January 31, 2006
Congress, with approval from the White House, wants to cut the deficit and reduce the expense of healthcare by requiring the poor to pay more for Medicaid; those unable to afford it may be cut from eligibility, which could affect tens of thousands of Americans, a large percentage of them being children, while others may just choose to go without health insurance due to the financial burden.
Posted by Steve Greenberg at 9:29 AM
January 27, 2006
Hamas wins Palestinian election
Posted by Steve Greenberg at 3:17 PM
January 24, 2006
Rows of men standing around to get day labor jobs are becoming more common around the nation; a story in the Star examined some of the backgrounds and misconceptions relating to these workers.
Posted by Steve Greenberg at 9:33 AM
January 15, 2006
Some in the House of Representatives want to deal with illegal immigration by criminalizing social workers, food banks and other providers of services to the needy.
Posted by Steve Greenberg at 10:55 AM
January 11, 2006
Heading toward extinction
Yes, there are a lot of labels here, but I needed to show the litany of current scandals. And yes, there are some Democrats involved (such as with Jack Abramoff), but these are overwhelmingly Republican doings, given that this party controls both houses of Congress and the executive branch.
Posted by Steve Greenberg at 2:04 PM
January 8, 2006
Gov. Schwarzenegger germinates some bold spending ideas, and not coincidentally, some re-election ideas.
Posted by Steve Greenberg at 11:47 AM
January 7, 2006
The void in Israel
Even in the unilkely event Ariel Sharon survives his cerebral hemmorhage (this was drawn and posted while he remained on life-support), he will not be able to govern again, leaving a huge gap not only in Israeli government and politics but throughout the entire Mideast peace process as well.
Posted by Steve Greenberg at 9:39 AM
January 6, 2006
By the way, when you see cartoons in color here: no, they did not run in color in the newspaper. I color occasional cartoons specifically for the web (based on my time, ease of coloring and whether I feel the cartoon might be more compelling in color).
Posted by Steve Greenberg at 9:43 AM
January 2, 2006
If you thought last year produced an overabundance of ballot measures, reports are that there are already something like 50 measures looming over the horizon in 2006.
Posted by Steve Greenberg at 12:00 PM