Bearman Cartoon: Shrinking Newspapers

Editorial Cartoonists continue to mourn when another newspaper cuts its editorial cartoonist.  However, the rest of the newsroom is not immune to layoffs.  It was announced this week that the Cincinnati Enquirer is cutting over 100 jobs while Gannet is cutting 1400 nationwide (see here).  What makes it even stranger [...]

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Beartoons.com instead of bearmancartoons.wordpress.com

Some of you may know that I have been doing my cartoons for about 3 years at the Cincinnati Beacon website.  Wanting to expand beyond just simply posting editorial cartoons, I started this blog about six months ago.  Knowing that I could still host my blog here but have my [...]

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Bearman Cartoon: Finney and Smitherman

This editorial cartoon is going to need some background for all my non-Cincinnati readers and those who are from Cincinnati who don’t know what is going on.  I apologize for the length.  *** The short explanation *** If you don’t want to read it all the simple background is the [...]

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Bearman Cartoon: Employee Job Satisfaction

Thanks to Chiraq for his post that gave me the idea to create this editorial cartoon. With the economy sucking wind, I don’t hear my friends complaining right now about their crappy jobs. Instead everyone is singing the praises of their company (at least to their boss) in hopes of making it [...]

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Bearman Cartoon: Jim Schifrin's Abandoned Ship

The Cincinnati Beacon, where I initially started posting my cartoons, has been aglow with attacks on Jim Schifrin who writes a local newsletter called the Whistleblower (See here and here). Personally I never read his stuff unless the Beacon (about yearly) goes after him for his ever apparent racist remarks. [...]

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Bearman Cartoon: Congressional Raises

Once again Congress will allow themselves a “cost of living” increase while their approval ratings and the economy are in the tank. This cartoon pretty much sums up the attitude.

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Bearman Cartoon: Marvin Lewis & the Press

Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis got into a tiff about the team’s performance with a local Cincinnati Enquirer reporter at his weekly press conference.   At one point he told the reporter he wasn’t going to respond to his questions.

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Bearman Cartoon: Illegal Immigration TO Mexico

Several articles (including one from USA Today) discuss the impact the economy is having on illegal immigration from Mexico. How long will it take for our economy to be worse and people start immigrating illegally OUT of the U.S.?

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Pulitzer now accepting Online Newspapers for Consideration

According to this Huffington Post news entry online only newspapers are now eligible for entry into the coveted Pulitzer prize competition. One can only wonder if the Cincinnati Beacon (where I initially post all my cartoons) will one day seek eligibility and then maybe my own hack cartoons would in [...]

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Bearman Cartoon: Big Three Auto Execs return to Washington

The first time they came to Washington asking for a Bailout from Congress, they didn’t have a plan and came in private jets. What if this time they were serious? What’s more, this article brings up an interesting point. When will Congress start cutting back on their travel and budgets?

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