Friday Funnies: Obamacare and Jobs

Obamacare and jobs

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  • Fist of Etiquette||

    That's what Costas gets for trying the downhill with that pinkeye.

  • Brian||

    Sounds like he took too many showers in Sochi.

  • ||

    Lingam worship?

  • Pompey||

    Dendrolatry taken to its sexiest, rapiest, most logical extreme. Dentradultry?

  • Pompey||

    I don't know what he expected using crooked tree branches instead of ski poles. Amateur.

    Also, what happened to the good old days when young couples would carve "MF ♥ BF" into trees. Now even carved tree messages gotta be political. Simple times are gone!

  • UnCivilServant||

    That's no tree.

  • Pompey||

    MMMMMMAN, that guy really did a number on that ski lift column. You gotta think that kind of kinetic energy would have made pulp out of his watermelon head. I guess it is also possible that quality inspection was shoddy. ... we are talking about Sochi here after all.

  • UnCivilServant||

    I wouldn't be surprised if it were made from tinfoil.

  • ||

    Of course not. It's clearly labeled "Obamacare".

    Christ even with labels people don't know what this shit is?

  • UnCivilServant||

    You mean Our president is so anti-american he fires steel poles at the sochi slopes whenever one of our athletes is competing?

  • Jerry on the boat||

    Still a better skier than Bode Miller I guess...
    /ducks

  • Pompey||

    Little known fact, he was named after the Bode plot. Not the inventor. The plot itself.

  • Another David||

    Was it really necessary to put the "Media" namebadge on the guy holding a microphone and talking to the camera?

  • Pompey||

    Where is the camera? Who sent you??

  • Doctor Whom||

    You mean to suggest that something should have been unlabeled? How could you?

  • ||

    Never mind that, where are the labels on the white thing on the left and black sticks on the right?

  • SweatingGin||

    "Senate Democrats!"

    "House Republicans!"

  • Ted S.||

    This is Henry Payne. The answre is "Yes".

  • gaijin||

    the guy holding a microphone
    Microphone you say? I thought that was a corndog, well done.

  • ||

    Know that when you hold a corndog, the corndog also holds you

  • gaijin||

    +1 Soviet Corn Dog

  • CampingInYourPark||

    I thought he pinged the ski dude in the nose with a poison dart

  • gaijin||

    aha! That would explain the magic wand coming out of his nose.

  • Rich||

    Microphone you say? I thought that was a corndog

    I thought it was a wooden mallet.

  • gaijin||

    ^excellent!

  • CampingInYourPark||

    Idiots worry about snow in sub-tropical Sochi, Russia

    I’m not an environmental science major, I’m not a scientist, in fact I didn’t even go to college, but just like most Americans, I know that as the snow dwindles so does our water supply, our food, our health and our economy and unless our governments can stop letting politics get in the way of common sense we’re all in for some more sobering and painful environmental changes that will truly change the face of this planet. It’s time to truly urge the leaders of this world to take action.

    http://protectourwinters.org/n.....I56GU.dpuf

  • ||

    unless our governments can stop letting politics get in the way of common sense

    There is so much confusion about politics, policy, and even the nature of common sense in this quote that i don't quite know where to begin.

  • gaijin||

    I’m not an environmental science major, I’m not a scientist, in fact I didn’t even go to college,but

    Translation: I don't know anything about anything but I will now tell you what I know to be true.

  • sarcasmic||

    It feels true so it must be true.

  • WTF||

    As the snow DWINDLES!? What alternate universe does this idiot live in? 49 out of 50 states in the US have snow on the ground, and we just got another 14 inches here in the northeast. Fucking moron.

  • UnCivilServant||

    Quick - we need to fly some of our surplus to the 50th. We need to unlock the achievement "winter wonderland"

  • SweatingGin||

    Spoken like a true central planner!

    Pfft. If there was a demand for winter wonderland there, the free market would take care of it.

  • UnCivilServant||

    *sniffles* I didn't want to keep them all wintery, just long enough to unlock the achievement.

  • Floridian||

    Actually at the Gaylord palms they do an ice show every year, so yes, the free market provided me with said winter wonderland.

  • mad libertarian guy||

    The market hath already spoken on this matter.

  • Ted S.||

    Doesn't it dwindle every year about March or so?

  • gimmeasammich||

    "An astronaut moved into our neighborhood, and simultaneously all the leaves fell off our oak trees!"

  • sarcasmic||

    The New York Times says it's The End of Snow.

  • UnCivilServant||

    Is that like "the war to end all wars"?

  • gaijin||

    haha! And on NPR this morning they follow 60 seconds of Snowmageddon coverage with a 60 second story on how hot it might be in Phoenix this weekend. See, global warming is out there, just waiting to get us...if we know where to look!

  • CampingInYourPark||

    I know that as the snow dwindles so does our water supply, our food, our health and our economy

    Compared to:

    Reports from official government agencies, private surveys and U.S. corporations have blamed colder-than-normal weather and heavy snowfall across large swaths of the country for everything from slack retail sales and weak employment data to poor industrial output.

    http://finance.yahoo.com/news/.....ector.html

    Ermagod! The snowz are controlling everything!

  • Swiss Servator, Befehl!||

    WHO LET DARTH CHENEY AT THE KOCH BROTHERS WEATHER MACHINE AGAIN?!

  • mad libertarian guy||

    Not to mention he's wrong.

    The news media are flush with stories this week claiming global warming is crushing global crop production. According to the media, global warming is putting the hurt on two of our favorite indulgences – coffee and beer. For the more globally conscious (or less caffeinated/less inebriated) among us, the media are also focusing attention on an alleged African corn crisis. A look at facts rather than alarmist speculation, however, shows global warming is strongly benefiting nearly all global crops, including coffee, beer barley, and African corn.

    Without a doubt, global warming is affecting global crop production. The tremendous improvement in global crop production and worldwide growing conditions during recent decades is one of the most important yet least reported news events of our time. As the earth continues to recover from the abnormally cold conditions of the centuries-long Little Ice Age, warmer temperatures, improving soil moisture, and more abundant atmospheric carbon dioxide have helped bring about a golden age for global agricultural production.

    Global warming is helping to produce more food worldwide. OH NOEZ!!!

  • Ted S.||

    and unless our governments can stop letting politics get in the way of common sense we’re all in for some more sobering and painful environmental changes that will truly change the face of this planet.

    I agree. Trying to keep GMOs banned could lead to mass starvations in sub-Saharan Africa.

  • WTF||

    Hey, as long as the proglodytes can feel good about themselves, what does it matter if a few million brown people starve?

  • UnCivilServant||

    It does to the people who are starving.

  • Brian D||

    The don't begin to matter until they move to America and can start voting for Democrats.

  • Ted S.||

    I apologize for PBrooksing the reply. I would have apologized sooner, but as I was typing the reply enough snow finished off the job of blocking the satellite internet connection, so I had to go up on the roof to clear it off.

    In 16 inches of fresh snow, never mind the stuff that was up there already.

  • The Hyperbole||

    Why is the Media disappointed that Obamacare has stopped the runaway downhill Jobs trend.

  • SweatingGin||

    It's not too soon to make a Sonny Bono joke, is it?

  • Slammer||

    Damn you!

  • UnCivilServant||

    That evil copyright extender? No, quip away.

  • Ted S.||

    I was going to make a Michael Schumacher joke, but I thought it would be in bad taste.

  • EDG reppin' LBC||

    This is H&R. The steel cage grudge match of Internet forums. There is no such thing as bad taste here. Fire away.

  • Slammer||

    This cartoon is sick. Sonny Bono's birthday is this weekend.

  • UnCivilServant||

    Just remember, thanks to him, you still can't sing "Happy Birthday" without someone trying to get royalties out of you.

  • gaijin||

    Yeah, but you have to wear a ski helmet because of him. Fair tradeoff?

  • UnCivilServant||

    How is that a tradeoff? It's a loss on both sides. I have to pay someone who claims their ancestor wrote a song, and I have to wear a helmet? Did you catch the cerebral flu in the snow storm?

  • gaijin||

    Did you catch the cerebral flu in the snow storm?

    No, it's a genetic condition. :)

    I actually misread your comment as if we 'can' sing HB without royalties. Looks like I picked the wrong week to give up amphetamines.

  • gimmeasammich||

    Is this a coincidence, or a cleverly placed reference to Sonny Bono and the fact that he was the bomber in Airplane II: The Sequel? If so, nice job.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    As we try to figure out what went wrong??? I'll tell you what went wrong. Bill O'Reilly was right. You let gays into the Olympics and next thing you know we're marrying trees.

  • Swiss Servator, Befehl!||

    *opera applause*

  • SugarFree||

    Very well done.

  • Lord Humungus||

    I always think "No, this is the worst comic" ever in the history of H&R.

    and then I'm proven wrong. Again.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    This is obviously a scene from Weekend at Steve's 2: iFun on the Slopes.

  • Almanian!||

    Sorry I'm late - work and all, blah, blah, blah.

    So - awful. Therefore - perfect. Although I must commend Payne on the number of labels - juuuuust about right.

    Happy Friday, Reasonoid. Fuck the Limpiks!

  • GILMORE||

    I don't get it.

    Why are 'jobs' on vacation? Ski instructors? Sonny Bono joke? Something about Tree Huggers? Jewish Tree Huggers (star of david flying from his face)

    These things are far too abstract for me.

  • Cdr Lytton||

    Tree? Obamacare? I thought this was about gays at Sochi and well endowed black men.

  • ||

    What are the skier and the tree supposed to represent?

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