Obamacare is a tragedy about to happen so why not just laugh!!!
August 22, 2013 by Dan Mitchell
As evidenced by my political cartoon contest, I’m a big fan of that form of satire.
Now let’s add some more cartoons to the collection, beginning with a Michael Ramirez gem about Detroit.
As with most clever humor, there’s a strong element of truth in this image. Thanks to Obamanomics, Detroit and Washington have some unfortunate similarities.
Next we have a good contribution from Lisa Benson.
This Gary Varvel cartoon may be the best of today’s group.
It reminds me, for some reason, of this Chuck Asay tractor cartoon.
And given Obama’s miserable record on jobs, let’s close with this Glenn McCoy cartoon.
I guess this is sort of like giving all the 5-year olds on a soccer team a participation trophy. And I think press-as-cheerleader is a good touch. Which reminds me of my favorite Glenn McCoy cartoon about the unobtainable fox.
If I haven’t exhausted your interest in economic cartoons, I also recommend this Henry Payne classic about Obama and Greece, a first-rate cartoon on Keynesian stimulus by Scott Stantis, and this Eric Allie iceberg cartoon.
I have put up lots of cartoons from Dan Mitchell’s blog before and they have got lots of hits before. Many of them have dealt with the economy, eternal unemployment benefits, socialism, Greece, welfare state or on gun control. The funniest cartoon is the one with “Nurse Sebelius” stuffing the huge capsule down the kid’s throat!!! Obamacare […]
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Some very good points by Dan Mitchell of the Cato Institute on Obamacare: Why We Should Be Optimistic about Repealing Obamacare and Fixing the Healthcare System April 10, 2013 by Dan Mitchell I’m going to make an assertion that seems utterly absurd. The enactment of Obamacare may have been good news. Before sending a team of medical […]
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Representative Bollinger asks CATO Institute Michael Cannon about Obamacare Published on Mar 19, 2013 The CATO Institute’s Michael Cannon spoke at the Arkansas Conservative Caucus on Tuesday March 19th. Several conservatives were present. Cannon talked about how to defeat Obamacare in Arkansas & how the states can stop Obamacare on a national level. Representative Bollinger […]
Obamacare is a poorly written and because of that the majority of states may never have to put into practice. February 28, 2013 2:13PM ObamaCare Debate Challenge: Lawrence Wasden Edition By Michael F. Cannon Share Tweet Like Google+1 Congress empowered states to block major provisions of ObamaCare, including its subsidies and employer mandate. All […]
I hope Arkansas follows the lead from other southern states and flees from Obamacare (includes editorial cartoon)
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Cartoons from Dan Mitchell’s blog that demonstrate what Obama is doing to our economy Part 3 (Obamacare is a snake)
I have put up lots of cartoons from Dan Mitchell’s blog before and they have got lots of hits before. Many of them have dealt with the economy, eternal unemployment benefits, socialism, Greece, welfare state or on gun control. Some advocates of Obamacare are proud of the slow down of medical spending recently but that is to […]
_________ Is Obama acting like a dictator with his recent actions regarding the Obamacare Program? The Arbitrary Diktats of Generalissimo Obama August 16, 2013 by Dan Mitchell There’s an old joke that the definition of quandary is when your mother-in-law drives off a cliff in your new car. But since I’m not married, I can’t use […]