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Does everyone remember “Luther,”  the Keegan-Michael Key character who served these past four years as President Obama’s “anger translator”? That hilarious presidential alter ego is back for one final appearance with Key’s partner Jordan Peele as POTUS, delivering a pre-inaugural message to the American people from the Oval Office.

Needless to say, Luther is cosmically pissed off by the advent of Donald Trump. He’s in orbit and “anger” doesn’t begin to describe his supernova outrage.

Key’s performance is as funny as anything about this political catastrophe will ever be. Do not miss it.  

 

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell said failure to pay US debts is 'just not something we can contemplate'

Washington (AFP) - The chairman of the US Federal Reserve called on lawmakers to raise the nation's borrowing limit urgently on Wednesday, warning that failure to pay government debts would do "severe damage" to the economy.

"It's just very important that the debt ceiling be raised in a timely fashion so the United States can pay its bills when it comes due," Jerome Powell said as the central bank concluded its September meeting. Failure to pay, he added, is "just not something we can contemplate."

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