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Matt Wuerker

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  1. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, over 1 year ago

    Sounds good.

  2. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Republicans take Paul Ryan seriously. Seriously?

  3. Clark  Kent

    Clark Kent said, over 1 year ago

    The rethuglicon party is a terrorist organization. They are destroying the USA and the middle class for the benefit of the megarich, wall street and the corporations. They should be hauled into court to be tried for their massive financial crimes.

  4. edinbaltimore

    edinbaltimore GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

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

  5. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, over 1 year ago

    Time Magazine’s March 4th issue was very interesting.
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    http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2136864,00.html
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    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.
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    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+.
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    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.
    Respectfully,
    C.

  6. Kevin Robinson

    Kevin Robinson said, over 1 year ago

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

  7. avarner

    avarner said, over 1 year 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…

  8. mikefive

    mikefive said, over 1 year 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.

  9. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Ryan’s budget#2 was a rehash of Ryan’s budget#1, which failed reviews, even by conservative economists. The Affordable Care Act needs less assassins, and more bipartisan stewardship to improve.

  10. edclectic

    edclectic said, over 1 year ago

    @Clark Kent

    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.

  11. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, over 1 year ago

    Republicans use to have Latinos in their hip pocket. (Since most of them are conservative Catholics.) Up until they decided to make immigration a race and culture based issue. In so doing they figuratively cut their own throats. The increasing Latino populations turned from Republicans to Democrats.

  12. Jim Pallas

    Jim Pallas GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    What a complimentary caricature of that old turtle!

  13. Stipple

    Stipple said, over 1 year 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.
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    When I gave notice my cancer was interfering with my ability to work an insurance rep came to the company.
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    If I was to be left on the policy then the rates would go up another 50% for everyone else in the company.
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    An 80% increase in less than a year. I was dropped and no insurance is available for pre-existing terminal cancer.
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    Obamacare was too late to save me, but why condemn all those who can still be helped?
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    Not a one of us is growing younger, and fate is not always kind, 40 years of insurance premiums cancelled and gone.

  14. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    At some point the Ryan cartoon was removed but not the comments and the Mitch, Mr Republican establishment, cartoon was put up.

  15. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, over 1 year ago

    @Stipple

    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.

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