Cartoon Tuesday: Who’s Gonna Keep You Supplied, Man?

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From cartoonist Mark Fiore comes this animation
of a hyperactive Ziploc baggy. Before clicking through to see why it’s
so amped up, here’s some suggested reading from the New York Times:

Sex, Drug Use and Graft Cited in Interior Department

Frustration in the South as a Gasoline Shortage Drags On

Enjoy the afternoon and Shana Tovah to everyone ringing in the new year.

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