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Jim Morin

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  1. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, over 1 year ago

    Of course the House gave O the option of targeting the cuts, but he refused because he wants maximum damage to the American people so he can once again blame somebody else for his failures.

  2. Bruce4671

    Bruce4671 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @kato1979

    Hey, did you see this?

    http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/mar/5/hurt-barack-obama-spending-jihadist/

    Or this?

    http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/mar/5/email-tells-feds-make-sequester-painful-promised/

    http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/03/05/sequester-flexibility-continuing-resolution-shutdown/1965227/

    http://blog.al.com/wire/2013/02/one_day_to_go_president_obama.html

    So what is your response? Or are you just in the bag for Obama no matter what he does?

  3. mikefive

    mikefive said, over 1 year ago

    Republicans certainly need to bear their fair share of responsibility for the sequester, but so should the Democrats in the 112th Congress. They voted 45 Yea, 6 Nay in the Senate on the sequester. Oddly, 19 Republicans voted against sequester.

  4. DavidGBA

    DavidGBA said, over 1 year ago

    Obama hate runs wild, reason not involved!

  5. DavidGBA

    DavidGBA said, over 1 year ago

    Congress more to blame for anything!

  6. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @Bruce4671

    The GOP is offering Obama the “opportunity” to take the blame for whatever gets cut. Nice move! Obama is still trying to get the GOP to negotiate on revenue. That’s the sticking point. The President has been trying to reach out to individual Republicans, which is an encouraging sign.

    If we really want to make a long term cut in the deficit, we have to increase revenue, which is still far below historical norms. We need sensible cuts, but we need more revenue. It’s also not like the Sequester cuts are enough by themselves. They don’t deal with healthcare, which is the biggest driver behind the long term deficit.

  7. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @Mr. King

    Hilarious!

  8. Bruce4671

    Bruce4671 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @Uncle Joe

    OK Unk, let’s think about this for a second.

    Obama says that the cuts are going to be done with a “meat ax” and so the house introduces a bill that will allow the president more “flexibility” (evidently a good thing when dealing with the russians) and his response is to vow to veto the legislation. Sure, they DID offer Obama the chance to “take responsibility” for the sequester cuts. And what a great opportunity that would have been to show the American people that yes he CAN make a budget and yes he CAN manage it. But nope. Rather point fingers than make hard decisions.

    Hillery was right to ask about the 3AM phone call.

    REpublicans were all for increasing revenue with tax code reform, but again, Obama insisted on a tax rate increase and “bargained” for it by making those tax rates for the under 450K crowd “permanent”. Hmmmm, just how smart was that move.

    Now he wants the tax code reform too. ( I happen to agree)

    So yeah what there are doing is all theater and has no substance. But Obama is as much to blame as anyone on the stage.

  9. wmconelly

    wmconelly said, over 1 year ago

    Where’s the mess gonna land? Bottom of the cliff we’ll assume.

  10. mdavis4183

    mdavis4183 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    The Sequester is Onasma’s idea. He broke a deal with the GOP to get it. Enjoy.

  11. Robert Landers

    Robert Landers said, over 1 year ago

    @Bruce4671

    No more than the ultra conservatives here that are against President Obama, no matter what he does or does not do. Even the liberals and some ultra liberals never treated former President GW Bush with the amount of continued vitriol that some treat President Obama here.

    Many of the voters in the relative middle are well aware that President Obama is certainly not perfect, anymore that any other president was. However, as he relatively and somewhat easily won re-election, despite what the opposition to him said. Then it might just be reasonable that most Americans do believe that he is doing a reasonable job in a position that quite frankly most of us would not want regardless of the money, perks, or power involved. It is one of the few jobs that I can think of where regardless of what you do, some 10 million Americans are going to hate you regardless. And while it is true that his approval rate is only about 46%, it must also be remembered that the approval rate of his opposition in Congress is less than 10%!!

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