NYT Passes on Muhammed Cartoons, But Prints Condom Pope

When asked by the Examiner why the Times would happily run a several-hundred-word article on a portrait of Pope Benedict made out of condoms, currently being exhibited somewhere in Wisconsin, they explained that, unlike the Muhammed cartoon

Beatles cartoonist swings through Iowa

In the early 1960s, when a television producer asked the graphic artist Ron Campbell if he might like to make a cartoon about an upstart group called The Beatles, the artist was skeptical. "I mean, Jiminy Cricket was OK, but for the most part, insec

McClatchy Cartoons for the week of June 28, 2015

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Pamela Geller Files Lawsuit To Get Muhammad Cartoons on D.C Metro

Pamela Geller has been unapologetic for her anti-Islamic stance ever since achieving public recognition after the American Freedom Defense Initiative came under attack for holding a Draw Muhammad cartoon contest. On Wednesday, Geller continued he

Steve Breen

Stephen Paul Breen (born April 26, 1970 in Los Angeles, California) is a nationally syndicated cartoonist. He twice won the Pulitzer Prize, in 1998 and 2009. He graduated from Huntington Beach High School in 1988 and attended the University

Paper that won’t publish Mohammed cartoons oddly okay with Pope portrait …

That's great, but neither were the Charlie Hebdo cartoons. Charb, the editor of Charlie Hebdo who was murdered in the January terror attack, wrote a book (published posthumously) that criticized France for scapegoating Muslims immigrants for t

NYT Bans Mohammad Cartoons – Runs This Instead . . .

Earlier this week the New York Times published a portrait of Pope Benedict XVI made completely out of condoms. The decision to publish Niki Johnsons “artwork” called “Eggs Benedict” stands in sharp contrast to the Mohammad cartoons that ran in the ...

A cartoonist takes on the BP oil spill

BP has agreed to pay a record $18.7 billion to settle federal and state claims against it for its role in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, sidestepping years of litigation with a promise to pour funds for nearly two decades into efforts to repair va

5 current kids cartoons that adults need to be watching

Cartoons are like any other medium: they run the gamut from “Oh God I can feel myself getting dumber from watching this” to “This show better get nominated for an Emmy.” The latter category has recently been dominated by animation created specifical

Wolf vetoes GOP liquor privatization bill – Pittsburgh Post

Gov. Tom Wolf said he is open to expanding the availability of wine and beer into more locations, such as supermarkets. Share with others: 0 inShare. Related Media: bullet. Gov. Wolf vetoes Republican spending plan: 'This budget is simply not balance

Dueling rallies over same-sex marriage in Granbury

Chants, prayers and hymns rose from the Hood County Courthouse square in Granbury Thursday morning. About a hundred demonstrators gathered. Many. Loading… Post to Facebook. Dueling rallies over same-sex marriage in Granbury Chants, prayers ...

Illinois court asked to clarify state payments without budget

CHICAGO Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has asked a court to determine what the state can continue to fund in an absence of an enacted budget for the fiscal year that began on Wednesday, she said on Thursday. That includes a brewing ...

Man Who Climbed White House Fence Sentenced to Time Served

A Maryland man who jumped over a White House fence and was subdued after kicking two guard dogs on the north Lawn in October on Thursday was sentenced to time served and a year of supervised release, the Justice Department said. Domini

Aide says potential prosecution of Paxton ‘a political hit job’

Ensnarled in an investigation that threatens his new administration, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said through a spokesman that his potential prosecution on state securities violations is a “political hit job” by “inexperienced” lawyers. “Th

George Takei Calls Justice Clarence Thomas A ‘Clown In Blackface’ Over …

George Takei has come under fire this week for calling Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas a “clown in blackface” over the judge's stance on marriage equality. However, the “Star Trek” actor insists that his comment was not racially motivated. During ...

Perry: GOP lost ‘moral legitimacy’ by dropping appeal to black voters

Rick Perry extended an outstretched hand to black voters Thursday, criticizing his own party for championing states' rights while doing too little for civil rights. In a speech before the National Press Club in Washington, Perry appeared to ask for a ...

Earthquake Kills 4 in China’s Xinjiang

A Chinese state-run news outlet says at least four people were killed Friday when a strong earthquake hit the country's northwest region of Xinjiang. The Xinhua news agency says the magnitude 6.5 earthquake injured at least 48 others and damaged or 

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kill “many” in Nigeria attack

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Suspected Boko Haram insurgents rounded up and shot dead dozens of people in a raid in a town in northeast Nigeria on Wednesday, military and local sources said, part of a resurgence of attacks in Borno state in the pas

Death toll from accident to Pakistan army train rises to 17 as divers recover...

People gather during a rescue operation, after a bridge collapse led a train to fall into a canal in Wazirabad, near Lahore, Pakistan Thursday, July 2, 2015. At least four cars of a train being used to transport Pakistani soldiers fell into a can

Malaysian Anticorruption Body to Look Into Flow of Money to Najib

Malaysia's anticorruption agency will look into a report in The Wall Street Journal that Malaysian investigators have traced nearly $700 million of deposits into what they believe are the personal bank accounts of Malaysia's prime minister, Najib Raz

Syrian Islamist insurgents launch battle to seize government-held Aleppo

Syrian insurgents led by Islamist groups began a major offensive to gain full control of the divided northern city of Aleppo, a monitor and rebels said on Thursday. The fall of Syria's main commercial hub would be a major blow for President Bashar al ...