Lisa Benson by Lisa Benson

Lisa Benson

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  1. PianoGuy24

    PianoGuy24 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Obama’s legacy…

  2. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, over 2 years ago

    According to Dems it’s fine for a 13 year old girl to be a slut.
    Maybe that’s why over 1/3rd of American kids are being raised by single mothers and over 53% of black kids. This results in a 5x greater chance of poverty.
    Somehow we think these kids will be responsible enough to take a pill the next day, yet under Obama(non)Care we will all pay for the STD’s they spread.

    Good job Donkeys.

  3. Radish

    Radish GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago


    So now you hate children?


    SCOTTtheBADGER said, over 2 years ago

    12 year old ‘women?’


    SCOTTtheBADGER said, over 2 years ago

    He seems to care more about them than the Democrats.

  6. Gresch

    Gresch said, over 2 years ago

    Freeing underage women with unfettered access to untested medicines to help hide the evidence of their sexual abusive by democratic supporting Union teachers…

  7. PianoGuy24

    PianoGuy24 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    If that looks like a woman to you then you have some serious issues….

  8. neatslob

    neatslob said, over 2 years ago

    Obama was against unrestricted access – the court ordered it.

  9. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, over 2 years ago

    The best cure for teen pregnancy is stay at home parents. At one time, for young people to be intimate, they had to borrow the family car and drive out to secluded areas or to friends’ homes who would allow such intimacy. Now, if a household is fortunate enough to have two adults raising the children together, those adults are usually both working. Too often in the last 10 years, both of those parents have more than one job. Young people get home from school to an empty house and too much opportunity to make bad choices.
    I dislike the scenario Ms. Benson presents. The child shown may look too young for the topic to apply, but when the logic parts of the brain are being overridden by hormones, they might as well be the same age displayed in the cartoon. The choices made are just as mature.
    We need to be a community that takes care of its young people, that gives them other places to go and be where they are less likely to turn to sex for entertainment. It would also be wise to dissuade advertisers from encouraging these very young people to be ‘sexy’, not to mention sexual, at the age of 11 or 12.
    We need to be role models not only in behavior, but in showing a sense of civility and compassion that gives young people a feeling of hope that is strongly lacking in our nation.

  10. SusanCraig

    SusanCraig said, over 2 years ago

    she’s just the right age for Uncle Perv to go for…. until our society can break the chain of accepting incest and rape then women /girls will always be at risk

  11. bgarner

    bgarner said, over 2 years ago

    Wit, humor, satire. I don’t see any of it in this cartoon. It is just pandering to lowest common denominator right wing Christian Republican prejudices.

  12. Wraithkin

    Wraithkin said, over 2 years ago

    Doc, I would beg to differ on that. I remember reading somewhere that the average age in today’s society for someone to first have sex is 14 years old. 14. And now those same 14 year-old’s are being sent the message that they can have unprotected sex and their parents don’t even need to know about it. You always hear about how conservatives are waging a “war on women,” because we are speaking out about teen promiscuity. Where’s the liberal push-back, saying teen promiscuity is bad? There isn’t any, because it’s always about “women’s rights.”

    Troll hit something on the nose: Parents aren’t nearly as involved in their children’s lives as they once were. With idiot laws being passed/approved like this, parents are being further excised from the rearing of their own children. Society has slowly taken away, over the past 30-40 years (more rapidly, recently), the ability of parents to parent. Here’s what I mean….

    In the 40’s and 50’s, the social norm was you had to go steady before you really did much. If you had sex before you were married, you were a hussie, slut, harlot, etc. While teen pregnancy was higher than it is today, so was the marriage rate. That tells me those teens were getting married at 18-19 years old. Single girls who were 15-17 having children were sent to convents to have their children, which were subsequently given up for adoption, forced by the Parents. That, or there was a wedding involving a shotgun. Children were afraid of their parents’ wrath, and controlled themselves.

    In the 60’s and 70’s, teens were all about pushing the limits. Groping, kissing, etc. But the women were expected to hold the line against horny males (shocker, right?), and that their modesty was still a virtue. Again, in the 60’s and early 70’s, girls who had children in their teens were considered sluts, and sent off to a convent to deliver the child. And they were also branded with equally harsh names as in the 40’s and 50’s. Parents had full authority over their children. Children had to conceal their taboo love from their parents.

    Bring in the free love of late 70’s and the 80’s. Drugs, sex, and rock and roll. This is when society first made its shift. Girls still were considered sluts when having sex before marriage, but it was becoming more commonplace. Parents still were capable of disciplining their children, and single parenting first really took off in this era. Divorce rates started to pick up, and women were first feeling empowered to say this is “my right” to do whatever with their body they wanted. Teen pregnancy was still extremely taboo, but parents started growing more “understanding” about letting their children keep their children.

    90’s and 2k’s. This is when stuff really started to fall apart. Girls were being given birth control in high school, with the excuse of, “they’re going to do it anyway, so may as well do it safely.” That’s the same BS excuse that my wife was given when she was 15 and first had sex in 1995. Single parenting started taking off here, and started becoming an issue in the minority neighborhoods, as fathers weren’t held to the same standard as in earlier generations. Parents were sued for whatever reason by their children, and schools started losing authority over children in their walls. Teens having kids was still frowned upon, but it was becoming socially acceptable. Parents were being told that they cannot force their children to give up their children, despite being children themselves.

    This, I believe, is where we first took our major societal hit: Parents were marginalized. This is where the trends began. We, as parents, lost the moral high ground. “You did it to, you hypocrite,” became a warcry later on because of actions committed during this time period. Kind of hard to say no to your child when you did the exact same thing

    That brings us to today. Those children of the 90’s are now having kids who are getting up in years (into their teens now), and are being told “no, you shouldn’t” or worse yet, “I don’t care, they’re going to do it anyway.” In the case of the first, the children do not fear the recourse of their parents because the parents no longer have any authority over their children. The second tells the child that it’s okay to do, consequences be damned.

    We are in a societal downward spiral, because of sins committed in the 80’s and 90’s. We glorify teen pregnancy on stupid shows like, “Diary of a teenage mother,” and other garbage like that. We have stupid kids having “baby pacts” or whatever they are called. And parents are powerless to stop this behavior, because the child can force the parent to take care of the grandchild. The parents of the male child can be sued to pay child support for their grandchild.

    It’s stupid and morally bankrupt, but it’s all been founded on the concept of “women’s rights.” The pendulum has swung too far in the other direction, and the momentum is such that anyone who tries to put a stop to it is labeled a sexist, bigot, chauvinist, or some other equally derogatory term. The problem is perpetuating itself, especially in the minority culture where 1 out of every 2 births is born out of wedlock, and single-mother status is massive. And we have idiots in Washington and the courts saying that we have to empower women further, and let them have “their body,” to themselves. These are children, and they are stupid. Children are stupid at 14 years old. EVERYONE is. How can we not be? We have raging hormones overriding our better judgement. And now we may be too far gone to recover from it.

  13. warjoski

    warjoski GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    There’s hatred on both sides of the fence. Jetison yours before you accuse them of theirs.

  14. Wraithkin

    Wraithkin said, over 2 years ago

    Weitherkin? lol. I hope that’s a typo. Thanks, though.

  15. PianoGuy24

    PianoGuy24 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    No, you weren’t putting that as sarcastic with my post…you’re not fooling anyone.

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