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John Pritchett

John Pritchett is an award-winning cartoonist. He has created artwork in Hawaii for decades, including 20 years at the Honolulu Weekly. See his portfolio on the web at: pritchettcartoons.com. Opinions are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect Civil Beat’s views.


Pritchett inflation Sept 2022


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About the Author

John Pritchett

John Pritchett is an award-winning cartoonist. He has created artwork in Hawaii for decades, including 20 years at the Honolulu Weekly. See his portfolio on the web at: pritchettcartoons.com. Opinions are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect Civil Beat’s views.


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Could they have kept the money and lifted or lowered some of the GE taxes? That would've had a long term affect over paying for groceries for a maybe 3 weeks. They're already collecting way more just based on inflation prices.

surferx808 · 2 months ago

It's kind of a joke, like so many things Hawaii state government does, but I still would rather they have to give it back to the citizens than keep it for yet another off the rails idea/project.

Sally · 2 months ago

When I first looked at the cartoon, I thought it was satirizing political corruption and that bribes could be directly deposited in the politicians account.Back to the taxpayer refund.After 2 years of no tax receipts being collected and numerous business failures in Hawaii, the State is flush with cash, despite the fact the state has a lot of debt. How is this possible?Is there any correlation with the magic money the state has, and the trillions the FED pumped into the economy during the pandemic with the present raging inflation?

Joseppi · 2 months ago

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