The Daily Gouge Archive, Thursday, October 9th, 2014

On October 12, 2014, in Uncategorized, by Magoo

It’s Thursday, October 9th, 2014…and here’s The Gouge! First up, courtesy of the WSJ, this snippet from Ronald Reagan’s August 1980 address to the VFW convention provides a quick reminder how far the quality of American leadership has fallen since his days in the Oval Office: Soviet leaders talk arrogantly of a so-called “correlation of […]

The Daily Gouge Archive, Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

On October 8, 2014, in Uncategorized, by Magoo

It’s Tuesday, October 7th, 2014…but before we begin, yet another example of a campaign ad, the central theme of which the GOP should be rolling out across the country… …particularly as the message is applicable in every single tightly-contested Senate race.  Why on earth AREN’T they?  You’ll have to tell us, ‘cuz we sure as […]

The Daily Gouge Archive, Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

On October 6, 2014, in Uncategorized, by Magoo

It’s Thursday, October 2nd, 2014…but before we begin, one quick cartoon which, while almost making us wetting our pants… …required an rewrite prior to distribution to nationwide outlets.  Cartoonist Jerry Holbert saw a tube of children’s watermelon toothpaste, and the flavor stuck with him. Reed Jackson, associate editor at Holbert’s syndicator, saw the potentially racial subtext the […]

The Daily Gouge Archive, Monday, September 29th, 2014

On October 1, 2014, in Uncategorized, by Magoo

It’s Monday, September 29th, 2014…but before we begin, a few brief observations on current events precisely reflecting the state of Progressive politics in America. First, Ezra Klein, one truly educated idiot, continues to defend the manifestly indefensible: “On the whole, though, costs are lower than expected, enrollment is higher than expected, the number of insurers […]