Posts tagged "Liberty"

Fear and Loathing on Fox News

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Fear and Loathing on Fox News

Fox News is an addictive, mind-altering substance, used by its most dedicated viewers to escape reality to a paranoid, fantasy world… Their approach to the news is gonzo journalism’s perverted, evil twin. Instead of using the trappings of fiction to report the truth, Fox uses the trappings of truth to report fiction.

Undermining Liberty

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Undermining Liberty

The idea of a database containing who-knows-how-much personal information communicated by who-knows-how-many people, with no individual or public oversight of its contents, is awe-inspiring, and terrifyingly Orwellian, whether it’s being kept in the name of “fighting terrorism” or “the free market.”

Mirage

Friday, November 30, 2012

Mirage

Democracy in Egypt has seemingly been just on the horizon at many points over the last 50 or 60 years, but promised reforms have usually turned out, ultimately, to be illusory.

Political Auction Committees

Friday, May 11, 2012

Political Auction Committees

Several weeks ago, I read an article discussing how much Mitt Romney had to spend per vote to win the Republican nomination, as well as the projected influence of Super PACs over the 2012 Presidential Election. The headline alone had me immediately reflecting on how the Presidency, as well as most significant political power, is more often bought than it is earned

Police States of America

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Police States of America

This cartoon refers to the sudden and brutal crackdowns on Occupy Wall Street demonstrators, which began in the dead of night last week in cities across the nation, and I’ve read were coordinated by the Department of Homeland Security…

Liberty Leading the People

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Liberty Leading the People

I remembered the painting Liberty Leading the People, by French Romantic artist Eugene Delacroix, and thought that it’d adapt well to the modern subject matter, since there seemed to be some parallels between the French revolutions of the 18th/19th centuries, and the protests happening throughout the Middle East today…

David versus Goliath

Monday, December 13, 2010

David versus Goliath

Those who saw Bernie Sanders‘ 8 1/2 hour long speech on Friday explaining why the Obama/GOP tax cut “compromise” is bad will hopefully recognize my drawing of him, here…

Fox (News) Retakes (Hen) House!

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Fox (News) Retakes (Hen) House!

The news that the GOP has retaken control of the House of Representatives is hardly surprising, and it’s not as if the Democrats were doing anything they were put there to do…

The Shotgun Approach

Saturday, January 9, 2010

The Shotgun Approach

I came up with this cartoon as a response to the hysteria surrounding the recent bombing attempt made on Northwest Airlines flight 253, bound for Detroit…

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