Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling

Tom the Dancing Bug

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  1. icky mung-mung

    icky mung-mung said, over 3 years ago

    Maybe if everybody paid a tribute to Big Pharma they’d let folks smoke marijuana, and we could move on to laughing the Military Industrial Complex into the grave, which would be a very stoned thing to do. If people can grow their own medicine the Captains of Capitalism will freak out! Just like with home brew. Oh, wait…

  2. fritzoid

    fritzoid GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    You’re right. It’s difficult or impossible to make medical marijuana available to those who need it while keeping it away from those who merely want it. So they should just end the charade and make marijuana legal for everybody (well, as legal as alcohol).

  3. ottod

    ottod GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    The current approach to drug control has worked so well, too…

  4. SpasticusMaxzmus

    SpasticusMaxzmus said, over 3 years ago

    “Tom the Dancing Bug . . . People love the strip because of its insightful and hilarious social and political satire.”

    Right on. For some VERY interesting reading:

    http://hemporganic.com/whyhemp.html

    http://www.thc-ministry.net/untoldstory/hemp_5.html

  5. mercmarc

    mercmarc said, over 3 years ago

    This may sound crazy to some people, But I believe I decide what I will or will not put in my body. Whether its marijuana, alcohol, caffeine, cocaine, or heroin. I dont need a government making decisions for me.

  6. No Habla

    No Habla said, over 3 years ago

    @mercmarc

    For shame. You probably believe the US Constitution and Bill of Rights protects your individual rights, too!

  7. indieme

    indieme GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Hey, Obadass, what the hell have you been smokin’? It sure ain’t grass. Can you roll Koolaid in a joint?

  8. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    The (some) Drug War gateway to Fascism. 98 years of it and it still fails in its stated goals. So why continue? Because it makes so many people rich and powerful. All kinds of police organizations, cartels created by the blacklisting, arms manufacturers, county, state and Federal get billions of dollars along with state and private run prisons. And of course millions of peoples lives are ruined. Not by the drugs but by the laws that leave them pariahs—-unable to get a good job (out of a Depression we are still in one) and a decent place to live. Marked for life. Isn’t that special how the cure is far more deadly and debilitating to the Republic?

  9. thehag

    thehag said, over 3 years ago

    Yes it was very unfortunate that regulation was not in place before the legalization. I have met people of both persuations, those that actuallly needed and used, then quit when they didn’t need it anymore and those that really didn’t need it and in facdt offered their ‘legal stash’ to friends and aquaintences. The good that can be done is often tossed in favor of abusers. I remember being astounded that the ‘pain cocktail’ made of various legal and illlegal narcotics for teriminal patients was made unilaterally illegal.So someone dying in excrucialting pain cannot get relief nor are they allowed to hurry the process to the inevitable end. How is that humane?
    I can legally euthanize my suffering pet but not my relative who wastes away slowly in agony.

  10. JeepersCreepers

    JeepersCreepers said, over 3 years ago

    Have any of you ever seen that funny old movie, “Reefer Madness”? Our government STILL thinks it’s a very true depiction of the evils of marijuana, unfortunately.
    Or they pretend they do, anyway.

  11. JeepersCreepers

    JeepersCreepers said, over 3 years ago

    @JeepersCreepers

    Yes, I know, “it pretends it does, anyway”.

  12. spooon

    spooon said, over 3 years ago

    There aren’t enough political cartoons drawn in the EC style these days.

  13. thehag

    thehag said, over 3 years ago

    I agree. Though to be clear I wrote the last part of the comment with the prognosis of ‘no hope of recovery’ in mind. I knew an ex-R.N.who quit the profession because, as she put it “We can do too much”.

  14. Wabbit

    Wabbit GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    this is one of the few things I am critical of the president on. He has done way better than Bush and way better than Romney says he could.
    But this is a big mistake. Legally prescribed drugs that help suffering people feel less miserable are important for people to have!

  15. Linguist

    Linguist said, over 3 years ago

    Congrats to Connecticut. I heard on the news this A.M. that they slipped a medical marijuana bill through the legislature last night. Almost makes me want to give up sunny, freak out Florida (where we REALLY need the stuff, just to put up with our bizarro governaro and his cronies in the capital)and move north.

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