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A pin shows Minnie Mouse with a racist flag. Photo by AntiquesNavigator.com.

Is Minnie Mouse hiding a white supremacist past?

A late-1980's pin surfaces with Minnie and a racist symbol. BR'ER BANK, CA -- Just when the controversy over Donald Duck's Nazi history had finally settled down, the Disney Company finds itself on the defensive again. And this time, it was because of a character no one expected. Minnie Mouse has some explaining to do. Pinning down her background Several Uncle Walt's Insider readers [Ed.: Two counts as "several," right?] called our attention to a 1989 official Disney pin which features Minnie Mouse and the Betsy ... Read more
A few of the non-Disney gondolas. Photo by DisneyTouristBlog.com, used by permission, modified.

Skyliner annual passes go on sale!

Daily guest prices have not yet been set. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Parts of the new Disney Skyliner gondola system are just weeks away from opening -- and Skyliner Annual Passes are now available, exclusively through Uncle Walt's Insider! That's right, Disney has outsourced initial sales of its gondola passes to Uncle Walt's! For the low, low price of only $395.00 per person per year, you can be a "Skyliner Annual Passholder."  Perks and benefits In addition to unlimited rides on the Skyliner ... Read more
A few of the VP cutouts in the new Hall of Vice Presidents. Photo courtesy Picryl, And NicePNG. And several other public domain sources.

Six Flags America debuts “Hall of Vice Presidents”

This attraction looks slightly familiar. BOWIE, MD -- In a not-so-subtle ripoff of the Hall of Presidents at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom, Six Flags America has announced the opening of a "Hall of Vice Presidents" attraction. As with all things Six Flags, the show is not quite up to the same quality level. The Vice Presidents are not full fledged audio-animatronics, but rather cardboard cutouts. A few with speaking roles have moving lower jaws. In the initial version of the show, only three ... Read more
President Trump, realizing there is a bigger job than U.S. President. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images & TitleMax.

Trump drops out of 2020 race; will replace Bob Iger at Disney

This is bound to give a boost to several Disney characters' candidacies. WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Breaking news out of Washington: President Donald J. Trump has just announced via Twitter that he is withdrawing his name for reelection in 2020. Instead, he will replace Bob "Robert" Iger as CEO of The Disney Company when Iger retires in 2021 (and joins the staff of Uncle Walt's Insider). Trump tweeted an image of himself holding a chart of all the companies owned by Disney, saying this: "Look ... Read more
New name change coming, too? Photo by David Bjorgen [CC BY-SA 3.0] via Wikimedia.

Florida Galaxy’s Edge scrapped; Residential Street returning

Out with the new, in with the old! WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Big news from our Florida news bureau! [Ed.: Nice touch! Makes it sound like we actually have more than the one office.] Disney's Hollywood Studios Theme Park and Spa is officially scrapping Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge even before it opens. Instead, they will be rebuilding former attractions and original elements of the Studios, such as Residential Street, Catastrophe Canyon, the Honey I Shrunk the Kids Movie Set Adventure, and ... Read more