Our new feature presentation is finally here. (Or at least the introduction to it!) I should alert you that there may be a few interruptions in the narrative as we go along, but never fear, when I get around to compiling it into a book (heh!) it will all be together! I’ll save today’s diatribe till after today’s ‘toon, so you can stop reading before you get there if you are so inclined.
And now, on with the show!!!!
Curiouser and curiouser…
And now for today’s political/social/human rights diatribe…
The policy of taking children from their families as they are attempting to cross the border is inhumane, not to mention cruel, and often is cruelly carried out, and the main purpose seems to be to use it as a bargaining chip in order for He Who Has no Shame to get funding and approval for his border wall. How this extortion and hostage taking is anywhere close to legal, I just don’t know. For those who are in a position to donate money to organizations that are helping these folks, I would encourage you to do so. Just be sure to do a little research on the organizations that are taking donations. (Nothing like a crisis to bring the vultures out of the woodworks. Ask a trusted source and do your research.) You generally can’t go wrong with the ACLU and check in with The Southern Poverty Law Center. Both these organizations do good work in protecting those with few protections. I think there are some working specifically with this issue.
I’m not generally a praying type of person, but I’m making an exception here, and praying that this situation gets resolved before any of these kids are seriously hurt or worse. The lifelong trauma caused by separation during childhood will be long lasting and more than bad enough. This will not end well, unless it ends very quickly, and I don’t have a lot of hope for this. Our dictator in chief has no heart and no empathy. Keep speaking out, calling your representatives and senators, and support relief efforts if you can.
Did you ever think we’d get to the end of 31 Days of Pandas, let alone the end of this year? Not to flog an orange horse (because we don’t believe in hitting things) but I think the turn of the new year will not bring us any immediate release from the toxic cloud we are living under. To those that are resisting the evil that is afoot, stay strong. Take care of yourself; keep fighting for fairness, kindness, support of the planet, and all those who exist on it.
Keep being the bears! (And keep reading panda satire!!!!)
And now, the final episode of 101 Bebe Panda-Nations!
Happy New Year’s Eve and a (Im)peachy New Year!
Hope you get to party like it’s 1999! (With the panda kindergarten!)
Bob T Panda
We are getting down to the end of the year, to the end of 31 Days of Pandas (SAD!!!!!!) and hopefully the end of the tRump reign of terror. Well, I might be jumping the gun on that one. Remember, it took 2 whole years to build the case against Nixon. Have faith, panda fans! After all, Mr. Mueller belongs to society of people named BOB, and that is exalted company indeed! Heh!
So, without further ado, let’s watch the next episode of 101 Bebe Panda-Nations!
How about that! Pinky DID save the day!
We hope you’ll come back for three more days of encore presentations for 31 Days of Pandas and then Sunday we’ll have the final episode of 101 Bebe Panda-Nations! Huzzah! Let’s put our paws together and make a wish for a kinder, gentler world. Yeah, yeah, I know. Well, at least let’s resolve to watch more panda videos. Here’s one of my favoritesof pandas being ESPECIALLY helpful! Enjoy!
Oh boy, it is really getting tense here! Will they find the baby pandas before Babette rents them all out? Will Inspector Panda find his nose with both paws? Just what the heck is going on around here?????
Okay! Cut the chit chat! here we go with the next episode…
Cue the scary music!!!!
And be sure to tune in tomorrow for the final episodes of It’s a WUnderful Life!
As I compile this post, Alabama voters are going to the polls to decide whether they want to elect the #Trumple candidate or...GASP!!!! a DEMOCRAT!!!!! All I can say, is that with the moves toward voter suppression in black and Democratic districts, it is unclear if this will be a free and fair election. I only have one thing to say about this: If you have to cheat to win, it’s not really winning, is it?
But meanwhile, baby pandas are in peril! Let’s go to the next episode of…
101 Bebe Panda-Nations!
Inspector Panda has arrived! He’ll…um…solve everything!
The Internet may become the playground of the wealthy and the republicans may have already passed their most inhumane tax “reform” bill, so all I can do is keep drawing pandas until they drag me off to whatever subversive artist’s prisons they can devise.
But meanwhile, trouble is afoot, because where Babette steps her fashionable paws, chaos and infamy are sure to follow.
It’s time for the next episode of 101 Bebe Panda-Nations!!!
Uh oh. The villain of the piece has arrived. Babette de Panda: international panda of mystery! (She may be French!) Fortunately, she was able to fit us into her busy schedule, because when there is evil that needs to be done, no one does it better than Babette! Get ready for the next episode of 101 Bebe Panda-Nation part 3!
Wait, Pinky! Don’t answer that door!
Babette can talk anyone into anything.
And in other news…the 2018 Pandamonium Convention of panda lovers is happening! If you think maybe you need to take a trip to Pan-Diego next spring, why not make it in the company of 59 other panda fans? The plans are made, the dates are set…if you are thinking that this might be fun, check out the Convention Facebook page here.
If this tickles your panda fancy, email the address listed on the image or contact me via the contact form and I’ll send you to the right place.
In honor of the upcoming convention festivities, all of my 31 days of pandas extra posts will be from the collected ‘toons about the Wu Self, famed resident of the San Diego Zoo!