Friday Nite Lite: Part One

Good Evening

Tonight we have so many cartoons that there are two cartoon post. Unfortunately, because of the lateness…I guess that part B post will be shortly on the heel of this first one.

Oh, and they are in no particular order, but that should go without saying!

Mike Luckovich: Execution Snacks – Mike Luckovich – Truthdig

 

AAEC – Political Cartoon by Ted Rall, Universal Press Syndicate – 07/25/2014

Cartoon by Ted Rall -

Signe Wilkinson: Executioners – Signe Wilkinson – Truthdig

Op/Ed: Children Seeking Asylum and Finding Antipathy by Tina Dupuy

I might be the only syndicated columnist in the country who was raised by the state. So when lawmakers and public pontificators discuss the welfare of unaccompanied minors who’ve been dropped on our proverbial doorstep, I should probably speak up.

151311 600 Children Seeking Asylum and Finding Antipathy cartoons

I was a ward of the court starting at 13 until I aged out after graduating high school at 17. (In retrospect, I should have been put in foster care much earlier.) My birth parents were not able to take care of me; I was handed over to an entity that would: The Government.

 

AAEC – Political Cartoon by David Horsey, Los Angeles Times – 07/25/2014

Cartoon by David Horsey -

AAEC – Political Cartoon by Chan Lowe, Sun-Sentinel – 07/25/2014

Cartoon by Chan Lowe -

 

AAEC – Political Cartoon by Joel Pett, Lexington Herald-Leader – 07/25/2014

Cartoon by Joel Pett -

Botched Lethal Injection – Political Cartoon by Mike Keefe, InToon.com – 07/25/2014

Cartoon by Mike Keefe - Botched Lethal Injection

AAEC – Political Cartoon by John R. Rose, Byrd Newspapers of Virginia – 07/25/2014

Cartoon by John R. Rose -

Cartoonist Gary Varvel: Worldwide Violence – Political Cartoon by Gary Varvel, Indianapolis Star – 07/25/2014

Cartoon by Gary Varvel - Cartoonist Gary Varvel: Worldwide Violence

The Demise of Obamacare? – Political Cartoon by Bruce Plante, Tulsa World – 07/25/2014

Cartoon by Bruce Plante - The Demise of Obamacare?

Leadership – Political Cartoon by Rob Rogers, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – 07/25/2014

Cartoon by Rob Rogers - Leadership

 

THE GREAT PUTINI by Political Cartoonist Randy Bish

151399 600 THE GREAT PUTINI cartoons

 

Lethal Injections by Political Cartoonist Joe Heller

151395 600 Lethal Injections cartoons

 

Mike Luckovich: Two-State Solution – Mike Luckovich – Truthdig

 

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5 Comments on “Friday Nite Lite: Part One”

  1. dakinikat says:

    Hey JJ It’s so good to have you back!!!

  2. dakinikat says:

    Love the change in the Statue of Liberty for the Glenda!

  3. dakinikat says:

    This is not the onion!
    Meet The Congressman Who Assumed Two Senior U.S. Officials Were Foreigners

    http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2014/07/25/3464563/meet-the-congressman-who-assumed-two-senior-us-officials-were-foreigners/

    During a congressional hearing Thursday, Foreign Policy reports, a member of Congress mistakeningly assumed that two senior U.S. government officials were actually representing India.
    The Congressman, Rep. Curt Clawson, told the officials “I love your country” and offered to do “anything… to make the relationship with India better.” The officials, Nisha Biswal and Arun Kumar, are both U.S. citizens who work for the Obama administration. Here’s the super awkward exchange:

  4. bostonboomer says:

    I’m starting my Saturday with cartoons selected by JJ! I went to sleep early last night and missed these two posts. The Saturday morning post will have to wait while I get some laughs.

    Thank you JJ!