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SATURDAY, FEB. 7, 2009

David Horsey, davidhorsey.com,Seattle Post-Intelligencer (The Spokesman-Review)

Aliens responsible for Global Warming?

Good morning, Netizens...This morning, David Horsey takes an unexpurgated view of the cause of Global Warming. Since no one, either Republican nor Democrat, seems to be responsible for allowing it to happen, and until recently, no one from either party wanted to dedicate resources to…

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THURSDAY, FEB. 5, 2009

...and now from the Right... 

Good morning Netizens...I nearly always chafe myself when people, not knowing my true mindset, accuse me of being one-sided in how I approach politics. I listen to a lot of diverse views on the body politic, and more often than not I do hold an…

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David Horsey,davidhorsey.com,Seattle Post-Intelligencer (The Spokesman-Review)

Tom Daschle withdraws... 

Good morning, Netizens... In the ongoing saga of high-flying members of both houses and both political parties who have been caught cheating on, or at least improperly filing their taxes, Tom Daschle (http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=D000064) has been caught as certainly as a fly in amber in the…

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From http://yak.deludia.com Used with author's permission (The Spokesman-Review)

He was just kidding... 

Good morning, Netizens...Today we feature a first taste of the satire of Bob Kirkpatrick, an old friend and ally, who has begun yet another humorous insight into Americana at http://yak.deludia.com that bears some careful introspection. He will become a frequent-flier in the Virtual Ballroom in…

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 4, 2009

People form a line outside the entrance of Denny's restaurant Tuesday in San Leandro, Calif., as they wait for a free breakfast. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) (February 03, 2009) (The Spokesman-Review)

Yesterday's free breakfast at Denny's... 

Good morning, Netizens... Rather than set traps for wolverines or badgers this morning, I turned my rheumy eyes toward one of those icons of American plenty, Denny's Restaurants. (http://www.dennys.com/en/) Although I cannot personally tolerate the food at Denny's, as corporate chow nearly always makes me…

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TUESDAY, FEB. 3, 2009

Former President Bill Clinton, center, and daughter Chelsea Clinton, right, look on during a ceremonial swearing-in for Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Monday, at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)
(February 02, 2009) (The Spokesman-Review)

Alas, poor Bill... 

Good morning, Netizens... The “official” cut line for this picture reads approximately, “Former President Bill Clinton, center, and daughter Chelsea Clinton, right, look on during a ceremonial swearing-in for Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Monday, at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N.…

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MONDAY, FEB. 2, 2009

Photo Credit: Associated Press (The Spokesman-Review)

The greatest tribute... 15 

Good morning, Netizens... The talking heads today are occasionally talking about Jennifer Hudson's story, about her compelling performance of the Star Spangled Banner before the Super Bowl yesterday, and some even mentioning the murders of her mother, brother and nephew who were brutally murdered in…

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David Horsey, davidhorsey.com,Seattle Post-Intelligencer (The Spokesman-Review)

Where does it all end? 

Good morning, Netizens... All the doctors of the world have gathered together and using the most-modern technology available have examined the patient, the world's economic health, drawing nearly the same conclusions. The patient is dreadfully sick, and it all began here, with the United States…

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SUNDAY, FEB. 1, 2009

A Special Quote of the Day Super Bowl Sunday... 

Good afternoon, Netizens...Normally long before now an automaton bot would have selected the quote of the day automatically and put it in my outbound queue to be posted in Community Comment. However, today, for various reasons, I decided to find a quote which best summarizes…

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SATURDAY, JAN. 31, 2009

David Horsey,davidhorsey.com,Seattle Post-Intelligencer (The Spokesman-Review)

Bipartisan government in action... 13 

Good morning, Netizens... David Horsey takes a long, hard look at bipartisanship this morning, and drew what I believe is a accurate sketch of what has already begun taking place in Washington. It seems that everyone on both sides of the political aisle want to…

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FRIDAY, JAN. 30, 2009

David Horsey,davidhorsey.com,Seattle Post-Intelligencer (The Spokesman-Review)

Al Gore to Testify... 

Good morning, Netizens...Whether you ever liked Al Gore or not, whether you believe his message that Global Warming exists or is/is not a threat, you have to admit he does has a certain degree of perseverence. In this morning's David Horsey cartoon, however, we are…

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 28, 2009

Seattle Post-Intelligencer, davidhorsey.com David Horsey  (The Spokesman-Review)

Where did the money go? 

Good morning, Netizens... I think perhaps this is one of the David Horsey cartoons upon which we will all agree, when he asks the unspoken question, “Just where the dickens did all that money the government gave the banks go?” It seems each time I…

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TUESDAY, JAN. 27, 2009

David Horsey,davidhorsey.com,Seattle Post-Intelligencer (The Spokesman-Review)

The Economic Stimulus Plan... 

Good morning, Netizens... If you look back in the history of this Blog you will see a Horsey cartoon where the Wall Street Bail Out was introduced to the members of Congress as a pig with lipstick and a veil. Not to be outdone by…

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MONDAY, JAN. 26, 2009

David Horsey, davidhorsey.com,Seattle Post-Intelligencer (The Spokesman-Review)

It's Off to Aghanistan we go! 25 

Good morning, Netizens... In today's David Horsey cartoon, he takes a long look at Richard Holbrooke, President Obama's special representative to Aghanistan and Pakistan. Holbrooke, is a top-ranking diplomat, magazine editor, author, professor, Peace Corps official, and investment banker to name a few of the…

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Revisiting the Chinese New Year... 

Good morning Netizens... Yesterday morning, I wrote a brief overview of the Chinese New Year which has already begun in China today. Perhaps I didn't state it fully, but there are several versions of how the animals of Chinese astrology came to be, but today,…

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