Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau

Doonesbury

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  1. ✯✯ VistaBill ✯✯

    ✯✯ VistaBill ✯✯ GoComics PRO Member said, about 4 years ago

    Generics?

  2. Randywriter

    Randywriter said, about 4 years ago

    This strip strongly reminds me of the Star Trek: Next Generation episode “Encounter at Farpoint” where it portrayed early 21st soldiers as being controlled by drugs.

    Eerie.

  3. Outworld Cats

    Outworld Cats said, about 4 years ago

    @Fairportfan2

    I think you meant Hoyt Axton.

    http://www.allthelyrics.com/lyrics/hoyt_axton/

  4. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, about 4 years ago

    Good thing he’s not doing illegal drugs and hurting people.

  5. ronebofh

    ronebofh said, about 4 years ago

    A psychoactive, migraine medicine, an opiate, and two sedatives. Army strong!

  6. cdward

    cdward said, about 4 years ago

    This arc has just made me sad.

  7. IncognitoPenguin

    IncognitoPenguin said, about 4 years ago

    Worried about Ray…What’s the difference between what he’s doing now and being a soldier in Miami for the Cartel? Thin line…

  8. heeyuk

    heeyuk said, about 4 years ago

    Vets back from Nam hooked on smack was so messy. This new generation of properly cultivated and supplied addicts is much better for business.

  9. Lingeewhiz

    Lingeewhiz said, about 4 years ago

    Just proving the point that all the meds in the world still are not correcting the problem.

  10. Lewreader

    Lewreader said, about 4 years ago

    Ah, the good old Navy Corpsman, where a weary Marine went for pharmaceutical comfort.

  11. Orion

    Orion said, about 4 years ago

    2 Things - 1: I know NO Soldiers in my unit nor any other who run around drugged up on anything. In fact when one of our Soldiers arrived for BA one medication, he was REQUIRED to provide documentation for his prescription and the reason for it and to keep that on his person at all time. He was NOT allowed to do ANYTHING other than paperwork-level tasks while on his medication.

    2: Let’s not forget the rest of that song - “If I were the President of these United States, I’d declare total war on the Pusher Man.” Be careful what you wish for…

    Orion

  12. rick mcdermott

    rick mcdermott GoComics PRO Member said, about 4 years ago

    let’s say a little prayer for ray just like our service people over there

  13. diggitt

    diggitt said, about 4 years ago

    I’m with you, rickmac1937.

  14. prfesser

    prfesser said, about 4 years ago

    “I’d cut him if he stands and I’ll shoot him if he runs… I’ll kill him with my Bible and my razor and my gun -

    GAWDAM! The Pusher.”

  15. summerdog

    summerdog said, about 4 years ago

    Does this mean I now have to look at every soldier as being drugged up for action? Sad.

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