Gary Varvel by Gary Varvel

Gary Varvel

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  1. Clark  Kent

    Clark Kent said, over 1 year ago

    Restore the 75% tax on the rich from the 1960’s.
    Looks like the megatroll made a very serious threat.

  2. Captain Colorado

    Captain Colorado said, over 1 year ago

    “It’s my party and I’ll cry if I want to.”

  3. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Nice! 4 out of 5 chuckles on this one.

  4. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    FAIR TAX.!
    But hey you know Obama told us that the IRS would have nothing to do with Obamacare. Yet another Lie. If these guys can not be trusted to do this job just think how miserable they can make your day with health care.

  5. Wraithkin

    Wraithkin said, over 1 year ago

    Definitely not a good endorsement of the TEA Party Ima. You may wish to retract this statement; you’re making fiscal conservatives look like gun nuts.

    But it is true the IRS did have a mandate from someone higher up to over-scrutinize anyone with Tea Party, 9/12, smaller government, enhancing constitution understanding, etc when they were applying for 501©(4)‘s. This, in effect, may have suppressed their GotV actions during the 2012 election cycle, as more than one TEA party group has indicated.

    Something like 300 groups were subjected to closer scrutiny, and about 1/3 of them were TEA party-affiliates. What about the other 200? What’s their story?

  6. pdchapin

    pdchapin said, over 1 year ago

    There’s just too much we don’t know to say anything yet. But it may be worth noting that government employees don’t like the Republican party much at the moment. This could have all been done at a very low level using the logic that if they find something great and if they don’t nobody will ever know. It’s too stupid an idea to have come from very high up. One thing every politician knows by now is that all secrets eventually come out. On the other hand, politicians can be incredible stupid.

  7. ossiningaling

    ossiningaling said, over 1 year ago

    Hilarious. Of course, these folks would only be a target of the recent kerfuffle if they applied for tax exemption status as a 501c3 organization.

  8. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 1 year ago

    Let’s look at the Obama scandals.
    Fast and Furious
    Please add your own I know it is not all of them.

  9. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 1 year ago

    @Clark Kent

    Ok you want to will also agree to the same $400 thousand a year tax break. In today’s dollars that is like 3.8 million.

  10. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, over 1 year ago

    This is junk, only if the group are political like the Tea Party would they be scrutinized.

  11. Wraithkin

    Wraithkin said, over 1 year ago

    Is name calling all you’re capable of? Because your comment doesn’t bear any semblance of a rational argument except to call others names.

    I could say by your wanting to have the rich pay the whole bill, you have no ability to have an objective analysis of the situation. On principle, why should one person pay more than another person? Because they can?

    By that logic, that means because I have a lawn mower and my neighbor does not, I am responsible for mowing his lawn. Or because I can afford an automobile, and my neighbor cannot, I’m responsible for driving them to the grocery store. See how that doesn’t make any sense? So why should we have that logic with the tax code?

    The word “fair,” is highly subjective, and open to an infinite number of meanings because everyone has their own perception of fair. What makes your “fair” more right than my “fair?” Because you say it is so?

    While flat taxes are somewhat regressive, they are also more equitable to all, and proportionate to your income. It impedes a socialistic approach to tax policy, where money is taken from those with more and given to those with less.

    And we also haven’t gotten to brass tacks of this. If you have a flat tax of 15% across the board, someone making 25k a year will only have a tax burden of $3750 a year, which breaks down to 312 a month. And if you are a single person making 25k a year, you’re already getting a metric crapton of federal gimme’s as a result of your low income level. But that $3750 isn’t refundable, nor do you get a refund at the end of the year.

    But, let’s look at the other side. If you’re someone who’s got and income of 600k a year, 15% is going to be $90,000, with no way to exempt anything away. No tax shelters, nothing. It’s based on unadjusted gross income, not net.

    This way, everyone pays and everyone has skin in the game. And no one group of people can be demonized by another group (Rich demonized for being immoral, or the poor demonized for being leeches).

    But by your logic, that’s bad for the poor, because they somehow deserve a bunch of free crap and a chunk of my hard-earned money. Explain how they’re deserving of my money, because I do pay more in taxes than I get back at the end of the year.

  12. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago
    Find the truth to yourself. There is a better way then having the IRS be judge jury and executioner of the money YOU EARNED!

  13. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    unless of course you are far richer than you admit to and would therefore be a major beneficiary of it."
    Well there was that lotto that I won. I guess that puts me above say I served Kerry Who inherited it then slept his way to the rest. Or Obama who used the public offices he occupied to promote books and such to gain personal wealth.

  14. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 1 year ago


    So you think the ACLU, the Serria Clup, The Human Rights Campain, and Move On should all be scrutinized.

    Come on Nightly you make it to easy!

  15. Stephen

    Stephen said, over 1 year ago

    “unless of course you are far richer than you admit to and would therefore be a major beneficiary of it.”

    The people who complain about the rich are the people who blow their income on lottery tickets trying to become those people they despise.

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