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Jim Morin

Cartoon for January 19.

I run a Yosemite gift shop. We’re still open, Ann Coulter.

The reality is that “the wall” has become a symbol more than a policy, and that symbolism resonates with everyone in the country – for or against. Meanwhile, the Ansel Adams Gallery is open and Yosemite is spectacular.

Stephen Mihm: The State of the Union address should go away forever

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has a keen sense of history. By demanding that President Donald Trump either postpone the State of the Union address until the government shutdown ends or deliver a written statement, she has raised the possibility that we might finally get rid of a ritual that has devolved into empty political theater. The speech takes its name from the clause in the Constitution stipulating that the president “shall from time to time give to the Congress Information of the State of the Union, and recommend to their Consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient.”

Joe Heller

Cartoon for January 18.

Dawn Sidell: We can choose to prevent isolation and abuse of children with disabilities

On December 18th, The Spokesman-Review reported on a young woman severely affected by autism and enrolled in Shadle High School’s ABLE (Autism Behavior Learning Environment) program, and her father’s efforts to obtain accountability for injuries resulting from, he alleged, poor behavioral management, inappropriate isolation, and general practices of abuse and neglect. I know from my own son’s experience that we can choose to do better.

Joe Heller

Cartoon for January 15.

Annemarie Frohnoefer: New jail won’t solve societal problems

County Commissioner Al French has proposed building a new jail, saying, “this can has been kicked down the road for too many years,” before adding that he needs to know an exact number of beds. The implication is that once the number is known then building can begin.

Joe Heller

Cartoon for January 14.