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irony, whining

A post of whining – and an historic hat tip!

When I was growing up, there was a cartoon in the newspaper entitled,“They’ll Do It Every Time.”
The essence of the cartoon was irony.
The guy who yells at you about your driving – turns out he’s a worse driver, that sort of thing.
My new physician advises me to go to either Target or Walmart.  Most of the prescriptions are $4.00.
As my income has been drastically reduced, this is a good thing!
Sunday last I go to the Walmart pharmacy.  I did know that as my one med wasn’t generic, it would be more.
I wasn’t thrilled, but, I really needed the med.
Maybe one day it will be generic.
So, after my doctor’s follow-up visit this AM, it’s off to the pharmacy, again.  My doc tells me the two prescriptions will be $4.00 each.
Sadly, she doesn’t work for Walmart.
After the usual mumbo-jumbo, I get the two scrips.
The generic one, because it’s a double-dose, is $8.00.
The other one, is no longer listed as generic (as they updated the formula), so it’s $12.88.
So, I get to spend $20.88, instead of the $8.00 I was expecting.

They’ll do it every time.
h/t Jimmy Hatlo

PS – Jimmy Hatlo also drew and authored “There Ought To Be Law”, which I’m sure upsets libertarians everywhere.
PPS – and the h/t on blog posts, comes from Ol’ Jimmy.  If someone fed him the idea for a comic, he’d always write, “Thanks, and a tip of the Hatlo hat to…”

Is it ironic I just hat-tipped Jimmy Hatlo?

About guffaw1952

I'm a child of the 50's. libertarian, now medically-retired. I've been a certified firearms trainer, a private investigator, and worked for a major credit card company for almost 22 years. I am a proud NRA Life Member. I am a limited-government, free-market capitalist, who believes in the U.S. Constitution and the Rule of Law.


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