published Friday, January 31st, 2014

The Snowstorm

about Clay Bennett...

The son of a career army officer, Bennett led a nomadic life, attending ten different schools before graduating in 1980 from the University of North Alabama with degrees in Art and History. After brief stints as a staff artist at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Fayetteville (NC) Times, he went on to serve as the editorial cartoonist for the St. Petersburg Times (1981-1994) and The Christian Science Monitor (1997-2007), before joining the staff of the ...

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You mean Al Gore?

January 31, 2014 at 12:44 a.m.
nucanuck said...

Are weathermen/persons mostly Republicans? They never seem to get it right.

January 31, 2014 at 12:44 a.m.

Get what right? What do Democrats get right?

January 31, 2014 at 1:51 a.m.
fairmon said...

The chief meteorologist predicts more taxes, more spending, more debt, more welfare, more poverty, more redistribution, higher priced burgers & fries. He has the unique ability to improve the chances his predictions are accurate.

January 31, 2014 at 2:58 a.m.
TOES02800 said...

Here's the REAL storm:

WTAE-PA: Pennsylvania Small Business Hit With Skyrocketing Health Costs From ObamaCare

Thanks Obama!! Worthless piece of sh!t!!

January 31, 2014 at 3:36 a.m.
limric said...

Coming soon. An original HBO series.

‘ONE INCH OF SNOW’ A free floating, cloud like, class 8 snow demon. - So powerful, it brought a city to its knees.

A Limric pseudo haiku:

National Guard playing HAMMERZEIT.

Desert boots work swell on ice!

It is laughable, the incompetence.

January 31, 2014 at 5:54 a.m.
MickeyRat said...

Is it to early to mention BENGHAZI?

January 31, 2014 at 6:13 a.m.
Maximus said...

The whole climate debate is a farce. Man has very little control over the weather. You can tax carbon all you want with the net result being more guvment control of our lives and wasting of time and money. Just another Democrat messaging campaign to attract more wacko weakling Socialist voters. That's all.

January 31, 2014 at 8:25 a.m.
soakya said...

the carbon tax is nothing more than a wealth redistribution scheme.

January 31, 2014 at 8:29 a.m.
limric said...

"The carbon tax is nothing more than a wealth redistribution scheme."

How?

January 31, 2014 at 8:35 a.m.
PlainTruth said...

Toon boy must have spent….oh I don't know…..minutes, conjuring up this toon.

January 31, 2014 at 8:43 a.m.
conservative said...

Hey soakya

There has to be some wealth redistribution in a carbon tax, no doubt.

However, I am convinced that it is more of a hoax/scheme to get more revenue to the Feds to fund more programs.

The lower and middle class demand and increasingly vote for more programs but of course don't like paying taxes.

However, the Liberals/Socialists/Demoncrats and many Republicans believe they can scare the dumbed down enough with doom and gloom catastrophes to where they will be willing to be taxed.

Then, since so many are dumbed down they will blame the utility companies, Wal-Mart, grocery stores, etc. when the increased cost is passed on to them when they purchase goods and services.

They will get their utility bill for example and blame the utility company rather than themselves.

Owebama did say that under his plan electric rates would "necessarily skyrocket."

January 31, 2014 at 9:01 a.m.
conservative said...

I will never forget that the kooks/Socialists/Demoncrats at the Nation Magazine about a dozen or so years ago sponsored a cruise to Alaska in order to see the ice bergs "before it is too late."

January 31, 2014 at 9:09 a.m.
PlainTruth said...

Attn: Limmy, alpo, dude_, Roo, toon-boy, Rat, libdem, yddem, jjmez, Easy, and alpo. Suitable for framing. https://twitter.com/Shaughn_A/status/429256723904208898/photo/1

January 31, 2014 at 10:14 a.m.
soakya said...

conservative, I was also referring to a wealth redistribution to other poorer countries. if the goal was to reduce the carbon footprint then selling carbon tax credits you don't use isn't the way to go.

January 31, 2014 at 10:14 a.m.
conservative said...

You are so right soakya.

I had forgotten about that UN scheme and was not aware that it was still in play.

Then again I guess that scheme will always be in the playbook.

I admit I haven't been paying close attention so I have to also wonder if the kooks are currently trying "the oceans are rising and we will soon be under water" play.

Omaha! Omaha!

January 31, 2014 at 10:27 a.m.
hotdiggity said...

Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.

January 31, 2014 at 10:34 a.m.
conservative said...

How dumbed down do you have to be to believe a gloom and doom the sky is falling prediction of weather/climate change when the same can't get it right 3 days in advance?

January 31, 2014 at 10:45 a.m.
jesse said...

How dumb do you have to be to NOT believe that we are having an effect on the climate?All it takes is a trip to L.A. during one of their inversions to see it!Denial ain't gonna hold up much longer! It's REAL so get used to it!!

January 31, 2014 at 11 a.m.
LibDem said...

"Worthless piece of sh!t!!" = goptvclips.

Is it synonyms day again?

How did they get these six fat people in one room?

January 31, 2014 at 11:14 a.m.

I don't know if the climate change fraud is redistribution of wealth, but it is making folks like Gore very wealthy. It is about squeezing more out of citizens, and it is about giving central governments more power. To deny that would be ridiculous. We're powerless in the universe, absolutely powerless. Human beings always believe the time they live in on this earth is the most important time in history, and they can control things, even weather. It's always about control, and controlling other people.

How powerful and in control of things can we possibly be when we can't even stray too far from a toilet? Ridiculous. It's always the same pattern, folks come into power promising people things and claiming they'll be taken care of, then gradually they lower the boom by limiting their freedom and owning them.

We do a damn good job of taking care of our environment in this country. Go bitch to China about how they pollute. Liberals always bitch to the wrong the people.

January 31, 2014 at 11:51 a.m.
MickeyRat said...

Some scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful is the basic building block of the universe.

I dispute that.

I suggest that PlainTruths endless childish quips are proof positive that ‘Stupidity’ is the basic building block of the universe. :FZ

January 31, 2014 at 11:53 a.m.
Rickaroo said...

"How dumbed down do you have to be to believe a gloom and doom the sky is falling prediction of weather/climate change when the same can't get it right 3 days in advance?" - conservative

How "dumbed down" do you have to be to make an asinine comment like that? People like con-man and the rest of the reality challenged deniers don't have the good sense to know that climate scientists and TV weathercasters (meteorologists) are entirely different classifications of specialists serving entirely different functions. A meteorologist is no more capable of making an astute comment on climate change than a dermatologist is capable of talking knowledgably about brain cancer. Their fields of study are entirely different.

"the carbon tax is nothing more than a wealth redistribution scheme." - soakya

Not hardly. The carbon tax is a carbon REDUCING plan. A "wealth redistribution scheme" is what conservatives have been foisting on us for the past 3 decades, with their voodoo economics of deregulation and countless tax loopholes for the rich that created this obscene income disparity that we have today, REDISTRIBUTING the income upward.

January 31, 2014 at noon
limric said...

When taken in context, I think the cartoon’s pretty damn good.

Too many reading TOO MUCH into it.

January 31, 2014 at 12:03 p.m.
PlainTruth said...

What context is that, Lim?

Rat: Sorry my posts aren't as informative as yours! bwahahaha

January 31, 2014 at 12:08 p.m.
PlainTruth said...

Apologies to all Libby's .It's just difficult for some of us to be humble realizing we had Obama pegged accurately from the get go.

January 31, 2014 at 12:17 p.m.
LibDem said...

It's about poisoned air and water. You guys will bicker all day without addressing the issue. West Virginians are happy without regulations because ideology will always trump a child's health.

January 31, 2014 at 12:23 p.m.
fdoe said...

Baby its cold outside.

January 31, 2014 at 12:24 p.m.
limric said...

PlainTruth,

WHOA NELLIE! You ask what the context is and then blurt, "It's just difficult for some of us to be humble realizing we had Obama pegged accurately from the get go."

Do you walk to school, or bring your lunch?

Please refer to the third sentence in Micky Rats 11:53 post.

January 31, 2014 at 12:28 p.m.
Rickaroo said...

TOES, I notice that your video clip comes from something called "goptvclips." Interesting. Looks like pure GOPropaganda (BS) to me. I know that Obamacare has its detractors among business owners with businesses employing more than 50 people, but for most small business owners with fewer than 50 people, Obamacare is a great cost-savings to them, and they have nothing but good things to say about it, especially considering that they receive a 35% tax credit. There is something fishy about that video - I can smell it from here. I'm thinking that they are talking about the cost without mentioning the tax credit, which then would most likely make it cheaper than their former group policy.

Regardless, Obamacare, while being a step in the right direction, is admittedly flawed in many ways, and having single payer, or Medicare-for-all, would take care of most of those problems, like the issue of the mandate and continuing to force employers to provide health insurance for employees. What a boon to business it would be for them to get that monkey off their backs altogether. Having our health insurance tied to our jobs makes no sense whatsoever. It is an archaic practice that needs to stop. You conservatives keep harping about how we need to let business owners do what they do best - create, innovate, and make money. Well, let's remove the onus of health care from their list of responsibilities all together. Single payer would do that.

January 31, 2014 at 12:32 p.m.
PlainTruth said...

Read it lim. Rat is such a clever poster.

January 31, 2014 at 12:38 p.m.
TOES02800 said...

I would agree with you rickaroo. but then we'd both be wrong.

January 31, 2014 at 2:49 p.m.
TOES02800 said...

People aren't in love with Obamacare OR Obama anymore

ABC Poll: Obama Popularity Plummets to Lowest Level

http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/ABC-Post-plummet-popularity/2013/12/17/id/542253#ixzz2s0XYSSa5

On the question of who is better placed to protect the middle class, Obama's lead has dropped by 20 points, from 26 percent to just 6 percent.

A "step in the right direction". Give us a break.

January 31, 2014 at 2:58 p.m.
tbs1015 said...

what does Obama or Obamacare have anything to do with this toon Toes?

January 31, 2014 at 3:27 p.m.
Jt6gR3hM said...

limric said...

"The carbon tax is nothing more than a wealth redistribution scheme."

How?

Maybe not entirely but then ....

From CNS News:

John Paul Holdren the senior advisor to President Barack Obama on science and technology issue called just five months before his nomination for a global climate-change agreement that would allow wealth to be redistributed from countries in the global "North" to countries in the "South." On the July 3, 2008 edition of the program “Democracy NOW!” Holdren told host Amy Goodman: “It’s important that we have a global agreement on how we are going to limit the emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases going forward, and an agreement that will include the tropical forests, that will include ways to transfer some of the revenues from carbon taxes or carbon emission permits in the North to pay for reduced deforestation in the South.”

Holdren has talked about international wealth redistribution in his writing, as well as the alleged need to keep developing countries from the urge to “mimic overdevelopment,” which apparently has occurred in the United States and other Western countries. Holdren said the United States must set an example for the world by undergoing “dedevelopment,” and that wealth must be redistributed “with and among nations.”

“Redistribution of wealth both within and among nations is absolutely essential, if a decent life is to be provided to every human being,” said Holdren.

January 31, 2014 at 4:20 p.m.
Jt6gR3hM said...

MickeyRat said...

Is it to early to mention BENGHAZI?

No it’s not Race Ho!

January 31, 2014 at 4:23 p.m.
conservative said...

inquiringmind said...

conserve get honest with us. You are not defending faith, you are defending your own particular, very narrow denominational interpretation. Your and your denomination's(?) interpretation appears to operate as if you are the self-appointed judge of faith. By the way, what is your denomination?

January 30, 2014 at 1:26 p.m.

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Let me say when one confronts error, false doctrine and false teachers regarding the faith, you are defending the faith.

Yours and others contention with me has been primarily about my citing 1 Corinthians 6:9-10 specifically that no Homosexual/sodomite will inherit the Kingdom of God.

This is a teaching and doctrine of Scripture. These verses are doctrine:

All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness; so that the man of God may be adequate, equipped for every good work 2 Timothy 3:16-17

Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor HOMOSEXUALS, nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, will inherit the kingdom of God. 1 CORINTHIANS 6:9-10. NAS

Plain and simple isn't it?

January 31, 2014 at 4:59 p.m.
fairmon said...

Man removes trees for every reason under the sun. An aerial view shows the destruction of clear cutting. The freeways destroyed more trees than forestry products companies plant for years. These are harvested later so no net addition. The west and mid west had major storms before and as settled because of the flat lands with little vegetation and no trees. Protecting the environment is more than reducing c02 emissions.

Osmosis is an amazing miracle. It may be that adding trees proportional to the population growth would have a more positive impact than cap and trade.

January 31, 2014 at 5:36 p.m.
dude_abides said...

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie knew about the controversial closing of lanes on the George Washington Bridge when it happened last year, a former close aide alleged Friday in a letter obtained by NBC News.

Christie — who's considered a serious contender for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination — has repeatedly denied having known about the closing of two of three local access lanes from Fort Lee, N.J., to the bridge, which is one of the busiest in the world.

In the letter to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (.pdf), a lawyer for David Wildstein — the Port Authority official who actually ordered the closings — says there is evidence "tying Mr. Christie to having knowledge of the lane closures, during the period when the lanes were closed."

Ooh, this is exquisite! Time for all you conservatives to tell us how you've hated him all along. A serious contender, but I bet not one of you will try to take up for this Republican thug!

January 31, 2014 at 5:59 p.m.

Are all you folks nuts? Today's cartoon is a play on the recall efforts against Chris Anderson versus Tuesday's weathermen who ALL made a faulty forecasts. Both did something someone else didn't like, and in Chattanooga, that means let's give them the boot.

January 31, 2014 at 6:08 p.m.
jesse said...

Well Dude I gotta admit i was a Christi fan but after the bridge deal not so much and with what went on w/ the relief funds now not at all!!To be honest i can't think of anyone now in either party i would make the effort to go down and vote for!!Just wait and see how it shakes out!

January 31, 2014 at 6:17 p.m.
inquiringmind said...

conservative is ready with wealth distribution after the reads the sermon on the mount and sermon of the plain.

January 31, 2014 at 6:29 p.m.
dude_abides said...

jesse... you proved at 11 a.m. that you are more realistic than a large percentage of the population, and you proved at 6:17 p.m. that you're more honest than every single conservative that posts here. You've hit a few home runs around here lately, IMHO.

January 31, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.
conservative said...

inquiringmind said...

conserve get honest with us. You are not defending faith, you are defending your own particular, very narrow denominational interpretation. Your and your denomination's(?) interpretation appears to operate as if you are the self-appointed judge of faith. By the way, what is your denomination? January 30, 2014 at 1:26 p.m.

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I am non denominational.

I have no control over what appears to you. It appears to me that you don't like what I have written about the abomination ( God says it is so, so it is settled) of Homosexuality and sodomy.

More importantly, the faith that I defend is "narrow." You may not have realized that the word you used "narrow" is also the word Jesus Christ, creator of heaven and earth and judge of the same also used.

“Enter through the NARROW gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it. For the gate is small and the way is NARROW that leads to life, and there are few who find it. Matthew 7:13-14 NAS

January 31, 2014 at 6:42 p.m.
alprova said...

inquiringmind wrote: "conserve get honest with us. You are not defending faith, you are defending your own particular, very narrow denominational interpretation. Your and your denomination's(?) interpretation appears to operate as if you are the self-appointed judge of faith. By the way, what is your denomination?"

That is a question he has always refused to answer. While he's so proud of damning every alternative Christian religion out there, he has never once disclosed where he derives his beliefs.

His chosed denomination is something along the lines of the Nowannasuckadickie Movement, where the only thing discussed on Sunday is homosexuality, because that's about the only issue that revives him from his slumber.

January 31, 2014 at 6:53 p.m.
alprova said...

conservative wrote: "I am non denominational."

You are a man on his very own island. Preacher, Parishoner, and Presumptuous.

"I have no control over what appears to you. It appears to me that you don't like what I have written about the abomination ( God says it is so, so it is settled) of Homosexuality and sodomy."

Sir, GOD has never offered one word about any homosexual on this planet. I challenge you to post one sentence of scripture condeming the homosexual that is a quote from God.

"More importantly, the faith that I defend is "narrow." You may not have realized that the word you used "narrow" is also the word Jesus Christ, creator of heaven and earth and judge of the same also used."

Jesus Christ created heaven and earth? You're gone. You're a fruitcake. Your brain is made of jello.

January 31, 2014 at 7:01 p.m.
PlainTruth said...

^^^^ Alpo. Ever civil.

January 31, 2014 at 7:06 p.m.
alprova said...

I'm starting to see a common thread in some people.

Those who hold the weathermen responsible for slightly missing the forecast, are among those who hold the President responsible for everything else.

Quite frankly, I am shocked not to read how it is the President's fault that people were stuck in traffic for up to 24 hours in Atlanta, Georgia.

That's about the ONLY person who did not have fingers point at him.

Wow!...there is hope for America if there is one happening that is not Obama's fault.

January 31, 2014 at 7:08 p.m.
conservative said...

inquiringmind said...

conserve get honest with us. You are not defending faith, you are defending your own particular, very narrow denominational interpretation. Your and your denomination's(?) interpretation appears to operate as if you are the self-appointed judge of faith. By the way, what is your denomination? January 30, 2014 at 1:26 p.m.

=====================================

Now, more on:

“Enter through the NARROW gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it. For the gate is small and the way is narrow that leads to life, and there are few who find it. Matthew 7:13-14 NAS You may haven noticed that these verses teach more than the gate is narrow to eternal life and that the gate to destruction is WIDE.

Now, one obvious wide gate to destruction is the belief and non Biblical teaching that Homosexuals/sodomites will gain eternal life.

Think. How many people believe and false teaches teach that a Homosexual/sodomite will inherit the Kingdom of God? Scores, right? Now notice something else. There are FEW who find eternal life. Get it?

Think. ALL Christians will inherit eternal life, so the only possible conclusion is that the number of Christians is FEW!

Furthermore, just in case some still don't get it notice that MANY go through the wide gate of destruction. MANY are not Christians.

So, to simplify another way, Christians are FEW, non Christians are MANY!

January 31, 2014 at 7:14 p.m.
dude_abides said...

Yawn... nothing but crickets and a street preacher.

January 31, 2014 at 8:06 p.m.
conservative said...

Mr. Anthony Provancher, a.k.a. alprova wrote:

"I'm a Christian, and always will be" and "I am a practicing Christian"

"Get something through your thick head. I have NEVER blasphemed God."

"Did Jesus deceive or lie? One instance in the New Testament seems to offer that he did"

"I do not and never will hold the belief that the Bible is the word of God. You will not shame me into such a belief, no matter how many times you try

"Jesus sinned"

Jesus cannot be God"

January 31, 2014 at 8:08 p.m.
limric said...

Jt6gR3hM,

Honestly, (referring to your 4:20 post) - do you believe any of that?

January 31, 2014 at 8:13 p.m.
hotdiggity said...

Wow conservative, it must be nice to feel you belong to some sort of religious elite group.

“Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven."

Matthew 6:1

January 31, 2014 at 8:56 p.m.
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