I actually drew a cartoon on Dick Cheney and terrorism for The Daily Dot this week. It was a very risque cartoon commenting on rectal feeding. My editor at the Dot thought it over and approved it. By that time my mind had changed and I thought it would be better to do something on the hacking of Sony by North Korea. After all, The Daily Dot focuses on internet related news. They give me free range on topics but I thought this subject would be better for them.
I still like the Cheney butt cartoon and may post it in the future, at least the rough.
Check out The Daily Dot for a lot of really great content, in addition to my cartoons. Starting in January I’ll start drawing three cartoons a month for them.
Alan Gross was incarcerated in Cuba since 2009. He was released today. His health suffered while he was in a Cuban prison and he lost some teeth. I wouldn’t make fun of him needing teeth except he made fun of it. It’s not his fault. I hope, and I’m sure he will, regain his health along with a new set of choppers.
Yes, the embargo needs to be lifted. Can anyone point out how it’s worked over the past 50 years, through eight U.S. presidents? We have normalized relations with Cuba and China who are other communist nations. The difference is that Cuba is off the coast of Florida which is a swing state full of Cubans against the embargo, or they were. Opinion, even among Cubans in Florida, is swinging away from wanting to continue the failed embargo.
Florida Senator Marco Rubio said today that Obama is the worst negotiator in his lifetime. He might want to pick a day where Obama hasn’t freed an American citizen from a Cuban prison for humanitarian reasons.
If you listen to right wingers, painting some groups with a wide brush good, others bad. But if you listen to right wingers closely they won’t even admit there are bad examples of police officers. I heard one wacko from a police association on TV last night say the shooting of the 12-year-old in Cleveland was justified and the officers were in danger.
Some people are going to read this cartoon and actually think I’m saying all Muslims are bad. I’m not saying that. I have to state that because sure enough someone out there who doesn’t understand satire is going to read this cartoon.