Sunday, April 28, 2024

"Tin Soldiers and Nixon Coming" Toons

A hearty welcome back to Two Party Opera.
Proceed here to see Genocide Joe and Tricky Dick sharing ice cream cones, along with a previous installment where the two discuss human rights.

A cartoonist's guide to navigating 'normal'

70 Years of Skewering
In its first issue, on December 13, 1954, the Texas Observer ran a political cartoon by Don Bartlett taking a swipe at the Republican-leaning tendencies of Democratic Governor Allan Shivers. Beside it ran Observer founding editor Ronnie Dugger’s ambitious, if eccentric, manifesto. “We will twit the self-important and honor the truly important,” he wrote. “We will lay the bark to the dignity of any public man any time we see fit.”

Sunday, April 21, 2024

"Four More Wars" Funnies

News item: House advances weapons assistance funding for Israel, Ukraine, and Taiwan after Democrats rescue Speaker Johnson from his caucus"

Johnson came to the decision to push the foreign aid bills to the floor and (separate their votes from a) border security bill by way of prayer, according to Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX)

Praise the Lawd and pass the ammunition.
"Democracy is on the ballot", they say.
"Trump will make womens rights/inflation/Middle East/global instability/write-your-issue-in-the-space-provided worse".  But what will be left of Gaza for Trump to make worse?
It's an Olympics year.  Cool.

RIP Trina Robbins.

Sunday, April 14, 2024

Sunday "Finish the Job" Toons

Really would prefer they not.

Is it 1994 all over again?  I thought we were reliving 2016.

I saw lots of toons with OJ Simpson at the gates of heaven.  A concept that for this atheist seems quite a bit more misplaced than usual.