published Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

That's All Folks

about Clay Bennett...

The son of a career army officer, Bennett led a nomadic life, attending ten different schools before graduating in 1980 from the University of North Alabama with degrees in Art and History. After brief stints as a staff artist at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Fayetteville (NC) Times, he went on to serve as the editorial cartoonist for the St. Petersburg Times (1981-1994) and The Christian Science Monitor (1997-2007), before joining the staff of the ...

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Anklejive said...

Sen. Santorum trades in his sweater vest for a pair of "suspend" -ers!

April 11, 2012 at 12:24 a.m.
David_Franks said...

"Santorum comes out on bottom."

Heh, heh, heh.

April 11, 2012 at 12:48 a.m.
AndrewLohr said...

Several dozen Democrats lost in Nov A.D. 2010 at a slightly lower level.
Patience, good guys. The Berlin Wall was an important social and geopolitical feature in Jan A.D. 1989, and had been for a generation; at the end of the year it was souvenirs. The thousand-year reich lasted 12 years, the evil empire just over 70.

April 11, 2012 at 6 a.m.
ibshame said...

Now that's what I call funny!!! LMAO I imagine the wingnuts will go bats over this one. LOL

April 11, 2012 at 7:07 a.m.
dude_abides said...

This little piggy should have stayed home.

April 11, 2012 at 7:14 a.m.
ibshame said...

One has to wonder if it was Romney's threat of a "scorched earth" campaign the way he did with Gingrich in Florida or was it the fact he knew he was going to lose Pennsylvania once again. To paraphrase the Romney Ad if he couldn't win his Senate seat back why would the voters pick him for President? Looks like the Repubs in Tennessee picked another loser.

April 11, 2012 at 7:21 a.m.
EaTn said...

The looney tunes parade has just begun. Just wait until you see who's picked for the vp slot.

April 11, 2012 at 7:38 a.m.
lkeithlu said...

I don't like Santorum and his attacks on sound science and his attitudes about women, but he and his family have a very sick child, and I think he made the right choice for them and for her. He is showing more character than Palin in this matter, and should be complimented, not mocked.

April 11, 2012 at 7:58 a.m.

Wow I see Clay has to now put his childish antics into cartoons so that his mindless sheep can follow him. I just can't wait until it is him that is gone and maybe then we can get someone that has something more to say instead of the same thing day after day after day.

April 11, 2012 at 8:24 a.m.
BobMKE said...

It is not "That's All Folks." He is going to be the VP.

April 11, 2012 at 8:31 a.m.
davisss13 said...

Another one bites the dust!

So I guess the GOP evangelicals will have to vote for the Mormon after all.

April 11, 2012 at 8:43 a.m.
chet123 said...


April 11, 2012 at 9 a.m.
librul said...

Maybe Rick has discovered the LOLCat Bible Translation Project and has had to take a break to rework all of his codewords.

April 11, 2012 at 9:01 a.m.
Jack_Dennis said...

BobMKE: Not in a million years.

April 11, 2012 at 9:12 a.m.
GMills said...

I think Santorum should have to carry his dead presidental campaign to full term.

April 11, 2012 at 9:35 a.m.
ibshame said...

"lkeithlu said... I don't like Santorum and his attacks on sound science and his attitudes about women, but he and his family have a very sick child, and I think he made the right choice for them and for her. He is showing more character than Palin in this matter, and should be complimented, not mocked."

His daughter should have been considered BEFORE he decided to get in the race. He was well aware when he ran for the Senate in PA of the grueling impact a campaign can have on a candidate and his/her family. He let BLIND AMBITION cloud his judgement and in reality he was no better than Sarah Palin.

The real reason he is exiting the race has more to do with MONEY than the illness of his child. His campaign is flat broke and with Romney all geared up to smash his face into the ground, Santorum had a choice to make: He could either stay in the race and lose PA. or exit now and people would think he was doing so because of his daughter.

I am very, very sorry about the illness of his daughter but Santorum knew the risks when he decided "over the table" to enter this race. He was never going to beat Mitt Romney for the nomination by carrying only the Southern States. It should have been clear to him when he lost Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin and Illinois. Next up would have been Pennsylvania, how embarrasing would it have been for Romney to trounce him in PA. his home state?

Santorum is not being mocked because of his daughter but more to do with his arrogance. I can hardly wait to see him stand before the cameras and endorse the man he claims is "the worst candidate to face Barack Obama in the Fall." It will be a classic.

April 11, 2012 at 9:36 a.m.
acerigger said...

nooga ,in the case of the "Newtster",it's just too good a scam to give up.

April 11, 2012 at 11:16 a.m.
joneses said...

This pathological liar of a president, obastard, is at it again with his class warfare hatred speech. If his stupid Buffet rule passes, which it will not because many democrats will not support it either, it would only raise 1/10th of 1 percent of all the money spent by the government in the next ten years. The negative impact on the economy that obastard has already ruined will be astronomical. Obastard the pathological liar will not tell you the following facts. The wealthiest 1% of wage earners in America, those making over $370,000.00 per year and make only 20% of the income in America are paying 40% of all the taxes. The top 10% of wage earners in America pay 70% of all the taxes. The bottom 50% of wage earners pay 0% taxes but they consume most of the resources in America. Obastard gives those that pay no taxes an earned income tax credit check which equals about 59 billion dollars every year. So how is it the wealthy are considered greedy? It seems to me the people that do not pay any taxes are the greedy ones Obastard is turning into a hate filled, entitlement minded populace.

April 11, 2012 at 11:38 a.m.
Winner said...

joneses...this cartoon is about Santorum. Not Mr. President. At least stay on topic. And I'm going to need you to start citing your "facts". kthxbye.

April 11, 2012 at 12:15 p.m.
ibshame said...

"joneses said... This pathological liar of a president, obastard, is at it again with his class warfare hatred speech."

Hmmm let's see how should one respond? How about: This pathological liar of a poster, joneses, is at it again with his class warfare hatred speech. That about sums it up. LOL

April 11, 2012 at 12:30 p.m.
hambone said...

Responding to joneses is what he craves! Just like all the other insulting, name calling, lieing TROLLS!

April 11, 2012 at 12:44 p.m.
potcat said...

jonsie, Obama gives no one an earned income tax credit check. The EIC was enacted in 1975, i think Ford was appointed President after Republican "Tricky Dick", remenber him? It was and can only be Congress that passes such Legislation.

The EIC has been expanded in 1986,90,93 and 2001 and again in 2008. It is the No.1 major Acts of Legislation that helps the WORKING poor and middle income get through and over the hump every year financially, and they pay plenty of taxes on every thing they use that money for.

April 11, 2012 at 12:44 p.m.
David_Franks said...


RE "Obastard gives those that pay no taxes an earned income tax credit check which equals about 59 billion dollars every year."

Note that the Earned Income Tax Credit was enacted, and for the most part expanded, under Republican presidents: "Enacted in 1975, the initially modest EIC has been expanded by tax legislation on a number of occasions, including the widely-publicized Reagan Tax Reform Act of 1986, and was further expanded in 1990, 1993, and 2001, regardless of whether the act in general raised taxes (1990, 1993), lowered taxes (2001), or eliminated other deductions and credits (1986)."

Blaming the tax code on Obama (or on the poor, another favorite conservative target) is either abysmally ignorant or more shamefully dishonest than you usually are. But if you reeeally want to blame a president for the way the tax burden is distributed, you'll have to blame George W. Bush, because Obama is working with the tax structure that came about as a result of the tax cuts that Bush enacted. (Never mind the increase in the numbers of eligible taxpayers created by the Bush recession.)

You must be related to Rev. Jim Jones. Your use of Kool-Aid bears a strong family resemblance.

April 11, 2012 at 12:47 p.m.
FarmerBrown said...

Mr. Bennett, Thank you for the self-portrait and the source of your "original" ideas.
We humans are often quick to belittle and scoff at those who may have a different opinion about things. Why don't you try doing something constructive?

April 11, 2012 at 1:05 p.m.

Why is it that Obama has yet to balance the budget? Was that not one of his many campaign promises that he also made and not kept. When he did try and present one he could not even get one person of his own party to support it, that speaks volumes about his leadership or lack there of. But I am sure he along with his brainless trolls will blame that on someone else as well.

April 11, 2012 at 1:31 p.m.
chatt_man said...

What Obama did say, was he would cut the deficit in half within 4 years. He'd better start getting busy, if that's the case. He said this on March 24, 2009, after he took office. So don't give me this..."well, that's before he knew how bad of shape George Bush had left him in". This also, after two years of a democratic congress. They're the ones that spend money, just look what's happened to us with them having full run the first two years.

He has, or had, no intentions of lessening the deficit, then or now.

April 11, 2012 at 3:26 p.m.

Nooga, I guess all the the hype and lies he has told about what he can and will do is everyone's fault but his own. There is proof of what he said on multiple sites just look but I am sure you and others that refuse to accept the truth would not believe it coming from his mouth again.

April 11, 2012 at 4:19 p.m.
BobMKE said...

Nooga Says "Oh I don't know for sure but I'll go out on a limb and say it has something to do with the total economic disaster he inherited from the Texas oilman Bush and the war machine VP of Halliburton Cheney."

Nooga, just to enlighten you. George Soros, on Feb. 27,2007, bought 2 million shares of Halliburton at $31.30 a share = $62.6 million.

Nooga, get some new material for your blame game President Oblamea.

April 11, 2012 at 4:20 p.m.
rogerdodger said...

If Osama Obama would come out and openly admit he is a Muslim, I am sure it would be someones fault other than his. If it was proven he was not a US citizen then it would be someones else fault too. It would not matter what he does or does not do there are those that will always blame all the people in the world. I do feel sorry for the sheep & trolls because at least they would have enough sense to admit he is a failure.

April 11, 2012 at 4:43 p.m.
whatsnottaken said...

Does thiw mean Bennett is signing out. Thank God

April 11, 2012 at 4:55 p.m.
chatt_man said...

Here you go, nooga. I hope you enjoy this as much as I did. Especially the part where "the past administration is paying soooo much interest on the debt", and where "I refuse to leave our children with a debt they cannot pay".

I'm sure Obama would say that youtube is a right wing site that spews hate, but it's the best I could do.

April 11, 2012 at 4:58 p.m.

Hey Chatt_Man thanks for that link, but I am sure all his blind sheep will either (a) say that is not what he meant or (b) find some excuse is to why it is not his fault.

April 11, 2012 at 6:23 p.m.
dude_abides said...

Did I read today that Newt Gingrich has been charged with 2nd degree murder? No, that's right, he's just $5,000,000 in debt. It was some other darling of you right wing morons. Both, by the way, have websites you can pour money into. Give freely, you "patriotic" patsies.

April 11, 2012 at 7:35 p.m.

Dude, maybe once again you should check your fact before speaking and showing your ignorance. Not only is Zimmerman a democratic he also gave money to the campaign of your beloved leader.

April 11, 2012 at 8:10 p.m.
dude_abides said...

I just said he was your darling, dear. He is the new face of the NRA. You people have rallied around him, don't stop now. Send the (innocent until proven guilty) murdering scum some money. He ignored the police department dispatcher and shot the kid. Send him some money. Big man vigilante gun toter. Send him your money.

April 11, 2012 at 9:44 p.m.

Wow now that was an intelligent comeback. I guess it must have really hurt to look so foolish, but I am guessing you are used to that considering who you support.

April 11, 2012 at 9:56 p.m.

Hey NOOGA you got your proof where was your snappy comeback

April 11, 2012 at 10:28 p.m.
dude_abides said...

Feeling rather superior, actually. I enjoy being on the right side of history, and it must feel terrible to know that you're not. Enjoy the rest of your corn pone night.

April 11, 2012 at 11:02 p.m.
chet123 said...



April 12, 2012 at 8:34 a.m.
ibshame said...

"tu_quoque said... IBeAshamed Sez:

"Looks like the Repubs in Tennessee picked another loser."

You mean like the Tn. Libtards and Hillary in 2008."

No, I mean like John McCain and Sarah Palin in 2008. After all Tennessee is a RED state.

April 12, 2012 at 8:58 a.m.
stanleyyelnats said...

Jesus told Republicans: "If you want to be perfect, go and sell all your possessions and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me."

April 13, 2012 at 8:55 p.m.
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