Pat Oliphant by Pat Oliphant

Pat Oliphant

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  1. Kris Jackson

    Kris Jackson said, almost 3 years ago

    Them hippies are captains of industry today, the soldier is grumbling in front of his TV and Oliphant, whom I have enjoyed since 1964, still has the sharpest pen and sharpest wit around. Keep it up, Pat.

  2. AlexanderTheGoodEnough

    AlexanderTheGoodEnough said, almost 3 years ago

    Oh Wow! I think I’m having a flashback. Isn’t that Phineas Phreak?

  3. artistdavid

    artistdavid said, almost 3 years ago

    Hey man, what hippie is a Industry Captain?

    I thought most of them were dead or living in a alternate reality. Of course, they could be an influence in the Obama Care followers, or Algore Climate Change Worshippers.

    How funny that a Ice Breaker type is frozen in solid , in that rapidly melting ice.

  4. apfelzra

    apfelzra GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago


    Ah, another climate change skeptic. Perhaps you can explain why the daily temperature this week was above freezing in both Moscow, Russian and Anchorage, Alaska, and why Australia has suffered through record heat for most of the past few months. World climate change affects different parts of the globe at different times and in different ways, and remember that for most of North America, November 2013 set record highs temperatures.


    BIGCHRONO said, almost 3 years ago

    Where can I buy a (t)weed jacket?

  6. lbalch798

    lbalch798 said, almost 3 years ago

    artistdavid you are the guy at the computer in Bensons cartoon right?

  7. MurphyHerself

    MurphyHerself said, almost 3 years ago

    Alas, too reminiscent or Kent State.

  8. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    And all the right-wingers in banking and stocks will be demanding legalizing their coke next!!

  9. emptc12

    emptc12 said, almost 3 years ago

    A blast from the past! Oliphant certainly drew quite a few hippie types back in the 1960s. He had no particular admiration for them, as I recall. I clipped out a lot of his cartoons from our local paper, and wish I still had them.
    One I remember shows a few draft-dodging-hippie-protester-pawns-of-Hanoi (I assumed) teasing a gnarly gorilla in a cage labeled (“Gorillus-rightwingus: Do not feed or push too far!”), and out of their view the creature is bending the bars apart. Prophetic.
    And why is pot being increasingly tolerated, when at the same time khat is increasingly banned? All the old potheads I work with seem to have swiss-cheese for brains, so I think this will be a disaster. Oh, but as long as we tax it, things are okay!
    Why can’t we find something that people like to do that doesn’t cause tumors, disease, or overpopulation, and makes them smarter?
    Pot, guns, increasing CO2 levels, and climate change denial — is there a connection? Next, on " FrontLine." I jest.

  10. meetinthemiddle

    meetinthemiddle said, almost 3 years ago

    It was legal in Alaska as recently as the mid-1980’s…

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