Category Archives: Economics and the like

Cartoon: It’s Excessive Occupational Licensing, Charlie Brown!

Help me make more cartoons by supporting my Patreon! I make a living through $1 pledges. This cartoon is a collaboration with Becky Hawkins.  Becky and I have done other political cartoons together, and we also collaborate on our webcomic SuperButch. … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Doctor Austerity

Help me keep drawing cartoons! Support my Patreon! A $1 pledge really matters to me. Austerity – the policy of cutting government social spending in order to appease fiscal hawks (and investors and creditors) – is arguably the most harmful … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Inheriting The Economy

This cartoon was drawn by Becky Hawkins. who I’ve collaborated with several times before. Help me make more cartoons: Support my patreon! A $1 pledge really helps. Becky and I started work on this comic in December of 2014. I … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Medicare For All Is Idealistic But Unrealistic

If you enjoy these cartoons, please support them on my Patreon. A $1 pledge really matters. TRANSCRIPT This cartoon has nine panels. Panel 1 A woman in a business casual outfit – she’s a politician – is speaking directly to … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Welfare vs Wealthfare

If you enjoy these cartoons, and can spare it, please support my Patreon! A $1 pledge really matters. Another collaboration with Rachel Swirsky! I don’t have much to say about the politics of this issue that isn’t covered in the … Continue reading

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Cartoon: How Trumpcare Helps Ordinary Americans

WE CAN STILL SAVE MEDICAID! If you live in Alaska, West Virginia, Maine, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, or Arkansas, it’s ESSENTIAL that you call your senator! It’s easy and doesn’t take long; you can find calling scripts here. … Continue reading

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Cartoon: It’s No Longer About Obamacare

If you enjoy these cartoons, please support them on Patreon. Transcript of cartoon. This cartoon has a single panel, which shows Mitch McConnell, holding an axe, standing next to a huge tree that he’s clearly been chopping down; the tree … Continue reading

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Cartoon: On the revised American Health Care Act

If you enjoy these cartoons, please support them at Patreon. Transcript of cartoon: Panel 1 A man in a suit is standing on a stage, in front of a crowd, grandly introducing a furry, fanged, unicorn-horned, pointy-eared, polka-dot dinosaur-tailed monster. … Continue reading

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Health Care Policy, Controlling Costs, And Not Admitting What You Want

The AHCA, also know as “repeal and replace,” has suffered an embarrassing defeat, and that makes me happy. It’s looking likely that Obamacare is going to survive. For now. The Republicans are in an interesting position. Most conservative intellectuals seem … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Treadmill

If you like these cartoons, please support my Patreon! TRANSCRIPT OF CARTOON Panel 1 A toddler runs on a full-sized treadmill, carrying a teddy bear in one hand. A woman in a tight black dress squats, smiling, to address the … Continue reading

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