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Bryan G. said…
Thanks for reminding me about the cold. I really needed to be reminded ;).
nonamedufus said…
Yeah, I wouldn't want you to forget, Bryan.
Bryan G. said…
And you're back to enjoy it now, right?
Debra She Who Seeks said…
These are great! Love the Bieber ones especially!
nonamedufus said…
I don't know what the cartoonists would do without Rob Ford and Justin Bieber.
meleahrebeccah said…
Obviously, the New Jersey one is my favorite!
nonamedufus said…
You know, somehow I knew you'd say that Meleah.
Excellent selection once again! The New Jersey was exceptionally funny and the Bieber ones too! That hair! I'm jealous.
I'd comment but I don't want to make Chris Christie mad.
nonamedufus said…
Ha, Ha…good one, Paula.
nonamedufus said…
There's talk the U.S. wants to extradite Bieber back to Canada only Canada won't hear of it.
Cheryl said…
I like this week's set because I actually understand and appreciate them all. (I'm not a political animal so your political cartoons tend to go right over my head.)
Cheryl said…
Ain't that the truth!
Cheryl said…
How sweet of you but it's really not necessary. I find that if I pay too much attention to what's going on in politics, I tend to slowly lose my mind. I'd rather live contentedly not knowing when the bomb's going to blow. Same goes for pop culture although it was really hard to stay ignorant about Ol' Biebs.
nonamedufus said…
Don't send him back. We don't want him.

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