Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau

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  1. Linguist

    Linguist said, over 1 year ago

    Most astute ! Punditry at its finest ( and truest ) .

  2. DylanThomas3.14159

    DylanThomas3.14159 said, over 1 year ago

    Yesterday’s flashback shows how far Jeff has fallen from the rampant idealism of his college-days or, rather, college-daze. Rick may still harbor some secret idealism. Joanie has it in abundance as we’ve seen in her support and hard work for now Mass. Sen.-elect Elizabeth Warren.

  3. DylanThomas3.14159

    DylanThomas3.14159 said, over 1 year ago

    Notice Jeff’s canned “fruit juice” is baaaack.

  4. marzipANn

    marzipANn said, over 1 year ago

    This is the first time I’ve noticed what an unTrudeau, ungeometric nose Rick has. And this is the friendliest and unexpectedly familial conversation Rick and Jeff have had.

  5. Linguist

    Linguist said, over 1 year ago

    @DylanThomas3.14159

    Notice Jeff’s canned “fruit juice” is baaaack.
    >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
    I am willing to bet, knowing what I do about Jeff’s generation, that it is not beer or soda but rather Red Bull or one of the other myriad of “energy” drinks so popular with these kids.

  6. DylanThomas3.14159

    DylanThomas3.14159 said, over 1 year ago

    @Linguist

    For the caffeine? He already drinks coffee. “Fruit juice” ≠ soda. Maybe this 30-year-old “kid” is addicted to the Bull’s kickless taurine? Or the sucrose (sugar)?

  7. Linguist

    Linguist said, over 1 year ago

    @DylanThomas3.14159

    I think most of these so-called energy drinks are a scam. It is just like ordering a double espresso, people believe that they are get an extra amount of caffeine. Truth is, there’s more caffeine in a regular cup of coffee.
    It’s all in their heads. They’ve convinced themselves that these drinks or vitamin pills are making them more alert and giving them more energy. f course the advertisers for Red Bull and 5 Hour Energy do nothing to dissuade them. Quite the opposite !

  8. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, over 1 year ago

    I’ve also heard that most bottled water is really just tap water.

  9. DylanThomas3.14159

    DylanThomas3.14159 said, over 1 year ago

    @Linguist

    “The caffeine of a single can of Red Bull is 80 mg/250 ml (32 mg/100 ml).2223 This is about the same as a normal coffee ….”


    Source: “Red Bull” article, Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Bull#Caffeine


    But Jeff drinks cans ‘n’ cans of this same stuff (note the label) at nite. Can he sleep?

  10. DylanThomas3.14159

    DylanThomas3.14159 said, over 1 year ago

    Still, “fruit juice” seems to have become this website’s favored euphemism for beer.


    “That’s my story and I’m stickin’ to it.” —Jimmy Buffett

  11. thebird55

    thebird55 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @DylanThomas3.14159

    I’m drinking strong black coffee right now, and I’m about to go to bed. No problem. (Except maybe an extra nocturnal trip to the bathroom.)

  12. gmartin997

    gmartin997 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    That could apply to a lot of bloggers and commenters (who shall remain nameless).

  13. gmartin997

    gmartin997 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Wait! I didn’t think he got paid.

  14. masterskrain

    masterskrain GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    “Don’t have anything to say, but still say it anyway”!
    Sounds like about 99.5% of what’s on Twitter, from what I’ve heard about it…

  15. Doughfoot

    Doughfoot said, over 1 year ago

    “The difference between a professional and an amateur is that the professional does what he does even when he doesn’t feel like it.”

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