Minimum Security by Stephanie McMillan

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  1. mattro53

    mattro53 said, about 1 month ago

    Another integral facet of the American Way. Increase joblessness and shareholder dividends by automation. Eventually, the rich and powerful could destroy their best market, the middle class in the United States. It’s kind of like eating part of your foot to make your shoes fit better.

  2. irisclara

    irisclara said, about 1 month ago

    Technology gives us more leisure time to be poor in while still increasing production! Make America Great Again! sheesh.
    Unions made America great. Make America union again!

  3. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 month ago

    You don’t replace your work force unless you intend to pay that work force to keep you economy going. Otherwise it will collapse. The Japanese figured that out.

  4. Norman Baron

    Norman Baron GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 month ago

    This cartoon is a bit off the mark. The robot should be Chinese. Because of intransigent union demands and the American chant that cheap is good most of the things that were made and sold in the USA are now made in China thereby vaporizing the American work force. The way it works is that American companies hire out jobs formerly performed in the USA to countries where workers will work for meager wages. This works well for a time but eventually the overseas workers realize that they are being paid far less for the same jobs done in the USA and begin to demand more money. It doesn’t take too terribly long before the overseas workers become too troublesome and the US companies start looking for a cheaper place to do business. For example, one of the first places that American jobs went was to Central America. When the Central Americans became too much of a nuisance the jobs moved to China and South East Asia. In the case of China the Chinese government underwrites the building of factories, etc to entice US companies to have their products made there. The net effect of all of this is that the working class in the USA has been largely priced out of the market. America has become a two tier society; those on top have the professional and managerial jobs while those on the bottom flip burgers. It is sort of like the game of Jinga where sticks are stacked up and then each player removes a stick until the whole pile falls down. The economic moves of the past 30-40 years are similar except that the game is called “Chinga” (ask someone who is fluent in Mexican Spanish what “chinga” means.

  5. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 month ago

    @Norman Baron

    Intransigent Unions is itself off the mark. For too long they have been giving up so much and the corporations give up so little. It should be the intransigence of the corporate honchos working to squeeze out every bit of profit from everyone one else to pocket for themselves regardless of whether it trashes whole economies and leave people as working poor.

  6. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 month ago

    @Norman Baron

    Since I don’t know anyone fluent I simply checked with a search engine.
    The economic moves have been used to screw us, our country just to get the most wealth they can from any transaction with no empathy or even following the Capitalist = sign. Instead it has been < with the less than going to us. 5% versus the 95% that went to the top 0.01% since 2008 for the past “recovery”.

  7. Illegal Seagull

    Illegal Seagull said, about 1 month ago

    What does it say about you and your skill level when a robot can take your job?

  8. Illegal Seagull

    Illegal Seagull said, about 1 month ago


    You miss the Mafia running things?

  9. irisclara

    irisclara said, about 1 month ago

    @Illegal Seagull

    Unions /= Mafia

    If the miners union (UMWA) hadn’t negotiated for medical coverage for the families of miners my own family and many others in WV would have had a much harder time. The miners wouldn’t earn a living wage, either. Just look at the wages and benefits offered at the nonunion mines.

    I miss the freedom to die for some greedy businessman. Not.

  10. mattro53

    mattro53 said, about 1 month ago

    I wonder if these anti-union morons spend their evenings and weekends cursing out unions? They must do something during the free time our forebears did not have.

  11. Illegal Seagull

    Illegal Seagull said, 30 days ago


    If the miners don’t earn a living wage they’ll just stop working in the mines and go elsewhere. That simple fact escapes those who are only wrapped up in union propaganda.

  12. mattro53

    mattro53 said, 27 days ago

    That comment shows a profound ignorance of the realities of life.

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