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Henry Payne

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  1. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, about 1 year ago

    On 1 October 2013, Obama brought out two young ladies with serious medical conditions, said they had been unable to receive any health care before, but, he said, now the ACA would give them full access to the world’s best healthcare for a total out-of-pocket cost of less than $100 a month..


    This was challenged, of course, but the official, average cost for those newly covered by the ACA is $82 a month. Of course, that’s AFTER the subsidy that one court just upheld and another ruled illegal. Without that subsidy, it gets much more expensive.


    So, of course, every decent American blames Obama for this fiasco. And our Representatives in the House have had the good sense to vote against the ACA every time it’s come up (except for one).

  2. ODon

    ODon said, about 1 year ago

    Let’s stick to waging war, we’ve done so well there over the past several decades.

  3. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, about 1 year ago

    @Joadtom

    That’s one interpretation. The more correct one is that they are recalling vehicles that should have been recalled a dozen years ago.

  4. DGF999

    DGF999 said, about 1 year ago

    Aw… The government “masterminds” won’t be able to help? What a shame…

    “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are, ’I’m from the government, and I’m here to help’.” -Ronald Reagan, 1986

  5. eugene57

    eugene57 said, about 1 year ago

    @DGF999

    And St Ronny made sure, as best he could, that it came true.
    Even Ronny, after making tax cuts, realized he had to raise taxes to cover his assets.
    Government spending ballooned under his administration, and his budget deficits did as well.
    Higher taxes cause businesses to invest in the companies future.

  6. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst said, about 1 year ago

    @DGF999

    Ronald Reagan wouldn’t be able to get a foot in the door of the GOP these days if he ran on his record. Raised the debt ceiling 17 times? Raised taxes 11 times? Eliminated loads of tax shelters and loopholes? Granted amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants?
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    The Tea Party would run him out of town on a rail.

  7. sw10mm

    sw10mm said, about 1 year ago

    Here’s a sample of the real world for you: Obama sets a new record: borrowed more money than George Washington through W. Bush combined!

  8. Zuhlamon

    Zuhlamon GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @sw10mm

    Golly, I didn’t know the Executive Branch has control of the checkbook, too. Perhaps you could share with us where you got that amusing factoid?
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    And now that the deficit has drastically declined, the wing-nut media isn’t talking about it anymore:
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    http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/in-the-loop/wp/2014/07/19/whatever-happened-to-the-deficit/

  9. TJDestry

    TJDestry GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Here’s a new insight for sw10mm — The president isn’t responsible for the budget. Also, you need to verify what looks to me like a ridiculous figure. If you can’t attack him without lying, he must be doing a pretty good job!

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