Lisa Benson by Lisa Benson

Lisa Benson

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  1. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    “I don’t care what they do,” Boehner said when asked on Thursday whether his rhetorical flogging of these tea party backed groups over the past two days amounted to a directive for them to cool it.

    Boehner said on Wednesday that they were “misleading their followers.” On Thursday, he escalated the rhetoric and effectively dismissed them.

    “Frankly, I just think that they’ve lost all credibility.”

  2. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, 11 months ago

    A two-year budget for the first time since the ‘80s. No shutdowns can be threatened before 2015. And the debt ceiling is enough of a mess the Republicans wouldn’t dare touch it in October, and won’t dare touch it in February. So we’ll continue to continue.

  3. wolfhoundblues1

    wolfhoundblues1 said, 11 months ago

    Dollar default coming.
    Global currency, here we come.

  4. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, 11 months ago

    @Michael wme

    The CEOs said at the Chamber of Commerce meeting last summer that this step, a ‘long term budget’, was one of the first things needed in order for them to make hiring, infrastructure upgrades, and innovation investments. I’ll be curious to see what happens next.
    I think that’s what the Founders wanted though… a system of gov’t that could adapt and improvise in order for the democracy to continue to continue. Perhaps a little stability for a short time will make people realize that compromise isn’t a ‘four letter word’.
    Be well, Michael.
    C.

  5. wmconelly

    wmconelly said, 11 months ago

    Surprise, surprise: the RepubliCon phase of obstructed government is on-hold until after the 2014 elections. What’dya know? Who’d’ve thunk it?

  6. Gypsy8

    Gypsy8 said, 11 months ago

    @Debt Free

    Spending that was approved by previous administrations. After saving the auto industry and the economy from collapsing in 2009, Obama’s approved spending has been modest.

  7. Tim Culberson

    Tim Culberson said, 11 months ago

    though I hate the spending increase, at least President Obama can not now switch the focus off of obamacare failure

  8. disgustedtaxpayer

    disgustedtaxpayer said, 11 months ago

    House GOP 169 Zombies voted For this Fraud “cuts” budget…which immediately raises spending and hikes taxes but puts “cuts” off into the future depending on renegers for the next 10 years to get a spittoon-full of “cuts”….
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    GOP Senators, cut off at the knees by Democrat leader Reid, is making grumbling noises about the House bill, and voters will soon see how many GOP Zombies vote “yes” as the Dems need only 5 GOP votes to pass this charade of a bill.
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    We need a 2014 Tea Party Voter Revolution!

  9. UM5

    UM5 said, 11 months ago

    The Tea party ain’t new we used to call them Anarchists.

  10. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, 11 months ago

    No one, on either side, has the guts to cut spending, because jobs will be lost. Granted, many of those jobs should never have been made, but no one wants to be thought of as a job-killer. So no one will make the hard decisions we all know are necessary. Blame the Democrats. Blame the Republicans. Blame whoever you want; does no good.

    Write your ‘representatives’ about your thoughts; let them know you’re watching, and that you will vote according to their actions/inactions. Then make good on your promise. If we are all willing to do this, we MIGHT be able to effect the necessary changes. If we do not, status quo; nothing will be done in Congress, the President will get the blame, and we’ll be sitting here on GoComics calling each other names, and pointing out how poorly we spell.

  11. cubefarmer

    cubefarmer said, 11 months ago

    @Respectful Troll

    Problem right now is that the PC newspeak definition of ‘compromise’ is we bend over and the governemnt rapes.

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