Lisa Benson by Lisa Benson

Lisa Benson

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  1. hanmari

    hanmari said, over 1 year ago

    I’ve lost all hope that our system of government will work. The politicians only care about getting re-elected. The people who vote for these jerks only care about voting for the guy who promises the best perks, regardless of how they’ll be paid for. Let’s just keep voting free stuff for ourselves and make everybody else pay for it, especially those rich buzzards who don’t deserve what they have anyway. This nation is screwed.

  2. hjenks

    hjenks GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    I am suprised she finally got something right without trying to blame Obama

  3. Stipple

    Stipple said, over 1 year ago

    I do belive a majority are going to step up for America and end this stupid infighting.
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    The country is in real trouble, Americans have rallied every time in the past, I expect the same now. It just had to get bad enough to be scary first.

  4. Joe

    Joe said, over 1 year ago

    @flake-67121

    “Chance governeth all” (Ecclesiastes). I’m 100% secular, but I believe that one. So…we still have a chance. JUST a chance…

  5. mikefive

    mikefive said, over 1 year ago

    Interesting that she left all of those cans behind them. There should only be one. They’re still kicking the rest of them.

  6. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Of course all we have to do is just agree to share everything and there will be enough for everyone to have a decent life. But since we were created from selfish apes to be slaves there is little hope we will cooperate.
    This is the prison planet in the back waters of the Milky Way where all the poisoned souls are placed to work out their karma. Of course we all agreed to come him here before we were born. This planet is the school of hard knocks.
    Or so some of those New Age stories go…

  7. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @hjenks

    Don’t need to blame Obama, the man is not a leader. His absents on the workings of trying to make some sort of deal or even a compromise says more then enough about his failure. He had to send Biden out to do his bidding and Bohner will no longer speak to him one on one but go back to how the speaker of the house has traditionally done it.
    So I for one am happy Obama did not get everything he wanted but the failure should be all his!

  8. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @Rad-ish

    Of course all we have to do is just agree to share everything and there will be enough for everyone to have a decent life.

    Typical lib, always generous with other peoples money. Too each according to the need and all. what a bunch of B S

  9. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    A lot of those problems are because “W” kicked Afghanistan and Iraq “down the road”, and maintained tax breaks, but no, it wasn’t just his fault, Congress (not Obama who couldn’t sustain a veto, even IF the Dems all supported him) must share the blame, Republicans, "blue dogs’, and those Democrats unwilling to stand up for the nation.


    BTW, Tigger, this plan DOES maintain those cuts in payroll taxes for the middle class, but slightly, at just 4% increase, ask just a tad more from those with wealth, raised again to protect many of the “guilty”.


    Now as to cuts folks, let’s start with 20-30% from defense contracting, eliminating insurance fraud in Medicare, negotiating drug prices for Medicare as well, keeping that 1% increase in Social Security tax, cutting all corporate tax breaks for corporations sending jobs overseas, reducing agriculture subsidies to corporates, eliminating all subsidies for tobacco growers, and charging “fair market value” for ALL taxpayer owned natural resources, like grazing, oil and gas, timber, and hard rock minerals(eliminate the 1866 and 1872 Mining Acts).

  10. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    ^^Onguard: I"ve owned two successful businesses with my dad (yes, we built ‘em then sold ’em), and earned way more than enough quarters to get a small check now “from the dole” in SS payments. No, I have NOT always lived off government checks my whole life. But, if you ask those I arrested, they certainly didn’t appreciate my service, nor did more than a few Vietnamese who were shooting at us, but ask the folks who I rescued, provided EMT service to, or who just lived better lives as disabled Americans because of the programs I created, and well, they might not bitch like you do all the time. (and my disabilities that got worse over time are discussed elsewhere on a thread)

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