Jerry Holbert by Jerry Holbert

Jerry Holbert

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  1. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 2 years ago

    People who want government as a Nany State are childish in a James Taggart kind of way.

  2. ARodney

    ARodney said, over 2 years ago

    Governments ALWAYS get bigger under Republicans than under Democrats, and this time is no exception. And jack, it’s spelled “nanny.” And Howie, when are the GOP going to stop subsidizing oil companies, the most successful corporations since history began?

  3. mickey1339

    mickey1339 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    @ARodney

    “Governments ALWAYS get bigger under Republicans than under Democrats, and this time is no exception.”
    *
    I suppose it would be asking too much to see the source of your information, other than opinion?
    The unfortunate truth behind one part of what you say is yes, it always gets bigger and costs us more money, regardless of who is in power. It is already a self-perpetuating nightmare of spending.

  4. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    That looks a lot more like Limbaugh gone wild!!

  5. Quipss

    Quipss said, over 2 years ago

    Fun fact, The US federal budget is 20% of GDP

    The average country is 24% of GDP

    The average western country is 29% of GDP

    The average military is 1.8% of GDP

    The average western military is 1.2% of GDP.

    By deducting 1.2% from 5.2% (military spending + overflow)) you get a solid 4% difference

    Thereby, in non military spending the USA is at 16% of GDP

    8% below global average, including China, Japan, India, Europe, Indonesia, Malasia, Thialand, and 13% below western average. And yet despite these numbers the USA is apparently the only country with a spending problem that has gotten so bad as to leave a 6% yearly deficit.

    The US has to recognize that in the real world taxes don’t go to pay politician’s salaries, but to numerous different jobs and services. Including necessities such as infrastructure ( western average should be around 3% as to prevent deterioration.) and various QoL improvements such as healthcare, transportation and so forth.

    Taxes are not devised as a punishment by a bunch of people scheming in the swamp lair.

    likewise if the USA wants to keep taxes low relative to rest of world then there needs to be cuts to military

  6. sonny1

    sonny1 said, over 2 years ago

    Slick Willie Clinton balanced the budget by cutting divisions and such in the military. Then we had Desert Storm and it took six months just to get to a decent strength to launch it because we had too few troops and equipment. Balancing the budget by cutting the military as bloated as it may be is not the way to go about it. In the coming years we are going to need our military to protect us and the idiot liberals who have emasculated our Country by their march to a socialist state.

  7. TJDestry

    TJDestry GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Great cartoon, because it emphasizes taking care of our children, preparing the next generation, planning for the future, funding schools and health care … all the things every other nation in the world does without whining.

  8. indieme

    indieme GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    That’s no child. That’s big oil!

  9. pirate227

    pirate227 said, over 2 years ago

    That shirt should say “1%”.

  10. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    @sonny1

    Operation Desert Storm began January 17th, 1991, Clinton didn’t take office till a year later.

    G.W. Bush spent time lining up U.N. support & coordinating with allies before beginning deployments, which did take several months.

    G.W. Bush had no problems deploying troops for Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003 in roughly the same timeframe.

    The real question is, whether that sort of massive military operation makes us safer. You need to read up on history & military logistics.

  11. donaldo

    donaldo GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    dumbass Americans think they have a Scandinavian-style welfare state problem. Don’t flatter yourself, idiots, you shit on your weak and poor members of society because of your miserly tax system. Your only inflated government expense is the military.

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