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Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau for August 17, 2010
Joanie: You're going on another mission? Where? Jeff: Well, I don't know the exact mission yet, Mom... but I've got an interview with Overkill Systems today. They're private security contractors. Joanie: Private security? You mean those big, lawless pinheads in black tees and Ray-bans who are always creating mayhem. Jeff: Oakleys. Joanie: What? Jeff: They were Oakleys, Mom. Only State Department weenies wear Ray-bans.
Vista Bill Raley and Comet™ almost 13 years ago
Will Duke make an appearance?
ksoskins almost 13 years ago
Duke is ubiquitous, and he’s omnipresent too, in a redundant sort of way..
keenanthelibrarian almost 13 years ago
Sunnies make all the difference, obviously.
ANQuixote almost 13 years ago
Now where did I put those AmberVisions??
wolfofodin almost 13 years ago
Hey, Oakleys are all we can buy here in the sandbox, and Oakley offers us a steep discount…what can you do :-p
ArtyG almost 13 years ago
Oakleys are identical to $5 safety glasses. I’m not making this up.
GrimmaTheNome almost 13 years ago
Nice to see he’s got a grip on the essentials.
Sandfan almost 13 years ago
Cry havoc…and loose the dogs of fashion!
pksampso almost 13 years ago
@sandfan - now that was funny. I wish I’d said it. In fact, as I think of it, I may claim I did say it…
Potrzebie almost 13 years ago
I never wore my Oaks in the sandtrap, I opted for my traditional Randolph Aviator frames from the PX. they make the ones with square lenses. I didn’t get to keep my oaks upon remob. Brand new in the box. They fetch over $100 on e-bay.
So Redfern is going to be an incompetent merc next? this is going to do wonders for the war profiteer’s reputations.
lewisbower almost 13 years ago
I see the Afghans want to kick them out.
Who’s going to guard the huge embassy complex we built in Iraq at the end of the month?
MisngNOLA almost 13 years ago
I didn’t wear Oakleys in the sandbox either. I wore and still wear my Wileys. Removable/replaceable lenses. Tight fitting enough to hold out most sand, and no one wants to steal them.
NashvilleMac almost 13 years ago
Well… Jeff has been fired by the CIA, so right away he probably does meets the standards of the current-day Blackwater knock-offs….
Dragoncat almost 13 years ago
Well, Jeff is no stranger to creating mayhem…
Who knows? Maybe working for Overkill Systems will inspire him to write more Red Rascal stories.
napaeric almost 13 years ago
What will we learn in GT’s classroom, something interesting I am sure.
jimpow almost 13 years ago
Luxottica makes both Ran-Bans and Oakleys and lots more brands. They also own vision store chains under several names.
tenrec almost 13 years ago
Not only that, but Luxottica owns EyeMed vision plans and administers vision plans for many other companies. They’re not a pleasant company to work for, either.
Nighthawks Premium Member almost 13 years ago
did annie wear oakleys?
BigDog00 almost 13 years ago
I love it. Appearance is important.
SuperGriz almost 13 years ago
Does Jeff have a girl friend yet?
Justice22 almost 13 years ago
He met a camel last time out.
tcambeul almost 13 years ago
Luxottica Group S.p.A. (BIT: LUX, NYSE: LUX) is the world’s largest eyewear company. Its best known brands include Ray-Ban, Persol and Oakley, Inc.. It also makes sunglasses and prescription frames for a multitude of designer brands such as Chanel and Prada, whose designs and trademarks are used under license
Quantumtorpedo1 almost 13 years ago
Where is JAD???
pawpawbear almost 13 years ago
@Quantumtorpedo-Joe Allen Doty was kicked off. He probably is lurking under new cover. See ya Joe.
autumnfire1957 almost 13 years ago
Luxottica also owns LensCrafters, Pearl Vision and Sears Optical.