Lisa Benson by Lisa Benson

Lisa Benson

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  1. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, almost 4 years ago

    Average family will see another decrease in household income, this time 3500 a year in higher taxes. These clowns, yes both of them, better wake up.

  2. Stipple

    Stipple said, almost 4 years ago

    The insurance company dropped me like a rock when I developed cancer.
    If obamacare had passed sooner I would not be nearly so bitter towards the republican congress that enabled my suffering.
    People almost not making it now are going to be hurt by the current gridlock.
    Yes, I tossed the word ‘stupid’ around a lot. I have cancer and their stupidity is costing me life, not just money.
    Damn them to hell.

  3. mikefive

    mikefive said, almost 4 years ago

    I don’t know which party built this part of the bridge, but I don’t see any construction on the other side of the bridge. (and please, no hackneyed party of “NO” comments)

  4. greyolddave

    greyolddave said, almost 4 years ago

    If I recall the Reps built this part of the bridge, then created a committee that was to design the rest. The committee really did try and came up with a design which the Dems accepted but the Reps rejected. I think they thought this would influence the election enough to win. My dollar is on the table says they jump, expecting that to make them look good and fiscally responsible. Two years from now, after purposefully doing nothing perhaps the electorate will see the light and elect some Dems and Reps who can think.

  5. mikefive

    mikefive said, almost 4 years ago


    I hate to believe that as a possible scenario, but…..

    Nice bit of humor, Dave.

  6. DavidGBA

    DavidGBA said, almost 4 years ago


  7. Justice22

    Justice22 said, almost 4 years ago


    As long as most households have it to pay and it is not spent on pork, I won’t complain. Just bring the jobs back from the EAST. That means China and India, not the East Coast! Pay down the debt!

  8. Justice22

    Justice22 said, almost 4 years ago


    Stipple, You have my sympathy and I empathize with you. I have lost many friends because insurance companies refused to insure or insurance was unaffordable. Some of my family members are in that number including my brother, a Veteran of WWII. MAY GOD BLESS ALL VETERANS OF ALL WARS AND MAY A DAY COME WHERE THERE ARE NO LONGER VETERANS OF ANY WARS.

  9. Justice22

    Justice22 said, almost 4 years ago

    “Democrats are the majority in Washington.”
    Time for a reality check please.

  10. lonecat

    lonecat said, almost 4 years ago

    Part of wisdom is knowing the difference between a problem and a crisis. The national debt is a problem; it’s not a crisis; there’s time to work on it in a sensible fashion. The so-called fiscal crisis was manufactured for political reasons. The problem of the debt was used to create a political crisis. If we could put the politics aside we could find solutions to the problem.

  11. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, almost 4 years ago

    Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war; no nation has ever borrowed largely for education. Probably, no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both. —Abraham Flexner,American educator

  12. Radish

    Radish GoComics PRO Member said, almost 4 years ago

    Conservatives have long dismissed California, the nation’s most-populous state and the world’s ninth-largest economy, as the Left Coast, Wackyville and La-La Land.
    In the minority-majority state of California, the future isn’t looking bright for the GOP, which has been reduced to rubble in the 2012 election cycle as its share of registered voters dropped below 30 percent.
    The result: California Democrats hold every major statewide office, including governor, both U.S. Senate seats, nearly three-fourths of the congressional delegation, and the possibility of achieving a supermajority in both houses of the Legislature.
    “It’s an amazing story,” said Simon Rosenberg, who heads the Democratic think tank NDN in Washington. "California gave us Dick Nixon and Ronald Reagan, and it’s arguably more responsible for the modern conservative movement than any other state in the country.
    “And here we are, 50 years later,” Rosenberg said, with Republicans “essentially going out of business there.”

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  13. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, almost 4 years ago


    And how is their debt? Oh right, the highest in the country. But that must mean they don’t tax enough, right? Oh yeah they have one of the highest tax rates in the country. How could this be? Hmmm…….

  14. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, almost 4 years ago


    I have a feeling you don’t have to pay any income tax. Just a wild guess.

  15. feverjr

    feverjr said, almost 4 years ago

    The massive debt is the cumulative effect of Grover Norquist’s Tax Pledge, just like California’s revenue problems have snowballed since Prop 13.

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