May 31, 2011 According to Milt Prigee and John Darkow, the price of gas (even when it drops) may put the American driving holiday in peril.
May 30, 2011 Memorial Day, originally Decoration Day, began as commemoration of soldiers who died in the Civil War. Gary Varvel and Milt Prigee remind us why the solemn holiday is more than just a three day weekend.
May 29, 2011 Mike Peters welcomes former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty to the race for the 2012 Republican nomination for president, while Dave Granlund thinks former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's "One Nation Bus Tour" could presage her run.
May 28, 2011 Mike Keefe and Joe Heller expect that the class of 2011 will likely face post-graduate studies in the school of hard knocks.
May 27, 2011 Mike Luckovich thinks Democrat Kathy Hochul's victory in New York's 26th congressional district will provide a rude awakening for Republican supporters of the Ryan Budget Plan, while Lisa Benson does not admire the Democrats' alternative.
May 26, 2011 Neither Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu nor Nate Beeler are happy with President Obama's peace proposals, while Steve Greenberg seeks a sense of direction.
May 25, 2011 After 25 years on the air, Emmy and Academy Award Winner Oprah Winfrey will tape her last show today. Cam Cardow looks at the hoopla and Mike Smith, the impact of the Media giant's departure on her fans.
May 24, 2011 Gary Varvel, a fellow Indianan, is sympathetic about Governor Mitch Daniels' decision to forgo running in 2012, while Steve Kelley wonders if former Alaska governor Sarah Palin might make a gutsy move and join the race for the GOP nomination.
May 23, 2011 As flooding continues to ravage many Southern States, Mike Keefe and J.D. Crowe reflect on what's happened.
May 22, 2011 As depicted by Randall Enos and Mike Keefe, both Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich may have hurt their presidential bids over their past and current positions on government involvement in healthcare.
May 21, 2011 President Obama announced his policy on Palestine and Israel on May 19, and met with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu on May 20. R.J. Matson and John Cole wonder if Mr. Obama has the cure that Israel needs.
May 20, 2011 Bin Laden's "treasure trove" had some surprising contents. Nick Anderson wonders if we can catch anything from what we caught and Jen Sorensen is not expecting a repeat performance.
May 19, 2011 Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director of the IMF was arrested in New York on sexual assault charges. Frederick Deligne and Signe Wilkinson agree that powerful men sometimes do strange things, but the cartoonists differ on the consequences.
May 18, 2011 Donald Trump has said once and for all that he will not run for president. Gary Varvel thinks the joke's on us, while John Deering asks if Trump was ever serious about running.
May 17, 2011 Harold Camping, president of the Christian network, Family Radio, predicts that this Saturday will be Judgment Day — the start of a 153 day countdown to the end of the world. Cartoonists Randall Enos and Pat Bagley examine those who believe, and those who don't.
NPR thanks our sponsors
Become an NPR sponsor