Michael Ramirez by Michael Ramirez

Michael Ramirez


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  1. mtretter

    mtretter said, 10 months ago

    Nailed It!

  2. SpicyNacho

    SpicyNacho GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    He won’t lead the country, so he has decided to lead the world on the AGW scam. He is a bigger joke than these cartoons. Can we just crown him “King of the World” and be rid of him?

  3. saddenedby

    saddenedby GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    worst president ever and i have been around for 11 of them :(

  4. jack75287

    jack75287 said, 10 months ago

    This is great, all the ruble laying around and Obama in the center of all those issues. OUCH!

  5. jack75287

    jack75287 said, 10 months ago

    @Genome Project

    Sorry your wrong, twelve IRS units that we know of targeted conservative groups.

  6. algurka

    algurka GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    @Genome Project

    All this is “fiction?” You need some help with your serious denial issues.

  7. 1opinion

    1opinion said, 10 months ago


    “Sorry your wrong, twelve IRS units that we know of targeted conservative groups. "
    Dig your head out, IRS divisions were still going after “liberal groups” up until a few weeks ago. They were on the BOTL list.

  8. denis1112

    denis1112 said, 10 months ago

    Looks like Detroit,or Chicago,or Haiti.

  9. lonecat

    lonecat said, 10 months ago


    The U.S. Internal Revenue Service’s screening of groups seeking tax-exempt status was broader and lasted longer than has been previously disclosed, the new head of the agency acknowledged Monday. Terms including “Israel,” “progressive” and “occupy” were used by agency workers to help pick groups for closer examination, according to an internal IRS document obtained by The Associated Press.
    The IRS targeted groups on the left as well the right that were seeking tax-exempt status, a top official said Monday. Internal Revenue Service Principal Deputy Commissioner Daniel Werfel said IRS officials targeted both conservative and progressive groups applying for tax-exempt status based on key terms in their profiles. The Associated Press reports that newly leaked internal documents show that IRS employees singled out applicants using terms like “Israel,” “progressive” and “occupy,” not just “tea party,” “patriot” and “Constitution,” as already reported. The discovery of these “Be On the Lookout” (or BOLO) lists have already lead to the dismissal of five IRS managers.
    The Internal Revenue Service targeted progressive groups applying for tax-exempt status in addition to conservative ones, according to IRS documents released by congressional Democrats on Monday.
    The documents and an internal IRS report being sent to congressional committees reveal that the tax agency used terms that included “progressive” and “occupy” to flag progressive organizations for extra scrutiny before the 2012 elections.
    The revelations greatly complicate the political scandal that has engulfed the IRS over the past few weeks. An inspector general report in mid-May revealed the tax agency had screened conservative groups with words like “tea party” in their name when considering applications for tax-exempt status. Lawmakers from both parties quickly denounced the creation of such “Be On The Lookout,” or BOLO, lists. Republicans in particular argued the finding proved the IRS was trying to tip the scales of the election during the heat of the campaign.
    Now it appears the agency’s BOLOs were applied to organizations across the ideological spectrum. The IRS also screened groups advocating on behalf of Israeli settlements who were applying for non-profit 501c4 status — a criterion that may on its own prove politically toxic.
    The Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), tries to blame the IRS scandal on President Obama, citing the IRS’s supposed targeting of conservative groups as a means of retaliation against political enemies. This is a trite oversimplification of the issues at hand; recent reports indicate that liberal or “progressive” groups have also been targeted by the IRS. While terms like “Tea Party” were used to target certain conservative groups, terms like “progressive”, “medical marijuana”, “Occupy” and “healthcare legislation” were used to target certain liberal groups. The lack of uniting political motive indicates that blame cannot be heaped upon one individual or group.

  10. d_legendary1 Demands Dr.C and Martens Release

    d_legendary1 Demands Dr.C and Martens Release said, 10 months ago

    None of this mattered from 2001 to 2008 since we had a terror alert to worry about.

  11. mikefive

    mikefive said, 10 months ago


    It must be noted that the left wing groups targeted were targeted by issue. The right wing groups were target for being right wing. Either way, if you were opposed to the Administration’s policies, you were targeted. (political targeting)

  12. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    Ramirez has confused Obama for for "W"s impacts on the country, or is “W” just “Lex Luthor”, who left those problems behind for someone else to clean up?

  13. ReasonsVentriloquist

    ReasonsVentriloquist said, 10 months ago

    How many distortions can Ramirez cram into one panel?
    Is Obama claiming superman status? No. (1)
    Are women voters turning against Obama and Dems? No. (2)
    Is the debt going down faster than expected? Yes.(3)
    Are jobs something that the President can control? No. (4)
    Is unemployment dropping in real terms? Yes (5)
    Has “Spending” increased under Obama? No. (6)
    Iran? IRAN? What the? They just moved off the right wing! (7)
    Is the economy worse off than when Obama took office? No. (8)
    Has Obama ordered the IRS to audit any individual (that you can prove)? No. (9)
    Did Obama order the IRS to audit any group (that you can prove)? No. (10)
    Is it “incompetence” that got the ACA passed? No (11) (you may not like it but every President since HST has been trying to get something passed and Obama was the one who got it done.)
    Have there been actual “Scandals” that are Obama’s (aside from the mountainized molehills of Fox News)? No. (12)
    Is it self contradictory that all of these things are due to actions of Obama and yet the cartoonist says that Obama does nothing? Yes. Is that considered a lie? If done intentionally, yes. (13)
    A baker’s dozen. And those are just the blatant ones in the broad terms. Many of the lies told here are themselves a collection of lies.

  14. jack75287

    jack75287 said, 10 months ago


    Yeah I heard that, care to take make a comparison of how many were liberal & how many were conservative? What were the name of the liberal groups? So no more “Dig your head out” comments till you get your own head in the game.

  15. lonecat

    lonecat said, 10 months ago


    You’re right. It’s not yet clear. It never was clear. But a lot of people seemed to think it was clear so long as only right wing groups were involved. Now that it seems that liberal groups were involved, suddenly it’s not yet clear.

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