Prickly City by Scott Stantis

Prickly City

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  1. exoticdoc2

    exoticdoc2 said, over 2 years ago

    The lesson of Greece, and the direction we are heading. Big government where tax leeches outnumber the wealth producers.

  2. SCOTTtheBADGER

    SCOTTtheBADGER said, over 2 years ago

    Nice Mao suit, Winslow!

  3. firedome

    firedome said, over 2 years ago

    nah…if it was a chinese uniform, the colors are wrong and the cap’s missing a red star.

  4. John Robillard

    John Robillard GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Actually the problem in Greece was caused by oligarchy.

  5. dataweaver

    dataweaver said, over 2 years ago

    Does “providing a service” count as “making something”?

  6. shrevo55

    shrevo55 said, over 2 years ago

    Neither does AIG.

  7. zoidknight

    zoidknight said, over 2 years ago

    @firedome

    Depends on the decade.

  8. zoidknight

    zoidknight said, over 2 years ago

    @John Robillard

    No it was not.

  9. fbjsr

    fbjsr said, over 2 years ago

    @dataweaver

    Federal goverment doesn’t provide services. Services such as Police, Fire and roads are at the state level. The big exception is the military which the people in charge of the federal goverment hate even though they don’t think twice about using to further their agenda, thus solendrone.

  10. indieme

    indieme GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    There is no humor in Republicniam. It is the graveyard of good comics. Dennis Miller comes to mind. Is it because hypocrisy is no laughing matter?

  11. KPOM

    KPOM said, over 2 years ago

    @indieme

    Hypocrisy, as in Al Gore selling his company to a petrostate, or Andrew Cuomo ramming through a gun control law while he has armed security guards?

  12. doggiehouser

    doggiehouser said, over 2 years ago

    @KPOM

    I couln’t agree with you more however the hypocrisy in politicians does not know party lines.

  13. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    @KPOM

    He and four others sold Current to Al Jazzera, a news organization not a petro-state.

  14. KarinCozzolino

    KarinCozzolino said, over 2 years ago

    Things the federal government has made:

    The Panama Canal.
    The interstate highway system (coast-to-coast freeways)
    The Tennessee Valley Authority
    Grand Coulee dam
    Hoover dam
    Federal rural electrification program (bringing electricity to rural communities that commercial utilities couldn’t/wouldn’t serve)
    Pure Food and Drug Act (creating standards for safety and purity of foods and drugs, standards of identity defining foods, inspection requirements to maintain safety, data collection to identify and locate problems, etc.)
    The USDA inspection program for meats, fish, fruits and vegetables (virtually all meat inspected for wholesomeness; if you want to know what things were like before this, read Sinclair Lewis’ “The Jungle”)
    The Combined DNA Index System (CODIS), which has enabled law enforcement to bring many very, very dangerous people to justice
    Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS), which has helped bring many very, very dangerous people to justice
    The Center for Disease Control, which has helped identify and prevent many public health issues
    The office of the Surgeon General, which was instrumental in identifying the health problems associated with cigarette smoking, among other things

    I could go on and on. The canard that "the US Government doesn’t make/do anything useful does a grave disservice to the many, many creative, dedicated and mostly anonymous people who do a great deal to keep us safe and make our lives better ( and no, I am not one of them; nor is anyone in my family).

    There are places where the government doesn’t make/do anything. Somalia comes to mind; personally, I’m grateful for the things our government does do, and for the many things it has made.

  15. Krazy Ig Katz

    Krazy Ig Katz said, over 2 years ago

    The gov’t. would have you believe that it makes lots of “terrorists” “dead”.

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