Monday, January 19, 2015

What Did We Learn Today From Tom Tomorrow?

Yikes! A Saudi blogger received 1,000 lashes and 10 years in a black hole known as Al-Ha'ir Prison located just south of Riyadh. Raif Badawi offended the Wahhabi mullahs in Riyadh with his blog posts. This blogger is fortunate that his name isn't نيل سابر because 1,000 licks with a wooden cane might tingle a bit. If this is (fair & balanced) gratitude for not living in The Kingdom (Saudi Arabia), so be it.

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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. More recently, Dan Perkins, pen name Tom Tomorrow, was named the winner of the 2013 Herblock Prize for editorial cartooning.]

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