Matt Wuerker by Matt Wuerker

Matt Wuerker

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  1. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, over 3 years ago

    Sounds good.

  2. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Republicans take Paul Ryan seriously. Seriously?

  3. edinbaltimore

    edinbaltimore GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Just like last year’s Republican budget. Nothing for regular people. And this is the same party that takes Michelle Bachman seriously.

  4. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, over 3 years ago

    Time Magazine’s March 4th issue was very interesting.
    We are already being taxed at an incredible level. Just as 15 cents of every dollar you spend at a store compensates that store for items shoplifted, people who go to emergency rooms for last minute care and can’t pay for it are making us and our insurance companies pay X% more for healthcare.
    In many cases, if the people who go to the ER for last resort care had been able to see doctors for regular check ups, the more expensive urgent care could have been avoided.
    Just as we need car insurance to drive, we need health insurance to live. If you are healthy all of your life, inevitably, you are going to need to see a doctor and the premiums you pay in your 20’s and 30’s will contribute to your needs in your 70s+.
    I agree the healthcare plan we currently have needs improvement. But you don’t improve something by “blowing it up”. The Republican and Democrat ‘tribes’ need to set aside their entrenched ideologies and work together on a long term, long sighted, all encompassing program that will help all Americans, not just their donors.

  5. Kevin Robinson

    Kevin Robinson said, over 3 years ago

    What’s the timer set for? Fire in the hole!!!

  6. avarner

    avarner said, over 3 years ago

    @Respectful Troll

    “inevitably, you are going to need to see a doctor and the premiums you pay in your 20’s and 30’s will contribute to your needs in your 70s+. "

    So would that be like the money they put back for us in the “Social Security Trust Fund?” Because those $$ seem to be missing now…

  7. mikefive

    mikefive said, over 3 years ago

    I’ve looked at Ryan’s budget. Not all things in it are bad (opinion), but, to me, it’s a weapon of mass destruction looking for an opportunity to explode.

  8. edclectic

    edclectic said, over 3 years ago

    Most demirats are rethuglicans who just won’t admit it. The entire federal government is guilty by accessory to crimes committed upon the world, as well as against the USA, by foreign governments and multinational corporations posing as alleged allies and U.S. businesses. I believe in free trade but capitalism is a cancer in the international marketplace. Politics (i.e. diplomacy – there’s a novel concept) should promote peace; robust economies and stable, healthy populations are dividends.

  9. Jim Pallas

    Jim Pallas said, over 3 years ago

    What a complimentary caricature of that old turtle!

  10. Stipple

    Stipple said, over 3 years ago

    @Respectful Troll

    Where I worked a receptionist took time off to have a baby. The pregnacy was difficult and the insurance company raised the rates to the business by 30% to compensate.
    When I gave notice my cancer was interfering with my ability to work an insurance rep came to the company.
    If I was to be left on the policy then the rates would go up another 50% for everyone else in the company.
    An 80% increase in less than a year. I was dropped and no insurance is available for pre-existing terminal cancer.
    Obamacare was too late to save me, but why condemn all those who can still be helped?
    Not a one of us is growing younger, and fate is not always kind, 40 years of insurance premiums cancelled and gone.

  11. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, over 3 years ago


    Your story is way too typical, and I am sorry for you and others who have been kicked to the curb by commercial insurance.

    Health care in this country is a travesty, and it’s just getting worse. Obamacare is not the answer, but it will delay our system’s inevitable collapse for at least a couple more years, and rights some of the more egregious wrongs of the current system.

    The only way to ensure proper cost-sharing is to eliminate duplication and to involve everyone. Single-payer comes to mind.

    Anyone who tells you that he/she wants to kill Obamacare, but has no workable replacement plan (privatizing/vouchers is not workable) does not really care about improving health care.

  12. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, over 3 years ago

    Did Mr. Wuerker publish two cartoons today? The one to which my above comments are aimed had a picture of Paul Ryan and his “Trojan Patient/Healthcare bill” Now we have Mr. McConnall & friends?

  13. spyderred

    spyderred said, over 3 years ago

    As a liberal Democrat I applaud the tea party’s efforts to rid themselves of the Republican establishment. Then they really will be nothing but a disorganized, decentralized, regional party of angry white men and women who will matter not at all.

  14. Rockngolfer

    Rockngolfer said, over 3 years ago

    I wondered what happened.
    BTW Mr Wueker is the only cartoonist that I remember doing a cartoon about the oil spill in Arkansas. I enjoy his art and his messages.

  15. Caligulla

    Caligulla said, over 3 years ago


    A capitalist Republic encourages all sorts of abusive and corrupt practices if not carefully monitored. That being said, as imperfect as it is, it’s still better than anything else that’s been tried.

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