Lisa Benson by Lisa Benson

Lisa Benson

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  1. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, 8 months ago

    That bear should be wearing a lungi, since he’s an Indian giver.

  2. omQ Release the Desaparecidos

    omQ Release the Desaparecidos said, 8 months ago

    @Michael wme

    Nice turn on the usual phrase.
    But yeah, they’ve played with it for 60 years, time to give it back?

  3. Clark  Kent

    Clark Kent said, 8 months ago

    @Michael wme

    The correct term should be “white man giver” because we broke nearly every treaty we made with the first nations peoples (native americans). When valuable mineral wealth was discovered under the lands to which we had banished them, we took the lands back to extract the wealth and they got nothing at all. Only one group of white people honored the one treaty they made, German immigrants to west Texas in the 1800’s. The term “Indian giver” is a truly Freudian term, blaming the victim for our faults.

  4. Jase99

    Jase99 said, 8 months ago

    @Clark Kent

    I grew up thinking the term “Indian giver” referred to the US government’s habit of reneging on their agreements with the Native Americans.

  5. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, 8 months ago

    aah is that not cute. Liberals justifying what Obama failed out.
    I wonder where he is going next? Obama Kerry and even Hillary do not have a clue yet again.

  6. DGF999

    DGF999 said, 8 months ago

    @Harleyquinn

    Indeed! Hence you see the difference between a statesman like Reagan and a community organizer like Obama…

  7. mikefive

    mikefive said, 8 months ago

    The rhetoric coming out of Washington on this seems to be ill considered.

  8. Tim Culberson

    Tim Culberson said, 8 months ago

    @Clark Kent

    Thanks PC Police!

  9. Larry

    Larry said, 8 months ago

    It must annoy the artist – as it does me – to see a clever cartoon diverted for personal peeves.
    Indians? Obama? German White people?
    Come on. It is a witty cartoon; the Russian bear taking Crimea from the Ukraine.
    Well done, Lisa.

  10. denis1112

    denis1112 said, 8 months ago

    @Clark Kent

    Quit a jump from Russia taking territory from a neighboring country to the 1840’s,50’s,and 60’s in Texas.

  11. John Mettler

    John Mettler said, 8 months ago

    Sometimes Lisa gets it right

  12. omQ Release the Desaparecidos

    omQ Release the Desaparecidos said, 8 months ago

    @Larry

    If you understood Michaelwme’s post, you’d see the clever risposte – and criticism – to her ‘clever’ cartoon.
    By deliberately confusing the term ‘Indian giver’ with another – correctly termed – nation, he not only turns tables on the perjorative term (which Clark Kent appears to have missed) but actually manages to use it still in order to high-light the fact Crimea was Russian until 1954; Russia [Khrushchev] gave it to Ukraine for purely business/economic reasons.
    It now wants its former terroritory back.

  13. chayasnana

    chayasnana said, 8 months ago

    The Native American’s are better off now than before? Have you read anything lately about their conditions? We’re still screwing them.

  14. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, 8 months ago

    In another toon, and reports, Putin is criticized as hypocritical for calling up OUR desire to inter even in Syria, while he seeks to (rightly or wrongly) “protect” Russian interests, like a key naval base, in Crimea. How many “ethnic Americans”, live in Syria?Then there’s our little “disturbance” that occurred from 1861-1865.

  15. dzw3030

    dzw3030 said, 8 months ago

    @chayasnana

    “We’re still screwing them.” Shame on you and your friends! Quit doing that!

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