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Tom the Dancing Bug - Friday June 23, 2017 Comic Strip Licensing and Permissions

Tom the Dancing Bug - Friday June 23, 2017 Comic Strip
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TOM THE DANCING BUG © Ruben Bolling. Reprinted with permission of ANDREWS MCMEEL SYNDICATION. All rights reserved.

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Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling Chagrin Falls "In Good Invisible Hands" Wife: Now that my job has been reduced to part-time, we've got to get our own health insurance. Husband: Not to worry. Says here health care is best when it's run by the FREE MARKET! HealOne Inc Husband: Buying health insurance is just like buying a car! Compare, haggle, and you end up with a great deal! Agent: Here you go, sir. Our health insurance policy. Husband: Um, okay. I'll just read this very carefully... Agent: Oh, I see your son has asthma. That's a pre-existing condition, so your premiums will go up by $10,000. Husband: What? We can't afford to pay that! Husband: Okay, hot shot. I'll just go across the street to Nerrex Insurance. I'm sure they'll give me a better deal. Agent: Whatevs. Wife: But Gavin... Husband: I know what I'm doing! Any second he'll run out to beg us to sign up for a lower price. This is... Wife; GAVIN!! CRASH Wife: My god! I'm calling an ambulance! Husband: Urrr...wait, we have to negotiate. How much do they charge? What do their surgeons charge? What medical schools did they go to? Voice: We can do a little better on the anesthesia, but we cannot match Medical General's price on surgical gloves. Wife: Gavin, you need a hospital NOW! Husband: NEGOTIATE! FOR FREEDOM! The End