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Happy Consumer Holidays!

December 5, 2013

This is just my little take on US consumerism and patriotism.  Just something to think about.  Here’s a video and the comic strip.

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Happy Consumer Holidays!

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Trickle Down Economics

January 27, 2009
Corporate Greed isn't all bad.

Corporate Greed isn't all bad.

It’s a Wonderful LIFE!

January 20, 2009
It's Gonna Be a Wonderful Life!

It's Gonna Be a Wonderful Life!

It makes me happy to see this broken, old man leave office this way!   This last administration was all about greed and filling their pockets, so good riddance.

Great Sales Discounts make us happy!

January 20, 2009

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What will become of department stores with these kinds of discounts?  What will become of China?

Holiday Retail Sales

January 20, 2009
Holiday Retail Sales

Holiday Retail Sales

I did this cartoon thinking about how can department stores offer 50-70% off merchandise?  If you think of the design, the production, legalities, shipment, and sales people, and whatever else — what was the profit margins like without the discounts?  What if the auto industry could knock off 70% on a car?  Whooo-wee!

Mixed Messages……….

September 22, 2008

The question is why can’t we take care of people in this country?  The Republican party puts so much emphasis on life being so sacred.  But it never really is “for the people”, but it is always corparations first.  I can only assume that the term Corporatist has replaced Republican.  Come Join US at http://www.LivinginLethargy.com

Hey Ralphie!

March 12, 2008

I’m standing in the toothpaste aisle of the grocery store.  There is probably fifty types of toothpaste to choose from.  There’s even lemon flavored toothpaste!   The United States is full of choices, and we love choices.  Somebody is out there rubbing lemon flavoring all over the inside of their mouth.   

So in the land of choices, why don’t we expect the same thing in our political elections?  Let’s face it candidates are products and are marketed as so.  John McCain is the tough, durable truck.  Barack Obama is the fabric softener that will make your clothes feel good against your skin.  Hillary Clinton is the cereal that is good for you, but you aren’t sure what’s really in it.   

George Bush was sold to us as a guy you want to have a beer with.  Of course he’s an alcoholic, so how’d that work out?  Personally I don’t want to have a beer with a president – I want someone who will save our country from corporatists, will uphold the Constitution, and show the world what a great country this is.   

Ralph Nader announced recently that he’ll run for the third time.  The reason for his candidacy is always the same.  Republicans and democrats have lost their focus and favor corporations over the people.  These two parties have lead us into a war full of lies, destroyed the educational system to a point where most U.S. citizens believe the bible should be a text book, stripped away freedoms and rights,  taken apart regulatory agencies, destroyed the middle class in order to beef up corporations, and on and on.   

Ralph Nader is a viable candidate.  Ralph Nader did not cause Al Gore or John Kerry to lose the elections.  Gore and Kerry caused their losses.  In 2000 Nader’s percentage was 2.7 and in 2004 he received half of one percent.  Al Gore is a brilliant man, who should have had a greater voting percentage than George Bush, but of course U.S. citizens would rather have a beer with their alcoholic president than a talk with a president that might inspired them or bring this country back to the state of a world power – not just an oil greedy military power.  

These coming elections will be the same as the last two.  The television debates or commercials between the republican and the democratic candidate will be made up of two bland sour cream dips, and they will leave out the spicier dip just like in the past.

– Jake Drew

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