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Jan 22 2017 - 12:05am || Comments

The Big Island as seen by Hawaii Tribune-Herald cartoonist Gary Hoff.

  • Posted: Dec 16 2016 - 12:05am

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

  • | Posted: Dec 15 2016 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Indiana’s Thomas R. Marshall, who was America’s vice president 100 years ago, voiced — he plucked it from a Hoosier humorist — one of the few long-remembered utterances to issue from that office: “What this country needs is a good 5-cent cigar,” which would be $1.11 in today’s currency. A century later, what the country needs is a $12 12-ounce cup of coffee.

  • Posted: Dec 15 2016 - 12:05am

    The World Anti-Doping Agency released a report last week that confirms the extraordinary extent of Russia’s sports doping program. The great problem with the scandal is that not only does it affect various events over the years in which Russian athletes have won, or appeared to have won, it also calls into question the integrity of many other international sporting events.

  • Posted: Dec 15 2016 - 12:05am

    Presidents have a long history of tapping people from the business world for big jobs. Sometimes it works out very well — President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s 1934 selection of “American Agriculturist” publisher Henry Morgenthau Jr. to be treasury secretary led directly to acclaimed efforts to help fund the military, to resettle European Jews and to create what eventually became the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. Sometimes it is a debacle — President John F. Kennedy’s 1961 choice of Ford Motor Co. President Robert McNamara to be defense secretary went haywire when McNamara misjudged what was happening in Vietnam and later urged President Lyndon Johnson to escalate the U.S. war effort to disastrous effect.

  • Posted: Dec 15 2016 - 12:05am

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

  • Posted: Dec 14 2016 - 12:05am

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

  • Posted: Dec 14 2016 - 12:05am

    For the public good

  • | Posted: Dec 14 2016 - 12:05am

    The CIA, according to The Washington Post, has now determined that hackers working for the Russian government worked to tilt the 2016 election to Donald Trump. This has actually been obvious for months, but the agency was reluctant to state that conclusion before the election out of fear it would be seen as taking a political role.

  • Posted: Dec 14 2016 - 12:05am

    President Park Geun-hye was impeached and all of her powers suspended Friday by the South Korean parliament in an overwhelming 234-56 vote. The vote came against a background of demonstrations in the streets by an estimated 2 million protesters, a popularity rating for Park that hit a low of 4 percent and a poll that indicated 8 out of 10 South Koreans were ready to see her go. The basic cause of their discontent with her as president turned on extensive evidence of crony capitalism.

  • Posted: Dec 13 2016 - 12:06am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Chris Britt, Creators.com.

  • | Posted: Dec 13 2016 - 12:06am

    Barbara Streisand and Lena Dunham may be some of the higher profile Trumpfugees leaving the country and heading to Justin Trudeau’s Canada. What is less certain is if a President Donald Trump will make Ottawa his first foreign port of call — a long-standing presidential and foreign policy tradition.

  • Posted: Dec 13 2016 - 12:06am

    In 1994, Congress was considering a constitutional amendment to require the federal budget to be balanced. A stubborn habit of running deficits had gotten out of control in the previous decade and a half, quadrupling the national debt.

  • Posted: Dec 13 2016 - 12:06am

    No way to treat vets

  • Posted: Dec 12 2016 - 12:05am

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

  • Posted: Dec 12 2016 - 12:05am

    One man has created uncertainty for millions of managers of businesses, not to mention employees, across the U.S.