Saturday, August 22, 2009

Cartoon Saturday

Convicted Lockerbie mass murderer Abd el Basset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, released by the Scottish Minister of Justice on "compassionate" grounds, has received a hero's welcome in Libya; a 59 year-old Vietnam veteran who volunteered to return to the Army to serve in Afghanistan has become the oldest soldier killed in the war; Texas-based Guaranty Bank has become the 81st, and the third-largest, bank to fail this year; Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmedinejad has nominated as his Minister of Defense a man wanted by Interpol in connection with the 1994 bombing of a Jewish cultural center in Buenos Aires; and suicide bombers have killed four police officers in an attack in Chechnya.

Boy, do we need Cartoon Saturday!

Economists claim that the recession is nearing its end and the economy is improving. This is clearly news to many real people...

We remodeled our kitchen a few years ago. Sadly, I missed out on this nifty accessory...

These two cartoons follow up on the one I posted in last week's Cartoon Saturday about getting ready to go out...most of you husbands can probably relate...

and...

This is a great riff on the theme of reserved parking spaces...

And since people can never understand the logic of airline ticket pricing, and are always looking for ways to economize on travel, can this be too far in the future...?

It looks like it's going to be a miserable, rainy weekend, enlivened only by our youngest granddaughter's second birthday party. I'll feel old, but I'll be happy. Hope your weekend is a good one.

Have a good day. More thoughts tomorrow.

Bilbo

2 comments:

Mike said...

The crash test dummy is obviouly a female. The proof is in the cartoon.

anOCgirl said...

having just flown back today from my vacation, i can totally relate to the final cartoon. the airline i flew charged $30 to check in luggage so most of my fellow passengers had carry-ons. before boarding, the airline rep came to all of us with luggage as carry-ons and told us that we may have to check our bags because too many people were taking their luggage with them and there wasn't enough room for all the suitcases. gee, i wonder why that is? i told the rep that if they didn't charge to check in bags that she wouldn't be having this problem.