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It was an all-star sendoff for Jon Stewart, featuring just about everyone who’s ever been on The Daily Show.

The farewell even included a parade of people whom Jon has made fun of over the years: Chris Christie, Charlie Rangel, Chuck Schumer, Hillary Clinton, Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, Rahm Emanuel, Wolf Blitzer, Lindsey Graham, John Kerry, Bill O’Reilly, John McCain — and oh yeah, the CEO of Arby’s.

The crowd went wild when Stephen Colbert showed up.

Jon gave a shoutout to the production crew, with a flashback video segment done in the style of Goodfellas.

Jon also gave a more serious message: “The best defense against bullshit is vigilance — so if you smell something, say something.”

And finally, Jon thanked everyone — and declared that his long conversation with the audience isn’t truly ending. “Nothing ends — it’s just a continuation, it’s a pause in the conversation. So rather than saying ‘goodbye’ or ‘good night,’ I’m just gonna say, ‘I’m gonna go get a drink.’ And I’m sure I’ll see you guys before I leave.”

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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.

Rep. Jason Smith

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Reprinted with permission from American Independent

Rep. Jason Smith (R-MO) wants to make sure kids are taught to be patriotic in their schools. His new bill would strip federal funding from any school that does not force them to memorize his selected historical texts.

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