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'Don't Mess With Texas? No, Don't F--k With New York'

'Don't Mess With Texas? No, Don't F--k With New York'
After starting off targeting business in Illinois and California, Rick Perry is now trying to lure New York businesses to Texas. But on Wednesday night's The Daily Show, comedian Lewis Black revealed he's not impressed with the Lone Star State.
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Patriotism Via Inkwell: Political Cartoonists Draw the Fourth

Patriotism Via Inkwell: Political Cartoonists Draw the Fourth
As we all kick back and celebrate the birth of freedom, check out what some of the nation's top political cartoonists think about patriotism, 'merica and the Fourth of July.
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They Were From the Government

They Were From the Government
Despite what Grover Norquist and the rest of the tea party would have you believe, the government is often a force for good. I wonder if he's pleased that 19 brave government workers are now off the government payroll.
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Paula Deen, Voting Rights and the 'New South'

Paula Deen, Voting Rights and the 'New South'
Deen polarizes the "New South" for me, and showcases the reason why the Supreme Court's decision is so flawed. People have changed in the south, but there remains an unsettling willingness to defend racism as a leftover of a bygone era that's romanticized and remembered fondly in certain quarters.
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Cries for Freedom in Turkey Captured by World's Cartoonists

Cries for Freedom in Turkey Captured by World's Cartoonists
Sparked by the outrage over the brutal eviction of a sit in protesting the demolition of Istanbul's Taksim Gezi Park, protests have risen across Turkey to support basic freedoms and fight against the government's encroachment on secularism.
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Did Shia LaBeouf Warn Us About NSA Spying in 2008?

Did Shia LaBeouf Warn Us About NSA Spying in 2008?
An appearance by Shia LaBeouf on the Tonight Show from 2008 is making the 'rounds on the web this week. Is Shia LaBeouf the original NSA whistleblower? The clip where he talks about his interaction with an FBI agent on the set of his movie Eagle Eye sure makes it look that way...
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7 Cartoons the NSA Doesn't Want You to See

7 Cartoons the NSA Doesn't Want You to See
Was the government spying on cartoonists? If it was, it couldn't have been happy as cartoons about domestic spying and government overreach begin to develop on their drawing pads. Here are seven cartoons we're sure agents at the NSA won't be too happy about.
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Cartoonists Are Going to Miss Michele Bachmann

Cartoonists Are Going to Miss Michele Bachmann
No one is more upset about Michele Bachmann's decision not to run for a fifth term than the nation's political cartoonists. With that in mind, here are six cartoons about the lame duck Congresswoman that sum up her time in office...
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The Crazy GOP and Their Benghazi Smoke Screen

The Crazy GOP and Their Benghazi Smoke Screen
Up until about an hour ago, most Americans thought Benghazi was the guy who palled around with John Cassavetes back in the '60s, but now it's obvious we're talking about the foreign policy arm of a multi-ramped tar pit the president has found himself swimming -- up to his armpits. Yes, friends, it's pity time at the White House.
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Five Cartoons About Cheap Clothing and Bangladeshi Deaths

Five Cartoons About Cheap Clothing and Bangladeshi Deaths
We all enjoy the cheap prices we play for stuff here in the U.S., while remaining completley oblivious to where they are produced and by whom. You probably even read about the factory collapse and fire of five clothing factories in Bangladesh on your sweatshop-produced iPhones.
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