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Posted at 2:01 AM

For those not up on the Flint, Michigan, dilemma, it is one of a failed water system that has been giving 140,000 people lead-tainted water for more than a year. A cash-strapped city administration was trying to save money by using water from the Flint River instead of more expensive Lake Huron water. The result is potential lead poisoning for 6,000 to 12,000 children ó a disaster. As sad as that situation is, our infrastructure experts tell us the Flint problem is just the tip of the iceberg.

Updated Feb 5, 2016 at 2:59 PM

Dave Granlund on Madoff and OJ.

Updated Feb 5, 2016 at 11:23 AM

Emboldened by their finishes in the Iowa caucuses Monday - sixth, eighth, and 10th, respectively - former Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida, Gov. John R. Kasich of Ohio, and Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey announced they are joining together to form a ďGOP...

Updated Feb 5, 2016 at 10:38 AM

Nate Beeler cartoon on Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

Updated Feb 5, 2016 at 9:44 AM

What was at stake this week in Norristown, Pennsylvania, when Bill Cosby and his attorneys appeared in court to seek the dismissal of the criminal charges brought against him by the Montgomery County district attorney?

Updated Feb 5, 2016 at 9:49 AM

Dave Granlund cartoon on Roman numerals and NFL execs.

Updated Feb 4, 2016 at 10:23 AM

We live in the greatest democratic republic around, but the method we use to elect the leader of the free world is among the most foolish.Letting Iowa and New Hampshire have undo influence in the process is silly.

Updated Feb 4, 2016 at 10:09 AM

We live in the greatest democratic republic around, but the method we use to elect the leader of the free world is among the most foolish.Letting Iowa and New Hampshire have undue influence in the process is silly.

Updated Feb 3, 2016 at 3:14 PM

Nate Beeler cartoon about the Flint water crisis.

Updated Feb 3, 2016 at 3:09 PM

Nate Beeler cartoon about Donald Trump after the Iowa caucus.

Updated Feb 3, 2016 at 1:04 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon about the New Hampshire primary.

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