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Mark Wilson is a New York political cartoonist and illustrator who lives in the Adirondacks. He publishes under the pen name Marquil.
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Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has been babbling since midday, filibustering the nomination of John Brennan to be the new director of the CIA with a little help from his Senate colleagues.
Beginning with a promise to “speak until I no longer can,” Paul says that he will not “sit quietly and let President Obama shred the Constitution” with drones. So far, Paul has gone through an entire binder of notes....Read more »
It’s a sticky situation at the grocery store these days.
The U.S. Justice Department filed a criminal complaint against four former officials of the now-defunct Peanut Corporation America (PCA) charging that its top officials knew it was responsible for a major salmonella outbreak.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the 2008-09 outbreak caused 714 known...Read more »