Baby New Year

Good Riddance, Trump Baby


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Here’s your cartoon for this week’s CNN Opinion newsletter. Please sign up to get these in your inbox every Sunday.

I’m probably going to do another New Year concept for my newspaper and website clients (they don’t get my CNN cartoons) so I’m going to apologize now.

I was trying to make Trump look like the Trump Baby balloon. That’s why his mouth is open and he’s holding a cell phone.

Signed prints: The signed prints are just $40.00 each. Every cartoon on this site is available. You can pay through PayPal. If you don’t like PayPal, you can snail mail it to Clay Jones, P.O. Box 9103, Fredericksburg, VA 22403. I can mail the prints directly to you or if you’re purchasing as a gift, directly to the person you’re gifting.

Notes on my book, Tales From The Trumpster Fire: I have an order of 20 copies of my book (12 are left to purchase) on the way, which I’m selling for $45.00 each, signed. The books won’t arrive until after the new year, but orders are being taken and they’ll be shipped as soon as I receive them. Also, I have copies of my first book from 1997, Knee-Deep in Mississippi available for $20.00.

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Happy New Year, 2020


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Here’s your cartoon for CNN’s weekly newsletter, Provoke/Persuade. Please sign up to get these in your inbox every Sunday for the rest of your life.

I had a crazy night that forced me to sleep in until after 8:00 a.m. What’d I do? I went to bed at 10:00 p.m. That’s crazy for me.

What will make this year happier than previous years? If this is the year we get rid of Donald Trump.

Happy New Year.

Support the cartoonist.

You can help me continue to create cartoons, blogs, and videos by making a contribution. All support, large and small, is greatly appreciated. You can also support me by purchasing a signed print (8 1/2×11) for $40, or a signed poster (18×24) for $100 by clicking the PayPal button (just include a note if you’re purchasing a print). If you want to support but don’t want to use PayPal, you can send a contribution through the mail (address is on the contact page. Again, include a note for a print). I don’t plan on going anywhere and your support will help guarantee that. Whether you support, can’t. or just choose not to, please know that I am truly thankful that you visit my site and read my work.

You can purchase a signed print of this cartoon.

New Book: Tales From The Trumpster Fire

Watch me draw.

Goodbye 2019, Hello 2020


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It only recently occurred to me that we’re not just coming to the end of another year, but also the end of another decade. OK, technically the decade doesn’t end until the end of 2020, but let’s not argue semantics today. I imagine somewhere someone’s making a big deal about the end of a decade, but I think the older you get, the less you care about it.

I’m more concerned about events over time than I am about dated milestones. I’m more concerned that my nation is headed for the worse over time instead of improving. I went from being optimistic from the Obama years to pessimistic from the Trump years. While we live in a nation that elected Barack Obama, nearly half the nation erupted in hatred and anger over electing the first black president.

In America, our first black president had to be nearly perfect as a human being. The white man who replaced him only had to be the worst of us. And now, it seems each year is getting worse. There is so much more that’s important in this nation than a thriving economy, which the angry old white man didn’t even give us.

With an impeachment trial to start 2020, and an election to end it, do you expect major change? Trump isn’t going anywhere soon and if you look at polls from swing states, we’re in danger of him staying beyond 2020. America may reelect its first impeached president.

If Trump is reelected, expect him to get worse. He will become more flagrant and won’t even attempt to hide his criminal activity anymore. Here are some predictions: We’ll see a White House visit for Vladimir Putin. The U.S. will pull out of NATO. Trump will start a new military alliance with Russia. Trump will pull U.S. troops out of South Korea and maybe even Japan. Trump will appoint Ivanka, or Jared, or both, to his cabinet.

Biggest prediction of all: Donald Trump will either run for a third term or attempt to abolish the 2024 election altogether. This prediction is based less on my wild imagination and more on Donald Trump, a man without a sense of humor, “joking” about being president for life.

Before we get rid of Donald Trump, things will get worse before they get better. It’s always darkest before the dawn. I predict very dark times ahead for the United States and the world.

Our dumpster fire will only grow more intense. Happy new year.

Support the cartoonist.

You can help me continue to create cartoons, blogs, and videos by making a contribution. All support, large and small, is greatly appreciated. You can also support me by purchasing a signed print (8 1/2×11) for $40, or a signed poster (18×24) for $100 by clicking the PayPal button (just include a note if you’re purchasing a print). If you want to support but don’t want to use PayPal, you can send a contribution through the mail (address is on the contact page. Again, include a note for a print). I don’t plan on going anywhere and your support will help guarantee that. Whether you support, can’t. or just choose not to, please know that I am truly thankful that you visit my site and read my work.

You can purchase a signed print of this cartoon.

New Book: Tales From The Trumpster Fire

Watch me draw.