Mike Luckovich by Mike Luckovich

Mike Luckovich

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  1. strohbaj

    strohbaj said, about 1 year ago

    The guy who had a dream was not caught on video rubbing a store five minutes before the most defining moment of his life.

  2. Darsan54

    Darsan54 said, about 1 year ago

    Nice comment today Mike. Good insight. We are being dragged back to the Jim Crow-segregationist policies of decades past. However, instead of lynchings, now we have police shootings. Instead of poll taxes, we have voter ID laws and “cleansings” of voter rolls and redistricting.

    This is a systemic problem. Note how if anyone objects or questions the police, they are scum. And the attitudes is instilled in the police and public that every encounter with the public is a life/death situation. EVERY situation! Thus when you approach the public the officer sees them as a threat before there is any. The slightest objection from anyone is viewed as a challenge to be met with deadly force. I have met many police officers who have never even drawn their weapons (and more than a few who should never be trusted with one). This attitude is the Cheney one-percent threat policy in action.

    We protest the cheapening of life. We would rather arm an occupying military-police force than provide schools and health services. We would rather enrich a very small minority than give increased economic opportunity for all.

    One day, when the majority have nothing to lose, there will be a revolution, a “watering of the tree of Liberty”. And those who voted to oppress the majority will all be on the receiving end.

  3. Darsan54

    Darsan54 said, about 1 year ago

    Can’t spell “s**t” and your daughter is a plural? Yeah, I wouldn’t count on it and can’t take your slightly educated opinion seriously.

  4. Cerabooge

    Cerabooge said, about 1 year ago

    Well done, Darsan54. Mike, I hope you can ignore those other comments.

    antiquetracman: Since you value guns so highly, why don’t you move to Somalia? They really like their guns there. A win for the U.S.

  5. mugens

    mugens GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Let’s see I have a college degree, a wife and two daughters, a very well paying job that has me solidly if not in the upper echelons of the middle class, a house that is almost paid off, own 3 cars out right, never been arrested or in jail, and still get hassled, condescended to, threatened and mocked by the average cop on the street because of the color of my skin which is not in any form white. It as has been open season for any black male by those who are supposedly around to serve and protect for as long as I can remember. The only difference now is that a lot of it is currently being caught on film. There may indeed be some good white cops, far and few in between in my opinion, but the trouble is they know about the bad apples and do little if anything to rid the departments of that cancer. It seems that the only real time that police act with the proper restraint and common sense is on an episode of “Cops” and that is because they know they are being filmed constantly. Left on their own with their true desires, oh boy….

  6. John Smith

    John Smith said, about 1 year ago


    A typo is the best criticism you can come up with? The point is still valid.

  7. John Smith

    John Smith said, about 1 year ago

    There are most definitely bad cops, corrupt cops and racist cops – of ALL colors. But to smear ALL white police officers as racists just because they are white is just as racist as say all black people are lazy. The problem isn’t color, it is bad people of ALL colors. Dr. Kings “dream” was that we would judge people by the content of their character rather than the color of their skin. A black, brown, red or yellow racist is just as bad as a white one.

  8. goweeder

    goweeder GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    “Luckovich, since you have a problem with guns, why don’t you move to China where there isn’t any and do everyone a favor by ridding us of your bias and your person. A win-lose for the USA and China.”
    .My definition of a troll is someone who reads a politically-slanted comic with the sole purpose of making denigrating comments about the creator of said comic. Why don’t you get a life?

  9. richardelguru

    richardelguru GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Good grief! when I read the comments I wonder about the morals and intelligence of the “I wanna play cowboys” crowd. Hey guys, some of us grew up.

  10. Darsan54

    Darsan54 said, about 1 year ago

    @John Smith

    Obviously you can’t read. And don’t recognize snark. I came up with the best criticism recognizable to such a limited cognitive ability.

  11. Darsan54

    Darsan54 said, about 1 year ago

    You must get a really good deal on dry-cleaning that hood. You are simply repeating a bunch of memes which have little bearing on objective reality. Also please note, Republicans have stood obstinately against affordable health care, equal justice and an expansion of voting opportunites. (PS-nothing against an ID but the way it’s being installed is obviously limit voting) You live in a world not based in reality. And the sad thing is you don’t have the intellectual capacity to learn; you would rather be told your marching orders by corporate hate media.

  12. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    So glad denis and others here are so adamant about providing equal rights, and spreading cheer across race relations in the U.S, let alone ethnic and religious tolerance.

  13. John Smith

    John Smith said, about 1 year ago

    Suge Knight Shot at Chris Brown’s Pre-VMA Party

    “Knight dropped to the floor after being shot multiple times, then crawled out of the club, and reportedly said, “Put your guns up. Hide me. They are shooting at me.” Knight hid in a police car for 20 minutes until the ambulance arrived”

    Let me get this straight…black men shoot a black man and LAPD police officers risk their lives protecting him rather than popping a cap in his ass? Will miracles never cease?

  14. hippogriff

    hippogriff said, about 1 year ago

    mugens: The honest majority of police are caught in the fatal dishonesty of omerta – keep quiet or you die – of the Mafia. But for that flaw, they could clean it up within a year. As for most of the comments today, I recognize a lynch mob when I see one.

  15. wmconelly

    wmconelly said, about 1 year ago

    Thank you, Mr. Mugens. Please keep contributing to the solution.

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