Cartoon: A brief history of corporate whining

Written By: - Date published: 1:00 pm, November 19th, 2009 - 13 comments
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Great cartoon from Barry Deutsch at

Lifted from Joe Hendren

13 comments on “Cartoon: A brief history of corporate whining”

  1. bobo 1

    1970 looks like a young don brash 🙂 classic comic though very true.

  2. Draco T Bastard 2

    ~500BC and mid 1850s: Slavery can’t be banned or the economy will be ruined.

  3. Draco T Bastard 3

    I like this one 😀

  4. Jenny 4

    We can’t save the planet or the economy will be ruined.

  5. Very amusing… I don’t think the recent ones are quite the same as the slaves…. Great drawing though.

    • felix 5.1

      I don’t think the recent ones are quite the same as the slaves

      Think about it…

      • kiwiteen123 5.1.1

        You can be sure that I did!

        • felix

          And yet…

        • Draco T Bastard

          And you still missed the similarity?

          • felix

            Funny eh? I thought it was obvious that you can’t really fight for tea breaks if you’re still a slave.

            The nature of the process necessarily implies that the later battles, while not insignificant, will be more focused on narrower, more specific issues than the earlier ones.

            Mind you I’ve seen kiwiteen thinking before, so I’m not doubting that particular claim.

            • kiwiteen123

              There is a significant difference between putting people into slavery and not giving people tea breaks every two minutes.
              One is immoral the other is sensible.
              Can you guess which felix?
              Oh and why you’re at it, when have you seen me think before?

            • Draco T Bastard

              It’s got nothing to do with slavery being immoral – it has to do with it being the same bloody argument, if X happens then the economy collapses. It hasn’t changed in two and a half thousand years and it still doesn’t hold water.

              One is immoral the other is sensible.

              But your argument fails to make any sense.

              Oh and why you’re at it, when have you seen me think before?

              That’s a bloody good question.

            • felix

              kiwiteen, if you want a response from me you’re going to have to get a lot fewer transparent about your trolling.

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