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Matt Davies

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  1. BrassOrchid

    BrassOrchid GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    Because taking money out of the economy to put a percentage back doesn’t take money out of the economy, it puts money into the economy as long as you keep two sets of books and don’t mind the skim. Sort of like making a pig from sausages, it is.

  2. ronald rini

    ronald rini said, almost 2 years ago

    giving money does not help you need to stop the trade defiet. what good is it to give someone a job and they go out and send it to china

  3. Gary Kleppe

    Gary Kleppe said, almost 2 years ago

    You don’t need to walk a fine line. Tax the rich, cut military bloat, and use the proceeds to help those in need.

  4. Gary Kleppe

    Gary Kleppe said, almost 2 years ago

    @onguard

    Well, Reagan and the Bushes certainly thought so.

  5. Dian Deevey

    Dian Deevey said, almost 2 years ago

    Obama is right and we need a stimulus badly.

    The best one would be the overdue correction of the minimum wage. It was set at $7.50 years ago, and inflation has made it too los to keep a small family out of serious debt. Push it up to $10 per hour: consumer demand, Federal and state tax income, and employment will rise fast. Of course, the people who plot to make Obama and the country fail will scream bloody murder—just like they have at every single mimum wage increase in history—but history confirms their dire predictions never come true.

  6. Gresch

    Gresch said, almost 2 years ago

    In the 1930s the stimulus was called World War II… who in the gun sights this time?

  7. Gary Kleppe

    Gary Kleppe said, almost 2 years ago

    @onguard

    Carter had pretty much the same Congress that Reagan did, yet the latter ran up much higher deficits. Clinton started with a Congress similar to that under GHW Bush, and ended up with one similar to the one during Dubya’s first six years, yet the deficit ballooned under the Bushes and shrank under Clinton.

  8. BrassOrchid

    BrassOrchid GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    @onguard

    Americans are being tricked into taking out unpayable loans by predatory lenders. Our fearless leader has nothing nice to say about such nefarious and unethical persons. Cryptic writings on the wall.

  9. jonesb

    jonesb said, almost 2 years ago

    @Dian Deevey

    Why not make it $100.00 and we’d all be rich. NOT!

  10. dannysixpack

    dannysixpack said, almost 2 years ago

    @gresch
    that’s true and quite insightful. and after WWII there was the GI bill, the building of the interstate highway system and other government spending programs.
    unfortunately the other way to stimulate the economy is with endless wars. which i think is immoral.

  11. Bruce4671

    Bruce4671 said, almost 2 years ago

    @NeoconMan

    Sarcasm noted, but one question. Isn’t that what was done the first time?

    http://www.recovery.gov/About/Pages/The_Act.aspx

    840 billion dollars (762 billion spent). So, where are the jobs? Where is the infrastructure repair ? Why do we need to do it again?

  12. Tue Elung-Jensen

    Tue Elung-Jensen said, almost 2 years ago

    Soo why are the uk and eu two seperate entities here?

  13. Bruce4671

    Bruce4671 said, almost 2 years ago

    @DrCanuck

    So Doc, why should we the people think that anything different will happen this time?

    Because Obama promised that it would be?

    Please.

    He promised to change the way business was done in DC. Didn’t happen.

    He promised to shut down Gitmo in one year from the date he signed the order. It’s still open.

    He promised the most ethical transparent administration in the history of the USA. That every piece of legislation would be on the website for 5 days before a vote, that important legislation debate would be on CNN. Nope and NOpe and add Fast and Furious and Benghazi – a couple of no big deal affairs that he just had to cover up for no good reason,. Nope sorry can’t trust the man.

    But then he is a politician and the all lie.

  14. BrassOrchid

    BrassOrchid GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    @Dian Deevey

    Have to side with jonesb. Just give everybody a $50M year salary and watch prosperity bloom! Make more government jobs! They pay taxes too! Plug your six outlet power strip into itself and use the other five outlets on it to power appliances. If stimulus works, then so should that. Better stimulus would be lowering taxes in the first place, but then there is no opportunity to skim and redistribute as directed by lobbyists.

  15. Gary Kleppe

    Gary Kleppe said, almost 2 years ago

    @onguard

    9/11 didn’t have to break the budget. The Bushies used it as a pretext to invade and occupy two countries, and refused to raise taxes to pay for it.

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