Jerry Holbert by Jerry Holbert

Jerry Holbert

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  1. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @Adrian Snare

    If you mean one alternative is to do nothing, then both sides are working on a stalemate. I think that might not be a bad idea. The only other option I see in this lose lose, is to bomb them both till both sides give up the weapons Saddam left behind then let Allah sort them out. The only problem with that solution is they have stated they would attack Israel if we get involved.
    A bad response would be to support the Radical over the more radical. But Obama does like supporting the Radical over common sense like he did in Egypt. So who knows how this is going to play out.

  2. jack75287

    jack75287 said, about 1 year ago

    The last I heard both sides of congress are split.

  3. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst said, about 1 year ago

    @Harleyquinn

    Of course that’s the only other option you see, or want to- kill the people you hate.

  4. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, about 1 year ago

    @TheTrustedMechanic

    Your comments at Mr. Stevenson aside, Mechanic, you make an excellent point.
    The world has watched how we’ve behaved since 2003. From the ill advised war in Iraq, to the poorly managed war in Afghanistan, to our Congress’s inability to protect our economy, they have watched and wondered what we are becoming.
    While attending the Blues At the Beach in Va. Bch this past weekend, I met and spoke with foreign nationals from Europe, South America, and Asia. One of them, a man from the Philippines, said the USA isn’t like it used to be and fear what we are becoming. No one ever felt we were perfect, but they did think we were the ‘good guys’.
    Now, they’re not sure.
    And on some days, especially when I read the extreme views of people in GC and other forums, I’m not sure either.
    Respectfully,
    C.

  5. denis1112

    denis1112 said, about 1 year ago

    @TheTrustedMechanic

    As you were asked yesterday, do you ever read the garbage you post before you click SUBMIT?
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    Do you?
    Bush hasn’t been president for over 4 1/2 years.Europe is showing what they think of Obama.They are looking at what Obama left in Iraq after he pulled out.Iran is running the show car bombing the opposition daily.Until something is done about Iran things will only get worse.Or haven’t you been listening to what the Iranians say?
    They seem to like Obama in Kenya.I wonder if they would send troops?

  6. wmconelly

    wmconelly said, about 1 year ago

    Could be just talking is putting off the likelihood that Assad the Monster will do anything similar again anytime soon. And THAT would have been one of the purposes, perhaps THE purpose, of a bombing. So maybe what we’ve got due to Obama’s caution is the best we’re gonna get, as well as the best we’ve have got anyway… Does that make sense??

  7. Rockngolfer

    Rockngolfer said, about 1 year ago

    I used to watch Washington Week on Fridays with my father until he died in 1978.
    Now I have Washington Week recorded, but why bother watching? It is probably a whole 22 minutes of talk about bombing Syria.
    We need education, we need jobs. Our bridges are crumbling, our prisons filled with people who had a couple of joints.
    The idiocy of starting yet another war when people are being robbed of their pensions to pay for dubyas two idiotic wars is beyond absurd.
    And yes I read this before hitting submit.

  8. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    I can’t wait for Obama to say drinking your own urine is wrong, just to hear the conservatives oppose that opinion. Now that would add real flavor to the Tea Party’s brew!

  9. Kylop

    Kylop said, about 1 year ago

    Jerry, good ’toon.

  10. Stipple

    Stipple said, about 1 year ago

    People are people no matter the names they call their gangs.
    The biggest single argument for the strikes is “what will they think”
    ALL the reasons are speculation, not a concrete foundation under any of them.
    Right there is a strong indicator of stupid. Worrying about what other may think and basing actions on these impossible to know imagining can only be called stupid.
    The fruits of stupid are bitter, the last stupid put the USA into the worst recession in 80 years.
    How is being stupid harder and faster going to help?

  11. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @Ionizer

    Whatever you’re not drinking.

  12. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, about 1 year ago

    @Debt Free

    When I visited Germany in 2008, prior to the elections, I was actually able to talk to people about our incursion into Iraq. Are you asking if I framed my questions in a way that might give me answers favorable to what I believe? What does one learn from being told what they want to hear?
    Thinking back, my questions were:
    What do you think about the war in Iraq?
    How about Afghanistan?
    How did you react when you saw the towers fall?
    What did you think the US would do?
    What do you think of what the US has done?
    ^
    Those questions led to some great conversations. I am very grateful their English was so much better than my German.
    btw, you are aware that the USA did not protest when Saddam used gas during his war with Iran?
    Respectfully,
    C.

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