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By viciousmeow, December 12, 2008 at 10:07 am Link to this comment
“I tend to be more concerned with OUR children”? What kind of a thing is that to say? I do hope you’re not trying to say American children have lives somehow more valuable than the Iraq children who are forcefully exposed to violence on a daily basis. No one is saying that we shouldn’t care about American children in need. Who said that? No one is going to say or even think that. Giving attention, concern and funds to all children in need does not mean YOUR children will get any less.
By 95flhtcu, November 30, 2008 at 10:59 am Link to this comment
Very attractive cartoon. I tend to be more concerned with OUR children. If you haven’t donated to a charity that provides food or relief to American children this year, don’t pretend that you care about anyone’s children. GO DONATE!
By hippy pam, November 29, 2008 at 10:34 am Link to this comment
Another of “ole bullshits” legacies…....
By troublesum, November 28, 2008 at 1:53 pm Link to this comment
Think or what it is like to “walk in the shoes” of the children caught up in all the wars and conflicts.
By Sharon Olds
The pairs of shoes stand in rows,
polished and jet, like coffins for small pets,
lined with off-white. Evacuated children
sit in rows eyeing the pairs,
child after child after child, no parents
anywhere near. When it’s their turn,
they get a pair of new shoes
and the old ones are taken away.
Of course it is kind of the nice people
to give them the shoes. Of course it is better
to be here in the country, not there where the
explode and hurl down pieces of children.
Of course, of course. This life that has been
given them like a task! This life this
black bright narrow unbroken-in shoe.
By mad_world, November 28, 2008 at 9:09 am Link to this comment
I get the sentiment but feel it is misplaced. To keep it in context with the holiday, shouldn’t it be “from all the Native American Children” we slaughtered to get here?
By troublesum, November 27, 2008 at 6:59 pm Link to this comment
And please let’s not forget the children of Gaza whom we are supposed to pretend do not exist. People may now be starving to death in Gaza because of the Isreali seige. This is a crime against humanity and both Bush and Obama are silent.
By Kati, November 27, 2008 at 8:12 am Link to this comment
Thanks Mr Fish for a poignant reminder of reality…
By Jim Watt, November 26, 2008 at 7:36 pm Link to this comment
Bless you Mr. Fish. We need to be reminded EVERY DAY that not only do we have no excuse for being in the Middle East, but the blood of the children is on our heads and will be on the heads of our children and their children. A War Crimes Tribunal is too good for those giving orders. Not only should we immediately pack Mr. Bush and his friends onto an airplane, but they should be deposited outside the Green Zone with nothing more than bottled water. No media, zilch. They should disappear from history with as little notice and grief as their many, many, many voiceless victims.
By Paul Manola, November 26, 2008 at 1:14 pm Link to this comment
“What shall we do, we who are at war but are asked to pretend we are not”
Marvin Bell poet
By Winston Warfield, November 26, 2008 at 8:03 am Link to this comment
Mr. Fish captures the essence of the horror of our government’s (both Republicans and Democrats) criminality in its “shock and awe” foreign policy. I have children, and this was a punch in the gut. Yet we remain collectively in a cocoon of ignorance and denial, self-imposed in part, but our government and media go to great pains to keep us from FEELING anything about what we do to others. All is punditry and armchair strategizing by emotional eunuchs. Thank you Mr. Fish; you are a visceral artist.
By C Quil, November 26, 2008 at 7:06 am Link to this comment
I’m not in the mood for celebrating either.
Superb as ever, Mr. Fish.
By 123456, November 25, 2008 at 5:14 pm Link to this comment
Wow! Mr.Fish, already one of the best cartoonist
out there, just keeps gettign better and better.
By GW=MCHammered, November 25, 2008 at 9:04 am Link to this comment
“Hey, quit yur whining kid. At least yur free, heh-heh-heh.”
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