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  1. hariseldon59

    hariseldon59 said, 11 months ago

    October 19, 1987

  2. Caldonia

    Caldonia GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    4:20 am. Honesty? No.

    4:20 pm. Pot? Yes please.

  3. dukedoug

    dukedoug said, 11 months ago

    And, in reality, he doesn’t even have any stocks or shares.

  4. Sisyphos

    Sisyphos said, 11 months ago

    Your dad needs a cold shower, a stiff drink, and more stuffed animals, Binkley! Get to it!

  5. langchris70

    langchris70 said, 11 months ago


    Breathed couldn’t have intentionally made the time the way it was.

  6. neatslob

    neatslob said, 11 months ago

    Could happen again in a few days in Congress doesn’t get it together. There goes my 401(k).

  7. Strod

    Strod GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    Actually the strip is from November 19, 1987, a month after the fact. So it is no coincidence.

  8. HectorGonzalez

    HectorGonzalez said, 11 months ago

    History repeats itself.

    We learn three lessons from the study of History:

    History repeats itself.
    History never repeats itself.
    No one applies the lessons History teaches.

  9. MEPace

    MEPace said, 11 months ago


    Congress does make it easier to time the market. Works even better when they make 3 month deals.

  10. exoticdoc2

    exoticdoc2 said, 11 months ago

    Deja vu.

  11. mabrndt

    mabrndt GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago


    No, actually it’s from November 16, 1987 (your link ends in 6, not 9, and P2 has 11-16, not 11-19).

  12. opuscroakus70

    opuscroakus70 said, 11 months ago

    I was in HS when this happened and my teacher held up a paper with the headline about the market crashing and said “Anyone remember when we read ‘The Grapes of Wrath’?”

  13. 3pibgorn9

    3pibgorn9 GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    Wall Street don’t need no stinkin’ Guvmint regulatin’! Right?

  14. katina.cooper

    katina.cooper said, 11 months ago

    Wait till Friday. It’ll be deja vu all over again.

  15. Vic

    Vic said, 11 months ago

    Graduated from college the year after this, right into the middle of the George HW Bush Memorial Recession, seams like we’ve never really recovered entirely from that event.

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