The Boondocks by Aaron McGruder

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  1. really?

    really? said, 12 months ago

    “Pardon me, would you have any Grey Poupon?”

  2. TheRealZarthArn

    TheRealZarthArn said, 12 months ago

    Don’t worry, Brownie’s doing a heck of a job.

  3. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 12 months ago

    @TheRealZarthArn

    At the race track but not FEMA.

  4. Jimathai

    Jimathai GoComics PRO Member said, 12 months ago

    @TheRealZarthArn

    Brownie?? you are so witty… _

  5. Redkaycei Repoc

    Redkaycei Repoc said, 12 months ago

    @Jimathai

    He’s just repeating what Bush called him in his remarks…

  6. Kris Bennett

    Kris Bennett said, 12 months ago

    @TheRealZarthArn

    Seriously? Brownie??

  7. kaecispopX

    kaecispopX said, 12 months ago

    I’m beginning to understand why GrandDad did not want to claim these people as relatives. Only those who have spent a lifetime receiving entitlements could be so critical and demanding about the help that is given to them. No wonder ingratitude is considered the beginning of the spiritual decline of men described in the second half of Romans chapter 1.

  8. tedsini

    tedsini said, 12 months ago

    Google “Brownie, you’re doing a heck of a job” – referring to George Bush’s famous remark about FEMA director Michael Brown. The remark is famous, of course, for being one which the former president wishes he never made. It’s been comedy fodder for several years and has become a staple of American paraphrasing.

  9. tedsini

    tedsini said, 12 months ago

    @kaecispopX

    Citing the Bible to criticize the poor is a bit like using “The Descent of Man” to prove creationism. In my experience, one does not have to have a lifetime of “entitlements” to be boorish or demanding. In fact, these traits are probably found among the wealthy at least as often, many of whom did no more to deserve their station than did the children represented in this strip.

  10. jbmlaw

    jbmlaw said, 12 months ago

    Moochers never rise.

  11. jbmlaw

    jbmlaw said, 12 months ago

    Good evening Tedsini. Minor correction: “The Descent of Man” does not prove Creationism, it disproves Darwinism. Big Bang proves Creationism, although not necessarily that of the Jewish Bible.

  12. kaecispopX

    kaecispopX said, 12 months ago

    @tedsini

    I am not criticizing the poor. I am just pointing out how dispicable the sin of ingratitude is. In this case, the poor, displaced relatives aren’t showing any thankfulness for the help they are getting from Granddad. The net effect of ingratitude is described in that passage of scripture.
    The ungrateful spiral down futher in their attitude towards their fellow man. Those to whom the gratitude is due are less likely to help them anymore.
    Our welfare system is broken. In fac it was broken from the beginnig. It is designed to not lift people out of poverty but to trap them ina never ending cycle of dependency. I know of people that are disabled, yet can work some. However if they make just one dollar too much for a three month period of time, they loose all benefits for six months. In so many ways, if you have become dependent on welfare, you are trapped to be a vassal of the system, unable to work your wy out yet subject to the wims of the bureaucracy and bureaucrats that control your finacial life.

  13. kaecispopX

    kaecispopX said, 12 months ago

    @tedsini

    Not all entitlements come from the government. You are right there are many ungrateful bums that receive "rich kids welfare’. At some point they too descend morally due to this entitlement. A case in point is the Menedez brothers. Their ingratitude had reached a point that they had murdered their own parents in an attempt to get their inheritance early.

  14. LOWRIDER84

    LOWRIDER84 said, 12 months ago

    A parasite is a parasite, no matter where his handout comes from. Its never enough, its never good enough.

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