Joe Manchin

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The voting rights bill currently being considered by the Senate would standardize election laws across the country and restore provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. But thanks to two Democratic senators, it doesn’t look like it’s going to pass. What does that mean for voting rights?

It means red states can continue to make voting harder for black voters and other minorities. They can decrease dropboxes in black districts, hours to vote, days to vote, and where people can vote. They can make mailing voting applications illegal. They can make it illegal to hand a bottle of water to a voter in line. They can make laws where legislatures overrule voting boards. They can eliminate offices where people get identifications in majority-black counties. They can limit voting by mail. And they’re doing all of this on a lie. There was no massive voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election.

This is an attack on voting rights, the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr, and democracy. Republicans don’t care how they win just so long as they win. They don’t care if every eligible American is allowed a voice…just the white folks. And all these voting laws being changed are being done on a lie.

Mitch McConnell and a few other Republicans openly state that Joe Biden won the presidential election and that the Big Lie being told by Trump and the majority of Republicans is just that, a big lie. But, they’re more than happy to use the Big Lie to change voting laws which only help Republicans.

Democratic Senators Joe Manchin and Krysten Sinema value the filibuster rule over voting rights. That’s fucked up. They both claim they support voting rights but won’t remove the filibuster to restore voting rights. That means they do NOT support voting rights.

The filibuster is a stupid rule that was created to stop votes in the Senate. It was created in 1806 and the tactic was for a senator to keep speaking, holding the floor up thus delaying a vote he knew his side was going to lose. How do you prevent losing a vote? Stop the vote.

There are 100 senators in the United States Senate. In case you’re a Republican, a majority of 100 is 51. If you’re an old cranky pro-segregationist senator who wants to stop those 51 senators from passing something you hate, but you can’t beat them in a vote, then you stop the vote. How is this fair? It’s not.

If a senator was against a bill and knew there were at least 51 other senators (again, Republicans…a majority) who were going to pass it, then he’d hold the vote up by yapping for as long as he could. And it wasn’t used much…until the Civil Rights era.

The filibuster was used by Strom Thurmond to stop the Civil Rights Act of 1957. It was used again to stop the Civil Rights at of 1964 by Richard Russell. The filibuster for racist senators was more effective than the KKK.

The Senate decided they needed to limit the scope of the filibuster so that one a single segregationist senator wouldn’t be able to hold up a vote by yammering for hours on end. But somehow, they made it easier and changed the rules so that the only requirement to filibuster was to post a letter issuing an intention to filibuster. The fuckers don’t even need to physically hold the floor anymore.

If Manchin and Sinema really believe the filibuster is sacred, then how about going back to its roots when a senator had to speak to hold the floor? There is nothing sacred in the United States Senate, especially the filibuster.

Mitch McConnell changed the rules so there could be no filibuster for Supreme Court nominations and all that’s needed is a simple majority of 51 votes. If you want to fund a farm bill, school lunches, disaster relief, or to save the right to vote, you can’t do it with a simple majority of votes, you need a supermajority of 60…unless you’re trying to put accuses rapists and religious zealots on the court for the next 30 to 40 years. The filibuster is not a sacred rule to Republicans. They have proven this.

The United States Constitution, which is also sacred, is explicit and only requires supermajority votes, 2/3 in each chamber, for proposing constitutional amendments, conviction on impeachment charges, expelling members of Congress, ratifying treaties, and overriding presidential vetoes. Guess who came up with the idea that ending debate on a simple majority vote was redundant, which convinced the Senate to eliminate that and create the filibuster in 1806? Aaron Fucking Burr, the murderer of Alexander Hamilton.

This sacred filibuster is the by-product of the murderer of founding father Alexander Hamilton. This is some fucked-up shit. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema, along with the Republican Party, aren’t just on the same side as Jefferson Davis, Bull Conner, and George Wallace, but also Aaron Burr.

The filibuster has changed and changed and changed again. It’s not sacred. What is sacred are voting rights in this nation. The right for every eligible American, white, brown, black, red, yellow, etc, to vote is more sacred than a rule created to help racists block desegregation and voting rights.

If Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema were in the United States Senate in 1957, they would have stood to the side and allowed Strom Thurmond to block the Civil Rights Act.

I don’t really know if Joe Manchin or Kyrsten Sinema would suck at Wordle, but they suck at being Democrats. They suck at being United States Senators. And just like Republicans, they suck at being Americans.

Creative note: I have heard of Wordle and I even read a little about it. Mostly, I’ve seen people posting their Wordle stuff on Facebook while not understanding any of it. But, I understand it a little bit more now after researching for this cartoon. I knew it was five words but what I did miss was that you get six tries. From a graphic, I thought it was four. Thanks to proofreader Laura, I got educated…but not before I had already drawn the cartoon. Laura also picked the colors for the Wordle graph in this cartoon. She also suggested I play Wordle before I published the cartoon, which she loved, so I could understand it better. But I didn’t have time or the desire for that. Laura is really smart though, which is why I rely on her…duh. She’s a Scrabble champion or something like that and now she’s a Wordle player. She’s good with words. Me not so good much with words.
I do wish that I had given it six tries instead of the four because I thought of another way to do this…but it was too late.

Second creative note: I’m also challenging newspapers with the words “sucks” and “screw.” Yes, newspapers are historically afraid of these words. I’m trying to change that.

Music Note: I listened to Bruce Springsteen while drawing today’s cartoon.

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The Cliché That Stole Build Back Better


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I’m just having some fun here with my colleagues because I saw at least four Grinch/Manchin cartoons today before noon. OK, I’m exaggerating. It may have been 1 p.m. I am the Grinch in that I may have just stolen this from every cartoonist in the nation from using. And the ones who have used it can now feel a little chunky because of me. And I didn’t even have to climb down any chimneys.

Who am I kidding? We’re still going to see a few more Grinch/Manchin cartoons this week.

Music note: I didn’t listen to anything while drawing this cartoon but I did Google the song “Welcome Christmas” for the lyrics. Until today, I never knew what they were saying. What the fuck is “fahoo fores, dahoo dores?”

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Joe Poverty


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Joe Manchin is going to destroy the Build Back Better Bill. After negotiating with President Joe Biden all week on the Build Back Better legislation, Manchin has now said no. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said his comments “are at odds with his discussions this week with the President, with White House staff, and with his own public utterances.”

Manchin says he can’t support the bill because of inflation, rising debt and a mismatch between the package’s 10-year funding and its shorter-term programs. The bill doesn’t have anything to do with inflation or the rising debt. It’s to be paid over ten years, by taking away “some” of the tax cuts Trump gave to billionaires, with many of the programs lasting beyond a decade. Manchin, just like his nimrod Democratic colleague in the Senate, Kyrsten Sinema, is saying no just because they like to say “no.” It gives them power and attention. They also get to play footsie with Republicans across the aisle which is just icky.

Joe Manchin played footsie with the Fox News fuckers on Sunday morning, where they like to aid and defend white nationalist terrorists, to announce his no vote. Manchin said, ““If I can’t go home and explain to the people of West Virginia, I can’t vote for it. And I cannot vote to continue with this piece of legislation. I just can’t. I’ve tried everything humanly possible. I can’t get there. This is a no on this piece of legislation. I have tried everything I know to do.”

Tell you what, Joe Manchin. You go home and explain to your constituents, those 181,000 poor families, that they won’t be receiving their $446 montly checks anymore, that reach over 305,000 children, because you’re worried about putting too much burden on billionaires.

You go back to West Virginia, Joe Manchin, and tell those 50,000 children that slip into poverty because of your no vote that it’s justified because it got you on Fox News on a Sunday morning.

One in five children in West Virginia lives in poverty. Maybe Joe Manchin can go back to West Virginia and tell them he’s cutting them off because of inflation. Maybe Joe Manchin can explain to those kids how decreasing their families income is the right way to fight inflation. You explain how to pay for goods that are rising in price with less money in your pocket.

Maybe Joe Manchin can explain to those children how he’s worried that helping them out of poverty is too much for the national debt, but tacking on $2 trillion by tax cuts to billionaire assholes is good for the debt. Joe Manchin can explain to these poverty children why they can’t receive any aid but Donald Trump’s five trust-fund babies can.

Joe Manchin needs to explain why he’s pro trust-fund babies and anti poverty babies. I bet West Virginia has more poverty babies than trust-fund babies.

Manchin voted against Trump’s tax cuts for the rich but he’s now defending them. By voting to keep children in poverty, Manchin may as well be helping Trump put babies back into cages.

Music note: I listened to Temple of the Dog, and Them Crooked Vultures.

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Notes on my book, Tales From The Trumpster Fire: There are 18 copies of my book in stock, which go for $45.00 each, signed. Also, I have copies of my first book from 1997, Knee-Deep in Mississippi available for $20.00.

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Boo Manchin


Cjones10312021President Biden’s Build Back Better package, chock-full of juicy social goodness, started at $3.5 trillion over a decade. Thanks to Senators Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema, who are both trying to protect billionaires from increased taxes, the plan has been cut down to less than $2 trillion. The two turncoats were at the White House last night and will return today to try to whittle it down even more. They’re bringing more tricks than treats.

According to reports, Manchin wants to cut it down to $1.5 trillion over ten years and add cuts to plans for Medicare expansion, Medicaid expansion and paid leave. Sinema is probably on board with all this. At this rate, you may not see or feel anything from Build Back Better. They may have to rename it “Build Back Somewhat.” Will climate subsidies and universal pre-K, and child tax credit survive the Manchin/Sinema slashing? Will we see anything progressive left in this package or will it all be candy corn?

Nobody likes candy corn, except Laura, one of my proofers. She told me I should take out candy corn and replace it with raisins. I do agree that getting raisins from trick-or-treating sucks. But according to online polls, there is no greater Halloween suck than candy corn. Sure, you have your wax lips and cola bottles, Mounds, 3 Musketeers, Milky Ways, wrapped butterscotch, black licorice, red vines, circus peanuts, and necco wafers, but candy corn is the all-time winner for most-hated Halloween candy. 

Even though raisins are called “nature’s candy,” they’re not candy. And getting tiny boxes of them is almost as bad as getting toothbrushes from the old ladies in your neighborhood. If old ladies don’t give out butterscotch candies, they give out toothbrushes. 

The best Halloween candy by far are Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. I bought some this year but…I bought them too early. 

Now, for the Amtrak story: I promised on my YouTube channel that I’d tell the story in my blog. There isn’t enough time for an Amtrak story in my videos. So, this is me keeping my promise, mostly to viewer Akenta, who brought it back up and is a very loyal reader. She counts all the people when I draw crowds. You don’t do that, do you? I didn’t think so. 

I went to Washington, DC last week. I took the train. It’s after you get on the train that they scan your ticket. My ticket was in my phone. Somewhere between Fredericksburg and Quantico, an Amtrak dude came by, scanned the image of the code on my phone, and his scanner thingy went “beep.” I saw him do it. I heard the beep. We both moved on with our lives. This was last Saturday.

I came back on the train on Monday. I bought a round-trip so it was the same code on my phone. Again, an Amtrak scanner dude came by, tried to scan my phone, and it wouldn’t beep. He told me there was a problem as my reservation did not exist anymore. He gave me a phone number and told me I had to straighten it out with Amtrak or I’d be kicked off the train at the next stop, which was Woodbridge…where my ex-girlfriend lives. Man, don’t dump me in Woodbridge. To be fair, the guy didn’t use the word “kick.” But it was definitely implied I would be removed with much force, anger, and aggression. The other passengers would later have something to talk about. “Ever see a political cartoonist get forcibly removed from a train? I have. There was a lot of cursing.”

Despite there being Amtrak people being on the Amtrak train I was on, I had to call Amtrak people at another location. Somehow, this was my responsibility for their mistake. As I was on hold, the scanner dude came back to tell me he figured out the problem. He then scanned my phone and it worked. He explained my ticket was NOT scanned on the first leg of my trip, which made Amtrak cancel the entire trip. I told the guy I saw the first person scan it and heard the beep, this Amtrak dude kept telling me I had not and it never happened. I wanted to throw him off the train like he was Danny DeVito’s momma (did you see that movie? Do you get the reference? There was a train and Danny DeVito recruited Billy Crystal to help him throw his momma off it while it was moving. Near the end, the plan was for Billy Crystal to throw Momma from the train and on the way back to his seat, get Danny a Chunky, which is also much better than candy corn). 

Then, this Amtrak fucker gave me a huge lecture about how when my ticket is scanned, I need to make sure the Amtrak employee doing it did it right. Then he repeated the lecture over and over. When he was done, I asked him if he could show me that he scanned my ticket correctly. He told me I could trust him because he’s an Amtrak employee and I didn’t have to check on him. I think that’s Amtrak logic. Choo-choo!

It’s not a passenger’s job to make sure Amtrak employees are doing their jobs. Am I required to make sure the conductor is conducting it in the right direction? Is it up to me to make sure the train went to Washington and not Alburquerque like some wayward rabbit? I feel enough pressure to see something say something. Also, I should not have had the responsiblity or hassle to call Amtrak to straighten out a situation they messed up, and get it corrected minutes before the next stop or get kicked off the train. The option menu would take longer than that. “Press ‘7’ if you’re trying to avoid being thrown off a moving train…”

Yes, I wrote a complaint detailing the entire situation to Amtrak. You should be proud because I only used “fuck” twice in it.

Creative note: This cartoon is dated for October 31 which means I will not be drawing any more Halloween cartoons for this year unless CNN wants one for this Sunday. I have a pet peeve about fellow cartoonists drawing holiday cartoons AFTER the holiday.

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Notes on my book, Tales From The Trumpster Fire: There are ZERO copies of my book in stock, which go for $45.00 each, signed. A new shipment will arrive in early November. Also, I have copies of my first book from 1997, Knee-Deep in Mississippi available for $20.00.

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Spearing Sinema


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As Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema was walking through the halls of Congress, a reporter asked her where she stands on President Joe Biden’s Build-Back-Better plan, which she has been holding up with West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin. Sinema, who didn’t break her speed to get away from the reporters, replied, “I stand in the Senate.” I hate to be harsh, Senator Sinema, but that was the type of answer we’d expect from Martha McSally.

While she was one of Arizona’s appointed senators, Martha McSally verbally attacked CNN’s Manu Raju when he asked her about Trump’s impeachment. Without pausing while walking through the halls of Congress, she snapped, “You’re a liberal hack.” That was just one of a lot of reasons to get rid of Martha McSally, and that’s exactly what Arizona did.

I’m sure everyone who voted to oust McSally don’t regret doing so, but many are having regrets with whom they chose to replace her, Kyrsten Sinema.

Correction: Nobody alerted me to this. I caught it while talking to a friend about when Sinema’s term ends. Sinema did defeat Martha McSally to replace retiring Senator Jeff Flake in 2018. Sinema did not replace McSally in the Senate. This is where it can get confusing. McSally was appointed to the Senate AFTER she lost to Sinema. McSally was appointed to fill the seat opened by the death of Senator John McCain. It was astronaut Mark Kelly who defeated McSally in 2020. Now, back to your regularly scheduled program.

I thought Representative Ilhan Omar was being a little too harsh and unfair to Senators Sinema and Manchin, who have recently been dubbed “Manchinema.” Omar called her Democratic counterparts in the Senate something worse than “Manchinema.” She called them “Republicans.” Ooh. That’s brutal. But, when you hear why Manchinema are upholding the Biden agenda, they do sound like Republicans.

Why are they holding up the $3.5 trillion Build-Back-Better plan? Nobody really knows. They’re in negotiations but it’s hard to negotiate with people who don’t tell you what they’re negotiating for. Even kidnappers and terrorists are explicit with their demands.

Sinema is being less rational then kidnappers, terrorists, and even Republicans.

A lot of Sinema’s supporters in Arizona feel betrayed by her. Duplicating John McCain’s thumbs-down to save Obamacare, she famously gave a thumbs-down on the floor of the Senate voting against a federal hike of the minimum wage to $15. Then, a photo was taken of her sipping some fruity drink while wearing a matching hat for the drink, big loopy earrings, and a ring with the words, “Fuck off.” The people who sent her campaign money, walked sidewalks handing out fliers, and knocking on doors to make her a United States senator felt she was telling them to “fuck off.”

Jade Duran, an Arizonan who campaigned for Sinema and who’s now been a part of protest outside her Phoenix office, for which she was arrested, said, “It really feels like she does not care about her voters. I will never vote for her again.”

What does Sinema want removed from this bill she claims is too expensive (which it’s not because it won’t add to the deficit)?

Maybe she doesn’t want two years of Universal Pre-K for 3-and 4-year-old children, a program that will serve five million children.

Maybe she doesn’t want paid family leave.

Maybe she doesn’t want Medicare to be able to control prescription drug prices.

Maybe she doesn’t want at-home care for the elderly.

Maybe she doesn’t want to raise taxes for the rich and cut them for the middle class.

Maybe she doesn’t want to invest in green technology.

Maybe she doesn’t want 7.7 million jobs created over the next decade in clean energy.

Maybe she doesn’t want to create $907 billion in economic growth.

Maybe she doesn’t want to provide over $154 billion in tax revenue to local and state governments.

Maybe she doesn’t want an annual tax credit of $3,600 for every child under 6 and $3,000 for every child age 6-18, half of it paid in advance to assist low-income families.

Maybe she doesn’t want the largest anti-poverty program in a half century.

Maybe she doesn’t want to end hunger for children.

We know she doesn’t want to raise the minimum wage to $15. We know she wants the people serving her fruity drinks that match her hat to continue to be underpaid while she tells them to “Fuck off.”

Maybe she wants to run around outside kicking puppies while wearing her fuck-off ring.

Maybe what she wants is to be a Republican. She better be careful because when she runs for reelection, Arizona might tell her to fuck off.

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Notes on my book, Tales From The Trumpster Fire: There are FIVE copies of my book in stock, which go for $45.00 each, signed. Also, I have copies of my first book from 1997, Knee-Deep in Mississippi available for $20.00.

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Sticking Your Neck Out For Thresholds


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Question: Is West Virginia Democratic senator Joe Manchin naive or just seriously stupid?

Manchin has this idealistic vision of ending partisanship and is trying to build a consensus between Democrats and Republicans. Since the Senate is evenly divided 50-50 between both parties, Manchin can solely block any Democratic legislation. With a 50-50 vote, the vice-president can be the tie-breaker. There is a filibuster rule that generally means nothing in the Senate is going to pass unless it gets 60 votes. I think that would be great if one side didn’t consist solely of lunatics and maniacs.

The problem with the filibuster is that it prevents a lot of good stuff from passing because the other side, Republicans, are a bunch of hateful tribalists. GOP Senate leader Mitch McConnell explicitly stated during the Obama era that his sole purpose was to make Obama a one-term president (he failed). Now, he says the same thing about President Biden. Joe Manchin wants to exercise good faith with people who don’t have any. It’s like the honor policy on face masks with people who don’t have honor.

Manchin wants to trust people like Mitch McConnell, Tom Cotton, Lindsey Graham, Josh Hawley, Tommy Tuberville, Rand Paul, Marsha Blackburn, Cindy Hyde-Smith, Rick Scott, Marco Rubio, Ron Johnson, and Ted Cruz, who may be the Zodiac Killer.

Now, with Manchin’s stubborness, an infrastructure bill won’t pass. Even more important, legislation to protect voting rights for minorities won’t pass. Joe Manchin is allowing racists to destroy our democracy because he’s trying to build a consensus with racists.

You can’t trust Republicans in negotiations. Manchin is saving the filibuster to protect Republicans…who totally abused the filibuster…and got rid of it when they wanted to shove legislation down our throats.

Donald Trump praised Joe Manchin for saving the filibuster…even though he encouraged McConnell to get rid of it. And guess what…McConnell did.

Here’s another question: What do Trump cabinet members Rex Tillerson, Steve Mnuchin, Jeff Sessions, Tom Price, Ben Carson, Betsy DeVos, Mike Pompeo, and William Barr have in common? The answer is: None of them received 60 votes for their jobs. But they were all confirmed anyway.

Here’s another question: Which of Trump’s Supreme Court nominees received at least 60 votes in their confirmation to lifetime appointments to the highest court in the land? Warning: It’s a trick question.

The answer is: Zero. Neil Gorsuch got 54, Brett Kavanaugh got exactly 50, and Amy Coney Barrett got 52. You would think there would be a strong consensus that someone receiving a lifetime appointment, that’ll sit on the Supreme Court for the next 30 years, is the right person for the job. Instead, we have three people on the court who barely got enough votes. And Republicans stole two of these seats. You want to negotiate in good faith with those people? With a 60-vote requirement for those lifetime appointments, we could have prevented a possible rapist and a definite cultist from serving on the Supreme Fucking Court.

By the way, President Obama’s nominees to the Supreme Court, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor, both received OVER 60 votes. His final nominee, Merrick Garland, never got a vote because…wait for it but you already know what’s coming…Mitch McConnell (who Manchin wants to work with in good faith) blocked the vote.

You can NOT trust Republicans except to always do the wrong thing and screw you over. And you can’t trust Joe Manchin.

Mr. Save-The-Filibuster voted for Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh. Manchin voted to give Gorsuch a lifetime appointment despite knowing he wouldn’t receive 60 votes and despite the seat being stolen from President Obama. He voted for Kavanaugh after hearing very credible accusations of attempted rape. Where was Manchin’s precious principles with that one?

Mitch McConnell, the guy who stole Supreme Court seats and eagerly passed Trump bills into laws without 60 votes said, “Senator Manchin almost single-handedly is preserving the Senate as we have always known it, which is a body that requires a supermajority to do most things.” By the way, that tax cut Trump gave to himself and other billionaire assholes passed with 51 votes. Where was the supermajority for that, Mitch?

Another question: How democratic is it when a majority of Americans vote AGAINST Republican Senate candidates, yet we have justices that were only approved by Republicans? Answer: I don’t fucking have one.

You can’t trust these people. And, you can’t trust people who are praised by the people you can’t trust.

After Manchin declared in an op-ed that he would be voting against the House bill to expand voting rights and eliminating the filibuster, Democratic representative Jamaal Bowman from New York called him the “new Mitch McConnell.”

You can’t trust the Mitch McConnell…and you can’t trust the new one either.

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 two copies of my book in stock, which I’m selling for $45.00 each, signed. Also, I have copies of my first book from 1997, Knee-Deep in Mississippi available for $20.00.

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