Identity Verified Thinker in Politics / Elections / National
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.


This Blog has no active categories.
Posted in Politics / Elections / National

Happy Valentine's Day

Feb. 14, 2017 2:10 pm
Categories: None

President Donald Trump’s campaign was launched with racist remarks about Mexican immigrants, and the racism has continued into the White House. His closest advisors, as you might expect, reflect the views of the boss.

His top advisor, Steve Bannon, is a high priest of the white supremacist alt-right movement whose appointment as chief White House strategist was showered with praise by neo-Nazis, white supremacists, anti-Semites and the KKK. David Duke himself declared the choice of Bannon to be “excellent.” Duke is the former head of the KKK.

Jeff Sessions, the new attorney general, has said he thought the KKK was okay, and has been dogged by racist remarks that sank his nomination for a federal judgeship 20 years ago.

Mike Pompeo is a Koch brothers stooge and member of the so-called “tea party,” which is, as I’ve written for six years, deeply grounded in racism.

Newly departed national security advisor Mike Flynn has links to racist fake-news websites and is known for his ugly, outspoken Islamophobia.

Steve Mnuchin co-founded OneWest bank, which has been accused of discrimination against black and Latino customers, keeping branches out of non-white neighborhoods.

Trump himself was praised by the KKK, which saw him as a path to Make America Great Again. Its newspaper, the Crusader, endorsed Trump, saying, “America was founded as a White Christian Republic. And as a White Christian Republic it became great.”

Isn’t that a nice little Valentine to the White House?

There are currently no comments. to Shut Down Permanently on December 31, 2017

If you want to save a copy of your content, you must do so before the website shuts down on December 31, 2017. We will NOT be able to provide any assistance after the website shuts down. We are available at only until the shutdown to provide more information and assistance.

It was a noble 10-year experiment, but it turns out that the writers with the best content are the least adept at the tech required to publish under our model, which in hindsight, makes perfect sense. If you are dedicating your life to becoming an expert in your specialty, you don’t have a lot of time left for figuring out publishing tech.

It hasn't helped that we have entered an age of unprecedented polarization and antagonism which doesn't foster demand for a website dedicated to the respectful engagement of diverse views.

Thank you, everyone!

Latest Thinking in Politics & Government
Latest Ebooks