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Michael Ramirez

Michael Ramirez is a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist with the Las Vegas Review-Journal. His cartoons are syndicated by Creators. Michael won his second Pulitzer while at Investor's Business Daily.

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  • So by this logic the Colonists should never have fought the British Crown and founded America. Today’s King George and the Crown ARE Congress, the Federal Bureaucracy, and the two tier justice system. No one should be surprised this happened. When there is no Rule of Law and Gov’t betrayal you do get anarchy.

  • You have to realize that this incident is going to be used to try and censor all platforms on the internet to stop free speech. The people behind this are the ones who went to Russia in 1917 and took it over. They then killed 60 million Russians (white Christians) , according to Alexander Solzhenitsyn (nobel prize winner),and Russian soldier imprisoned in a siberian slave labor camp for many years. These people’s target is the white European and American because they see these people as standing in the way of world Communism. They try and use identity politics to divide turn everyone who is not white against the white population. They encourage immigration to dilute the white anti-communist vote both in Europe and America. They don’t want what they did in Russia to become common knowledge, yet they constantly preach about the horrors of the Nazi’s. Hitler’s 6 million pales in comparison to the 60 million in Russia. They control all of the major networks, publishers etc. Solzhenitsyn wrote a book about their history in Russia called “TWO HUNDRED YEARS TOGETHER” . You can not find it in print because they forbid the printing in English. Dostoevsky also wrote a book detailing their behavior in Russia in the 19th century. It is called his diary and you can not get it either, Also “THE GULAG ARCHIPELAGO” the 2000 page history of the slave labor camps they set up in Siberia is getting very hard to find.

    • Lenin: The Man, the Dictator, and the Master of Terror by Victor Sebestyen is an accessible reading choice. Hungarian author, a lifetime student of communism since witnessing Soviet tanks roll into Budapest. Makes use of new archival material. Very detailed. Same crowd infiltration tactics used by anti-fa are old standards promoted worldwide by Lenin’s Communist International. Still remarkably effective. Does not cover Gulags, which make me shiver when I read about AOC’s recommendation for re-education camps.

      Apparently, even today’s Russians are uninterested in the gulag history, according to Nina Khrushcheva (Nikita’s granddaughter and Jeffrey Tayler) in their book titled “In Putin’s Footsteps: Searching for the Soul of an Empire Across Russia’s Eleven Time Zones.”

  • I can’t believe the Mike Ramirez I’ve come to love over all these years would do a cartoon like this. Shame on you.

  • In defense of the cartoonist, regardless of his viewpoint, at this moment in time virtue-signaling or pulling punches is necessary to avoid being de-platformed. When Biden issued the customary call for “unity,” he had in mind a “unity of mindset” (to the party platform). It is like religious fanaticism, which in Shakespeare’s time was Protestant versus Catholic.

    Check GrrrGraphics.com -they were deplatformed, but great Ben Garrison cartoons with real bite (when I once tried posting a cartoon, Facebook censored the text via cropping).

    https://grrrgraphics.com/cartoons/

    BTW, I watched the capitol protests live on the local Mexican TV station, which beat the major networks to the punch. Their correspondent was interviewing protestors outside the capitol building, and followed protesters into the building as capitol doors were opened for them by the capitol police who exchanged friendly nodes & greetings, might have even shook a few hands as people filed in. The correspondent seemed surprised, hesitated, looked around, and then said the capitol police were letting people in. The capitol police were probably trying to make the best of a difficult situation where they were outnumbered; keeping it all very friendly, posing for pictures with protesters, defusing the situation like the police who kneeled with BLM. Inside the building, the correspondent was interviewing people who were mostly peaceful and respectful and expressed a love of country and a desire to have the election machines and ballots inspected as was the custom prior to 2020. The correspondent was on the capitol staircase, and the camera caught the window smashing and the needless shooting to death of a woman, a 14-year USAF veteran. Obviously the capitol police were never trained to fire warning shots to disperse crowds. A great success for antifa (there is cellphone footage of a caravan of 4-5 hotel shuttles escorted by police getting these people to the head of the crowd before the Trump rally arrived; their wealthy backers putting them up well; and even footage of antifa selfies from their DC hotel rooms bragging of their successful mayhem before heading to the airport). IMHO, paid professionals seasoned from their summer street work, hired to create the raw mainstream media narrative material for Patriot Act II, Impeachment II and big-tech’s crackdown on freedom of expression.

    Lenin: The Man, the Dictator, and the Master of Terror by Victor Sebestyen, a wise Friends of the Library donation, was my last library book before the pandemic. Left me with a sense of déjà vu, as infiltration of protest crowds to stir up violence was standard Bolshevik operating procedure in pre-revolution Russia and Germany between the wars. Still works today. Maligned a crowd of 2 million, now considered “domestic terrorists,” to further a societal transformation agenda extending beyond simple regime change to include crushing opposition to that agenda with ASAP urgency by any and all available means (as is playing out now). If only there had been the same concern when small businesses were being burned and looted.

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