Henry Payne by Henry Payne

Henry Payne

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  1. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, about 1 year ago

    Government has never heard of small portions when it comes to our hard earned tax dollars.

  2. Rad-ish

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

    Bush tax breaks were the largest lost of revenue to the government in history. The tax breaks helped to increase the deficit and we got nothing for it.

  3. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, about 1 year ago

    @Rad-ish

    What a lie: “we got nothing for it.”


    Those of us who worked hard, found companies with pension funds that were going to be squandered on retired employees, bought the companies with borrowed money, then put the pension funds up as collateral for massive loans we paid to ourselves as carried interest didn’t see half of our hard-earned money go to the government. Thanks to those tax cuts, we were guaranteed a top tax rate of 15%, which was far too much, but was much better than before Bush, Jr. And our children won’t have their inheritance that we worked for taken away by inheritance taxes. No, the Bush, Jr tax cuts did us all a lot of good!

  4. MortyForTyrant

    MortyForTyrant said, about 1 year ago

    How about the Pentagon? Laser-planes? Railgun-ships? How about DHS? NSA? Being a bit paranoid is cute, but you guys…

  5. jack75287

    jack75287 said, about 1 year ago

    Governments that grew to big, Rome, Great Britten, France, Germany, even, yes the Vatican. Take a clue and cut back.

  6. Rad-ish

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

    GOP meme suggesting that tax cuts equals jobs while, conversely, tax increases on the so-called “job creators” mean less work for the rest of us, simply does not survive any reasonable scrutiny.

    Putting more money in the pockets of the wealthy may create a few jobs for the foreign bankers who get to count the extra money funneled into into the off-shore accounts of the rich, but there is nothing in the way of actual data to support the notion that putting more money into the pockets of the wealthiest Americans will inure to the benefit of those looking for work.
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    http://www.forbes.com/sites/rickungar/2012/07/17/the-truth-about-the-bush-tax-cuts-and-job-growth/2/
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    Letting the Bush-era tax cuts of 2001 and 2003 expire on schedule at the end of 2012 would bring the government nearly $1 trillion in revenue over the next 10 years, according to a new report from the Congressional Budget Office. That’s $823 billion in added revenue and $127 billion in interest to be exact, for a total $950 billion in ten-year deficit reduction.

    On the one hand, the tax cuts are the single greatest contributor to public debt, according to the non-partisan Center for Budget and Policy Priorities.
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    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/24/bush-era-tax-cuts-revenue-expire_n_1828657.html

  7. mikefive

    mikefive said, about 1 year ago

    @skipcarlsen

    Not quite true, skip. He’s increased it by 50%, not 200%.

  8. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @mikefive

    ^ But, but…
    He saw it on Fox “news”! So it must be true!

  9. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Fox “news” viewers will not want to read this, as it is from an obviously biased source:
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    http://www.forbes.com/sites/rickungar/2012/05/24/who-is-the-smallest-government-spender-since-eisenhower-would-you-believe-its-barack-obama/

  10. feverjr

    feverjr said, about 1 year ago

    “Reagan proved that deficits don’t matter. We won the mid-term elections, this is our due.” Dick Cheney

  11. Rad-ish

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

    @coraryan

    And you do both?

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