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Aug 21 2017 - 12:05am || Comments

The world as seen by cartoonist Ken Catalino, Creators.com

  • Posted: Aug 21 2017 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Ken Catalino, Creators.com

  • Posted: Aug 21 2017 - 12:05am

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officially confirmed last week that 2016 was the Earth’s hottest year on record, surpassing 2015, which surpassed 2014. The NOAA had reported this unofficially back in January. What made last week’s announcement noteworthy is that the NOAA is now part of the administration of President Donald Trump, who has famously called global warming a “hoax.”

  • Posted: Aug 21 2017 - 12:05am

    Venezuela’s descent into dictatorship is destroying the country. Its natural and human resources should make it among Latin America’s wealthiest nations, but instead it’s in economic, political and security ruin because of the brutal rule of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

  • | Posted: Aug 21 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — What Gary Cohn, Steven Mnuchin and Jared Kushner did last week — or, rather, what they didn’t do — is a shanda.

  • Posted: Aug 20 2017 - 12:05am

    The Big Island as seen by Hawaii Tribune-Herald cartoonist Gary Hoff.

  • Posted: Aug 20 2017 - 12:05am

    Book of joy

  • | Posted: Aug 20 2017 - 12:05am

    Even before the media obsession with Hillary Clinton’s email server put The Worst President Ever(TM) in the White House, historians were comparing Donald Trump to Caligula, the cruel, depraved Roman emperor who delighted in humiliating others, especially members of the empire’s elite. But seven months into the Trump administration, we can see that this comparison was unfair.

  • Posted: Aug 20 2017 - 12:05am

    The Justice Department is treading into dangerous waters by obtaining a warrant to search the computer IDs of all 1.3 million people who visited a website that advocated protests against President Donald Trump’s inauguration. The group, DisruptJ20, draws its name from the Jan. 20 inauguration date.

  • | Posted: Aug 19 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — The movement away from President Donald Trump had become a stampede.

  • Posted: Aug 19 2017 - 12:06am

    Another Holiday Inn?

  • Posted: Aug 19 2017 - 12:06am

    In July 2015, The San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board called the agreement that the United States, Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and the European Union had just reached with Iran a “historic gamble.” In exchange for reduced economic sanctions and the return of up to $150 billion in seized assets, Tehran agreed to sharp limits on its uranium enrichment program — which could have been used to make nuclear weapons — and to regular inspections of its nuclear facilities.

  • Posted: Aug 19 2017 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Steve Breen, The San Diego Union-Tribune.

  • Posted: Aug 18 2017 - 12:06am

    Ukraine is virtually an “anything goes” zone for American entrepreneurs — as well as for people like the North Koreans. That idea has been reinforced by news reports that a Ukrainian factory sold North Korea rocket engines for intercontinental ballistic missiles, which Pyongyang wants to arm with nuclear warheads so it can threaten the United States as well as peace in its region.

  • Posted: Aug 18 2017 - 12:06am

    President Donald Trump’s threat to “let Obamacare implode” took on a whole new meaning this week with a report released by the Congressional Budget Office that found such a strategy could lead to, among other things, bigger federal deficits in future years. Congressional Republicans are desperate for a “win” — and hopeful that tax cuts could provide that victory (along with a much-needed change of topic after a disastrous presidential response to neo-Nazi protests in Charlottesville, Va.). Yet the CBO’s projected $194 billion increase in the deficit should President Trump follow through on his promise to discontinue certain subsidies paid to insurance providers could be a deal-breaker on the already difficult path to tax reform.

  • Posted: Aug 18 2017 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Tom Stiglich, Creators.com.