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By Berkeley Breathed

In particular formatted electronic variation! accumulating each strip from January 1,1987, via December 31,1987, in chronological order, with a brand new conceal insert by way of Breathed. Berkeley Breathed’s Bloom County burst onto the yankee comedian scene in December 1980 and it quickly turned essentially the most renowned comedian strips of all time. The endearing and quirky denizens of the strip incorporated Milo Bloom, Steve Dallas, Michael Binkley, Cutter John, invoice the Cat, and Opus the Penguin. Bloom County used to be a strip that handled many concerns proper to the interval. Occasional Context comments’ are additional all through this assortment

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This is not rocket science. We’ve had decades and even centuries of experience with capitalism: We know how to harness it so it works for most of the people most of the time. As I look at the “career,” it’s hard for me to remember what it was like to be naïve, but I have never been able to move beyond the experience of being shocked by people who think it’s OK to lie, cheat, and steal in politics. My old friend Linda Lewis and I once came to agreement on what we consider the irreducible minimum of decency in politics, based on our experience with a sorry class of pseudoliberals called “poverty pimps”: Don’t Steal the People’s Money.

They do not even have the gravity that comes from craving power to effect change. Oh, poot. I have spent a considerable chunk of my life since 1966 studying the bizarre form of verbal dyslexia that afflicts George Bush. Year after year, I was there, taking verbatim notes and then anxiously studying the resulting jumble of words in my notebooks.

Not an inspiring speaker? Compared to Bush? ) Flip-flops? Compared to the man who opposed the 9/11 Commission, the Intelligence Review Board, the Department of Homeland Security, nation-building, McCain-Feingold, the Middle East peace process, summits, free trade, the corporate reform law, consulting the UN about Iraq, consulting Congress about Iraq, letting Condi Rice testify, etc.? Hell-o-o? What more can be said about the mess in Iraq? The consequences of ignorance in power are disastrous.

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