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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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Oct. 31, 2017 2:24 am
Right after Halloween, from Nov. 3-14, President Trump departs on his big trip to Asia. It’s scary because he will bring his reckless, headless foreign policy to Japan, South Korea and China, and the trip will be focused on his efforts to confront North Korea over its nuclear program and its ballistic missiles. Trump lacks the cleverness, smarts and skill of Brom Bones, the character in...  Read More
Oct. 30, 2017 4:24 pm
The first of what may be many shoes dropped this morning in the Russia investigation. Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, a business associate, were charged in special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign. A former foreign policy advisor to Donald Trump’s campaign, George Papadopoulos, pleaded guilty on Oct. 5 to lying to...  Read More
Oct. 25, 2017 2:49 pm
While Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) follows Trump around the Capitol hallways like a puppy dog, four prominent fellow Republicans have stood up and declared they are not the president’s poodles. They are Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), former President George W. Bush and, now, Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) All have delivered stinging rebukes of the vile Trumpism that holds...  Read More
Oct. 21, 2017 3:43 am
Amid accusations of sexual harassment, assault and even rape lodged by an ever growing number of women against Harvey Weinstein, a man who donated money in support of liberal feminist causes, Republican critics of the movie mogul have come off as hypocrites. That’s especially true in light of the infamous “Access Hollywood” tape in which our so-called president brags about his underhanded grab of...  Read More
Oct. 16, 2017 2:22 pm
Opioid-related deaths in America’s current drug epidemic exceed 200,000 lives and continue to rise. What’s the cause of this national disaster, taking the lives of more than three times the number of U.S. military personnel lost in the Vietnam War? As 60 Minutes and the Washington Post have reported, this is a man-made disaster. Who’s to blame? It turns out that a big portion of the blame...  Read More
Oct. 15, 2017 3:43 am
Our so-called president, Donald Trump, was an accomplished liar long before he ran for the Oval Office. He trotted out lies about Barack Obama’s birth in an effort to delegitimize our first African American chief executive, and he wouldn’t drop the subject long after Obama had produced a certified birth certificate proving that he was born in Hawaii. How could American voters, or, rather, an...  Read More
Oct. 10, 2017 3:33 am
The California coast belongs to all the people of the state, not to the 1%. Public access to all land seaward of the mean high tide line is guaranteed by the state’s constitution and the Coastal Act of 1976. As clear as that would seem to be, millionaires and billionaires up and down California’s spectacularly beautiful 840-mile coast still try to block citizens from their own coast. They refuse...  Read More
Oct. 3, 2017 12:19 pm
On Sunday night, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock carried out the worst mass shooting in modern American history. For unknown reasons, Paddock knocked out windows in his room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, where he had assembled an arsenal of weapons, including ones that sound on various videos like fully automatic rifles. His targets were the thousands of innocent people...  Read More
Oct. 2, 2017 3:28 pm
On Saturday, our so-called president was on his Twitter hobbyhorse again, lashing out at Puerto Ricans, suggesting they had not done enough to help themselves. He said, “They want everything to be done for them….” It was part of Trump’s astonishingly racist attacks on Puerto Ricans and Carmen Yulin Cruz, the mayor of San Juan, who had criticized the languid federal response to the plight of...  Read More
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