Saturday, January 16, 2016

Cartoon Saturday


News flash ... Ted Cruz and Donald Trump have broken up! Film at eleven. In other news ...

Ten Navy sailors were taken prisoner and later released by Iran after their boats strayed into Iranian waters; Alex, the first Atlantic hurricane to form in January since 1938, rose in the eastern Atlantic and threatened the Azores; twelve Marines are missing near Hawaii after two helicopters collided during a night training mission; from the Sauce for the Gander department, Ted Cruz dealt with allegations that he is not a "natural born citizen," and is therefore ineligible to be president*; and today begins Florida's "Python Challenge," in which hunters try to capture or kill as many as possible of the giant Burmese pythons infesting the Florida Everglades**.

This week, in honor of the brigands of Wall Street, we feature cartoons about pirates ...

Everybody's gotta start somewhere ...


When pirates turn to an acting career ...


It's one way to keep the workers' morale up ...


Methinks he doesn't go anywhere quickly ...


Sometimes I'm not sure the benefits are worth it ...


It took me a minute to get this one ... but it was worth the wait ...


An understandable mistake ...


Occupational hazard ...


Oops ...


This just can't end well ...


And that's it for this week's edition of Cartoon Saturday. I hope you it helped to raise your spirits after a grueling week of bad news. I plan to spend a relaxing weekend cleaning out the crawlspace above the garage so that I can get all the Christmas decorations put away until next year. More fun than anyone should be allowed to have without paying taxes on it.

Have a good day. Come back tomorrow for Poetry Sunday. More thoughts then.

Bilbo

* Anyone who listens to Mr Cruz for any length of time will quickly realize that while he may indeed be a citizen, the man just ain't natural.

** Because invasive snakes are being intensively hunted during the Python Challenge, presidential campaigning has been suspended for the duration of the event for safety reasons.

6 comments:

Duckbutt said...

Arr! Great cartoons of pirates. Pilates for pirates!

eViL pOp TaRt said...

Great pirate cartoons, especially the formally dressed pirates!

John Hill said...

The last guy si about to have a bad day, indeed!

Mike said...

Laughed out loud at the table leg. I don't think he got taken. It looks like a fine table! I think I would have opted for a chair leg.

Chuck Bear said...

Well, if he has an itch, he can scratch it!

allenwoodhaven said...

Great collection! The pirate's son with the nest on his shoulder was my favorite.