March 11-17: Sunshine Week…

How appropriate for it to be Sunshine Week — it’s been a rare and wonderful few days of clear skies and 50 degrees here in West Michigan. Unfortunately, it is also quite appropriate in the wake of the FBI’s recent Patriot Act misdeeds and miscellaneous Justice Department shenanigans….

Sunshine Week is a national initiative to open a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information. Sunshine Week is about the public’s right to know what its government is doing, and why.

This, of course, is right in the sweet spot for editorial cartoonists. So in an effort to support Sunshine Week and all that it stands for, the AAEC (Association of American Editorial Cartoonists) had its members collect recent creations for the Sunshine Week website to publish. Check it out:

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  1. Auchtoon! » Fired for Poor Performance? Are You Serious?… said,

    March 15, 2007 @ 11:11 am

    […] In the weeks since, the U.S. Attorney thing has only continued to blow up in several ways, all seeming to dovetail nicely with my original point. The cherry on top is that this happens to be Sunshine Week. (See my previous post.) […]

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