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Cartoon Tuesday: Two Steps Forward, Two Steps Back?

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Hat tip to David Alpert for this Tom Toles toon, which nails the disconnect between the brave green world we're supposedly entering and the dramatic cutbacks plaguing transit systems across the country. Click through for the punchline (I kind of gave it away already).

Toles' transit system, the DC Metro, is on the verge of cutting service a few weeks after handling record ridership during the Presidential inauguration. Meanwhile, the stimulus package enters conference committee without provision for operating assistance -- and the green jobs it would sustain -- in either the House or Senate version of the bill.

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Cartoon Tuesday: Political Suicide

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This word of warning from cartoonist Mike Luckovich to Republicans in Congress feels all the more timely on the heels of today's action in the Senate. Click through for the punchline.

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Cartoon Tuesday: Who’s Gonna Keep You Supplied, Man?

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From cartoonist Mark Fiore comes this animation of a hyperactive Ziploc baggy. Before clicking through to see why it's so amped up, here's some suggested reading from the New York Times:

Sex, Drug Use and Graft Cited in Interior Department

Frustration in the South as a Gasoline Shortage Drags On

Enjoy the afternoon and Shana Tovah to everyone ringing in the new year.

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Cartoon Tuesday: “Drill Pickle”

Okay, it's not a cartoon. But this "Daily Show" segment is too good to pass up.

Comedy Central via Grist

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Cartoon Tuesday: Vote for Oil

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On this Election Day, here's animator Mark Fiore on the importance of making your voice heard in uncertain times. Click through for this timely message.

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Cartoon Tuesday: Back to School

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With rising gas prices crippling school bus fleets across the U.S., Clarion-Ledger editorial cartoonist Marshall Ramsay offers an intriguing new school transportation idea. Click through to see it.

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Cartoon Tuesday: Conventional Wisdom

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As the Democratic convention convenes in Denver, Matt Davies of the Journal News drills down on the national energy policy debate. Click through for the punchline.

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Cartoon Tuesday: No Pressure

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Signe Wilkinson of the Philadelphia Daily News has a different spin on the Obama-McCain tire inflation hulabaloo. Click through for the full strip.

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Cartoon Tuesday: In Which We Blog About the Other Paris

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Click through for this cartoon by Gary Varvel of The Indianapolis Star, referencing the now infamous tussle between John McCain and Paris Hilton. (And click here if you have no idea what we're talking about.) While the 'toon itself bears a ring of truth, the bigger irony may be that the presidential candidate who's now promoting perhaps the most feasible and immediately effective energy plan is no longer in the hunt.

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Cartoon Tuesday: The Elegant Simplicity of the Free Market

Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling. Click through to view the comic in its entirety.