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Cartoons speak louder, or at least as loud, as words

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Mike Luckovich is a Pulitzer Prize-winning and longtime editorial cartoonist with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Today, I scanned through some of his more recent cartoons and found a few cartoons that represent topics with which I have dealt on this site in recent weeks. Here’s a sampling with the related post from this site.

Credit: Mike Luckovich, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Coolest new device you can’t afford, can’t live without

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Credit: Mike Luckovich, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Chambliss enlightens us on DADT

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On theodicy and Haiti

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Credit: Mike Luckovich, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Coolest new device you can’t afford, can’t live without

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Credit: Mike Luckovich, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

On theodicy and Haiti

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Haitians condemned … Classy, Robertson

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This last one doesn’t have much to do with anything I’ve written recently, at least, but I thought it was quite poignant in this age of corporation ownership of our elected officials.

Credit: Mike Luckovich, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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Written by Jeremy

February 10th, 2010 at 10:46 pm

Coolest new device you can’t afford, can’t live without

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Yesterday, Steven Jobs introduced Apple’s next big thing, the iPad, which is basically and iPhone without the phone (and if it actually was a phone, that would be hilarious) and a laptop without the horsepower or the keyboard. And here’s the bizarre-looking device that Jobs and Co. will try to convince us we can’t live without:

The New York Times

Of course, at this point, Apple’s propensity to introduce new gadgets has gotten ridiculous, and I’m sure Jobs has someone staying up late figuring out how to create this device:

As The Onion also reports, Jobs already lost a bunch of sleep on the iPad. He must have had a tough time presenting the iPad to reporters and tech geeks in San Francisco with all that work from the night before.

CUPERTINO, CA—Claiming that he completely forgot about the much-hyped electronic device until the last minute, a frantic Steve Jobs reportedly stayed up all night Tuesday in a desperate effort to design Apple’s new tablet computer. “Come on, Steve, just think—think, dammit—you’re running out of time,” the exhausted CEO said as he glued nine separate iPhones to the back of a plastic cafeteria tray. — The Onion, Jan. 27, 2010

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Written by Jeremy

January 28th, 2010 at 6:20 pm

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