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Heavens to Betsy, Our Schools Go to Hell

Heavens to Betsy, there should be no surprise about DeVos’s confirmation. Donald Trump did say: “I Love the poorly educated.” Trump won bigly with the uneducated voters so perhaps this is just part of the Republican’s larger plan to simply

Vintage Illustration schoolboy blackboard

Heavens to Betsy, Our Schools Go to Hell

Heavens to Betsy, there should be no surprise about DeVos’s confirmation. Donald Trump did say: “I Love the poorly educated.” Trump won bigly with the uneducated voters so perhaps this is just part of the Republican’s larger plan to simply

anti immigrationpoluical cartoon

Closed Borders or Open Hearts

American history loves to celebrate our role as a land of asylum, humanity and opportunity for people across the globe. It’s a pillar of our cherished self-image as exceptional among nations. It’s the American Way. Whenever tragedy has struck Americans

anti immigrationpoluical cartoon

Closed Borders or Open Hearts

American history loves to celebrate our role as a land of asylum, humanity and opportunity for people across the globe. It’s a pillar of our cherished self-image as exceptional among nations. It’s the American Way. Whenever tragedy has struck Americans

Unwanted Refugee Children Then and Now

I Married a Refugee

I married a refugee who as a little boy was perceived as a threat to Cold War America and not as a survivor of the Holocaust. While my childhood was a sugar frosted world of frost-free fun living out the

Unwanted Refugee Children Then and Now

I Married a Refugee

I married a refugee who as a little boy was perceived as a threat to Cold War America and not as a survivor of the Holocaust. While my childhood was a sugar frosted world of frost-free fun living out the

Trump’s Dreaming of a White Male Cabinet

What’s wrong with this picture? Nothing if you’re Donald Trump. Yes, Donald Trump is actually making good on one of his campaign promises-make America white male again. Trump’s all star,  all boys club administration plucked from the corporate powers and

Trump’s Dreaming of a White Male Cabinet

What’s wrong with this picture? Nothing if you’re Donald Trump. Yes, Donald Trump is actually making good on one of his campaign promises-make America white male again. Trump’s all star,  all boys club administration plucked from the corporate powers and

vintage ad Uncle sam hat Kellogg's cereal

Kellogg’s vs Breitbart The Choice is Yours

After Tony the Tiger took on Pepe the Frog, Breitbart the populist home for the alt right has declared all out war on Kellogg’s. Once Kellogg’s pulled its advertising  from that popular  platform for white nationalists, deciding the site was

vintage ad Uncle sam hat Kellogg's cereal

Kellogg’s vs Breitbart The Choice is Yours

After Tony the Tiger took on Pepe the Frog, Breitbart the populist home for the alt right has declared all out war on Kellogg’s. Once Kellogg’s pulled its advertising  from that popular  platform for white nationalists, deciding the site was

Lucy Dolly Madison Cake ad

Merchandising First Ladies

Melania Trump is getting a lot of heat for  promoting her jewelry line on a government  site. But is Melania the first First Lady to cash in on her husband’s name? Rutherford  B. Hayes wife Lucy, an advocate of temperance

Lucy Dolly Madison Cake ad

Merchandising First Ladies

Melania Trump is getting a lot of heat for  promoting her jewelry line on a government  site. But is Melania the first First Lady to cash in on her husband’s name? Rutherford  B. Hayes wife Lucy, an advocate of temperance

Statue of Liberty Tear

Our American Tragedy

  On the cusp of making history, history has taken a tragic turn. The lump in my throat from the pride and the excitement and hopefulness I was feeling as I cast my vote for Hillary Clinton yesterday, has now

Statue of Liberty Tear

Our American Tragedy

  On the cusp of making history, history has taken a tragic turn. The lump in my throat from the pride and the excitement and hopefulness I was feeling as I cast my vote for Hillary Clinton yesterday, has now

Grading the Donald

  How would you rate Donald on the debate?. Lying, bullying and fear mongering as he menacingly circled, sulked, stalked and seethed, Donald Trump’s character  was in full form at the latest debate. After a weekend of alienating dozens of

Grading the Donald

  How would you rate Donald on the debate?. Lying, bullying and fear mongering as he menacingly circled, sulked, stalked and seethed, Donald Trump’s character  was in full form at the latest debate. After a weekend of alienating dozens of

Vintage Millie The Model Comic

The Shame of Fat Shaming

Some folks believe gaining weight is the worst thing a woman can do. One of them is running for president. Setting the gold standard for misogyny, ( “No one demeans women the way I do, believe me”) Donald Trump has

Vintage Millie The Model Comic

The Shame of Fat Shaming

Some folks believe gaining weight is the worst thing a woman can do. One of them is running for president. Setting the gold standard for misogyny, ( “No one demeans women the way I do, believe me”) Donald Trump has

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American Nativism- Nothing New

  When it comes to America’s melting pot, Donald Trump is following an old-fashioned, tried and true recipe – heavy on the xenophobia with just a dash of racism. By relying on the age-old tradition of stoking the public’s fear

collage of appropriated images

American Nativism- Nothing New

  When it comes to America’s melting pot, Donald Trump is following an old-fashioned, tried and true recipe – heavy on the xenophobia with just a dash of racism. By relying on the age-old tradition of stoking the public’s fear