Thursday, July 30, 2009

Barack, Bibi, Birthers and Beer

Gates-Crowley Cartoon, originally uploaded by rbtenorio.

Lucifer's on vacation this week, folks, but in the meantime I thought I'd post my take on tonight's "beer summit" between President Obama, Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, and the Cambridge police officer who arrested him, James Crowley -- and on possible future summits the president could hold, including sessions with "Bibi" Netanyahu and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and with the controversial "Birther" movement.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Palin's Pipeline to Somewhere

Palin Pipeline Cartoon, originally uploaded by rbtenorio.

We're counting down the days to Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's final day in office, and it seems fair to recognize her biggest project at the helm -- a natural gas pipeline. On board for the job is Exxon Mobil, who we hope will do a far better job than the Exxon Valdez did transporting oil in Alaska on a fateful March day 20 years ago. Read more in "The Devil Made Me Blog It"!

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Sanford, Palin: Dems' Gifts from the Magi

Sanford-Palin Cartoon, originally uploaded by rbtenorio.

If you're a Democrat, chances are you gotta like the latest news coming out of Republican-Land. Two of the top GOP contenders for the 2012 presidential nomination, Govs. Mark Sanford and Sarah Palin, did their chances in recently -- one with an extramarital affair, the other with an unexpected resignation. Satan wonders whether Mitt Romney will make it a trifecta in the latest episode of "The Devil Made Me Blog It"!

PS - The title of this post -- and the fourth panel -- refer to the classic O. Henry short story "The Gift of the Magi."

Thursday, July 2, 2009

The Carolina Tomcat

Sanford Cartoon, originally uploaded by rbtenorio.

How low South Carolina has sunk. During the American Revolution, its most recognizable name was that of patriot guerrilla leader Francis Marion, the "Swamp Fox." Today its most recognizable figure is infamous Gov. Mark Sanford, the "Carolina Tomcat," whose shameless exploits include a well-chronicled affair. Read more in the latest episode of "The Devil Made Me Blog It"!