Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling

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  1. pschearer

    pschearer GoComics PRO Member said, about 6 years ago

    Yes, of course! Why didn’t I see it before?! Barack Obama is obviously in the pockets of the oil companies! That explains everything. Why BP chose to destroy their platform! Why they killed those 11 employees! Yes, I now see what the old-time socialists have been raving about for over a century! (Ooops. Time to increase my anti-psychotics.)

  2. SuperGriz

    SuperGriz said, about 6 years ago

    You betcha!

  3. Wildcard24365

    Wildcard24365 said, about 6 years ago

    Uh…. Drill, baby, drill?

  4. sensrule92

    sensrule92 GoComics PRO Member said, about 6 years ago

    Lucky Ducky is too slick for those crooked politicians and oil men!!

  5. ƹʅɗʘ "Oh, Mein Papa Oom Mow Mow"  -rado

    ƹʅɗʘ "Oh, Mein Papa Oom Mow Mow" -rado said, about 6 years ago

    I wish this Strip was in the Political section……and not because I like/dislike It.

  6. ƹʅɗʘ "Oh, Mein Papa Oom Mow Mow"  -rado

    ƹʅɗʘ "Oh, Mein Papa Oom Mow Mow" -rado said, about 6 years ago

    If “we” didn’t want Oil then “we” wouldn’t “need” drilling.

    …..”we’ve” known of viable alternatives for 40+ Years.

  7. PossumPete

    PossumPete said, about 6 years ago

    harley,

    Wrong again!

    From the St. Pete Times: More of BP’s money has been heading to the campaigns of Republicans than Democrats. And as an industry, about three quarters of the oil and gas money has gone to Republicans since 1990, the Center on Responsive Politics noted. That disparity held true in the 2008 presidential campaign, as McCain and his running-mate Palin accepted $2.4 million in contributions from the oil industry, more than double the nearly $900,000 that went to Obama.”

  8. C. A. Brobst

    C. A. Brobst GoComics PRO Member said, about 6 years ago

    Arrest BP execs. Liquidate the company to pay for all those “lucky duckys”.

  9. NoBrandName

    NoBrandName said, about 6 years ago

    It clearly doesn’t matter how far offshore the drilling is when the oil companies and inspectors ignore the regulations put in place to prevent such events from occuring. And that is a great triumph for those that want bi-partisanship.

  10. Lewreader

    Lewreader said, about 6 years ago

    The government tells me if we didn’t demand illegal drugs, there’d be no more drug violence Does that mean If we didn’t drive so much and got a little inconvenienced by using mass transit—–?

    Hey POGO, have we met the enemy yet?

  11. jtpozenel

    jtpozenel said, about 6 years ago

    Free oil? That is one lucky ducky!

  12. PossumPete

    PossumPete said, about 6 years ago

    Hmmmm. An actual report versus a blog. Which one’s more credible? Tough call…

  13. altru1sticpervert

    altru1sticpervert said, about 6 years ago

    HQ, no offense, bud, but why stick up for those who’d dump petro-sludge on your home, then try to burn it off, then try to cap the smouldering ruins of your house, then try six other failed shut-off “techniques” – all of which have names worthy of mediocre porn / bad war movies. – Oh, and as if all that wasn’t enough, as you are standing there wondering what they hell else they are gonna do to what’s left of your property, they are spraying the place with “Corexit” – a substance guaranteed to kill anything and everything it comes in contact with. – Oh, did I mention that you used to run a vacation business on your property? Please have the place cleaned up before your customers arrive next week. Thanks.

  14. BrianCrook

    BrianCrook said, about 6 years ago

    Lew, you’re coming around. Congrats! Big Oil has run many administrations over the last century, including your favorite, the previous one. when Big oil runs things, then we get miserable to non-existent mass transit & diminished investment & research in alternative energy sources.

    The oil spill & the dead workers are because BP decided that its profits mattered more than did safety & security.

  15. Toby Bartels

    Toby Bartels said, about 6 years ago

    If BP were an ordinary natural person, it would be awaiting trial for involuntary manslaughter. But instead it’s a state-chartered ‘for-profit’ collectivity with all of the rights of a ‘person’ and none of the responsibilities. Maybe it will have to pay a fine.

    It does seem to be trying now; the worse the effects, the worse the PR, after all. Too bad it didn’t plan ahead. Very few corporations seem to plan for anything more than next quarter’s bottom line. That’s the trouble with these artificial persons; they’re really not very smart.

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