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Sep 22 2017 - 12:05am || Comments

The world as seen by cartoonist Tom Stiglich, Creators.com.

  • Posted: Sep 22 2017 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Tom Stiglich, Creators.com.

  • | Posted: Sep 22 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Over the weekend, the president of the United States retweeted to his 38 million Twitter followers a video clip doctored to show him driving a golf ball off the tee and between the shoulder blades of Hillary Clinton — “CrookedHillary” in the tweet — knocking the former secretary of state and Democratic presidential nominee to the ground.

  • Posted: Sep 22 2017 - 12:05am

    Ilene Gordon announced her retirement Monday as one of the most important CEOs you’ve never heard of: Her company, Ingredion, makes ingredients for other food companies, so if you like your pop to taste sweet or your baked tortilla chips to be crunchy, you can thank her.

  • Posted: Sep 22 2017 - 12:05am

    For the next four months, the perpetually smirking Martin Shkreli will sit in federal detention in Brooklyn in far grimier conditions than the white collar “Club Fed” experience he was expecting. Dubbed “Pharma Bro” by a media scandalized by his penchant for hiking the price of lifesaving drugs by 4,000 and 5,000 percent when he was a pharmaceutical executive, there isn’t a large reservoir of public sympathy for him. Quite the opposite.

  • | Posted: Sep 21 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — At this shank end of a summer that a calmer America someday will remember with embarrassment, you must remember this: In the population of 325 million, a small sliver crouches on the wilder shores of politics, another sliver lives in the dark forest of mental disorder, and there is a substantial overlap between these slivers. At most moments, 312 million are not listening to excitable broadcasters making mountains of significance out of molehills of political effluvia.

  • Posted: Sep 21 2017 - 12:06am

    Put the national flood insurance program and climate change denial together, and you have a perfect storm.

  • Posted: Sep 21 2017 - 12:06am

    Protest for the sake of protest certainly helps angry people vent. Beyond that, it’s hard to decipher what are the specific goals of those occupying St. Louis’ streets and disrupting the city in response to Friday’s Jason Stockley verdict. There are indications that protest organizers don’t even agree among themselves about their mission.

  • Posted: Sep 21 2017 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Steve Breen, The San Diego Union-Tribune.

  • Posted: Sep 20 2017 - 12:06am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Tom Stiglich, Creators.com.

  • Posted: Sep 20 2017 - 12:06am

    In 1976, Jimmy Carter campaigned on a promise to create a new federal Department of Education. Alas, Americans elected him anyway, and he made good on his promise.

  • | Posted: Sep 20 2017 - 12:06am

    NEW YORK — This city’s annual gridlock festival, otherwise known as the United Nations General Assembly, is a proper metaphor for America’s current state of affairs.

  • Posted: Sep 19 2017 - 12:06am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Tom Stiglich, Creators.com.

  • | Posted: Sep 19 2017 - 12:06am

    Even Bernie Sanders must wonder whether the United States is ready for a universal, single-payer health care program. Nevertheless, the independent Vermont senator proposed such a program last week in the Senate, along with 16 Democrat co-sponsors. But with Republicans in charge in the House, Senate and White House, Sanders’ plan probably has little chance of adoption.

  • Posted: Sep 18 2017 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Steve Breen, The San Diego Union-Tribune.

  • Posted: Sep 18 2017 - 12:05am

    A major arms purchase from Russia by Turkey might be a signal of an increasingly important tectonic shift in political alignments among Iran, Russia and Turkey, with significance for U.S. relations with them, and in the world.