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Jaffer said…
Yes ! The Insane Gas Prices ! ... There are no campaign signs yet in my area - surprising !

It seems they're waiting for better weather ! LOL
nonamedufus said…
Jaffer: We have fewer lawn signs where we are too. But gas prices keep going up. Used to be elections were a hard time to pt your house up for sale because everyone else had lawn signs too.
Quirkyloon said…
Another great set of funnies!

Poor Obama. Ack what am I saying? Every president gets roasted.

All the time.

Soooo it's situation normal all funnied up!

hee hee
nonamedufus said…
Quirks: If there's one thing our election here has proven it's Canada has a snafu. But here it means something else.
00dozo said…
It took me a moment to get the "GE" one. But oh, so true.

I'm guessing you're starting to go batshit crazy with all the campaign ads. These were hilarious, particularly the 'hairdresser' toon. As election day approaches, I'm sure it will get worse (funnier?).
nonamedufus said…
00dozo: I find I miss a lot of the ads by watching American TV. The editorial cartoons about the election keep me laughing. Thank goodness for that.
meleah rebeccah said…
Once again, you crack me up, Dufus. But I can't handle how the gas prices keep going up.
nonamedufus said…
KABLOOEY: I missed that. I think it should read "doctrine". But the funny part is you had to have seen the talking baby video earlier this week. It was so hilarious. That's the context for this cartoon.
nonamedufus said…
meleah rebeccah: Yeah there's nothing funny about that. $60 to fill up last week here. Sheesh.
Nicky said…
It's sad when I look at that cartoon advertising $1.29 for gas and instead of laughing, I think "What a bargain!". It was up to $1.38 here this week.
I'm sorry, but I'm stuck on one of your comments.

You watch American TV? The hell? ;)
nonamedufus said…
Nicky: I was up to Montreal last week. Time for another smoked meat at Schwartz's and a stroll down St. Denis. The gas prices are always higher there.
nonamedufus said…
Unfinished...: Are you kidding? It's a 5,000 channel universe and 4,997 of them are American!
00dozo said…
It took me a moment to get the "GE" one. But oh, so true.

I'm guessing you're starting to go batshit crazy with all the campaign ads. These were hilarious, particularly the 'hairdresser' toon. As election day approaches, I'm sure it will get worse (funnier?).

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