These a dreary times. Unlike his predecessor, the POTUS 44 isn't waterboardng anyone. Instead, he is using hit-drones to take out possible terrorists. Tom Tomorrow isn't very cheerful this week, either. Instead of secret DOJ memos authorizing torture as was the case with the POTUS 43, we now have secret DOJ memos that authorize assassination by drone. Tom Tomorrow was inspired by a Schoolhouse Rock TV 'toon in his offering today. Perhaps this trip down memory lane will make today's walk on the dark side a little more tolerable. Or, not.
[x YouTube/MrRiveraUSHistory Channel]
"I'm Just A Bill (How A Bill Becomes A Law)" (1975)
By Schoolhouse Rock (Dave Frishberg)
It is most interesting that the Dumbo attack dogs are silent on assassination by drone. If this is (fair & balanced) violence-envy, so be it.
[x This Modern World]
Schoolhouse Rock, The Sequel
By Tom Tomorrow (Dan Perkins)
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[Dan Perkins is an editorial cartoonist better known by the pen name "Tom Tomorrow". His weekly comic strip, "This Modern World," which comments on current events from a strong liberal perspective, appears regularly in approximately 150 papers across the U.S., as well as on Daily Kos. The strip debuted in 1990 in SF Weekly.
Perkins, a long time resident of Brooklyn, New York, currently lives in Connecticut. He received the Robert F. Kennedy Award for Excellence in Journalism in both 1998 and 2002.
When he is not working on projects related to his comic strip, Perkins writes a daily political weblog, also entitled "This Modern World," which he began in December 2001.]
Copyright © 2012 Tom Tomorrow (Dan Perkins)
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