Friday Nite Lite: Goodbye August

Evening All!

Tonight we have a lot of cartoons dealing with kids and guns. So here we go…and in random order:

NRA Kids and Uzis by Political Cartoonist Dave Granlund

152959 600 NRA Kids and Uzis cartoons

AAEC – Political Cartoon by David Horsey, Los Angeles Times – 08/29/2014

Cartoon by David Horsey -

AAEC – Political Cartoon by Pat Bagley, Salt Lake Tribune – 08/29/2014

Cartoon by Pat Bagley -


Global Warming Treaty by Political Cartoonist Rick McKee

152931 600 Global Warming Treaty cartoons

Market Basket finish line by Political Cartoonist Dave Granlund

152937 600 Market Basket finish line cartoons

Hating Obama – Political Cartoon by Rob Rogers, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – 08/28/2014

Cartoon by Rob Rogers - Hating Obama


More gun madness by Political Cartoonist Taylor Jones

152910 600 More gun madness cartoons


Ray Rice and Josh Gordon Suspensions by Political Cartoonist Jeff Darcy

152884 600 Ray Rice and Josh Gordon Suspensions cartoons


ferguson by Political Cartoonist David Fitzsimmons

152837 600 ferguson cartoons


Signe Wilkinson: Beef Race – Signe Wilkinson – Truthdig


This is an open thread.

9 Comments on “Friday Nite Lite: Goodbye August”

  1. bostonboomer says:

    Thanks, JJ. I appreciate your including the Market Basket one. I’m going to go over there and shop next week, and I’ll report back.

  2. janicen says:

    These are great. Thanks JJ!

  3. RalphB says:

    Chicken!! This isn’t siting well, even with his fellow Republicans.

    WFAA: Greg Abbott backs out of only statewide TV debate

  4. RalphB says:

    Lots of brogressives didn’t like Hillary’s remarks but Jamelle Bouie thought she did very well indeed and so did I.

    With a lot of the pro-Left, the misogyny comes out amazingly clear where she is concerned. It’s as if it doesn’t matter at all what she says, it just has to be bad. I’m already seeing in a lot of places about her vote for the AUMF. People literally blame her for the entire Iraq debacle and it’s a bizarre thing. They have to be ratfuckers since real people are just not that stupid.

    Slate: Is Hillary Clinton Better at Talking About Racial Injustice Than Obama?

    … From there, Clinton addressed racial prejudice and inequality. But unlike Obama—whose comments were limited to banalities and “both sides” posturing—she had something smart to say.

    “Imagine what we would feel and what we would do if white drivers were three times as likely to be searched by police during a traffic stop as black drivers, instead of the other way around,” she said, “if white offenders received prison sentences 10 percent longer than black offenders for the same crimes, if a third of all white men—just look at this room and take one third—went to prison during their lifetime. Imagine that. That is the reality in the lives of so many of our fellow Americans and so many of the communities in which they live.”…

    Clinton’s statement is neither candid, personal, or especially conciliatory. Instead, it’s a little blunt, and in a good way. She asks for understanding and doesn’t give her listeners a rhetorical escape. “Imagine that,” she says, pushing her audience to conjure a world where white men were targets for law enforcement, and where their lives were routinely derailed for trivial offenses. …

    • bostonboomer says:

      I saw that last night. Good for Bouie!

    • NW Luna says:

      ….and the answer is “Yes.”

      What a powerfully spoken response.

    • NW Luna says:

      Sigh. Hillary’s vote for AUMF coming up yet again? Obama as a Senator voted ‘yes” on every single measure to continue or enhance the war in Iraq. And look at what he’s done as POTUS.

      Back in ’07 or ’08, I read her thoughtful and well-reasoned speech given just before her vote, after being urged to do so — probably by one of the bloggers here 😉 — and it was obvious she was not a rah-rah-warhawk. And even when Edwards was still in the ’08 race, he was allowed to have changed his mind after his vote for AUMF, but no, not Hillary for some odd and doubtless misogynist brogressive reason.

      OK, everyone, dust off your rebuttal lines and fact-check references from ’08. We’ll have to use them again.