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Sep 19 2017 - 12:06am || Comments

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

  • Posted: Sep 15 2017 - 12:06am

    The world looks to America for leadership on human rights. When America’s leader advocates forms of torture like waterboarding, supports attacks on journalists or gives police the OK to rough up criminal suspects, leaders of other countries pay heed. President Donald Trump’s penchant for off-the-cuff, flippant remarks reverberates abroad as encouraging human rights abusers.

  • | Posted: Sep 15 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — When Bernie Sanders launched his bid for the Democratic nomination, he was often asked whether he, a democratic socialist, would actually become a Democrat. Now, more than a year after he ignited a movement with his unsuccessful bid, that question is moot. The Democrats have become socialists.

  • Posted: Sep 15 2017 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Ken Catalino, Creators.com

  • Posted: Sep 14 2017 - 12:06am

    Tough on guns

  • | Posted: Sep 14 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — Life is exhausting — and daily choices are unbearably burdensome — for some Americans who are so comfortably situated that they have the time and means to make themselves morally uncomfortable. They think constantly about what they believe are the global ripples, and hence the moral-cum-political ramifications, of their quotidian decisions. And they are making themselves nervous wrecks.

  • Posted: Sep 14 2017 - 12:05am

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

  • Posted: Sep 14 2017 - 12:05am

    Hillary Clinton ran a historic presidential campaign that was honorable, if flawed. The former New York senator was the first woman to top the presidential ticket of one of America’s two major political parties. The smart money was on Clinton, secretary of state in President Barack Obama’s first term, to be sworn into office as the 45hth president of the United States in January 2017.

  • Posted: Sep 13 2017 - 12:06am

    Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Democratic Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper have shown that American politics does not need to resemble a Hatfields and McCoys picnic. It is possible for well-meaning politicians to collaborate with those on the other side of the aisle. Kasich and Hickenlooper did that in crafting a sensible plan to stabilize individual health insurance markets.

  • | Posted: Sep 13 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — The days are growing colder and soon millions of American hunters will pursue a time-honored tradition. They will load their automatic weapons with armor-piercing bullets, strap on silencers, head off to the picnic grounds on nearby public lakes — and start shooting.

  • Posted: Sep 13 2017 - 12:05am

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

  • Posted: Sep 12 2017 - 12:06am

    Congress’ quick agreement on a bill providing $15.25 billion in aid for victims of Hurricane Harvey — which was promptly signed into law by President Donald Trump — is a welcome sign that dysfunction in Washington isn’t going to get in the way of helping the hundreds of thousands of people whose lives were turned upside-down by the giant storm.

  • | Posted: Sep 12 2017 - 12:06am

    The future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy is in question. During the presidential campaign, candidate Donald Trump promised to dismantle the program if he were elected but, last week, he was equivocal.

  • Posted: Sep 12 2017 - 12:06am

    The idea that Donald Trump would barrel into Washington, D.C., and get things done was a key reason many voters cast their ballots for him in the 2016 presidential election.

  • Posted: Sep 12 2017 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Marshall Ramsey, Creators.com.

  • Posted: Sep 11 2017 - 12:05am

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