Lisa Benson by Lisa Benson

Lisa Benson

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  1. Robert Landers

    Robert Landers said, over 1 year ago

    I don’t know, why not give the Iranian government the benefit of a doubt, and make them prove that their nuclear program is for the peaceful generation of electricity alone? After all, the military option by either Israel or the US, or both, will still remain open!

  2. wmconelly

    wmconelly said, over 1 year ago

    What’s the rush to bomb? Any of these Toonist people ever been to war? Or lost someone to war? Is butchering up a scapegoat country with scapegoat military personnel every couple of years the only way to sell the Toonist ‘news?’

  3. grh9447

    grh9447 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    The captive is Barak Obama,,, he just does not realize it.

  4. wolfhoundblues1

    wolfhoundblues1 said, over 1 year ago

    Uranium needs to be at 5% for power generation. Iran has already consentrated Uranium to 20%.
    that is well on your way to developing a bomb.

  5. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, over 1 year ago

    The sanctions started years ago, the first under Carter, who seized every Iranian dollar in the US. Reagan did a lot of trade with Iran to support the Contras, which worked out well, since the Contras, with US support paid for with Iranian money, won.


    Obama tightened the sanctions. The international banking system is closed to Iranians, so it’s hard for them to engage in any international trade. They were using hawala under Bush, jr, but Obama threatened to sanction anyone who traded with Iran. Then to sanction anyone who traded with anyone who traded with Iran. Finally, they couldn’t even sell oil to China or buy Chinese stuff.


    Obama promised to give the Iranians back $4 billion OF THEIR OWN MONEY if they would allow an army of UN inspectors, 24/7 CCTV monitoring, destroy all their 20% uranium, most of their centrifuges, and their heavy water research lab.


    The London Economist said that would be enough to prevent development of a bomb.


    So the cage needs CCTV and UN guards all around it. Hard to see how the ape got past them.


    The exact amount of U235 needed for a bomb is not known, but Stratfor of Austin, TX says Iran does NOT have quite enough for a critical mass. They might be doing everything they can to build a bomb, but without a critical mass, they cannot. Pakistan and North Korea (and there’s some question whether North Korea really has a bomb) had lots of help from someone who wanted to use them as cats’ paws. Iran ain’t getting no help from no one. So for Iran, that ‘critical mass’ problem won’t go away the way it did with Pakistan (and maybe North Korea).

  6. Tim Culberson

    Tim Culberson said, over 1 year ago

    Bravo everyone!

  7. ossiningaling

    ossiningaling said, over 1 year ago

    Where did the sheets come from. Are they starched enough to lean against the cliff for climbing? Or did the “exhibit” climb to the top, tie off the sheet-rope, climb back down and then climb back out? Or was the sheet-rope provided by someone outside source, in which a case, why didn’t they use a rope ladder?
    Sloppy sloppy sloppy.

  8. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Harley stopped to think, then just forgot to restart…

  9. feverjr

    feverjr said, over 1 year ago

    Let’s see what Bush and Cheney did to keep us safe from Iran; oh yes, they took out Saddam.

  10. feverjr

    feverjr said, over 1 year ago

    Well, Reagan kind of forgave the Iranians by having Michael Ledeen broker a deal with Israel to give them weapons. You remember Ledeen, the man who denies he forged the “yellow cake” documents, that were used as propaganda to go into Iraq.

  11. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @Robert Landers

    I don’t know, why not give the Iranian government the benefit of a doubt, and make them prove that their nuclear program is for the peaceful generation of electricity alone?

    No one is giving Iran the benefit of the doubt. Either they agree to let inspectors verify that they are using their reactors as peaceful electric power sources, or no deal. Iran has less to gain from becoming a third rate nuclear power than it gains from ending sanctions.

    The Lisa Bensons of the world pretend that the policy of ignoring Iran wasn’t in effect from 2001-2007.

  12. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Honestly, I only look at Lisa Benson’s toons, because she is so incredibly clueless. Here’s her take on where things were going with Bush’s ignoring, err… I mean, tough stance on North Korea in 2006:

  13. feverjr

    feverjr said, over 1 year ago

    So it’s okay to invade a country on false intelligence? “Curveball, yellowcake, WMD’s, mushroom clouds” all lies.
    But some people sure got rich on the war, Cheney’s Halliburton, no bid contracts; Eric Prince and Blackwater. Not to mention every defense contractor.
    Didn’t President Eisenhower, a war hero and Republican, warn us about the “military industrial complex?” Probably not your favorite president, todays John Bircher’s prefer Reagan; Iran Contra is more your style.

  14. feverjr

    feverjr said, over 1 year ago

    Churchie, tell me, do you still believe Saddam was behind 9/11?

  15. feverjr

    feverjr said, over 1 year ago

    And you were too smart to believe “Curveball’s” lies on bio-warefare trucks in the desert making weaponized anthrax.
    And you were too smart to believe those forged yellowcake documents.
    And you knew Bush was just joking when he scared the public with his “in the form of a mushroom cloud”.
    You never believed Rumsfeld when he said that he knew where the WMD’s were, “they are in the area around Tikrit and Bagdad.”
    Cheney’s meeting with oil execs before the invasion to discuss the aftermath of the Iraq war, and those same execs that were later called before a congressional hearing and told they weren’t under oath to testify honestly.
    Good times. But you weren’t fooled. It wasn’t about profits or oil.
    If only Saddam hadn’t bribed those UN members, we wouldn’t have sacrificed so many lives. You must have loved “Shock and Awe” or Abu Ghraib, America getting Cheney’s “Dark Side” of intelligence on. Finally, we can’t say we don’t torture, load off your mind.
    So was it all worth it? Some crazy sociopath counting his gold and storing it in some tax haven might find it the best of all worlds. Just spread a lot of little white lies, watch the news not investigate the story (unpatriotic) and as they accumulate, snowball, those lies get a life of their own, a heartbeat, a drumbeat that is almost impossible to stop.
    Church, I don’t believe you’re trolling, but in retrospect can’t you see what got us into this war and now the “justifications and rationalizing” that’s used to pretend we were right.

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