Hablaing With Farners

The Return of Half

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted a Toonlet.  It’s not that I don’t have any material.  There are volumes of one liners perfectly suited for cartoons.  And boy do I know some characters.  It just slipped my mind for some reason. This particular situation occurred on a night that began in an airport […]

Irony–Labor Day Nixed By a Union

The blogosphere is abuzz about Tyson Chicken’s new contract with its labor union that eliminates Labor Day as a paid holiday and replaces it with a Muslim holiday, Eid al-Fitr for the plant in Shelbyville, TN. How ironic that a union eliminated a union holiday!  On one hand, I have to cheer the fact that […]

Teleprompter Por Favor

Prediction:  As this Presidential campaign continues, Barack Obama is going to continue to get himself in trouble by being asked simple questions and making impromptu statements. In Georgia on Tuesday he gave us all some great advice on raising kids: Instead of worrying about whether immigrants can learn English — they’ll learn English — you […]

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The Real Immigration Problem

I don’t talk about the whole “illegal immigration” thing here much, mostly because I think it’s a tad bit silly.  But now I’ve got my own immigration story. 800 miles ($100 in fuel and two days of driving) to Memphis and back $400 (paid before the price was increased) fee to fill out a lot […]

Chavez Brokers Deal For Hostages

From the Christian Science Monitor, two higher priority hostages have been released, and others may be forthcoming. The article doesn’t say what Chavez offered to secure their release. Interesting. Show of hands–who here thinks Chavez promised FARC something juicy (hmm…what could a militant group want?) in return for making him look like a hero and […]

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Things Aren’t So Great in Venezuela

Food shortages and inflation. Maybe this socialism thing wasn’t such a good idea after all?