Al Goodwyn Editorial Cartoons by Al Goodwyn for October 02, 2022

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    brwydave Premium Member 4 months ago

    Remember the 1st Amendment should apply to authors, publishers and libraries, not just to political cartoonists.

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    knutdl  4 months ago

    Fake news.

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    azrael2000  4 months ago

    I’m old enough to remember a time when being a newspaper reporter was just as dangerous as being a policeman, fireman, ambulance attendant. Dig in the wrong place and you got shot. Now it is as follows: Let someone GIVE you what they call news, call the shills to back the narrative up, bob your head like you understand anything they said, and if they don’t agree, choose the insult of the day.

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    Zebrastripes  4 months ago

    Too bad accountability, knowledge, freedom and trust has left the building…

    Congress’ misfits, loons, and wackos are none of the above….

    Fascism, Nazi,and traitorous villains walk the halls of freedom and democracy…

    VOTE. BLUE to SAVE our DEMOCRACY AMD FREEDOMS!

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    Havel  4 months ago

    I am currently reading “Hate Inc.” by Matt Taibi. It’s a very informative analysis of what went “wrong” with the media over the last few decades. One of my takeaways (so far) is how the profession of journalism has evolved from one that allowed entry by most anyone. Now it’s almost exclusively college degree, resulting in the loss of “voice” for many (working class, lower class). The result often is you have the people who report on the news unwilling to critically analyze those who are like them. This is especially true at the national level, less so locally. Another reason to support your local press.

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    mourdac Premium Member 4 months ago

    Unfortunately, one of the highest tenets in the ’Authoritarian’s Handbook’ is to attack and weaken support for any media not supporting a totalitarian viewpoint. This means uniquivocal support for the despot regardless of his/her speech and actgions.

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    ChristopherBurns  4 months ago

    I thought you guys believe that the media is “the enemy of the people”.

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    Lola85 Premium Member 4 months ago

    Where I live, we have an excellent local newspaper that’s still family owned. The reporting is done by people who can legitimately call themselves “journalists,” and, for the most part, their reporting is fair and balanced. I hope they’re never bought out by some new conglomerate.

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    braindead Premium Member 4 months ago

    Goodwyn draws a picture of things Republicans HATE.

    If you want to see a Republican ideal of elections, take a look at the recent plebiscite held in the Ukrainian territories.

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    VegaAlopex  4 months ago

    Ironically, it is also Fire Prevention Week. I have my furnace checked around Labor Day, which was good because the colder weather kicked the furnace on last week. I keep the house at 20º, so it had to get quite cold to kick it off.

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    Frankfreak  4 months ago

    “You furnish the pictures and I’ll furnish the war.”William Randolph Hearst

    “Any man who has the brains to think and the nerve to act for the benefit of the people of the country is considered a radical by those who are content with stagnation and willing to endure disaster.”William Randolph Hearst

    “Most criminals are not born; they are made…. What the State really punishes in a criminal is often its own neglect, its own failure to do its duty to the citizen.”William Randolph Hearst

    “The distribution of wealth is just as important as its creation.”William Randolph Hearst

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    gopher gofer  4 months ago

    comrade sun, our north korea correspondent, offers another humorous editorial comment. well done! comrade sun – keep the laffers comin’…

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    Kracklin Rosie  4 months ago

    Democrats, leftists Marxists and others of their ilk don’t believe in the 1st Amendment and the Constitution in general.

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    kelloggs2066  4 months ago

    Dems hate Freedom of speech.

    Freedom of Speech shows that the Dems are insane.

    Losing touch with reality is the definition of insanity.

    Like the old Monty Python sketch, Dems believe that men can have babies. It proves that they’re insane, and therefore they hate that people have the right to say that they’re insane.

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    mac04416  4 months ago

    I have taught my children that freedom of the press means: the press is fee to say what they want. It does not mandate that it be the truth, the whole story or be unbiased. No major ‘news’ does that. To think otherwise, one has drank the “cool aid” of their party. BOTH parties have been serving a hell of a lot of Cool aid.

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    Stonehouses3  4 months ago

    Although our system of “freedom of the press” is not perfect, we can be grateful it’s not controlled by the government (yet) spoon-feeding us what they want us to know. What’s mystifying to me is that some of the posts want to silence information they don’t like or believe. Do any of us really want a state run media?

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    Kracklin Rosie  4 months ago

    I see that FFreak has found his super secret Cap’n Crunch decoder ring.

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