"Paul Szep's pen is the editorial equivalent of a cruise missile" Matt Lauer, host of NBC's "Today Show"
Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and chief editorial cartoonist at The Boston Globe from 1967 – 2001, Paul Szep has been described as a pioneering cartoonist with “scathing wit and a drawing style that turns editorial cartoons into pieces of art.” Awards include the international Thomas Nast Prize, two Society of Professional Journalists’ Sigma Delta Chi prizes, a National Headliner Award and National Cartoonists Society awards for editorial and sport cartooning. He has also been a contributor to Golf Digest, authored a handful of books and is a Harvard University Fellow.
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December marked the first anniversary of the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, a controversial directive originally intended to make life easier for gays and lesbians in the military but which wound up forcing the discharge of 13,000 from the service over the 18 years it remained in effect and led many thousands more to live a lie.
President Obama’s new deficit-fighting plan would require Americans earning more than $1 million a year to pay at least the same tax rate as middle-class households, delivering $3.2 trillion in budget savings over the next decade. Republican Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan said the plan amounted to “class warfare”.
In a much-anticipated and hotly hyped address on Sept. 8, President Barack Obama expects to outline proposals to revive the flat-lining U.S. economy, in part by renewing an existing payroll tax cut, new spending on school renovation and job training
Rick Perry’s book, “Fed Up! Our Fight to Save America From Washington”, may come back to haunt him. Released on Nov. 15 last year, the book condemns Social Security as “a crumbling monument to the failure of the New Deal”, climate change as “all one contrived phony mess” and the Supreme Court as nine unelected [...]