA tortures in Guantanamo Bay. Politico says she did. She was probably only given a few details, and didn’t quite understand ...

Navy sonar is like unsolicited sales calls to whales.

Navy sonar is like unsolicited sales calls to whales.
I first read about this last fall. From the Christian Science Monitor: In a 6-3 ruling on Wednesday, the high court criticized a federal judge in California for imposing restrictions that the majority justices said jeopardized national security in an effort to protect the environment. MFA sonars send intense pulses of noise through the water ...