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Jeff Danziger

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  1. Justice22

    Justice22 said, over 2 years ago

    It isn’t over yet.

  2. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    The question is, in my opinion, how much will Obama conceed or will he totally sell out the electorate. He has pretty much conceeded everything to the Republicans in the past, despite the republican objection to it. I tend to think of The Cliff as part of a mega trend, the money is being devalued to take away our power. This isn’t going to hurt the rich who are multi-national anyway and own no alliegence to the US and would rather not pay taxes here. The middle class has further devestation to look forward to.

  3. indieme

    indieme GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Obama is just another corporatist in democratic clothing.

  4. Cinci Steve

    Cinci Steve GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    So Leftie Jeff thinks we aren’t going to raise taxes high enough during the fifth year of a horrible economy. How many jobs will those higher taxes produce Jeffrey?

  5. filozzrd

    filozzrd said, over 2 years ago

    Which is worse- cynical or predictable?

  6. disgustedtaxpayer

    disgustedtaxpayer said, over 2 years ago

    I predict that Obama, Reid & Pelosi are doing the same old, same old, Democrat trickery that gave Reagan and Bush the Elder and now the GOP House the old “promise them spending cuts for tax hikes, and later renege on the spending cuts”….
    Obama has stated (Sunday 12/30/12, NBC Meet/Press)
    that “I cut spending by Over a trillion dollars in 2011” although the Exec.Branch Office of Management & Budget “says that fed spending increased by $147 Billion from fiscal 2010 to fiscal 2011.” IMO Obama lied.
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    OMB numbers= fiscal 2010 Obama spent $3,456,213,000
    and increased spending to $3,603,213,000 in fiscal 2011.
    my source= http://cnsnews.com
    if you disagree, go argue with the OMB.

  7. Rockngolfer

    Rockngolfer said, over 2 years ago

    I had to laugh when I read that Donald Trump thinks the Republicans are the worst negotiators ever.

  8. Wabbit

    Wabbit GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Obama has been TRYING to work WITH the GOP since day 1! I kindof wish they had NOT reached a deal.

  9. lonecat

    lonecat said, over 2 years ago

    I, too, wish that Obama were less willing to concede points to the Republicans, but if we remember that politics is the art of the possible, he hasn’t done too badly overall. This current deal is certainly not a liberals dream, but it’s better than not having a deal. If the House Republicans turn it down, they will look pretty bad. For my conservative friends — I’m happy to talk about cuts in spending, but I would like to see specific suggestions, with some analysis of who gets hurt.

  10. mickey1339

    mickey1339 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    “Here’s an idea…how about Congress pass legislation that would actually make it more attractive for corporations to move jobs BACK to the United States that they have shipped to India, or Taiwan, or China, or wherever?”



    That’s an admirable sentiment and there have been all sorts of “amnesty” proposals to repatriate American monies and jobs back to here. The issue is one Steve Jobs told to Obama a couple of years ago. He said he would never move production of Apple products back to the U.S. because we cannot match the quality of production at the cost that Foxtron (the Chinese) charge. Now Tim Cooke has given a placating comment to O’s administration that they are going to move the Mac computer back here. It is the least of their profit machines and has been declining in sales for years, so it’s no big sacrifice.
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    The real issue is wage and capital competition. America no longer has the infrastructure to manufacture as it once did and labor is still much more expensive than Asians can provide. It’s not all China. Now it’s Viet Nam, India, Central America and some Eastern European countries that are manufacturing our products.

  11. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Boehner, Cantor, and McConnell have earned a trip to Abu Ghraib for an “orientation”. It’s time to stop giving into them, and give them a little “Cheney love” instead.

  12. Joe

    Joe said, over 2 years ago

    @Cinci Steve

    How many jobs have been lost to budget cuts? Jobs in education, law enforcement, ,etc. How many would have been lost w/o the “stimulus”?
    We have a war and the remains of a war never paid for by the tax-cuts of the war presdent.

  13. mickey1339

    mickey1339 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    @Mr. King

    “I heard that they snuck out early, and Boehner was already on his 6th whiskey sour, and Cantor was out driving around in a Reagan mask looking for a 6yr old boy.”


    King, I usually appreciate your remarks and your humor. Somehow taking shots yesterday at the mentally/physically disabled and today calling people pedophiles just seems pretty over the top. Keep it up and you’ll be competing with Ima for low levels of credibility…

  14. ossiningaling

    ossiningaling said, over 2 years ago

    So the choices were have the Republicans agree with your plan (highly unlikely), agree to the Republican’s plan (whatever that was) or meet somewhere in the middle (which is what happened). So who exactly got sold out? The Tea Party who made deficits a bigger deal than they were?

  15. Joe

    Joe said, over 2 years ago

    @MortyForTyrant

    I was on K.P.in basic @ Ft. Jackson in 1959 when I discovered the chief cook urinating in the potato-peeling machine.
    Nevertheless, you’re quite right – far too much “military” labor is out-contracted. I wonder how much of McConnell’s personal worth of $44million is “invested” in such stuff!

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