What’s In A Name?


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I got this idea a couple days ago but I held off on drawing it as I had already done a bathroom cartoon this week. I stored the idea in a folder I have for concepts I need to hold off on. Some of the ideas come to life while most wither away into obscurity. Some of the ideas get trashed as I have second thoughts on their quality or maybe for another reason. The folder is full of Trump ideas most of which I’ll never draw.

On Friday the Obama administration told public schools across the U.S. to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity. Several states, such as North Carolina, Arkansas, Mississippi, Kentucky, and Texas are promptly freaking out.

The bullies say the measure is needed to protect women and children from sexual predators. The Justice Department and others argue the threat is practically nonexistent and the law discriminatory. This has become the Civil Rights issue of the day. Once again the conservatives are on the wrong side.

These conservatives would rather bully, intimidate, and punish kids and others over a nonexistent threat. This is a perfect example of the politics of fear. It’s easier to stoke the fears of the lower informed than to solve actual problems. It works as the more conservative voters are too distracted by the fear of men in dresses entering the little girls room than to ask politicians about funding for education and transportation.

The irony here is that the states are complaining about federal government overreach while the state of North Carolina tells local municipalities that they can’t enact tolerant laws. Conservatives are deaf to irony.

It seems the only jobs Republicans will create are for bathroom police. It’s funny they never lobbied for surveillance of churches where pedophilia has actually taken place.

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4 comments

  1. YOU COULD HAVE DUMBED DOWN ONE CARTOON AND HAD A LADIES SLING BACK PUMP SLOWLY MOVING TOWARD THE TASSELED SHOE , EVER SO GENTLY. A CHANCE MEETING BETWEEN TWO WILLING SHOES READY FOR ROMANCE.

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  2. “Several states, such as North Carolina, Arkansas, Mississippi, Kentucky, and Texas are promptly freaking out.” Just wondering why Louisiana isn’t included in this list. Could it be, I dunno, Mardi Gras?

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    1. HOW CAN YOU TELL THESE STATES ARE FREAKING OUT? THEY’RE ACTING AS NORMAL AS USUAL. WHEN THEY CUT OFF HEADS AND PUT THEM ON SPIKES IT WOULD SORT OF BE ABNORMAL. LOL

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  3. LOL – “Pat is a unisex name!” Reminds me of the awesome SNL skit from the 1990’s, “It’s Pat!”
    SNL was the best when Chris Farley and Phil Hartman were on it, IMHO…
    🙂

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