Lisa Benson by Lisa Benson

Lisa Benson

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  1. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, over 2 years ago

    Hard to be confident when your health insurance is set to cancel and your new plan will cost your family Double next year with a higher deductible.
    Thanks Uncle Barry!

  2. greyolddave

    greyolddave said, over 2 years ago

    One thing that will increase sales is that on Dec. 9 an old law forbidding the manufacture of undetectable plastic guns will expire. Should be able to generate lots of sales after that.

  3. Radish

    Radish GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Best post on the thread.

  4. Tax Man

    Tax Man said, over 2 years ago

    What lies?
    This has already been the case.

  5. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    The latest show show diminishing support for the gloom and doom of those on the “right” .

    It’s nearly impossible to find a conservative who isn’t deeply pessimistic about the future. I won’t get into the causes, but the doom & gloom isn’t very attractive.

  6. dzw3030

    dzw3030 said, over 2 years ago

    @greyolddave

    There has never been an undetectable firearm. The so called plastic guns still have steel barrels, the ammo is mostly metal.

  7. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    @ConserveGov

    Hard to be confident when your health insurance is set to cancel…"

    High consumer debt levels left over from the housing bubble, stagnant wages & under-employment have a lot more to do with retailers’ woes.

    The vast majority of Americans are still not directly affected by the ACA.

  8. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Home sales (and prices) are up in most of the country, with, admittedly, some “slow spots”, especially where industry has moved out, to China, Viet Nam, or elsewhere. Auto sales are up and so are “major appliances” meaning “consumer confidence” is up. People are stampeding at retail stores today, to buy “stuff” they need like another hole in the head, many buying on credit, requiring “confidence”.


    The fraud in PPACA is overblowing the errors (yes, the web site sucks, but even gocomics has been screwing up lately, and often, like “can’t reach the server” etc.) and stating that folks being shifted from one plan, to one that MEETS THE LAW are, “losing” their insurance. A "cheap"plan that covers nothing, is yes, being replaced with one that costs much more, percentage wise, but in actual dollars, a rise from $5 to even $20 a month, is peanuts, when the new policy actually COVERS YOU for illness or injury, and like office visits, preventative screening, etc.! My policy, after over a decade of 13% annual increases, is going up again, but only 3% this time. That IS a “savings” relative to the mandates of the ACA.

  9. INGSOC

    INGSOC GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    They have frozen her credit, it’s rendered useless..

  10. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, over 2 years ago

    But back to the toon kids. The fact is that retailers like target and Walmart have already warned their investors that sales will be down and consumer confidence is low. Facts.
    Now……Why?
    1. People are still unemployed, stopped bothering to look or even more common, Underemployed and aren’t seeing any reason to think that will change.
    2. Obama hasn’t and isn’t doing crap about that.
    3. SEE MY FIRST POST!
    4. Payroll taxes already went up and state income taxes have also risen and people correctly predict Barry isn’t done yet. Smaller paychecks are coming.

  11. lonecat

    lonecat said, over 2 years ago

    I thought that conservatives believe that the government can’t create jobs. If so, how can they blame Obama for not creating jobs?

  12. martens

    martens said, over 2 years ago

    Nurf, nurf

  13. martens

    martens said, over 2 years ago

    Completely missing the time line again, church? This year T-giving was Nov 28, as late as it can be. The merchants have been quite vocal about their concerns because of the short time period for their Christmas rush in which they expect their greatest turnover. Compare with T-giving at its earliest of Nov 21. There’s a week difference, and for a shopkeeper every day counts.
    Now call up your buddy Greg to nail me for being confrontational and resorting to kindergarten insults to refute my point.

  14. lonecat

    lonecat said, over 2 years ago

    Check out Robert Heinlein’s Citizen of the Galaxy. A wonderful book. Then get back to us.

  15. martens

    martens said, over 2 years ago

    @lonecat

    Please, NO! I don’t think I want to hear what DF has to say about much of anything after all i’ve seen from him.

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