Jerry Holbert by Jerry Holbert

Jerry Holbert

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  1. MortyForTyrant

    MortyForTyrant said, over 1 year ago

    Sigh! Everybody please take a look at the numbers. He actually DECREASED the deficit, and is continuing to do so. Wait till the sequester takes effect. I do not believe the numbers put out by the Military Industrial Complex about entering a second recession when the U.S. government stops buying that overpriced stuff from these merchants of death. Did you know that there are about 3000 Abrams A1 tanks sitting around in some desert, uselessly, waiting to be refurbished/repaired? What an investment in the future of a nation…

  2. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, over 1 year ago

    “To be, or not to be: that is the question:
    Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer
    The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune,
    Or to take arms against a sea of troubles,
    And by opposing end them?”
    Good luck Mr. President.
    @ Mortyfortyrant – I think you would make a bad tyrant. You’re not evil or even mean enough.
    Sie sind ein weiser und ehrenwerter Mann
    Hochachtungsvoll,
    C.
    (hopefully google translator did that right ;) )

  3. Zipi

    Zipi said, over 1 year ago

    Hey Morty, the “deficit” is the difference between the money the government collects and the amount set in the budget. Since Obama is the ONLY President to fail to have a budget (for his entire first term) than there isn’t a “deficit”. He has however sunk us lower into debt than ALL the previous Presidents combined. Now, how’s that for a legacy?

  4. Kylie2112

    Kylie2112 said, over 1 year ago

    @Zipi

    He also but the Iraq and Afghan wars on the books, which Bush didn’t. There’s a few trillion right there.

  5. mikefive

    mikefive said, over 1 year ago

    @Respectful Troll

    I always translate the translation to see if it comes out right. I got one back once (Japanese) about a frog having sex with a tomato. I now translate things on Google and check the translation on Bing or vice versa.

  6. Rx71Wm29

    Rx71Wm29 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    MortyForTyrant;

    Stop trying to confuse us Trolls with facts! It’s “Un-American”!!

  7. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 1 year ago

    I guess Obama will want to take those two.

  8. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 1 year ago

    @MortyForTyrant

    No he did not and yes I have looked at the numbers please stop looking at the numbers Obama people have given the public and press. Second why would you listen to the Military Industrial Complex gives when they have nothing to do with the economy except being a part of it not a re-source of the whole economy. Third as Commander and Chief Obama is a part of the Military Industrial Complex a lynch pin even.

  9. MortyForTyrant

    MortyForTyrant said, over 1 year ago

    @jack75287

    No he did not and yes I have looked at the numbers please stop looking at the numbers Obama people have given the public and press.

    -

    Huh? “Obama’s people” are also known as “The Federal Government”. They can go to PRISON if they lie to the public. Let my guess, your “numbers” came from the guy with the fancy had, one Matt Drudge, or one of his associates, right?

  10. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    http://www.skymachines.com/US-National-Debt-Per-Capita-Percent-of-GDP-and-by-Presidental-Term.htm

  11. NeoconMan

    NeoconMan said, over 1 year ago

    @ansonia

    ansonia said, " Obama’s incompetence."


    Indeed; in his speech he promised to strengthen the middle class. This has GOT TO STOP. It’s OUR money; it belongs to the movers and shakers. The middle class has no right to it.

  12. mickey1339

    mickey1339 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @MortyForTyrant

    “Sigh! Everybody please take a look at the numbers.”


    Morty your post would be thought provoking except economically your omitting a very important point that even Obama has addressed. Of course we are sidetracked by his glowing speech (he’s so good at that), but the issue of jobs and unemployment has been conveniently omitted in his recent comments. Cutting military spending means people lose jobs, and unless the economy is viable enough, which it isn’t, that just increases the unemployment situation and continues the sideways trend of our economy. Even your fearless leader Angela has realized that austerity has to be carefully implemented or it can cause more problems than it addresses. It hasn’t been talked about lately, but our fearless leader’s “job council” that he formed well over a year ago hasn’t met in a year and never has made any useful recommendations for dealing with unemployment. Obama has never submitted a functional plan for dealing with economic growth (in recent history). . It’s kind of O’s approach to the deficit. He convened the Simpson – Bowles commission (a bi-partisan group) and then totally ignored all their recommendations. Both parties decided they were too politically difficult to implement.


    Coronations/inaugurations are great feel good moments, but just like when Obama addressed the Germans at the (Brandenberg?) “rally” in 2008 it’s high emotion and little reality. All his inauguration speech (devoid of detail) did was lay out his legacy plan for his second term. I wish I could be “hopeful” about economic growth and improvement coming from his administration but I’m a realist…

  13. ARodney

    ARodney said, over 1 year ago

    Howie, you lie. Obama has reduced the deficit every year he’s been in office, and no Republican president has ever done that. More to the point, anyone who says they thinks that the deficit is the biggest problem America faces, but refuses to consider tax increases, is lying. All they want is to smack down the poor.

  14. pirate227

    pirate227 said, over 1 year ago

    The truth doesn’t work for the GOP so, they lie early and often to fool the sheeple. Judging by the uniformed con posts, it’s working.

  15. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 1 year ago

    @pirate227

    If you want to talk fiscal responsibility lets discuss the 1364 days since congress last passed a budget and without a budged you want us to believe that the left has cut the debt? That is not sarcasm that is a simple question that deserves an answer.

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