Tag Archives: Political Satire

Steve Russell :
Half of an NSA intercept

Little Rocket Man? Dotard here. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | May 29, 2018 I did over half of my Air Force hitch in USAF Security Service, the USAF branch of the National Security Agency. It was our … finish reading Steve Russell :
Half of an NSA intercept

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Paul Krassner : My Tweets of 2012

Paul Krassner tweets @ZenBastard. Graphic by James Retherford / The Rag Blog.Paul Krassner’s Tweets of 2012 By Paul Krassner | The Rag Blog | December 27, 2012 This is my first tweet. I have Writer’s Block. I mean Twitter’s Block. … finish reading Paul Krassner : My Tweets of 2012

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Michael Simmons : I Was a Texas Jewboy!

Left to right: Larry Campbell, Michael Simmons, Jim Rider, and Kinky Friedman at the Lone Star Roadhouse, New York City, 1989. Photo by Cleveland Storrs.Move over, Kinky: I was a Texas Jewboy! The Kinkster blew my still-growing mind and helped … finish reading Michael Simmons : I Was a Texas Jewboy!

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James McEnteer : I Drank the Booze Today, Oh Boy

Cover art by Lynn Hatzius from Salman Rushdie’s Satanic Verses.Losing the plot:I drank the booze today, oh boy Barney considers himself devoted to the Rodney King school of public thought: why can’t we all just get along? By James McEnteer … finish reading James McEnteer : I Drank the Booze Today, Oh Boy

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Harry Targ : Fairness in Hypocrisy Valley

Image from Occasional Links and Commentary.Fairness in Hypocrisy Valley Since elections, the public expression of political power, are significantly determined by millionaires, trustees at Hypocrisy Valley usually are the wealthy and powerful. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | … finish reading Harry Targ : Fairness in Hypocrisy Valley

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INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : Paul Krassner Is Still Smokin’ at 80

Paul Krassner at his 80th birthday party.The counterculture was a spiritual revolution:A Rag Blog interview with Paul Krassner  As the editor of The Realist, Krassner taught me not to take myself too seriously and not to gaze with absolute reverence … finish reading INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : Paul Krassner Is Still Smokin’ at 80

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Lamar W. Hankins : Satire and the Abortion-Rights Deniers

Garry Trudeau’s controversial series of Doonesbury cartoons satirized the Texas sonogram law.Taking on the abortion-rightsdeniers with satire No other right, except for perhaps the right to organize a union, has been under such assault in the U.S. By Lamar W. … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Satire and the Abortion-Rights Deniers

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Bill Freeland : A Balanced Budget for All Citizens!

Graphic by Bill Freeland / The Rag Blog.Proposed:A balanced budget amendment for all citizens The guys who now work at bank loan departments and refinance companies would finally have to go out and find honest work. By Bill Freeland | … finish reading Bill Freeland : A Balanced Budget for All Citizens!

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Life During Wartime : ‘Danse Macabre’

Political cartoon by Joshua Brown / Historians Against the War / The Rag BlogThe Rag Blog

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Life During Wartime : Our Enduring Commitment

Political cartoon by Joshua Brown / Historians Against the War / The Rag BlogThe Rag Blog

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Paul Krassner : Why Firing the General Was an Act of God

Cartoon by Larson / The Far Side / The Mutt’s Nuts.Why firing the GeneralWas an act of God By Paul Krassner / The Rag Blog / June 25, 2010 The volcano in Iceland was considered an Act of God. Smoke … finish reading Paul Krassner : Why Firing the General Was an Act of God

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Tom Tomorrow : Free-Market-Man

Cartoon by Tom Tomorrow / This Modern World. CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE Source / Truthout The Rag Blog

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