I wanted to make a cartoon about the CIA and the merry-go-round of controversy that was 2014. From continued targeted assassinations, to spying on members of Congress, to the recent report on torture, it’s been a banner year for the agency.
Sources courtesy of the Mercatus Center (1, 2)
The ‘men-children in uniform’ living out their virtual fantasies as military badasses are about 7000 miles west of “necessary.” Suburban America isn’t a warzone.
A brief comment on the militarization of our police.
Just imagine what we could accomplish if we applied the same kind of political pressure to our *own* leaders.
Happy 4th! Let’s all take a moment to celebrate our individual right to life, lunacy, and the pursuit of whatever crackpot ideas creep into our mind.
On the puzzle that continues to be instability in the Middle East, and the “nothing if not consistent” U.S. foreign policy.
I’ve definitely been guilty of a few of these.
Luckily, it seems things might be calming down in the not-too-distant future for Ukraine following its recent elections – or at least one can hope it will get “less bad.”