Non Sequitur by Wiley Miller for February 17, 2020

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    in.amongst  over 2 years ago

    It still goes “Ouch!” even now.

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    Bryan Farht  over 2 years ago

    I’m sure someone will convince the rest that that’s the way it should be in a free country.

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    Superfrog  over 2 years ago

    It’s a lottery.

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    Kali  over 2 years ago

    Nope, that’s pretty much our system today. Nothing changes. :-)

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    sirbadger  over 2 years ago

    That’s 12 scarab beetles for Og and 10 scarab beetles for Jan. Why do these scarab beetles keep moving. How am I supposed to keep my count straight.

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    Packratjohn Premium Member over 2 years ago

    Hey! No fair! The ramp is canted slightly to the right!!

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    Pointspread  over 2 years ago

    Even back then people were excited about The Rolling Stones.

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    gopher gofer  over 2 years ago

    rock on…

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    keenanthelibrarian  over 2 years ago

    Haven’t changed much.

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    Lyons Group, Inc.  over 2 years ago

    Say, didn’t the Romans began democracy?

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    FassEddie  over 2 years ago

    You gotta move, boy.

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    pabrunner  over 2 years ago

    Catch 22: if you want to be president then you are unqualified to be president

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    Pocosdad  over 2 years ago

    Looks like a case where Rock beats both Scissors and Paper.

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    khmo  over 2 years ago

    Caucus is an absolutely dumb way to select a candidate and it relies on intimidation making it much worse. The voting booth in privacy makes more sense.

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    vaughnrl2003 Premium Member over 2 years ago

    I don’t know. It sort of seems like an improvement to me.

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    For a Just and Peaceful World  over 2 years ago

    This ’toon could so easily be Neolithic Trump dealing with Neolithic, distinguished, long-serving federal employees who testify in the Neolithic Senate.

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    David Henderson  over 2 years ago

    1 million years later and the bugs are still not fixed.

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    nos.nevets  over 2 years ago

    Why don’t the Dems hold 1 nationwide primary to determine the popular vote?

    The prolonged caucus/primary/superdelegage/convention system is waaaayyy more complicated than the Electoral College they demand the rest of us abandon.

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    sarah413 Premium Member over 2 years ago

    May he who is without a clue cast the first stone.

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    jimboklein  over 2 years ago

    I cannot fathom why, as a country, we allow a bunch of corn-silk smoking farmers in Iowa, playing what amounts to a gigantic game of “Red Rover”, get to pick the candidates who the rest of the nation can chose from.

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    Display  over 2 years ago

    And the GeeOhPee has one candidate. Just like Vlad, Kim, MoBS, and their other heroes, Adolf, Benito, Mao, Franco, Sukarno, etc.

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    david_42  over 2 years ago

    Funny how some candidates do well in caucus, but not so much in primaries. Guess it helps when your supporters can take the whole day off.

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    sandpiper  over 2 years ago

    Nowadays, rocks are scarce, but manure is plentiful. Nobody better than Buttercup at that.

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    saltylife16  over 2 years ago

    Have we changed any?

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    thelordthygod666  over 2 years ago

    They intend(ed) to use the same app in Nevada next weekend

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    yimhere  over 2 years ago

    Looks like boulderdash to me! (I know I messed with the spelling – but it doesn’t matter to the poor souls under the rocks!)

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    Hindsight’sRelative  over 2 years ago

    No, current Iowa.

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    marilynnbyerly  over 2 years ago

    Later, they figured out this was really a taxation system, not a voting system.

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    NoNameOntheBullet  over 2 years ago

    Sorry; must expound on one of my pet peeves.It is named the DEMOCRAT Party; not democratic nor democracy party. Democratic and democracy are entirely different meaning words not synonymous to Democrat. Although this Democrat Party is not representative of my parents, grandparents and; yes, MY Democrat Party of years ago since Liberal Democrats were the “loyal opposition” who were just as patriotic and proud of their country as anyone else. Not so much, now. When I was young (ye young whippersnappers); Liberal was not a dirty word and was associated with traits like open-mindedness, tolerance, willing to change (for the better; not just to have change) and a willingness to engage in open debate about ideas. Conservative meant satisfaction with the status quo and tradition. Low key imposition on others lives and liberty; and since we are a pretty good Nation by what we have accomplished, we should not rock the boat too much. Keep radical upheavals to a minimum. But on both sides there always seemed to be a “bi-partisan” compromise that could lead to solutions of the most important problems. Both sides contributed our growth, maturity and correcting mistakes our forebears made.The Left has changed the dialog and even the meaning of words. “Words have meaning; and ideas have consequences.”

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    Diane Lee Premium Member over 2 years ago

    Check this out, it’s great: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQPeVJQaUSw

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    Lablubber   over 2 years ago

    Des Moines circa 5000 BC

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    TexTech  over 2 years ago

    Here we see Wiley making well deserved fun of Democrats. It may not happen often but when Democrats deserve a kick in the pants, Wiley will offer it up. By the way, how many Mallard Fillmore or Gary Varvel cartoons have you seen poking fun at Republicans? I suspect that number for the two of them combined hovers awfully close to zero.

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    Leojim  over 2 years ago

    Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha, shall I continue?

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    Say What?  over 2 years ago

    No apps to crash here, just boulders.

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    Zykoic  over 2 years ago

    Bernie supporters getting stoned?

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    trixnnort  over 2 years ago

    just wait till the brokered convention\

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    Ka`ōnōhi`ula`okahōkūmiomio`ehiku  over 2 years ago

    Caucus. I think it has turned into a caw-cuss, for I see a murder of crows descending to feed.

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    sperry532  over 2 years ago

    And it appears nothing much has changed with the caucusing system.

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    Cheapskate0  over 2 years ago

    As far as caucuses go (is it cauci?), they do have an advantage over primaries: As presently constituted in many states now, you can vote in the other party’s primary. Even if it’s not the law in your state, you can probably still “declare” for the other party just to vote in its primary.

    And the incentive this year is, with Trump the only one running in the Republican party, “or else,” as TexTech said above, why not go vote in the other party’s primary – just to screw it up!

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    eddi_tbh  over 2 years ago

    Candidates are willing to stand under a boulder for a vote. Nothing new.

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    bakana  over 2 years ago

    They Have stopped the practice of persuading other voters to back Your Candidate by bashing people over the head and casting their votes for them while they recover from the Concussion.

    Of course, the Parties insist that the concussionless caucus just takes longer because too may people refuse to change their minds until they go Deaf when faced with overwhelming Screaming.

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    Gary Fabian  over 2 years ago

    I went to a caucus once. ONCE!

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    Redd Panda  over 2 years ago

    That looks like a sport trump followers could embrace…

    “Rock Catching” ..you could have 100, 200 even 300 kilo classes.

    I love It! Oooh, “Celebrity Rock Catching” with guiliani, barr, stone all the favorites. The kids will love it. I gotta pitch this idea to Chuck Barris!

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    cwg  over 2 years ago
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    “Why democracy fails, candidates throw boulders at constituents hoping to hit the right ones.”

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