Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling for March 14, 2019


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    Say What Now‽ Premium Member 12 months ago

    So pertinent to today.

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    Zev Bellringer Premium Member 12 months ago

    Nice reminder, now that the current administration plans to cut out food regulations. Soon we’ll be eating recycled plastic particles.

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    braindead Premium Member 12 months ago

    Oh, come ON.

    Everybody knows that banks no longer need regulation.

    That was PROVED completely as soon as Trump started calling Elizabeth Warren ‘Pocahontas’.


    And everyone knows that any regulation, especially if it is effective, is socialism and will make us just like Venezuela.

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    kaffekup   12 months ago

    The invisible hand might just work – if the wealthy didn’t own and control the iron glove on it.

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    Brass Orchid Premium Member 12 months ago

    Because the state government had a cap on retail electricity charges, this market manipulation squeezed the industry’s revenue margins, causing the bankruptcy of Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and near bankruptcy of Southern California Edison in early 2001.

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    pauline_gangof4  12 months ago

    For unto every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance: but from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath.

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    Witmemo  12 months ago

    Glove from Yellow Submarine, please call your lawyer.

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    Witmemo  12 months ago

    As Ayn Rand said, “a good capitalist would sell the bullets to his own firing squad” (or, the power for his own electric chair?)

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    wrd2255  12 months ago

    Talk to the (invisible) hand. Which also happens to be deaf, dumb and blind. And stupid.

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    Linguist  12 months ago

    Talk to the hand, ‘cause the ears ain’t listenin’ !

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    GaryCooper  12 months ago

    It sounds like satire, but this argument was actually made by members of Congress, TV pundits, etc.— executives should get enormous “golden parachutes”— even (as with Enron) when gross criminality is involved— so companies can attract “the best people” (like the Enron execs).

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    Masterskrain Premium Member 12 months ago

    17 years, and the Republicans haven’t changed ONE IOTA!!! They are STILL greedy graspers, bent on building their own wealth and to hell with anyone else!!! Right, “Graduates” of trump u., or investors in trump casinos, or trump airline, or trump steaks, or trump water, or….?

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    Kip W  12 months ago

    When last seen the invisible hand had dyed itself white and accepted a day job shilling for a boxed hamburger add-in product.

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    gigagrouch  12 months ago

    Capitalism in a nutshell.

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    Teto85 Premium Member 12 months ago

    Robert Mueller led the team that put the Enron crooks in jail.

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    Godfreydaniel  12 months ago

    SOME of the Enron crooks, but, yes, that is indeed encouraging to remember.

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    jpozenel  12 months ago

    Well, we all know who’s hiring “the best people” now!

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    willie_mctell  12 months ago

    The priesthood of the Orthodox Church of Free Enterprise is in charge.

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