Vaccinations

Anti-Vaxxer Paradise


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I’ll write a blog for this cartoon later today. It’s the first of the month (in case you’re a Republican, May), and I need to get to my post office and I’d like to do it before noon.

Other than that, both of my proofers, Hilary and Laura, had very strong reactions to today’s cartoon. I acknowledge, this is terrible.

Now for the blog:

I got an Uber to my post office and made it within a minute of the window closing. As it turned out, I didn’t need it but you never know. Sometimes I have package or the mail ladies have put someone else’s mail into my box. Anyway, I decided to stop at a bar to write this and get some food afterward. As I got to the bar, I discovered stools were back at the bar.

See, over the past year, there has been no sitting at bars in Virginia. What this means is, you sit at a table away from the bar and you’re supposed to be six feet apart from other people. If you want to meet a bunch of covid deniers, go to a bar.

Bars have been forced to comply with state covid rules. Of course, they hate that. Covid has hurt their business just as it’s hurt everyone else’s business. But bars have taken it personally. I can see why they want to be covid deniers since they have often been hotspots.

As I came into this bar, I asked about the seats at the bar, and the bartender told me it was OK now. These stools are not six feet apart and I know that rule is still in effect. I asked about this and she said, “Yeah, but we don’t care.”

That’s it right there. They don’t care. They don’t care about quarantines, social distance, or face masks and they’re all forms of oppression being inflicted by a Marxist government and the entire experience is worse than the Holocaust…if you listen to these people. On top of all that, they’re anti-vaxxers.

People have different reasons to oppose the vaccine. When I ask someone while I’m out in public (which is not often) if they’ve have or plan to get vaccinated, my question is usually met with resistance. I try not to challenge them and explain that I’m just taking a personal poll. I haven’t talked to anyone in person who is afraid of microchips in the vaccine and is waging a political war against it. Every one of the individuals I have talked to is  afraid or suspicious of the vaccine while also not identifying him/herself as anti-vaxxers.

I was talking to a young lady earlier this week who told me she was afraid because she heard covid vaccines can make some people sterile. There is no research supporting that but she believes it anyway. Others are suspicious because the vaccines are new and they don’t believe they’ve been tested enough. They don’t want to be guinea pigs. Add to that, the recent worries of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine giving blood clots as a rare side effect. Other people are just resistant to any vaccinations.

Covid cases in this country are going down and we may be at 60% immunity nationwide from vaccinations and people who have already contracted covid. Now, as the Biden administration is trying to convince more Americans to become vaccinated, the numbers of people getting vaccines are dropping. I’m looking forward to next week when I receive my second injection and I can see if the lines are just as long as they were three weeks ago when I got my first.

Leave it to the United States to make fear and politicization of vaccination to the coronavirus a first-world privilege. The people who complain the most about the pandemic robbing their liberties are the same assholes who don’t want to help in getting rid of the virus. While we’re refusing to vaccinate despite the availability of vaccines, thanks to having an adult president who tackles problems instead of gaslighting them, India is on fire.

These anti-vaxxers and anti-maskers politicizing the virus and acting like the pandemic is an assault on their liberties remind me of Libertarians.

Despite wanting a nation of zero regulations, no taxes, and no government authority whatsoever, you don’t see Libertarians moving to live in the mayhem that’s Somalia. Somalia is a libertarian paradise. Maybe none of them wants to wear puffy pirate shirts. Who knows. And you don’t see these anti-vaxxers moving to India to relish an environment of no face masks or vaccine shaming.

In India, only about two percent of the nation has been vaccinated. Its President, Nerandra Modi, is presenting a smiling face of denial about the pandemic while his nation has entered a second phase. In fact, the pandemic has not affected his proclivity for hugging.

Each day since April 22, India has recorded more than 300,000 new cases. On most days, India is recording more new cases than half the world, which Modi and Donald Trump probably both believe is flat. New Delhi, the capital, is now running out of wood for cremations and hospitals are full and lacking oxygen. Modi’s government is rejecting responsibility for failing to recognize that new variants were coming, and is blaming India’s state governments. Where have we heard that one before?

As our first relief checks had Trump’s signature, a vaccine passport in India has Modi’s face. These cretins want credit for the good stuff but none for the bad. We should be calling the coronavirus the “Trump Virus” in the United States, and in India, it should be the “Modi Virus.”

In India, the rate of vaccinations declined as the nation believed it was out of the woods. Over 300 million of India’s population are illiterate while the Trump cultist population of the United States is willfully ignorant. India had the vaccines. They exported over 66 billion to help other nations. Now, they need vaccines to be imported.

We can not ignore the pandemic. We can’t afford to politicize this. We can’t afford not to get vaccinated. We can’t afford to let our guards down. And, we can’t afford to sit at the bars.

Speaking of, I decided to sit at the bar as there was no one else here other than a couple of goobers at the gambling machines. Shortly after starting this column, the bar filled up and I was surrounded by mask-less bikers who were ignoring the six-foot rule. I am still not comfortable with that. I don’t believe we can be comfortable with that. I left the bar for a corner table far away from everyone, but they keep getting closer. I haven’t even ordered food yet but I may have to bail.

We can’t afford to let our guard down but when this pandemic is over and we can finally sit close to each other, I’m still going to want most of you fuckers to stay the fuck away from me.

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Census, Vax, and Burgers


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Another example of Trump fuckery during the abomination that some prefer to call the “Trump presidency,” was his meddling with the census.

Every ten years, the government counts the population in the United States. The United States Constitution specifically spells out that not just citizens or voters are to be counted, but every single person. That includes immigrants whether they are authorized or not. Everyone has representation in Congress, not just those who choose to vote. Your children have it and even unauthorized immigrants have it. The lazy idiot next door who has never voted in his life has a congressman. Everyone is represented, or at least supposed to be.

Leave it to the fuckers who call themselves “Constitutionalists” to again fuck with the instructions mandated by the Constitution. The Trump administration did not want immigrants counted. Why? Because excluding immigrants could eliminate congressional seats and electoral votes in states like California and New York, and increase them in fucknut places like Texas and Florida.

There are 435 seats in Congress. Each state is awarded a number of seats based upon its population. In the past, there was a lot of shady shit with the census in how slaves and Native Americans were counted. Slaves were only considered three fifths of a free person and it wasn’t until the 1940 census that the government accepted the fact Native Americans should be counted. After all, Native Americans were here first. Unfortunately for the Trump administration, slavery isn’t legal anymore and we count Native Americans, even if North Dakota tries to keep them from voting. So they decided to not count unauthorized immigrants…or at least try.

Basically, it was a dirty trick. The Trump administration wanted to include a question about citizenship and immigration. When you are from the government and you ask an unauthorized immigrant if he’s an immigrant, guess what happens? He doesn’t participate. That’s what happens. And the Trump administration publicly stated it wanted the Census Bureau to share its data with other government agencies. Hello, Border Patrol.

The Supreme Court knocked that question out, but after a year of fighting over this, every unauthorized immigrant in the nation knew the Trump administration had found another way to target them. It didn’t matter what a census worker was going to ask, unauthorized immigrants weren’t answering and you can’t really blame them. A lot of census forms landed in the trash. Add your average everyday paranoid fucknuts to the mix, and a lot of people were not answering the census.

Now, California and New York are both losing a congressional seat. Other states losing seats are West Virginia, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Illinois. The states gaining seats are Montana, Colorado, Oregon, North Carolina, Florida, and Texas. Each of those states is gaining one seat except Texas, which is gaining two. We just gave three more congressional seats to the most backward, troglodyte, dumbest fuckers in the country.

When a blue state like California loses a seat, it doesn’t mean Texas gets a blue seat. As these states lose or gain seats, they have to redistrict. Will California lose a Republican or a Democrat seat? How will these districts be drawn? This is where the fun begins. Or in some states like Texas and Florida, more fuckery.

Democrats in Illinois can redistrict, but states like New York, California, Oregon, and Colorado typically use bipartisan commissions. Texas and Florida will be redrawn by Republicans. It’s not like Texas is going to take these two brand new seats and plant them in the center of Houston. Texas and Florida are looking to increase their GOP majorities in Congress.

We gave an additional seat to a state controlled by a guy trying to make it legal to run over black protesters, and two more to a guy lying about cheeseburgers. More on that in a minute.

This also affects the electoral votes, but that may not be as drastic. President Biden beat Trump 306 to 232 electoral votes. If this change had been in effect before the 2020 election, Biden would have beaten Trump 303 to 235. But Democrats only control the House with a five-seat advantage. Sitting presidents usually lose seats in their first midterm election. As scary as it sounds, Republicans should win back Congress in 2022, through demographics, gerrymandering, and changing voting laws so black people can’t vote.

Even though more people in this nation will vote for Democrats, Republicans will win more seats.

As it turns out, New York is losing a seat in Congress because 89 people, out of the state’s 20.2 million, refused to fill out the census. These are probably the same people who refuse to get vaccinated because they think it’ll contain a tracking device and believe Joe Biden is going to ban hamburgers.

What? Ban hamburgers? Republicans are pushing a lie that President Biden’s climate plan calls for a ban on hamburgers. You may think, “So what?” when you hear that one of the liars is Donald Trump Jr, but the entire Fox News network is pushing this. Nikki Haley, who is supposed to be intelligent, is pushing this lie.

Was the lie about taking away guns not enough? Is there a huge red meat lobbying group paying these people to push this lie to push burger sales like the NRA does to boost gun sales?

Trump’s former economic advising idiot, Larry Kudlow, pushed the lie on his Fox News show. He said, “No burgers on July Fourth. No steaks on the barbie. I’m sure middle America is just going to love that. Can you grill those Brussels sprouts? So get ready: You can throw back a plant-based beer with your grilled brussels sprouts and wave your American flag. Call it July Fourth green.”

Like me, you’re probably saying out loud, “How the fuck does Larry Kudlow have a TV show?”

Larry Kudlow was one of the biggest bullshitters to come out of the Trump administration, and that’s saying a lot. So, why would anyone give this lying piece of crap a TV show? And it’s not even on Newsmax or OANN. It’s on Fox. Also, Larry, yes. You can grill brussels sprouts. Please do that and make Don Jr eat one. More on that in a minute.

Also, Larry you stupid fuck…every beer is a plant-based beer. Have you heard of wheat and barley? Look into it, you deranged filthy lying lunatic.

Other people who have pushed this lie are some of the usual liars like Qfucks Marjorie Taylor Greene and Lauren Boebert. Greene called Biden the “Hamburglar” and Don Jr, responding to a lie that Americans would only be allowed four pounds of red meat a year, that he had four pounds of red meat yesterday alone which puts a horrible image of a future Trump Jr colonoscopy into my brain. Dude, eat a vegetable.

North Carolina representative Madison Cawthorne, who already has a very sketchy history with not telling the truth, said, “Not only does Emperor Biden not want us to celebrate the 4th of July, now he doesn’t want us to have a burger on that day either.” Wow. He got two lies into one sentence. That’s like a double whopper.

By the way, I ordered from Burger King a few weeks ago and they have a deal for two Whoppers for the price of one. I didn’t need two Whoppers, but how do you turn down a free Whopper? Anyway…

Greg Abbott, who lied about wind turbines freezing being the cause of Texas’ blackout pushed the lie along with the governor of Idaho, who I’m shocked didn’t create a new lie about a Biden French fry ban. What a missed opportunity. They could make a new commercial with that Idaho potato farmer and his dog chasing his hijacked potato truck, with the hijacker being Joe Biden. Shit, did I just write their next commercial for free?

Nikki Haley tweeted a meme from her political action committee featuring Texas’ iconic “Come and Take It” flag, repurposed to show a burger dripping cheese instead of the cannon, with the text reading, “Oh, I’m sorry. I thought this was America.” This person was our ambassador to the United Nations. This shit is just embarrassing. If she did this shit while she still had that job, some EU member would have probably told her to shut up saying, “You Americans eat too much meat anyway. Look at Don Jr.”

Nobody is coming to take away your cheeseburgers…just your vote, your representative, and one of your electoral votes, and if you’re an immigrant, possibly your children.

As for Don Jr, I really think someone should introduce him to the Impossible Whopper. Seriously, dude. Four pounds of red meat a day? Is that a side effect of doing something else that would drive your adrenaline up There are just some things I don’t want to know.

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Herd Mentality


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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. 

If you’re in the Fredericksburg area and need to set up an appointment to receive the coronavirus vaccine, visit the click this site for Mary Washington Hospital.

If you’re not in the Fredericksburg area, but in Virginia, visit this site for Vaccinate Virginia.

I got my first dose today. I’m a Pfizer kid, baby. They are literally herding people through the vaccination center at Mary Washington Hospital here in Fredericksburg. There are a lot of people volunteering to help out and I gotta say, they’re doing a great job with the program. I don’t mean to demean it when I say “herding” because that’s what they have to do…and it’s working great for everyone. Herd me, baby. Moo. The entire process probably took less than 30 minutes. You have to go through several people when you’re receiving your vaccination and they herd you from one to the next. It’s coordinated very well. I was impressed.

Thank you to everyone who is helping with the vaccine distribution. And thanks to everyone who’s getting the vaccine or planning to. You rock.

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Vaccine Passport


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What are vaccine passports and why are they so controversial?

Let’s address the controversial part first. They’re controversial because Republicans whine about everything. White male conservatives are the most persecuted group in world history…if you listen to them. They made the coronavirus political. They denied it existed. They politicized wearing face masks. They tried to downplay the deaths and are still working to remove the virus as the cause for many of them. They were willing to sacrifice their grandparents and children to reopen the economy to help Donald Trump’s reelection. A lot of Republicans are claiming the vaccine is a way for the government to track you. And leave it to Republicans to make something racist out of the virus. Republicans think being denied the ability to discriminate against other people is discrimination against them.

Now, they’re upset over there being passports for the vaccine. Red hillbilly states like Florida and Texas, home to such evil sports teams as the Buccaneers and Cowboys, are trying to outlaw the passports. But what is the vaccine passport?

The vaccine passport is a digital chip the government inserts inside your brain so when you try to enter someplace, like a football stadium, a grocery store, or your local center for indoctrination and re-education, someone can scan your head to confirm it’s safe for others if you enter. Those who refuse to be vaccinated will be restrained to a chair with their eyelids opened by clamps and forced to watch A Clockwork Orange repeatedly while being fed soylent green through a tube.

Just kidding. There is a severe shortage of soylent green.

Seriously, it’s a digital code you can carry in your smartphone…that’s already tracking you. Right now, Mark Zuckerberg knows where you are…and he wants you to wash your hands before you stick them in what you’re planning to stick them into. He sees you and thinks what you’re doing is disgusting. Ew. You nasty.

It’s not really a passport. It’s a certificate. But these things are not anything new. Proof of vaccinations for various viruses have long been used to gain entry into schools, medical facilities, or other nations.

Let me ask our fucknut friends this question: If someone returns from an Ebola hot zone in Africa, should they show proof they were vaccinated before entering the United States? Conservatives will most likely say yes and that it’s a different circumstance than the coronavirus. I’ll let you work out why that would be different.

Here’s the important detail, kids: The “passport” is NOT a federal thing. Nope. It’s not. Sure, Fox News probably told you some bullshit, between airings of the supposed Hunter Biden sex tape with two women, that it’s being mandated by President Joe Biden and they’re going to send Susan Rice house to house checking for passports, and those who don’t have them will be placed on trains because if they’re allowed to continue running around all willy-nilly like, they’ll make it difficult to steal the next election from Donald Trump.

That’s the equivalency Republicans are using. It’s just like when Nazis branded Jews, then put them on trains, melted the gold in their teeth so Hitler could buy more paintings to hide in Switzerland, branded them with numbers, then murdered them in gas chambers and used their bodies for soap. Sure, showing a QR code on your iPhone to enter Costco to purchase 88 gallons of mayonnaise is exactly like that. It’s crazy, right? Who needs that much mayonnaise?

It should be noted the federal government has NOT mandated that you receive a vaccine. These so-called passports are for local governments and businesses to decide. Say you get a vaccine and the provider gives you a code. It’s up to businesses to decide if they require you to have it to enter, though Florida and Texas want to outlaw businesses from being able to do this.

I had a conversation with a cartoonist friend fairly recently. We’ll call him Glenn. Glenn says he had the coronavirus a few months ago and he will not be taking the vaccine. He argued more people have died from the vaccine than from a second case of the virus. Glenn’s argument is based on ignorance. It ignores there are variants of the virus. It ignores we don’t have all the information on these variants yet. He ignores that the CDC advises you to get the vaccine even if you had the virus. He also believe face masks are stealing liberty. But the one thing that really stood out to me about Glenn’s argument was that it was all about Glenn.

Glenn only talked about how getting the vaccine would affect Glenn. He didn’t talk about how it would affect those around him, his family and friends, or society in general. Glenn is a Trump-supporting racist fucknut. He loves MAGA terrorists and false equivalencies. He loves using conspiracy theories to push baseless arguments. He believes he’s a patriot while demanding the nation reopen while not personally offering any sacrifices of his own to reopen the nation…like taking the vaccine. Glenn also supports voter IDs that are mandated…wait for it…by the government.

Seriously. Is this a false equivalency? No, it’s not. Voting is a constitutional right. You should not have to pay for an ID to vote. You should not have trouble getting an ID to vote. Republicans want the government to mandate that an ID must be presented to vote. Republicans also want it to be as difficult as fucking possible to get an ID to vote…if you’re black. But, they want a bakery to have the right to refuse to make a gay wedding cake with two baseball player figurines on the top, but not the right to require you have proof of a vaccination to enter.

Personally, I’m for a federal mandate where every conservative Trump-supporting fucknut is branded on the forehead just so we know what we’re dealing with when we encounter them. We can call it the “Aldo Raine Program.” While we’re at it, we should brand those who think they need 88 gallons of mayonnaise.

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Paul’s Peckers


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Normally, when Rand Paul gets his ass kicked, it’s in a political debate. In 2017, he literally got his ass kicked by one of his neighbors in his gated community in Kentucky.

Reportedly, the scuffle was over yard work and Paul claimed he was ambushed from behind right after he got off his riding lawnmower. His attacker was five-foot-six and weighed about 140 pounds (which would be like getting attacked by a 13-year-old boy), and left Rand Paul with six broken ribs.

Tim Pritts, a doctor at the University of Cincinnati Medical School (who didn’t treat Paul) said six broken ribs is “more consistent with a car accident, or a fall down a flight of stairs, or even from the top of a building.” He said, “I’ve seen a few from people getting kicked by horses.” Rand Paul did not get kicked by a horse, or a cow, or a gopher, and thank god for that because a kick from any one of those might have killed him.

What is it with the tough guy Republicans? You got one in Texas who kisses the ass of a man who calls his wife ugly and accuses his father of murder and then you got another in Kentucky getting his ass kicked by guys no larger than….hmmmm. No larger than someone like Dr. Anthony Fauci.

Now, I’m not suggesting Dr. Anthony Fauci leap from his table and physically assault Rand Paul the next time he accuses the medical expert of “theater” or attempts to bully and shout him down…I’m just saying I think 80-year-old Dr. Fauci can take him.

Yesterday’s exchange between Paul and Fauci wasn’t the first. And for Fauci’s sake, I hope it’s the last. Dr. Fauci is the director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the chief medical advisor to the president and it’s beneath him to have to argue science with the likes of Rand Paul, who is a self-certified eye doctor.

Yes, Rand Paul created a commission that certifies eye doctors, stacked it with members of his own family who then certified him…and his certification still expired. Apparently, it’s easier to become a doctor in Kentucky than on an island in the Caribbean.

I tweeted yesterday, “If I need information on the coronavirus and I can go to either Dr. Anthony Fauci, an expert on disease and viruses or Rand Paul, a self-certified eye doctor, I’m going to Dr. Fauci, the expert on viruses. Duh! Now, if I need to talk to an expert about my eyes….oh, fuck it. I’m still going to Dr. Fauci.”

I would not see Rand Paul for an ingrown toenail. I wouldn’t ask the guy how to get rid of dandruff…and looking at his hair, why would I? Maybe ask him how to get rid of birds nesting in it. But no, I wouldn’t consult Rand Paul on anything medical. And that’s why it’s such a laugh and absurd when he takes on Dr. Fauci on the subject of science.

Who is Rand Paul going to lecture next? Maybe he’ll school Steven Spielberg on how to direct movies. Maybe he’ll give Denzel Washington acting lessons. Perhaps he would have instructed Julia Child on how to make a soufflé. Or, he can advise Donald Trump on how pay hush money after raw-dogging porn stars. It would be like any time someone on Fox News talks about journalism.

Rand Paul believes his neighbor kicked his ass over politics. His other neighbors believe it’s more of an issue of Rand Paul being an asshole and not being aware of it. Watching the hearings from yesterday, or any other time Rand Paul has ever opened his mouth, you get the impression it’s the asshole thing. And maybe he is aware of it because Rand Paul is the kind of asshole to know he’s an asshole and yet continue to be an asshole. Rand Paul owns the only ass in Washington Lindsey Graham won’t kiss.

Rand Paul caught the coronavirus and while waiting for the test results, continued to roam about the Capitol, visiting the gym (gotta build the muscles in case there’s another dwarf attack), and swam in the pool. He didn’t consider those around him…which is typical selfish behavior for a Republican. Since he caught the virus, which shockingly did not kill him, he has believed he is immune. Maybe it’s like that medical certification and he believes after getting it once, he’ll never need it again. Now, Paul has refused to EVER wear a mask or to get vaccinated. Even Donald Trump, who caught the virus and received the world’s best medical treatment, got vaccinated. It was a secret for at least two months, but he still did it.

Rand Paul went after Fauci yesterday and said, “You’re telling everyone to wear a mask. If we’re not spreading the infection, isn’t it just theater? You have the vaccine and you’re wearing two masks, isn’t that theater?”

Dr. Fauci replied, “Here we go again with the theater. Let’s get down to the facts.” And Dr. Fauci laid out the facts.

Dr. Fauci told Paul, “I agree with you, that you very likely would have protection from wild type for at least six months if you’re infected,” but pointed out there is no protection from some of the more infectious variants, like the one one first found in South Africa. The variants are a “good reason for a mask,” he said.

But, Rand Paul is an asshole. He said, “You’re making policy based on conjecture!” Paul interrupted Fauci and accused him of wanting people to wear masks “for another couple of years” and said, “You’ve been vaccinated and you parade around in two masks for show. If you already have immunity, you’re wearing a mask to give comfort to others. You’re not wearing a mask because of any science.”

Right there is the biggest sign of what a jerk Rand Paul is. He used the word “parading” to describe Fauci being safe. No, Rand. “Parading” is not what you do by being considerate of others and wearing a mask…or even two masks. “Parading” is what Nazis and Klansmen do to celebrate Republican victories.

Dr. Fauci is correct. The Center for Disease Control’s guidelines state those who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 should still wear a mask in public. But, hey…I’m sure this self-certified eye doctor who lost his certification knows more about the coronavirus than the CDC or the nation’s top infectious diseases expert.

I admire Dr. Fauci. I admire his honesty, candor, and professionalism. I also admire him for not leaping over the table and beating Rand Paul to death with his own nameplate. Rand Paul got his ass beat over the way he cut his grass. How in the hell did he not get pummeled while lecturing the nation’s top infectious diseases expert on infectious diseases?

And if a pair of love birds ever did nest in that unruly mess on top of Rand Paul’s head, you know at some point they’d peck his eyes out.

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Slothy Measles


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This cartoon was first published on March 29, 2019, in The Costa Rica Star.

With Donald Trump in the presidency, the world doesn’t have a high opinion of the United States right now. For example, the nation that helped defeat the Nazis is now a safe haven for Nazis. While the majority of this nation has rejected Donald Trump twice in two national elections, there were still too many people in this nation who thought it was a great idea to install an ignorant, stupid, racist, sexist, alt-right loving, insecure, narcissistic gameshow host into the presidency. Now, we have people refusing to vaccinate their kids out of fear of the side effects, while ignoring the side of effect of not vaccinating which is dying.

While we hope the world knows the majority of us don’t approve of this new movement in stupid, it doesn’t help when anti-vaxxers from our shores share their diseases internationally.

Be Complicit

What kind of person would want to be part of something that disparages, slanders, and disrespects Dear Leader and his sycophantic followers? Hopefully, you. 
Making a contribution supports my work and keeps the cartoons, columns, and videos coming. My income is from newspapers that subscribe to my work and small contributors. George Soros hasn’t sent me a million dollar check in weeks. Making a contribution of any amount, or buying a print for $40.00, makes you part of this specific resistance, and a member of Team Claytoonz (we’re still working on the name). You are complicit, an accomplice, and in cahoots (and whatever gangster terms we can think of) with this political satire pointing out that the stupid emperor has no clothes. Contributions can be made through PayPal, checks, and wads of cash exchanged in back alleys.
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