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Political cartoons? On THIS journal?
I wasn't going to post this because I am honestly nervous of death threats but if people are going to get bent out of shape and not realize how stupid theyre being then good god...so much for free speech. And if this loses me some LJ friends, I'm sorry you couldn't see the humor in human stupidity, good day to you.

I drew a comic based on current events, well, most current events that is, this happens on a regular basis it seems anyway.

Here's the pic that spawned it:



And here's my comic under the cut
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*facepalm*

What is this world coming to that people feel the answer to something they don't like is violence and flag burning? Yeah...pfft...THAT'LL fix it reeeeal good.
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the_gneech From: the_gneech Date: September 18th, 2006 01:10 pm (UTC) (Link)
Applying rational thought to something? How DARE you???

-The Gneech
altonwings From: altonwings Date: September 18th, 2006 01:27 pm (UTC) (Link)
I just love how they are demanding a different apology. Can anyone even remember when a single Muslim cleric apologized for what they have said and done? And those are the bastards yelling that westerners should die!

Then they wonder why we think of all Muslims as violent, out of control hate-factories. Gee, ya' think?
thornwolf From: thornwolf Date: September 18th, 2006 01:29 pm (UTC) (Link)
Its like with Christians, the loud ones get the attention, but at the same time I don't see many Muslim leaders stepping forward and saying "hey these yokels don't represent us".

Just the same though, minor disagreements should not equal flag burning and death threats!
bloodhoundomega From: bloodhoundomega Date: September 18th, 2006 01:29 pm (UTC) (Link)
Ouch, so ouch, because so true.
trippystate From: trippystate Date: September 18th, 2006 01:32 pm (UTC) (Link)
without satire, how can we be able to laugh at ourselves? It keeps things realistic and in perspective . . I have tolerance for ALOT of things in this world, but close-mindedness is not one of them
thornwolf From: thornwolf Date: September 18th, 2006 01:37 pm (UTC) (Link)
I feel the same as you. I don't feel anyone should be immune to satire. In the case of the Dane who drew mohammed. Its pretty much a no no for people to make fun of other religions but its done anyways, and Im sure the muslims laughed at Jesus getting his lights punched out on Southpark, but the second their religion is targeted? oh hell naw.


Same with Scientologists...but thats another rant deserving of a whole other comic.

I see people getting offended by this toon, but I'm entitled to my opinion on my journal. *shrugs*
From: duke_otterland Date: September 18th, 2006 01:44 pm (UTC) (Link)
So Muslims react to the Pope's statement that Muslims are violet people with...acts of violence. Way to hurt your credibility, geniuses.
thornwolf From: thornwolf Date: September 18th, 2006 01:45 pm (UTC) (Link)
Oh the irony!
crashcoyote From: crashcoyote Date: September 18th, 2006 01:48 pm (UTC) (Link)
Heh heh heh.... Very true
From: chibithejournal Date: September 18th, 2006 01:53 pm (UTC) (Link)
ahem..
ROTFL
kylet From: kylet Date: September 18th, 2006 02:06 pm (UTC) (Link)
Well, I never talk about politics. But I can say it's always noted that timing in comedy is everything.
And the ". . . O_O " panel of you is perfect timing XD

:::Gets the fire extinguisher:::
thornwolf From: thornwolf Date: September 18th, 2006 02:08 pm (UTC) (Link)
Hee hee you should see how many times I scribble things out in my sketchbook trying to time things right XD

Thanks =)
hellhound From: hellhound Date: September 18th, 2006 02:12 pm (UTC) (Link)
You fucking rule. End of story. XD
bagelofdeath From: bagelofdeath Date: September 18th, 2006 02:17 pm (UTC) (Link)
Simply brilliant.
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thornwolf From: thornwolf Date: September 18th, 2006 02:35 pm (UTC) (Link)
Honestly me too, thank you!

From: animarelic Date: September 18th, 2006 02:55 pm (UTC) (Link)
*snerk* Seriously, the repeated over-reaction to every little thing makes it incredibly hard for anyone to sympathise with them. Not that they were sympathetic before, but at least on the grounds that they were human, and humans are allowed to have beliefs, I tried to at least respect where they were coming from, if not like or embrace it.

I guess that's people though. You gotta laugh when it's true.
anjel_kitty From: anjel_kitty Date: September 18th, 2006 03:23 pm (UTC) (Link)
I temp added you to my flist over that little dispute we had to clear some misgivings up but I might keep you here just because of this comic. This was wonderful, and so true.

Do you mind if I post this to my atheist community? They would get a good laugh from it.

Also you should go into politcal cartooning cause this is great!
thornwolf From: thornwolf Date: September 18th, 2006 03:28 pm (UTC) (Link)
Hrm. I suppose so, could you please link to my innitial thread here in my LJ instead of img sourcing the comic please?
doodlesthegreat From: doodlesthegreat Date: September 18th, 2006 04:06 pm (UTC) (Link)
I haven't laughed this hard since I saw the pictures of the one moron who set himself on fire accidentally while burning an American flag...
slinky_dragon From: slinky_dragon Date: September 18th, 2006 04:34 pm (UTC) (Link)
so sad but true... thank goodness we have people like you who help us laugh over such things. ;)
ruggels From: ruggels Date: September 18th, 2006 04:59 pm (UTC) (Link)
Pure Comedy Gold.

Scott
glddaisy From: glddaisy Date: September 18th, 2006 05:05 pm (UTC) (Link)
*laughs*

XD
trufflehog From: trufflehog Date: September 18th, 2006 05:24 pm (UTC) (Link)
oh geez. somebody get those guys an x-box quick!
brown_wolf From: brown_wolf Date: September 18th, 2006 05:44 pm (UTC) (Link)
I wonder if you have seen Obsession which is a pretty well-balanced video that shows that radical Islam are doing the exact same things the Nazis were doing in the 30's?

Btw, I LOLed at the cartoon. You are definitely one of the more versatile artists out there.
thornwolf From: thornwolf Date: September 19th, 2006 05:43 pm (UTC) (Link)
Hee hee thanks =) I try to be.

ANd thank you so much for the link to this film. Ive only watched half of it so far (I wanna wait to show Phil this when he comes home so I don't wanna get too far without him) but already its sending chills down my spine. Such hatred! :O
genmaicha From: genmaicha Date: September 18th, 2006 06:17 pm (UTC) (Link)
That is FABULOUS.
frostfur From: frostfur Date: September 18th, 2006 06:33 pm (UTC) (Link)
Awesome, and so true :3
vogeldrache From: vogeldrache Date: September 18th, 2006 07:10 pm (UTC) (Link)
ROFL! Yay, it's true! XD
silver_huskey From: silver_huskey Date: September 18th, 2006 07:51 pm (UTC) (Link)
LOL! Sad, but true. And LOL, again.
yelth From: yelth Date: September 18th, 2006 08:26 pm (UTC) (Link)
XD
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