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I am not sure if this cartoon is whimsical or prophetic, but it's a fact that we are all doing more with much, much less these days. Better limber up your toes, folks - they're going to be needed!




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Comment by Art "Chief Reason" Goodrich on February 24, 2012 at 12:31pm

Could we get service dogs to do some of this stuff?

I mean; they are already familiar with hydrants. They run after fire trucks.

Makes sense.


Comment by Nick Morgan on February 24, 2012 at 11:38am

Thanks Paul!  I think I will.  

Comment by Paul Combs on February 24, 2012 at 10:53am

Hey, Capt: Yeah, I know I'm preaching to the choir  - but I've never been against forwarding these cartoons to your local politicians. Perhaps that's a way to get the message in front of them? Seems self-serving on my part to suggest this, but if it will help make a difference I'd have no objections.

Comment by Nick Morgan on February 24, 2012 at 10:47am

Paul, it's probably BOTH!!  You're "spot-on" as usual.  Too bad the only people who pay attention to these kinds of messages are US!  Seems like most of the local politiicans in this country have completely lost their minds.

Stay safe brother!

Comment by Ron Ayotte on February 23, 2012 at 3:45pm

Balls on accurate!

Comment by John K. Murphy on February 23, 2012 at 2:23pm

Excellent and accurate illustration. We will be seeing poorer outcomes on major medical emergencies, fire and rescues. The politicians are looking at the short term (about the lifespan of their elected time in office) and not the long term to perfect a solution. There may be some culpability on our parts by not actively and aggressively engaging in the political process to formulate solutions for use by the elected officials - its like the tail wagging the dog. Certainly not good for our citizens where potholes and police have the priority.

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