8.16.2017

"Peak Liberal" Featured On The Jimmy Dore Show

As usual, it seems I'm always the last to find out about stuff like this. Still, better late than never...



Back in May, the always razor-sharp Jimmy Dore Show featured my "Peak Liberal" cartoon in an episode discussing Liberals' insane obsession with their Russia conspiracy wankery in the context of the then-upcoming "March For Truth" held in Washington, DC this past June.





As Jimmy points out, the look, attitude and overall idiocy of Liberals' public events openly displaying their cracked-up freakery is a classic case of "life imitating art".

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8.12.2017

The Democrats' "Donut" Meme, Annotated



This cartoon was inspired by the latest in a series of lame, insipid Democratic Party memes in the tradition of "covfefe" and the immortal "Love Trumps Hate".

This week, The Nation magazine published a bombshell article that basically blew the Democrats' Russian Hacker conspiracy wankery clean out of the water. According to a team of IT experts and digital forensics specialists, there was no Russian hack at all, but a good old-fashioned home-grown leak, an inside job by somebody with a thumb drive or other portable media who simply copied the data in question and just walked out with it.

And if that wasn't worthy of a "woo hoo" from those of us who aren't cracked out of our minds, this curt, elegant editors' note from The Nation made it even more delightful. I felt a disturbance in The Farce -- as if a million Liberals cried out, and then were silent.



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7.27.2017

Section 8 Smoker



While it's been legal to possess and consume cannabis in DC, citizens here can still only do it in their private homes, which leaves many rental housing residents -- particularly tenants in Federally-subsidized Section 8 public housing -- in a rough spot.

7.12.2017

Mother Of All Bombs



As of the last UN WHO report, 1310 people have died and nearly 300,000 have been infected in the cholera epidemic in Yemen which followed the bombing campaign carried out by the Saudis with US weapons and equipment.

A massive aerial clobbering followed by cholera -- now, that's your Mother Of All Bombs.

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7.06.2017

J20 Defendants' Solidarity Posters



Crimethinc writes in their Call For An International Week Of Solidarity, July 20-17, 2017:
We are calling for a Week of Solidarity with the J20 defendants from July 20 to 27, 2017. July 20 marks six months from the initial actions and arrests during Donald Trump’s inauguration, and on July 27, a motion to dismiss the charges will be argued in court. The case has finally begun to receive the media attention it warrants; with this court date approaching and the cases underway, this is a crucial time for a second Week of Solidarity.

On January 20, 2017, thousands of people came to Washington, DC to protest the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump. In the early morning, blockades shut down security checkpoints and discouraged people from attending the inauguration itself, while impromptu marches and direct actions occurred throughout the day. There was a spirit of defiance in the air.

Midmorning, an “anticapitalist and antifascist” march of several hundred people made clear its opposition not just to Trump but also the system that made Trump possible... After about half an hour, the march was brutally attacked by police, who used chemical and crowd control weapons along with physical force, then boxed in (“kettled”) and mass-arrested people. Everyone on an entire city block was arrested and given the same charge of felony rioting. Approximately 214 arrestees now face a total of eight felony charges, including conspiracy and destruction of property. All of the J20 defendants are now facing up to 75 years in prison.
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7.01.2017

Regenerative Grazing



Hey, now, folks, it's pop ed time once again!

Here's my latest on the subject of regenerative agriculture for DCMJ, this time addressing the issue of industrialized cattle farming, methane emissions and climate.

Find out more about the benefits of regenerative grazing here and here.

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6.25.2017

White Helmet



So, yet again, Western media darlings the White Helmets have been caught assisting ISIS and other militant groups in beheadings and decaptitated body disposals in Syria.

Still, the White Helmets are the good guys, right? I mean, the US media told us so, and Netflix made that documentary about them that won an Oscar n'stuff, right?

Right?

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"White Helmets Member Caught On Camera Disposing Of Syrian Soldiers' Mutilated Bodies", RT June 23 2017

"Syrian White Helmets Suspend Members Caught On Camera During Rebel Execution", RT May 20 2017

"'Lies Are Their Agenda': Canadian Journalist Blasts MSM Syria Coverage At UN Event", RT Dec 14 2016

6.12.2017

Tinfoil Hatter



Anyone who's been paying any attention at all to what's going on in this country knows that we've got a veritable buffet of issues waiting to be dealt with -- healthcare, civil liberties, the neo-fascist threat, bloated war spending, police brutality, you name it.

So, what's the Democratic Party up to? Yep, that's right -- they're still pitching a tantrum, looking for someone to blame for their abject impotence, their sucking on toast in the last election, with their teeth clamped around their Russian hacking conspiracy theory like a dog with an old shoe.

Still blaming the Greens, the Berniecrats, the Left and the Russians, it's looking like the Democrats are right on track to get their asses crushed again in the midterms next year. They're going to go down hard and I, for one, am loving it.

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6.05.2017

Regenerative Stoner



Hey, now, gang! It's pop ed time!
Here's one I did for DCMJ on the subject of "regenerative agriculture" -- in this case, regenerative ag for urban gardeners; specifically, all you stoners out there in DC taking advantage of the homegrow provisions of Prop 71 to grow some house stash.

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5.19.2017

Nobody Expects The Russia Investigation!

"...and now, Lt. Gen. Flynn, you shall remain in the Comfy Chair until noon recess, with only a pitcher of martinis at eleven..."



All you knobs out there who insist on comparing this circus to Watergate, please grab some bench, already. The Watergate investigation proceeded after getting hold of actual evidence; this freak show has absolutely jack, concocted by the Democratic Party nearly a year ago to explain away their aggressive failure. Nobody has any actual evidence of anything -- it's all anonymous sources saying whatever the "reporters" need to make up, Washington Post and New York Times bilge being debunked before the print editions even hit my doorstep... hell, even the "reporters" farting out this waste don't come anywhere even resembling close to Woodward & Bernstein-level investigative reporting.

This shindig is so not Watergate, it's not even funny; it'll be more like a combination McCarthy witch hunt and a Monty Python Inquisition.

So, just take a friggin' seat with that crap.

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5.08.2017

Nah Nah, Hey Hey, Goodbye



Last week, after having their asses handed to them on the healthcare bill, Democrats in the House Of Representatives inexplicably, gleefully burst into a chorus of "nah nah, hey hey, goodbye" in response.

This was claimed to have been a sarcastic response to indicate that Conservatives would lose their seats in next year's midterm elections because of their support of "Trumpcare", but it was just another example of the Democratic Party's arrogance, short-sightedness, selfishness, and utter political tone-deafness.

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4.30.2017

Yer Liberals, No. 3



For the better part of a year and a half, Liberals have been screeching about how Sanders wasn't "a real Democrat", saying he was "damaging" the Democrats and that he and his supporters should leave the party -- and after a year and a half of bullying, public insults, blame-shifting, gaslighting and other abuse, most progressive Democrats and other Left constituencies are thinking that ditching the Democratic Party sounds like a helluvan idea.

Needless to say these days, Liberals aren't getting the reaction they're hoping for from the Left on that point and, of course, the Liberals are having kind of a hard time getting their heads around it. Seems that finally, Liberal Democrats and the Left have reached common ground – just not in the way Liberals wanted.

And by the way, I need to send a shout-out and huge-ass props to Nina Illingworth, one of my favorite Left bloggers, who busts balls with straight raw truth, written in the kind of no-bullshit, smash-mouth style I really dig. A tweet she posted a week or so ago pretty much handed me this gag on a plate. Don't forget to check out her blog, and toss a few bucks in her tip jar if you can. Thanks again, Nina.

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4.24.2017

It's LIT! 4 Arrests at DCMJ U.S. Capitol "Smoke-In"

4 Arrested at DCMJ U.S. Capitol "Smoke-In" Apr 24 2017 from Mike Flugennock on Vimeo.


After last Thursday's arrestees were freed after being jailed on obviously bogus charges, the activists of DCMJ took it to the Capitol steps this afternoon for their "smoke-in" civil disobedience to demand Federal descheduling of cannabis and an end to Congressional interference of DC citizens' right to make their own laws. Four activists were arrested for lighting up on the East Lawn of the Capitol.

4.20.2017

US Capitol Police Harass DCMJ "Joint Session", Arrest At Least 6


US Capitol Cops Harass 4/20 "Joint Session", arrest several from Mike Flugennock on Vimeo.


Looks like we got more free publicity than we could handle today at DCMJ's "Joint Session" legal joint giveaway for US Capitol employees at 1st and Constitution Avenue NE, across the street from the Capitol.

Although they were set up on DC territory, on the sidewalk in front of the Reserve Officers' Association building, US Capitol Police chose to leave Federal land and come into DC to harass and arrest several volunteers involved in checking ID's and giving out joints.

4.16.2017

Won't Somebody Think Of The Children?



When Uncle Sam starts waving the bloody dead children around, you know they're scraping the bottom of the barrel when it comes to lame excuses for war. It's a wheeze that goes back to World War I and earlier. It's as if they aren't even trying anymore.

Here's House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi -- a classic craven, crawling Democrat if ever there was one -- with just the kind of lame, basic horseshit that really sticks in my goddamn' craw:





4.10.2017

Another Herblock Homage

...in which The Kid tries to "bend it like Herblock".


At the instigation of my old BBF and comrade Adam Eidinger at DCMJ, here's a Herblock homage depicting DC's special friends, US Reps. Andy Harris and Jason Chaffetz on the news that 60% of Americans surveyed now support legal marijuana (Gallup, October 2016), on the occasion of the April 24th Capitol Smoke-In.

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4.06.2017

It's Lit!



Hey, gang, back with another fun, fast one for DCMJ's upcoming April 24th Smoke-In at the U.S. Capitol. Keep up with organizing at the DCMJ on the Web and on Twitter.

Fans, BE THERE.



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4.02.2017

In Solidarity: Eaten Fish



This piece is in solidarity with Eaten Fish, the award-winning Iranian refugee cartoonist currently imprisoned in the refugee camp at Manus Island, Australia. More on Eaten Fish at the Cartoonists' Rights Network International.

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2.28.2017

Put A Fork In 'Em



So, despite a strong progressive groundswell for Keith Ellison, Clinton flunkie Tom Perez has been elected Chairman of the Democratic Party (as if it really matters), and he won the way you always win in the Democrats -- by kissing Wall Street's ass, sucking Israel's cock, and taking a big, steaming dump all over the Left.

This was inspired by a recently-tweeted nugget of gold from the John Podesta email leak trove, a snotty little fart by Perez in reply to one of the Hillary campaign honcho's missives.



So, how'd that "stick a fork in him" thing work out for you guys?

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2.26.2017

Sean Spicer's Brain On Drugs



Heads up for April 24, and the big Reschedule420 protest, High Noon at the US Capitol!
Stay tuned at dcmj.org on the Web and Twitter for more details.

Meanwhile, here's a little quick something for the leafletters and wheatpasters out there.

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2.23.2017

Blast From Yer Past: "Humaniterrorism", June 1999



After that remix of some old Yipster Times cartoons went so well, I thought it might be fun to find some more BFYP candidates among my old cartoons from around the turn of the century. This one has always remained a personal favorite, and is also special because it promoted the first event I ever worked on with long-time comrade and BBF Adam Eidinger of DCMJ and Prop 71 fame -- the "Not A Victory Parade" protesting the US/NATO bombing campaign in Yugoslavia in the spring of 1999.

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Here's the art in action, printed as a placard and carried in the march. You can see it right there behind and to the left of that boring-ass IAC/ANSWER placard.

2.20.2017

Peak Liberal



So, Liberals are telling us that the media who lied to us since forever are the friends of the People now, and so are the CIA.

OK, whatever, Sparky.

Aaaaaaaa-aand, that's all I've got for you on this hot mess right now, folks.

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2.14.2017

Love Didn't "Trump" Hate...



It's worth noting that in the current wave of protest following the Inauguration, the most effective and inspiring actions have been spontaneous and organic, organized and carried out by real grassroots outfits, many of whom were anarchists and other militant antifascists.

"Pussy Hats", smarmy focus-grouped slogans, a Facebook group and a 501(c)3 are not "resistance". Just so you know.

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inspired by the placard in this foto from the recent Berkeley antifascist actions.

2.07.2017

Blast From Yer Past: "Humaniterrorism", June 1999



After that remix of some old Yipster Times cartoons went so well, I thought it might be fun to find some more BFYP candidates among my old cartoons from around the turn of the century. This one has always remained a personal favorite, and is also special because it promoted the first event I ever worked on with long-time comrade and BBF Adam Eidinger of DCMJ and Prop 71 fame -- the "Not A Victory Parade" protesting the US/NATO bombing campaign in Yugoslavia in the spring of 1999.

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Here's the art in action, printed as a placard and carried in the march. You can see it right there behind and to the left of that boring-ass IAC/ANSWER placard.

2.06.2017

"New Blue" Dark Money Detergent



Oh, sweet friggin' jayzus, what are those wacky Third Way Democrats up to now? Why, they've launched another 501(c)4 "dark money" astroturf outfit, the "New Blue" campaign which, to most regular folks, sounds like a really good name for a brand of laundry detergent -- like, twenty million dollar laundry detergent.

1.29.2017

Fascism Is Not An Option



A follow-up to the poster in solidarity with the rogue National Park Service Twitter feed, here's one in solidarity with all the guys'n'gals working the new rogue NASA feed.

Big ups from an old "Apollo Kid".

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1.26.2017

Smokey the Bear, remix



Here's a quick one in solidarity with the dissident National Park Service employees running a "rogue" Twitter account on their own time to continue posting environmental information currently under lockdown by the White House.

This poster is a remix of a poster I did about 11 years or so ago, as part of an effort to inspire some local action in solidarity with the Rainbow Gathering being attacked by Forest Service police in West Virginia.

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1.21.2017

DCMJ sez "We Won't Go Back!" on Inauguration Day


"We Won't Go Back" #Trump420 Wash DC 01.20.17 from Mike Flugennock on Vimeo.


In what had to be the epicenter of chillaxin' that morning, over 8000 joints were given away legally under DC law by my good buds and comrades at DCMJ at their #Trump420 counterinaugural shindig at Dupont Circle, highlighting the strides made in state drug policy and legalization, and to welcome President The Donald to Washington, DC by declaring that "we won't go back" on the legalization of recreational and medical cannabis.



1.10.2017

Dinnertime For Democrats



I'm at the point now where I'm thinking it was actually worth it all, just to finally see the Democratic Party having to eat its own dog food.

It's been two months since they lost, and those clowns are still at it -- shrieking, bitching, red-baiting, blame-shifting; it was the Greens, Wikileaks, the Russians, the Bernie Bros, the Russians, the non-voters, the Russians, the Russians, the Russians -- you get the idea.

My suggestion to all you Democrats out there is to quit your damn whining and choke it down. There's not a speck of cereal, you know.

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1.04.2017

DCMJ Says "Welcome to Washington, DC!"


DCMJ says "Welcome to Washington, 115th Congress", 01.03.17 from Mike Flugennock on Vimeo.

Yesterday, January 3, the DCMJ Welcoming Committee was on hand at Union Station to greet new and returning staffers to the incoming 115th Congress with leaflets and a little education on Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), Trump's nominee for US Attorney General. This was followed by yet another jaunt up to Capitol Hill to Senators' offices to pass out a letter containing questions for Sessions' confirmation hearings, after which we adjourned to the DCMJ World Headquarters for a good old-fashioned rolling party in preparation for January 20.



Photographed and edited by Mike Flugennock,
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1.01.2017

We Won't Go Back!



We don't care what '80s nostalgia freak Sen. Jeff Sessions says, we're not going back to the good old days of "Just Say No"... and I'll add no more other than to say that you'll be glad you dragged your sleepy butt out at 8am to be at Dupont Circle to join DCMJ in standing up for legal marijuana.

Rally at 8am, march at 10am. Fans, BE THERE.

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