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Posted at 12:00 AM ET, 01/ 9/2011

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By Tom Toles

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By Tom Toles  | January 9, 2011; 12:00 AM ET
Categories:  GOP, Obama White House, Polarization  
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Good to see the premier 'Eyore' of our blog is in fine form again this year! Nothing any party does ever, will please Dave the Social Systems Specialist, no sir.
Er...what is a Social Systems Specialist, dare I ask???
Posted by: pararanger22

My Reply...
As 'Eyore' says; "I thought you would never ask"...
Social Systems Specialists
SOCIAL

1. Relating to society: relating to human society and how it is organized
2. Relating to interaction of people: relating to the way in which people in groups behave and interact
3. Living in a community: living or preferring to live as part of a community or colony rather than alone
4. Offering opportunity for interaction: allowing people to meet and interact with others in a friendly way
5. Relating to human welfare: relating to human welfare and the organized welfare services that a community provides

SYSTEMS
1. Complex whole formed from related parts: a combination of related parts organized into a complex whole
2. Set of principles: a scheme of ideas or principles by which something is organized
3. way of proceeding: a method or set of procedures for achieving something
4. Orderliness: the use or result of careful planning and organization
5. Established social organization: the established social order, especially when regarded as oppressive
SPECIALIST
1. Somebody in particular interest: somebody who specializes in an occupation, interest, or field of study
Encarta ® World English Dictionary © & (P) 1998-2005 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

My Specialty is social systems…
I have taken a multiplicity of college and university studies to prepare for writing books on the subject of social organization. I have worked in both social and industrial organizations that depend on efficient social systems to accomplish tasks, provide services and provide end products.
I have done independent research on social systems and human interaction.
My objective was to update Plato’s Republic to include high tech methods and people centered morality of present times.
I am well qualified as a Social Systems Specialist with both trained technical skills and gifted comprehensive understanding.
As Eyore often says, “It was a very sad and solemn occasion”.
We are at a critical time in our social evolution where we either develop necessary social skills or go extinct.
It is no laughing matter. We either get serious or go extinct.
Dave

Posted by: OckamsRazor | January 10, 2011 2:19 AM | Report abuse

Happy New Year.

Posted by: GaryEMasters | January 9, 2011 7:07 AM | Report abuse

JCD1978 Said it for me!

GRE-A-A-A-T Satire!

Posted by: lufrank1 | January 8, 2011 2:52 PM | Report abuse

OckamsRazor wrote:

["To Tom Toles...
Not only has the elephant stomped Obama;
It is obvious that the three ring circus is going to continue no matter who gets crushed in the process. We have a dysfunctional government that is intent on destroying our credibility, the environment and our lives. Dave Social Systems Specialist."]

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Good to see the premier 'Eyore' of our blog is in fine form again this year! Nothing any party does ever, will please Dave the Social Systems Specialist, no sir.

Er...what is a Social Systems Specialist, dare I ask???

Posted by: pararanger22 | January 8, 2011 12:22 PM | Report abuse


To Tom Toles...
Not only has the elephant stomped Obama;
It is obvious that the three ring circus is going to continue no matter who gets crushed in the process.
We have a dysfunctional government that is intent on destroying our credibility, the environment and our lives.
Dave
Social Systems Specialist.

Posted by: OckamsRazor | January 8, 2011 12:01 PM | Report abuse

You have indeed already set the bar very high with this toon. I look forward to watching you continue to try to surpass it this year.

Posted by: JCD1978 | January 8, 2011 10:39 AM | Report abuse

now I see a 'driver's ed. car'...oh dear!

Clearly the car is in the 'house of mirrors'.

ecartr5...that is a racist remark...surely you would not say white stain if the person in the picture was of a different color.
Not only that...I am getting tired of the republican vs. obama mindset...that's like calling the Minnesota Vikings Brett Favre.
just sayin'. I'd ask where the 'donkey' is but most likely wouldn't like the answer...

Posted by: bertzel | January 8, 2011 10:24 AM | Report abuse

A picture in need of a better caption such as:

Delusional thoughts. vs. "Where did this brown stain come from?"

Posted by: ecartr5 | January 8, 2011 9:39 AM | Report abuse


Which foot goes on the "filibuster pedal"? The right one or the left one?

Posted by: quiensabe | January 8, 2011 9:36 AM | Report abuse

Mr. Toles,

Your main toon pretty sums it up, but your sketch confuses me. Didn't filibuster reform get passed in the Senate? Didn't it go back to the old "Mr Smith Goes to WDC" way? Did I miss something?

Posted by: bushidollar | January 7, 2011 8:02 PM | Report abuse

then again..after further contemplation, I notice the gearshift is in PARK....my bad : )
Have yet to take a good look at your 'new year'..

Posted by: bertzel | January 7, 2011 7:49 PM | Report abuse

Funny funny toon!!!

Posted by: dalyplanet | January 7, 2011 7:25 PM | Report abuse

Looks like you've already racked up one of your best for 2011. Cha Ching.

Posted by: billybeer6 | January 7, 2011 6:37 PM | Report abuse

Toles...per your sketch pad, Is that
Shut up and Drive? LOL !!

Posted by: bertzel | January 7, 2011 6:25 PM | Report abuse

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