Henry Payne by Henry Payne

Henry Payne

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  1. mickey1339

    mickey1339 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    My sentiments exactly. They (both parties) tried to put a band aid on a wound that required major surgery. Once more:
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    Leadership fails on all three levels of government. Politics triumphs over the needs of the people.
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    The proverbial can is once more kicked down the road.
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    The world laughs at us or shakes their heads in disgust, take your pick. America’s credibility as a financial superpower diminishes further. The world loses confidence in America as a stable place to invest (buy our Treasuries) and looks further at Asia as a place to invest and start business.
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    Obama says he isn’t going to negotiate on the upcoming “debt ceiling.” Since credit ratings for American debt is heavily affected, that can only come back to kick us in the butt.
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    Add to that the arrogant a-holes gave themselves a raise.

  2. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Rank-and-file members of Congress would all see a $900 bump next year — up from $174,000. Congressional leaders will receive a slightly higher raise, with the House speaker receiving a $1,100 salary increase to $224,600. The top two Senate leaders will see pay rise $1,000, to $194,400.

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    Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/12/31/obama-gives-congress-pay-raise/#ixzz2Gw8S5S3E

  3. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 1 year ago

    Just before this Obama signed an increase in pay for congress judges and some federal employees. :~(.

  4. Molon Labe

    Molon Labe said, over 1 year ago

    @DrCanuck

    I’ll take ten bucks worth of “the only real spending cuts (less next year than this year) the president will go for is in defense.” Everything else will be more next year than this year.

  5. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 1 year ago

    http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/03/opinion/zelizer-shadow-bush/index.html?hpt=hp_c1

  6. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Captained by “w”, piloted through a narrow channel by Cheney, and a crew of Republicans kept stoking the boilers, for decades. At least even Reagan and even GHW knew enough to patch the tax leak, temporarily, and contain spending, even with their “mini-wars” in Grenada and Panama, but “Desert Storm” only started the destruction for real, it took “Jr”, to turn it into a mega-storm bigger and more costly than even Katrina.

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