Lisa Benson by Lisa Benson

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  1. Pacejv

    Pacejv said, almost 5 years ago

    Noone is stopping you.

  2. ANandy

    ANandy said, almost 5 years ago

    The GOP has noticed, along with most Americans, that nothing proposed is designed to improve health care.

  3. TJDestry

    TJDestry GoComics PRO Member said, almost 5 years ago

    ANandy has noticed, along with nobody else in the universe, that he has a pulse on the nation’s thinking.

  4. agent.007

    agent.007 said, almost 5 years ago

    Lisa’s well-taken point is that the Dem’s professions of bipartisanship are always false, no matter what topic is at hand.

  5. charliekane

    charliekane said, almost 5 years ago

    ^Not the way most folks see it.

    Patty O has the lock on thissin.

  6. Magnaut

    Magnaut GoComics PRO Member said, almost 5 years ago

    Say NO to the DESTRUCTION of healthcare….I’ll pay attention to these guys (Congress) when they go on Medicare…I promise you its the key to a solution…and the start for social security rerform is the same.

  7. Madman2001

    Madman2001 said, almost 5 years ago

    Certainly the burgeoning deficits of Medicare and Social Security need to be addressed. I don’t care who does it, but will someone stand up??

  8. freeholder1

    freeholder1 said, almost 5 years ago

    A) The Repubs are too buys in Hawaii right now to help anyone but themselves, as usual. b) the Hawaiian health care system is a fine example of forty years of the government providing great health care at a reasonable cost thanks to no illegal immigration to drain the system c0 On Daily Show last night, Repubs got so confused they could only rerun their claims of socialized medicines failure despite the fact EVERY major Western Democracy save us has some advanced form of the system and it’s working very well and the Hawaiian system works VERY WELL thank you. d) IT’S A TRAP to go in front of the American Public and actually have to come up with legitimate complaints that haven’t already had holes shot in them.

  9. freeholder1

    freeholder1 said, almost 5 years ago

    My feeling is the only dems mistake was to offer this ideologues who care only about their beliefs rather than the good of the country any compromise at all. They won’t face him simply because he”ll make them look as silly as they are and Fox won’t be able to edit it out.

  10. wbr

    wbr said, almost 5 years ago

    howgo you are 100% correct

  11. Jade

    Jade GoComics PRO Member said, almost 5 years ago

    “It is only bipartisanship when the GOP agrees to everything the Dems want otherwise it is just NO according to Dems/left wingers..”

    • Unless, of course, a bill has been “watered down” to include everything Republicans have demanded (which the Senate bill has) and they still vote “no” and claim that Obama and the Democrats “have shut them out” for a year. Stop watching just Fox News and do some independent thinking and investigation. Republicans have been getting what they want, which I’m tired of seeing. Heck, Republicans are holding up several important nominees to protect our national security in order to get pork for their state. Mmm-mmm, hypocrisy.

  12. charliekane

    charliekane said, almost 5 years ago

    Aw, c’mon!

    The Dems personify bi-partisanship.

    They walked hand in hand w/ Bush’s disastrous foreign policy.

    Some bad judgment. Some fear of Republican claims of “soft on terror”, etc.

    But at least in part from a desire to make government work.

    It has long been my observation that a person inclined to be a Democrat has an abiding faith in the usefulness, perhaps even goodness of government (or at least in what it can do).

    A Republican, not so much. Starve the beast, less government is better, and all that (except when government offers the ‘Pubs power they find useful to use, and quite frankly often abuse-see Nixon, Iran-Contra, War on Clintons, Clinton impeachment, Bush-Cheney, Obama fail, etc.)

    Democrats may be disorganized and naive. But the modern Republican strikes me as brutally cynical.

  13. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, almost 5 years ago

    Lisa is just accurately showing the Republicans leaving a trail of land mines as they refuse to give any ground.

  14. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, almost 5 years ago

    Goodbye to useless baggage!

  15. TJDestry

    TJDestry GoComics PRO Member said, almost 5 years ago

    So, Obama offers a chance to get on TV and talk about it, and the Republicans say it’s a trap? How is it a trap? Are their positions so difficult to explain? Are they so inarticulate that they fear looking stupid? What’s the trap? Look, if you know that going on TV and telling people what you think is gonna make you look stupid, that’s not a trap. That’s a sign that you know you’re stupid.

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