Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling

Tom the Dancing Bug

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  1. Fiendly Neighbourhood Terrorist (Justice For Michael_wme!)

    Fiendly Neighbourhood Terrorist (Justice For Michael_wme!) said, over 2 years ago

    What, Ducky has a computer now? And a cubicle?? Lucky Ducky!

  2. frostbite55

    frostbite55 said, over 2 years ago

    old wealth, always stands on the backs of the poor while pissing and saying it’s raining and claiming they need another tax cut or they will cut some more jobs.

  3. meetinthemiddle

    meetinthemiddle said, over 2 years ago

    Actually, it’s the wants to be wealthy that provide most of the jobs, as we’re told that most businesses are small businesses and that, in aggregate, they provide most of the jobs. So I guess the answer to your question would be yes.

  4. SKJAM!

    SKJAM! GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Yes, a lot of jobs are provided by small businesses that are struggling and making no excess profits for the first few years. The owners may not be destitute, but they’re not exactly rolling in dough.

  5. greenearthman

    greenearthman said, over 2 years ago

    Don"t think real clearly, do you?

  6. Daniel J Loftus

    Daniel J Loftus said, over 2 years ago

    It is middle class consumer demand that creates jobs, not rich people.

  7. greenearthman

    greenearthman said, over 2 years ago

    Corporate welfare, highest capital gains tax in the world, but so full of loopholes, that the truly rich pay zero or get the government subsidies, while hard working people cannot suport even themselves on their wages, let alone raise children—America! What a country! Yeah and you can employ hundreds and make millions, and still be called “small” business. What a farce. Business does not create demand, people do.
    Do not assume that I am a raging socialist. Capitalism has its useful efficiencies. People who work harder or smarter, of course should be rewarded! But the playing field needs to be leveled. A plutocratic aristocracy is the last thing any of us need, including the rich. Elizabeth Warren is right. No one builds it by himself. Maybe if we spent a bit less on killing people and spreading hatred toward ourselves, and instead allowed our children to reach their potential, this country could become a decent place to live, and truly be the shining city on the hill for the rest of the world, instead of the home of Hollingsworth Hound and Lucky Ducky.
    “The love of money is the root of all evil.” Our time on this enduring orb is short. We ALL die, and often much sooner than we expect. What will you leave behind?

  8. androgenoide

    androgenoide said, over 2 years ago

    A certain amount of wealth is a necessary (but not sufficient) prerequisite for creating jobs. The guy who invented the railroad (not shown here) actually created the wealth but probably had to borrow to build the prototype and create the first few jobs. The guy who bought that idea and used it to scam the government out of millions of acres of land may have had to borrow as well but at least he created a lot of jobs. The guy who inherited the accumulated wealth of entrepreneurs and taxpayers alike may incidentally create a few jobs but it seems like a misuse of semantics to call that productivity.

  9. Eclectic-1

    Eclectic-1 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    The key word left out is the word ‘inherited’ – read Thomas Piketty’s book on ‘Capital in the twenty first century’

  10. androgenoide

    androgenoide said, over 2 years ago

    Yes, the real wealth of the railroad barons can be ultimately traced back to the taxpayers.

  11. Anarcissie

    Anarcissie said, over 2 years ago

    That’s what I do, being self-employed. Fire your boss.

  12. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    The Republican/Fox “News” viewer’s idea of an open mind is one that stretches from the left side of a bumper sticker all the way to the right side.

  13. don57

    don57 said, over 2 years ago

    The real job creators are the consumers who purchase a product. Even Henry ford understood that if he paid his workers enough to buy a Model T he sold more Model T’s. This doesn’t mean that people who assemble Lear Jets need to be paid enough to afford private planes but they need to be able to provide for themselves and their family on more than a subsistence level.

  14. tudza2

    tudza2 said, over 2 years ago

    Ford didn’t pay his workers a good wage to ensure that they could buy his product. Ford paid his workers well to ensure that he had a competent work force.

  15. Monster Hesh

    Monster Hesh said, over 2 years ago

    The wealthy pay a small fraction in taxes today compared to a century ago, while the not-wealthy have picked up the slack. Naturally, this will not cease the bawling about inequity from the Single Percentile.

    The current economy recovery, as slow as it is, didn’t get rolling until the Bush tax breaks for the uber-wealthy were finally allowed to lapse. Remember the reasoning for those tax breaks? To give the wealthy more money to create jobs? Yeah, that money disappeared into offshore bank accounts, bye bye.

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