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Paul A Duginski
Paul A Duginski
Paul Duginski is a political cartoonist and veteran newspaper staff artist. He enjoys reading history, literature and going bodyboarding whenever he has time.


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Apr. 28, 2016 3:00 pm
Tuesday night, in front of a national audience and after powering to victory in five primary states, Donald Trump had this to say: “Frankly, if Hillary Clinton were a man, I don’t think she’d get 5% of the vote. The only thing she’s got going is the women’s card, and the beautiful thing is, women don’t like her.” Behind him on stage, Gov. Chris Christie’s wife, Mary Pat, could be seen rolling...  Read More
Apr. 27, 2016 3:24 pm
We’ve all heard that to get a good job, you need to get a good education. Students have been sold that line for decades and, in pursuit of that pearl of great price, they have piled up dangerous amounts of debt. Part of the reason is that college costs have risen obscenely and public institutions have abandoned their mission to provide affordable education for all. Just for one example of how...  Read More
Apr. 26, 2016 3:33 am
On Sunday, April 24, the world marked the 101st anniversary of the Armenian genocide. Last year, Pope Francis called the senseless massacre of Armenians “the first genocide of the 20th century.” Governments of 29 countries and 44 U.S. states recognize as genocide the systematic slaughter and deportation of Armenians by the Ottoman Turks from 1915 to 1923. While campaigning for president in 2008,...  Read More
Apr. 20, 2016 3:09 pm
On the day after the Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt addressed a joint session of Congress, calling that fateful Sunday “a date which will live in infamy.” Shortly thereafter, Congress formally declared war on the Empire of Japan, officially bringing the United States into World War II. About 127,000 Japanese Americans lived in the...  Read More
Apr. 12, 2016 2:42 pm
Donald Trump, the guy New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says is “bringing the people of our nation together to help America win again,” is really the most divisive politician to cross the political landscape in years. He’s a walking, talking, vulgar, insult-spewing wedge issue. After his loss to uber-rival Ted Cruz by a whopping 13 percentage points in the Wisconsin Primary on April 5, pundits have...  Read More
Apr. 6, 2016 1:16 pm
The other day I heard Rachel Maddow raise a chilling possibility. If the Republicans in the Senate are this shamelessly obstructive now, claiming a sitting president of the other party shouldn’t be allowed to nominate a justice to the Supreme Court during his last year in office, what’s to stop them from refusing to hold hearings or a confirmation vote on a nominee of a newly elected president if...  Read More
Apr. 5, 2016 2:35 am
Donald Trump, who goes head-to-head with Ted Cruz in the Wisconsin Primary on Tuesday, joins both Cruz and John Kasich in renouncing their pledges to support the eventual GOP nominee. Moreover, Trump has also declined to rule out a third-party bid if he fails to win the Republican nomination. On Fox News Sunday, he said, “It’s not a question of win or lose. It’s a question of treatment. I want...  Read More
Apr. 5, 2016 2:16 am
California Gov. Jerry Brown this morning signed a bill that will raise the minimum wage in the Golden State to $15 an hour by 2022. Some 5.6 million people would benefit from the raise, nearly 1 in 3 workers in the state, according to economists. Most of those people are the working poor, minorities or immigrants. State Sen. Mark Leno (D-San Francisco), one of the sponsors of the legislation,...  Read More
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