Monthly Archives: February 2019

Opposing Rodrigo Duterte

A lot of people’s concerns focus on Donald Trump. As a Filipino American cartoonist, I’m also worried about the direction that Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is taking his country. As Duterte has taken steps to silence or intimidate his critics … Continue reading

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Judging A Politician’s Past

A lot of the news in the past few months have been focused on past actions or comments of politicians several decades ago. It may reveal a person’s past sexist, racist or homophobic attitudes. I have very mixed feelings about … Continue reading

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The Freshman Democrats in Congress

I’ve been reading a lot about the incoming class of freshman Democrats in the House of Representatives and the Senate. It’s great to see the enthusiasm and energy that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Kyrsten Sinema are bringing to their new … Continue reading

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A Liberal Democrat Listening to Trump’s State of the Union

I was listening to the State of the Union yesterday. I didn’t agree with a lot of what Trump said, but I thought he was decent in his delivery of his speech. One thing struck me that I have a … Continue reading

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Qualities I Want In A President

Senator Kamala Harris has entered the race for the Presidency. My niece is excited to see her run. I like Senator Harris, but I haven’t decided yet who I’m going to support. Every candidate will have their strengths and weaknesses, … Continue reading

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Kennedy, Jackson Bridging the Racial Divide

This past week I’ve been seeing a lot of articles about the Democrats who are jumping in the ring for the 2020 Presidential primaries. I’m glad that a lot of the candidates are younger than 70. I have one thing … Continue reading

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George Orwell – Independent Minded Leftist

One of the independent minded leftists that I admire is George Orwell, the writer of “Animal Farm” and “1984.” Orwell was a democratic socialist, like Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Unlike many leftists in the 1930s, Orwell never fell for … Continue reading

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