Lisa Benson by Lisa Benson

Lisa Benson

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  1. PianoGuy24

    PianoGuy24 GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    I spent 15 years in dead-end nowhere jobs. Tired of paycheck to paycheck. I got tired of it. Worked hard. Built up a business from scratch, without Gov’t help, and now a successful busnessman tuning and restoring pianos commanding good pay. There’s a difference between skilled and non skilled work, and getting paid for what you’re worth! But, YOU have to do it! Don’t expect others to carry your load just because you think you deserve it!

  2. worldisacomic

    worldisacomic said, about 1 year ago

    @PianoGuy24

    You blew it piano guy. Now Obummer is going to sick the IRS on you because your a greedy entrepreneur

  3. capndunzzl

    capndunzzl said, about 1 year ago

    ..how much does the clown make!

  4. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, about 1 year ago

    @gendotte

    You are free to tip the workers as much as you want.
    But, I bet you don’t.

  5. old1953

    old1953 said, about 1 year ago

    @PianoGuy24

    Sure you did. You took no government loans, no government guaranteed small business anything, no tax breaks, no ASCS or VA or entitlement money during that time, no unemployment, no military retirement, no social security, no medicaid, no medicare. You did no accelerated depreciation, and took no vehicles off the taxes of that business. In case you want to fuss, tax breaks are just as much a government handout as giving you a check.

    To be blunt, I don’t believe a word of it.

  6. old1953

    old1953 said, about 1 year ago

    @lichtentunes

    It kind of amuses me to hear these guys fuss about people who want a wage high enough to get them off welfare. Either their wages go up, or they get food stamps. So they’d rather see these guys get paid through the public purse than see them paid enough to get off the dole. We are a very odd country with some very odd attitudes.

  7. SuperMax52

    SuperMax52 said, about 1 year ago

    They ARE being paid what they are worth.

  8. greyolddave

    greyolddave said, about 1 year ago

    Most of those $7/hr part time workers are on food stamps and other forms of welfare even though they work. Kind of like the uninsured who go to emergency rooms, we pay for them. So you wags get a choice, pay a little more for that Big Mac or continue to pay higher taxes.

  9. Whatroughbeast

    Whatroughbeast said, about 1 year ago

    @Genome Project

    That depends on what it did to deserve it.

    I once saw a guy try to smoke a salmon.

  10. Whatroughbeast

    Whatroughbeast said, about 1 year ago

    @Whatroughbeast

    And a failed canoe maker who tried to Roanoke.

  11. Cynthia

    Cynthia GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    It’s not about skilled vs. unskilled. Have we come to see that kind of work as a punishment for not having education?Lovely!

    It’s about the insane wealth that’s gathered by those corporate empires, how much goes to those paid just to hold board meeting and how much goes to those who actually do the work.

  12. Jim Pallas

    Jim Pallas GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Lisa, you draw good bad think bad.

  13. Tax Man

    Tax Man said, about 1 year ago

    @gendotte

    First, you have to define “livable wage.” Then you will have to recognize that people make choices. If they choose to work in this industry, then they have to accept the pay that the job is worth. If they can make more they would move to the higher paying job. But this is an entry level position. It is not designed to be a career.

  14. Nancy

    Nancy GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    I would pay 15.00 and then give them 15 hours a week…minus income tax and ss. Our son works construction about 27 hours for 15.00. Company won’t hire full
    time so no health benefits. He has to work 2 pt jobs to pay bills and now health ins. Other job is 11.00 and he works 25 at that one. At 43, college educated,he is stuck and worried about helping 9 yr old daughter.

  15. Tax Man

    Tax Man said, about 1 year ago

    @old1953

    If they want higher pay, they should improve their resume^

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