Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau for December 05, 2023

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    claus.rogge  6 months ago

    Spot on!

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    BE THIS GUY  6 months ago

    George W. Bush turned a $500,000 into a $15 million return by having the taxpayers of Arlington Tx pay for a new stadium.

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    Johnny Q Premium Member 6 months ago

    Nobody forced them to invest…

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    shanen0  6 months ago

    Is this a new one? I can’t find the year, but I thought the dailies were reruns. I remember some that seemed to be more than 20 years old, but this one would seem to be less old, assuming it isn’t new.

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    snsurone76  6 months ago

    This strip seems contrary to corporate bigwigs who knowingly risk workers’ lives out of “concern for their investors”.

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    Troglodyte  6 months ago

    Well, so much for capitalism with a heart!

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    phritzg Premium Member 6 months ago

    In today’s version of capitalism, the goal is to privatize profits and socialize losses. The worst thing that can happen to the investors is they get a tax write-off, so it’s kind of a win-win situation for them.

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    ladykat  6 months ago

    So he doesn’t care.

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    mindjob  6 months ago

    Well, those presidential campaigns don’t pay for themselves

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    [Unnamed Reader - 14b4ce]  6 months ago

    Tom Brady doing Bitcoin ads really means—“I’m bored in retirement.Find me something to do…ANYTHING!!”

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    mistercatworks  6 months ago

    It doesn’t matter if it is pure capitalism or impure communism; without restraining laws the ruthless will suppress the masses.

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    Brent Rosenthal Premium Member 6 months ago

    The key word there is “assuming.” Investors voluntarily assume the risk. Nobody forces them.

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    David Huie Green LosersBlameOthers&It'sYOURfault  6 months ago

    Some gambles are more dangerous than others. This is especially true if you don’t investigate first.

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    Viktor Sirin  6 months ago

    Cmerb, I hope you have someone to help keep you safe from harm.

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    cytomark  6 months ago

    Before that he avoided a huge loss on his oil company as it was going bankrupt by knowingly committing a felony. He sold his shares just before the announcement. He was told by his lawyer that would be criminal insider trading.

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    eced52  6 months ago

    I don’t think any of the dotcom dudes ever cared about their investors. I think they all knew that the bubble would burst.

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    ChrisTrey  6 months ago

    Jim looks like he could be another of Duke’s kids. There could be more of them than Earl, after all.

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    eddi-TBH  5 months ago

    Of course you can’t care. That gets in the way of making money no matter how you do it.

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    proclusstudent  5 months ago

    Capitalism is the exploitation of man by man and Communism is the reverse.

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