Lasley’s View On: World Ratings

Cartoonist/artist Richard Lasley is a native of Southern California, who attended Ventura College and the Art Center School of Los Angeles for Illustration and Design.

He has worked as a freelance artist for many agencies in Los Angeles, New York and was a member of The Illustrator’s Club of Los Angeles.

Currently he resides in Tubac, Arizona. His work is featured at Tubac Presidio Park.

50 Comments on "Lasley’s View On: World Ratings"

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  2. The Oracle of Tucson | August 13, 2017 at 3:14 am |

    Poor little Johnny from Tubac, more ink spots for that upcoming visit with the shrink? What are the odds? Perhaps your sleeveless vest in 42 long is closer then you think. Oh well, perhsps Dee can drive you home.
    I’d like to start by saying that while others, especially those from out of state will feel the uncontrollable and overwhelming need to heap glowing praise on your artwork, I’ve always thought you have consistently missed the mark in truly capturing the real Donald Trump in your mono theme mediocre hit pieces.
    Secondly since again most of those from out of state following the liberal radical playbook are self taught, self absorbed and self appointed as well as self pontificating experts in everyone else’s mental health, at some point little Johnny even you must come to the realization that the election is over, Trump won under the rules of the electoral collage defeating your criminally flawed princess. And even our own carpet bagger cyber transplants must concur in the effort of maintaining what little is left of your sanity, don’t you think the time has come for you to accept the loss of your candidate and just move on? Just let it go?
    Thirdly, while the entire world sits on the brink of threatened nuclear attack from the failed yet capable rogue state of north Korea, have you ever entertained the prospect that your failure to support the lawfully elected president with your “art” is highly inappropriate? While you see the exercise of free speach, I see an rabid disgruntled loser who armed with a pencil and a platform just can’t seem to let it go.
    I’m sure the entire post will soon be hijacked and steered away from a poorly depicted drowning Trump to the social injustices of the world by filthy rich greedy capitalists pigs, quickly followed up by endless personal attacks on fellow posters.
    The battle begin.

    The Oracle

    • Who is Johnny and who is Dee? Mr. Big O?

      • The Oracle of Tucson | August 13, 2017 at 5:22 pm |

        My android does have a mind of its own when it comes to spell check, Johnny should be Richard and Dee is his wife.

        • What?? The name Johnny is way off from Lasley❗️U don’t make sense Mr. Name man…Try explaining the 42 long vest?? You need to clear up your writings. How would U know his wife’s name? Why would U care and didn’t understand why she’d drive him home? I am wondering if any one can make any sense of your scrambled words ❗️??

  3. This is correct.

    However, you must realize this
    rating our Progressive cartoonist
    refers to is in relation to Trump’s
    standing in the Communist world.

    Obama and Hillary rate as solid Alinsky
    molded Communists held in high regard by
    oppressors around the world.

  4. Poor little Snowflake’s cartoonist has lost his way BaBaBa!

  5. R E Mansfield | August 13, 2017 at 8:59 am |

    OK, I’ll try again to break the cycle of personal attacks.

    What may be important here is not the artist’s dislike of the President, but do polls and ratings seem to matter at all when President Trump is involved? Seemingly not, at least directly.

    But his rating certainly seems to influence the members of Congress. Sadly most “members” as they like to call themselves, (in my younger days a member was a code word for something else) interpret the low rating as a chance to break ranks with what they have professed for years – Obama Care repeal and replace is the current exhibit one of the Republican, so call conservative, Congressional Members’ hypocrisy.

    As most members are really only interested in getting re-elected, they see an opening to deflect from their hypocrisy to stating they are just doing the will of the people by backing out on their promises. The President is making it too easy for members to fain, “I’m responding to the will of the people.” While not the main thing, it is important what the polls reveal.

    Our President may be sinking his own ship, so to speak, a few millimeters at a time. He just gives too much material to those who can really up end his agenda; an agenda that a majority of the states agreed with in the 2016 elections.

    Too bad our President didn’t do quite as well as he could have in denouncing the sad events in Charlottesville, VA yesterday. An opportunity squandered.

    For my part, thanks to Lasley for again illustrating a fact.

  6. Wow that Oracle is all over the spastic place. Scary! Never once does he mention the illustration or comment on the world wide sinking ratings of Trump (sorry I just can’t say ‘President’ Truummmp…ouch!). I wish the oracle would stay focused and give us true insight as to why the ratings are sinking… that’s what oracles do… give divine intelligent advice, in this case the sinking ratings of Trump. Please respond with advice on the sinking Trump ratings as your name implies!.. or change you name to Orifice.

  7. Mr. Tin❗️OMG❗️Yes…Oracle to Orifice‼️🤣😂🤣😂🤣FUNNY GOOD🤣👍

  8. To stay on the subject matter of the illustration, it speaks truth. So why doesn’t the Trumpsters respond directly to what drawing illustrates……Also, I was thinking exacting what Mr. Mansfield wrote regarding the opportunity to give a powerful denouncement involving Charolettsville. Also, being that white supremacist are Trump supporters, it seems to speak some volume as to why he did not directly denounce them ‼️

  9. Well ok, what world rating are being referred to? What would you have done any differently then has been done. Do another bho and bend over again for here it comes? No the ‘cartoon’ is really not indicative of anything other than the drawers contempt for the president and to placating the far far away left by making references that he has not really illustrated. No this guy is another fritz but has somehow gotten away with fooling the adi into thinking he is something creditable with his drawings.

    So sad that the lefties cannot seem to understand that the world has changed and that bho and hitlery are part of the reason that it has changed into a world of TAKERS and not producers. Now that there is a change to that way of thinking they are having a hard time understanding the point of it all. The only sinking that has been announced is by the leftists who want to continue the ways of old and cannot see the forest because of all the trees in the way! Get the msm to actually report on what is going on and not what they wish was going on and there would be a lot more positive press for the president. But like goerbels said, ‘tell a lie enough times it soon becomes truth for some’. And this is what we have here, more lies but not enough truth. As to charlotte, he did denounce it, but unlike bho he waited for FACTS not fantasy to come out. Remember bho and his denouncing the WHITE police and his buddies and all the other stuff he opened his mouth on. Just like dumnik, when he castigated the shooting of the local princess and blamed the right, when in fact it was one of his friends kid who also was a lefty! He never did retract since it easy to point fingers at one side without later having to admit that he was WRONG. But I forgot the left is never wrong, never right but never wrong in their world.

    • The Oracle of Tucson | August 14, 2017 at 4:11 pm |

      Since we are fixated on poll numbers, let’s imagine President Trump(44%) having higher approval numbers them Congress(19%) or even the media at (36%). OK, let us stop imaging that and accept it as fact. Because in a twist of irony, the same survey that shows President Trump sinking in the polls also show how favorable or unfavorable America views the media.
      It turns out, according to the USA Today/Suffolk Univ. poll, that Americans dislike the media more than they do the president. So depending on who you ask theses are the facts. Yes these FCATS are conveniently ignored, under reported and overlooked by the leftist main stream media. Thankfully little Richard is here to illustrate it for us, no matter how WRONG his information is.

      The Oracle

  10. Looks like Lasley and the Dem Pty are “colluding” with the whole world to reject the election of Trump by the American people now that their attempt to blame Hillary`s (Obama`s loss) to Trump on his collusion with Putin and the Russians.

  11. R E Mansfield | August 13, 2017 at 3:19 pm |

    I need to add to my comments, as I did not address the world image of the President ratings.

    They really do not matter. The economic and military might of US is what has importance. If our might is perceived and credible, whether the President is liked or not, has little relevance. In fact, low ratings internationally can have a positive impact on the ratings a President gets at home.

    What will hurt is if the President makes pronouncements that he cannot or will not follow through on. We have seen this before in our lifetime. Both the Carter and Obama administrations, in very different ways, were more talk than substance. Carter actually unwittingly encouraged the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, and President Obama did the same by showing his bark had no bit, and the Russian’s made the wholesale move into Syria.

    Words do mean something, but only if they can be, and are backed up. Consider what happened to Hussain in Iraq.

    Moving to the President’s Charlottesville lost opportunity–he has a focus problem. I do not believe his comments have anything to do with supremacists supporting him. Thankfully they are not a large group, and have little clout at the ballot box. The issue at hand was not if there is intolerance, racism and violence from others than whites. He tries to speak too broadly and without concern for the moment. He had self-named White Supremacists pushing their brand of hate and totalitarianism. They were only using the Robert E. Lee statue as an excuse to cause trouble. We fought a revolution again totalitarianism and have engaged in wars since to destroy and resist it. Our Constitution was written as it is to try to avoid it in the United States. That is all he needed to say. There is only our Constitution that should be supreme. Speaking one’s mind is covered; street violence to intimidate, destroy property and kill are not. Let’s try not to get confused by overthinking this. To carry my analogy in my earlier post, the President stepped on his member.

    Keep smiling, we’re still OK.

  12. “Ask not what YOU can do for your
    country; ask what free stuff we can
    promise you to buy your vote!”&&&&

    &&&& John F. Hillary and Dr. Martin Looter Obama
    This message approved by Saul Alinsky and George Soros.

    • R E Mansfield | August 13, 2017 at 7:32 pm |

      Wow, not quite about this week’s cartoon.

      But, as I’m sure you know, there is no “free lunch.”

      I disagree with your approval, should be approved by the U.S. Congress. They are the ones that are to “credit.”

      Better to hang the tag where it belongs.

  13. blab,,blab..blab all you want mr. O your words you type sounds importnant..NOT.. YOUR WEAK MR. O ..DRAW SOMETHING MR.O….put it in ADI..SHUT YOUR MOUTH..and mabe you can chill out and wait for y0ur new found talent to do its job .. its a shot in the dark mr. ORY.BOY ..MAYBE YOULL stop crying every week about past presidents and focus your attention to this new world of trump maddness making everyone crazy just his %&&*$@ up personality.. this guy trump is spoiled scary &&%%%$^#@ b….his unstabled mind developed sinking ratings for himself …fake news right mr, oryface…get a clue old man MR O YOUR STUCK IN PAST.’
    .. with no pencil.. no talent,no clue how to create any at artistic anything…action speaks, louder than words mr ORIFICE…

    • The Oracle of Tucson | August 14, 2017 at 10:01 am |

      Mr. Power, while I truly feel that no purpose is gained in ADI’s divisive decision to promote weekly hate content directly attacking and undermining the current sitting president, it’s their site and they can do as they please. Who know’s perhaps throwing gas on a flame attracts more moths and thereby drives up advertising revenue.
      Just as Lasley can peddle his weekly hate speech rather I agree or disagree with it. In the end, it is only his opinion and his interpretation of his idea of art, not mine. And since he publicly peddles it, its fair game to either praise or denounce as you or I see fit.
      I can post my opinions and my slanted views on this and any other thing I please, subject to moderation and site rules of course. And in the end, there is NOTHING you can do about it. Say it with me, NOTHING.
      You can watch your fake news on TV 24/7 and you’re not gonna change a single aspect of it in any way. I live in Tucson and while I find world, national, state, county and city and even neighborhood changes concerning and often alarming, there is little that I can do to affect real change in these areas.
      I can make my opinion(s) known, I can vote, I can make my voice heard and I can hope and pray things improve but short of justifying and engaging in criminal behavior that’s about it.
      I understand your frustration, I shared them for 8 agonizing long years while (IMHO)I saw my country destroyed my progressive globalization under your chocolate Jesus and his band of criminals. In the end, if a narcissistic progressive socialist community organizer with sealed college transcripts can become president, then I guess an egotistical billionaire who fails to reveal his tax records can be equally unqualified to lead the nation.
      In the end, I only see heated petty jealousy over my pen name and attacks by your GF with her endless emojis since her crayons won’t show up online.
      Perhaps you might entertain changing your name to Rick Powerless because you’re never gonna change my views or silence my voice.

      The Oracle

      • Oh the Mr big O name man is at it again❗️🤣💋

        • Mr Big O.. U continue to Rant with disillusions and hate❗️As I mentioned to U before, Try toning down your behavior and U will probably get more positive feed back whether some of us agree with U or not❗️As you have shared before, U are an older man and you’ve been around…But, remember that the older man is NOT always the wiser‼️

      • R E Mansfield | August 14, 2017 at 2:59 pm |

        Who is trying to silence whom?

        • The Oracle of Tucson | August 14, 2017 at 3:55 pm |

          Unlike Mr. Powers who told me to shut my mouth during his tirade, I never told him to be silent. ADI has their point of view, Lasley his and I have mine. We all have our own point of view. We are all free to voice them as we see fit. I’m just stating that the distraction over my pen name isn’t going to change or silence my opinion.
          So Mr. Mansfield, what exactly is your point?

          The Oracle

  14. …and the Orifice has spoken!!! Better than Ace Ventura.

  15. Don’t think there’s enough here to even comment on… SSDD — hoo hummm

    • Mr O… Now I understand….You sir, have a BIG man crush on MR. Lasley… I get it…yes that’s it‼️

      • The Oracle of Tucson | August 14, 2017 at 7:59 pm |

        Lol x5. Your libtard upbringing has made you delusional. My dog has a greater understanding of the world. Your simply nuts.

        The Oracle

    • Hi Billy B…the illustration. No need to get distracted with Mr. O 😄

      • The Oracle of Tucson | August 14, 2017 at 8:18 pm |

        And you cyber commute to southern Arizona, why? Oh that’s right your a cyber troll, a cyber agitator at its finest.

        The Oracle


      • same old anti Trump drivel – nothing original or exciting, the same crap that all the media is exuding… waaa wwaaaaa waaaa Trump Trump Trump.. what have they done? ‘the Russians are coming’ that’s it… not even “one item of real evidence” Not one charge, not one violation.. zip zero nada! Nothing… no meetings on the tarmac, no sale of uranium, no money for influence, no consultants leaving the country on the run! fearing prosecution… no lies al la Libya, it was the movie makers fault.. I mean really – on sliver of real ‘evidence’ FACT would be nice. otherwise is pure dung! and of course that’s what the left side of the media is slinging in it’s coup de tat attempt to over throw Trump much like Hitler took over Germany pre-WWII, but what do facts have to do with anythiing… ‘what difference does it make’ to use one famous phrase… yup same ol dung heap of leftist drivel. hmmmm

  16. i cant believe Im saying this but made me agree on some of his pointers..probably wont tell him to shut his mouth anymore… might not smear pen name anymore …say it with me..theres something we CAN do…perhaps ..chocolate of a little too nerve hitting..perhaps lasley should shut his pencle up..these could be fake drawings perhaps..then it dosnt matter, right mr oracle?..its a little frustrating living scary in this point ..seems the constitution itself is being reescrootinizingly in jeapordey some how..all the crazy crap from mooch man on…maybe its fake news..maybe not ..changing your views or any body elses is not my goal..there is no goal but to knock ..knock ..knock on wood ..ya you better knock..knock on wood …america will be on top of things again someday,,, it takes the american spirit that will fix some of this crap..thats what adi generates…lasley..and all of us crazy spirited americans will win in the end

    • The Oracle of Tucson | August 14, 2017 at 9:39 pm |

      Well that’s nice in theory Ricky, but my chocolate Jesus comments are in response to your tantrum, not before.
      So which lie is it?
      I like many others observing your comments are not clueless to your warrantless attacks. Justify and disguise it as you see fit, but you just revealed your little more then a libtard mouthpiece devoid of your own analytical opinion. At least your GF with the crayons will still love you.

      The Oracle

  17. R E Mansfield | August 14, 2017 at 9:08 pm |

    I am asking a question. Maybe I was being a bit Socratic.
    Let me be more direct. Are you trying to silence other’s opinions, vis-à-vis these Lasley cartoons? Or Lasley? Or do you believe there are some able to actually silence you? That is not clear to me. My observation is maybe “yes” to the former and clearly “no” to the latter.
    You are of course completely entitled to express you opinions. I suspect that is the main purpose of the ADI in having this comment capability. Trying to silence anyone’s opinion or observations is not productive to good debate and argument.
    Asking for clarification is.
    Candidly, I think you have a great handle. But I would add for those of us who studied a little of ancient Greek history and literature (what we can remember of it) the Oracle moniker carries with it some small bit of special imagery. Of course that was then, and this is now.
    So, I have no particular point; it was a question. You appear not to be silenced by others disagreement with you; hopefully you are not trying to silence others in this interesting and continuous “dialogue” the Lasley Cartoons generate.
    If I have answered my question to you incorrectly, please correct it. I don’t intend to speak for you.

    • The Oracle of Tucson | August 14, 2017 at 9:44 pm |

      I simply took the high road, I never told anyone to shut their mouth. But post to that content you asked your question.
      Mr. Power’s statement to shut my mouth answers your own question.
      And your right, you don’t speak for me.

      The Oracle

      • R E Mansfield | August 15, 2017 at 7:05 am |

        Then it is settled then!
        Good you are not trying to silence anyone; even Mr. Lasley.

  18. Mr Big O…. Focus on YOUR behavior…go weeks back and follow YOUR writings.❗️Sure, have your views, just change your behavior❗️Get it???

    • The Oracle of Tucson | August 14, 2017 at 10:40 pm |

      It’s late Michelle, don’t you have a family to tend to Vs. defending your libtard artist from three states away?
      Your little more then a disenfranchised liberal nutcase troll attacking anyone who doesn’t share your own view.
      Pls for the love of God self analyze your own behavior before you consider attacking mine.
      Get a life, and stay in Portland. We have more then enough libtard liberal nuts here in southern Arizona to go around, infact most of them already currently hold public office. Go home, stay home and fix Portland as only you see fit.

      Oh P.S. your within range of your little Korean friend Kim. Sleep tight knowing that your failed progressive policies have endangered you, your family, the grandkids, not to mention the entire nation but since when did your care of anyone beyond your own nose?

      The Oracle

    • The Oracle of Tucson | August 14, 2017 at 10:57 pm |

      And besides, your a progressive liberal troll who staunchly supports the right to murder the unborn, and since the child has no choice it’s not pro choice, it’s called infantcide. So please don’t claim your morally offended by my comments, what are there no mirrors in all of Portland?. If it wasn’t for double standards Michelle, you’d have no standards. Get over yourself, your delusions and your lies. Your little more then a cyber troll peddling your loser ideas upon people who aren’t buying your filth.

      The Oracle

  19. PS: your cruel Chocolate Jesus remarks were directed to me, not Mr. Rick👍❗️ That is one example of many continual horrid behaviors from U Mr Big O❗️

    • The Oracle of Tucson | August 14, 2017 at 10:43 pm |

      Sadly Michelle, you are the only one that convolutedly convinced yourself that the sun shined out of his azz, not me.

      The Oracle

  20. all righty then mr. oracle..i stand corrected sir..try shutting your fingers up..sound a little better? …you sound intelligent ..sir…your not gunna shut anything ..and neither is anybody esle..lets get real jsus.. was a saying i got from your comments going back weeks ago,sir oracle sir…dont loose your memory now ..were all counting on your complicated expertise opinions …

    • The Oracle of Tucson | August 14, 2017 at 11:25 pm |

      What’s in a name?

      • R E Mansfield | August 15, 2017 at 7:26 am |

        As I’m sure you know, quite a lot is in a name.

        Since you quote Shakespeare, I suspect you know the answer to your question.

        If you do not, there are fascinating discussions and studies that have been done on names and naming. You likely would not have chosen “Oracle” as a moniker if it did not mean something very specific to you, and how you hold your opinions. But of course, it could be as simple as you live in Oracle, AZ.

        Why do you enjoy so “name calling?” Doing so detracts from you pronouncements if indeed you are aiming to be an Oracle.

  21. p.s. pick on some0ne your own size almighty oracle..take on r,e mansfield ..have a typathon with that guy .. you need competition with your wonderful insites on these matters. michelle ”you know g.f..has probabley said all she can say to you at this point ..your typing worthless comments ..dont be loosin it oracle ..find someone else to change the world with

    • The Oracle of Tucson | August 14, 2017 at 11:51 pm |

      Lol. Don’t flatter yourselves, You and the Mrs aren’t on my radar.

      The Oracle

  22. Oh my dear I’m moving on to next week

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