Sick Of It

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I’ve gone on record many times about how much I despise the American medical system. Not the doctors and nurses who do the dirty work, but the pay structure and especially the insurance industry. It’s nothing short of legalized extortion. So this cartoon is about that. Not particularly brilliant or funny, but it made me feel better for a few minutes when I drew it. (more…)

Numbers Game

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My annual checkup is coming up soon and I’m dreading it. Not because I’m afraid they’ll find something wrong with me or I don’t enjoy paying a relative stranger to insert a rubber-clad finger into my butt, but because the process will take a couple of hours out of my day and cost me money to get bad news or no news at all. My doctor will also chastise me for not following his instructions last year to get up at the ass-crack of dawn (two anal references in the first paragraph; a new record for me!) and wait in line at a clinic to have my blood taken for routine testing. Blech! (more…)