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Smithereens Cartoon Caption Contest:

May’s cartoon contest stars Congress and Starbucks


Mike Smith

What should the word bubble say? You get to tell us in the Smithereens Cartoon Caption Contest.

It's time for the May Smithereens Cartoon Caption Contest featuring Congress and Starbucks.

The rules are simple: The Sun's Mike Smith provides a cartoon with a blank word bubble. You tell us what it should say.

All you have to do is submit your suggested caption in the comments below by 5 p.m. May 15.

We'll pick our five favorite entries, and then you can vote for the winner between May 20 and May 27. Then we'll announce the winner May 31.

You can see last month's winner here.

Good luck!

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  1. Finally, a pipeline that got approved.

  2. I'll have a grande, bicameral macchiato, hold the whip.

  3. "Well now! It looks like the government FINALLY woke up and smelled the coffee and got a new pipeline!"

  4. That should wake 'em up.

  5. The ordinary citizen does not get this PERK !!

  6. Forget the military industrial machine, this is the strongest Special Interest Lobby in town.

  7. Desperate times call for desperate measures.

  8. So who is fueling who again?

  9. Congress got a wake up call.

  10. Stand your grounds.

  11. Maybe they'll finally perk up.

  12. This is just going to raise the water bill for the bathrooms.

  13. I see the Benghazi Hearings have started.

  14. It's the only buck that stops here anymore.

  15. Whatever begins with Starbucks usually ends with Our bucks !!

  16. Oh Sugar.

  17. Congress gets all the perks.

  18. What a bunch of has-beans.

  19. That should create quite a stir.

  20. The best part of waking up, is Congress finally hyped up.

  21. The second truck is on the house.

  22. Like they're not jittery enough already.

  23. The Viagra truck was here yesterday.

  24. Must be decaf.

  25. Hand picked coffee beans from the feces of the Civet, a cat-like animal, Kopi Luwak was the world's most expensive brew until...

  26. They can afford it now that April 15th has passed

  27. I thought coffee was a Entitlement

  28. The gang of eight had a party last night with 11 million of their constituents.

  29. Wait til they have to decafinate.

  30. I thought they were chocked full o' nuts.

  31. Starbucks, sucking the caf "fine" out of congress one day at a time...

  32. Capitalism at Its Best

  33. when asked to comment on resloutions for the 2014 budget and putting a u.s goverment shutdown to rest,congressional spokesman commented"desperate times call for desperate measures"