Lisa Benson by Lisa Benson

Lisa Benson

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  1. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, about 1 year ago

    “Off to my private round of golf with my good philandering friend Tiger Woods on Air Force One. Good luck sucka!”

  2. NebulousRikulau

    NebulousRikulau GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    You wouldn’t want Obama to make another one of his “excessive” Executive Orders, would you?

  3. Rad-ish

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

    Without any debate, the Senate unanimously passed legislation giving the Department of Transportation flexibility to use unspent funds to cover the costs of air traffic controllers and other essential employees at the Federal Aviation Administration.
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    The House of Representatives, which is expected to approve the measure, could take it up on Friday, capping a feverish effort by Congress to end the flight delays that were snarling traffic at major U.S. airports and angering travelers.
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    http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/26/us-usa-aviation-delays-congress-idUSBRE93O0S620130426

  4. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, about 1 year ago

    @Rad-ish

    Excellent post, Radish. I’d just add they did this just before they needed to board their own aircraft prior to their ‘break’.
    Folks aren’t working, infrastructure is graded at a D+ (there is a 3 in 4 chance the bridge you’re crossing is safe) and so many other issues urgently demanding attention, but they are going home for a while.
    I wonder how many of them will have town hall meetings in order to hear the will of their voters.
    Our legislators, for the most part, a kind of awful, and doing an offal job.
    Respectfully,
    C.

  5. mikefive

    mikefive said, about 1 year ago

    @Respectful Troll

    C, how can you possibly expect Congress to vote on anything on a Friday when a quorum flies home on Thursday afternoon. I would bet that the vote won’t occur on Monday, either, because that’s when they’re on their way back. I wish I could get paid $174,000 a year for working three days a week.

    I liked the “doing an offal job” line. Gots to remember that one.

  6. Chillbilly

    Chillbilly said, about 1 year ago

    For once, I have to say I agree with Republican propagandist Lisa Benson.

  7. Zipi

    Zipi said, about 1 year ago

    You can rest assured that when Chairman Obama wants to take Air Force One to another Hawaii vacation, there won’t be any delays for him (or for Her Highness when she flys a separate Air Force jet there a few hours later).

  8. Incredulous

    Incredulous said, about 1 year ago

    @Rad-ish

    Funny I don’t see any mention of O in your quote.

  9. Ian Rey

    Ian Rey said, about 1 year ago

    I agree with the premise. Obama should quit trying to reach out to Republicans, quit trying to compromise for the sake of compromise, and do what is best for the people. The sequester itself is a consequence of Obama trusting Republicans to do the right thing, and then they predictably turn around and lie to him and stab you and me in the back.

  10. exoticdoc2

    exoticdoc2 said, about 1 year ago

    The Obamanation is so dumb he thinks no one will notice the selective cuts he makes only to things that will get a rise out of people rather than to all the rubbish, like illegal alien support, voice coaching for transvestites, and sex changes operations for inmates, that government of various levels spend money on that could be cut without anyone caring whatsoever.

  11. denis1112

    denis1112 said, about 1 year ago

    I thought Hussens arm was tired from fixing the economy.Instead everone where I work putting 70+ hours a week why don’t some unemployed Obama supporters work 30 hours a week so we can only do 40 or so.Wait…they would have to pass a drug test, not drink everyday and get up early.Probably won’t happen.

  12. Justice22

    Justice22 said, about 1 year ago

    It is funny that Veteran’s affairs, Dept. of agriculture, etc. are also affected by the sequestration, but you hear nothing about it.cut the budget by 10% but not my travel plans.

  13. Tax Man

    Tax Man said, about 1 year ago

    @Rad-ish

    But then, to make it law, The King would have to sign it.

  14. disgustedtaxpayer

    disgustedtaxpayer said, about 1 year ago

    @Radish,
    good reference.
    Also, see http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/are-dems-blinking-first-on-aviation-cuts-90653.html?hp=t1_3
    to learn that Dem. Senate Leader Reid was trying to pass a bill that would revoke ALL CUTS in the increases to federal budgets for more spending, the Democratic Mantra, teamed with Higher Taxes.
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    The 15,000 furloughs and shutdown of a dozen towers was a democrat plan to anger users of airlines to scream for more spending. The bill passed by unanimous consent will shift funds already in the budget of FAA to “operations” until the New Fiscal 2014 budget begins Oct.1st of this year.
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    The Democrats in D.C. will do any dirty trick to get their way on spending more and raising more taxes…as if the $16 Trillion Fed. Debt was a fairy tale to be ignored, which is SOP.
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    Congress had exempted themselves by keeping nearby airfields on normal schedules…and they have a system where they can reserve seats on multiple flights so whenever they reach the airport, a seat will be assured, and other flights will have had a cancellation! Congress and the President live like Kings and Billionaires! Ain’t America Great?

  15. ossiningaling

    ossiningaling said, about 1 year ago

    @Chillbilly

    Ditto. It past Congresses, reaching across the aisle would produce more results. These days, it just gives Republicans ideas about what else to obstruct.

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