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Mar 22 2017 - 12:05am || Comments

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

  • Posted: Feb 28 2017 - 12:05am

    Feeling stressed?

  • | Posted: Feb 27 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump, addressing the annual Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, reminisced about the “very exciting” moment several years ago when he had his coming out as a conservative.

  • Posted: Feb 27 2017 - 12:05am

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

  • Posted: Feb 27 2017 - 12:05am

    Hamas, the Palestinian political-military organization that rules in Gaza surrounded by Israel Defense Forces, has elected a new leader, Yahya Sinwar, in the place of Ismail Haniya, in power since 2005.

  • Posted: Feb 27 2017 - 12:05am

    On Feb. 20, hundreds of people were forced to evacuate 11 Jewish Community Centers nationwide — all because of a series of hateful telephone threats. The centers, which have thousands of Jewish and non-Jewish members, are highly regarded community assets that provide youth sports, preschool programs, libraries and spaces for community events that are open to all.

  • Posted: Feb 26 2017 - 12:05am

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

  • Posted: Feb 26 2017 - 12:05am

    After decades of overwhelming scientific evidence showing that man-made emissions are endangering the planet’s future, there should be no climate change deniers left.

  • Posted: Feb 26 2017 - 12:05am

    Stop the road rage

  • | Posted: Feb 26 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — In 1960, when John Kennedy was elected president, America’s population was 180 million and it had approximately 1.8 million federal bureaucrats (not counting uniformed military personnel and postal workers). Fifty-seven years later, with seven new Cabinet agencies, and myriad new sub-Cabinet agencies (e.g., the Environmental Protection Agency), and a slew of matters on the federal policy agenda that were virtually absent in 1960 (health care insurance, primary and secondary school quality, crime, drug abuse, campaign finance, gun control, occupational safety, etc.), and with a population of 324 million, there are only about 2 million federal bureaucrats.

  • Posted: Feb 25 2017 - 12:05am

    As a candidate for president and since taking office, Donald Trump has portrayed himself as sympathetic to gay, lesbian and transgender Americans. In his acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention, he congratulated the delegates for cheering when he committed himself to “protecting LGBTQ citizens” from terrorism. Last month, the White House announced that he would keep in place an order issued by President Barack Obama prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating in hiring on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

  • Posted: Feb 25 2017 - 12:05am

    “Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes,” Benjamin Franklin wrote in 1789. But perhaps we should add improper government payments to that unfortunate list.

  • | Posted: Feb 25 2017 - 12:05am

    Across the country, Republicans are facing crowds demanding to know how they will protect the 20 million Americans who gained health insurance thanks to the Affordable Care Act, and will lose it if the act is repealed. And after all that inveighing against the evils of Obamacare, it turns out they’ve got nothing.

  • Posted: Feb 25 2017 - 12:05am

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

  • | Posted: Feb 24 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — During the past week, we have seen two responses from the Trump administration to the spike in anti-Semitism that accompanied Donald Trump’s rise to power.

  • Posted: Feb 24 2017 - 12:05am

    Elections have consequences, as the saying goes, and here’s another one arising from conservative Republicans taking complete control of the federal government: The Endangered Species Act, which played a significant role in saving the bald eagle and the California condor from extinction, is now itself endangered. Were Congress and President Donald Trump to accede to the demands of anti-regulatory zealots and gut the nature-protecting act, it would be calamitous for hundreds of plant and animal species, local ecosystems and the complex interconnections that sustain the natural world.