Michael Ramirez by Michael Ramirez

Michael Ramirez

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  1. mrs1wing

    mrs1wing GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    And, lately, we’ve done so well that we would dare to top the Sphinx (which has been around much longer than the US of A)?

  2. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, over 3 years ago

    Hopefully more countries in the Middle East will kick out their backward, Islamist extremist governments.

  3. wmconelly

    wmconelly said, over 3 years ago

    I don’t get it. Washington looks askance? This is a telling right wing cartoon? Ramirez has been pasting spots on Obama for so long, he can’t tell an honest story.

  4. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 3 years ago

    A two party system might be what they need. Keep the Islamist from having their own party and taking control by dividing them between the two parties, that such a system would create.

    They can not say they have been cut out of any process, that would be made, because they would still have a say in both parties.

    When you get down to it, there are only three reasons for for a country to go to war. Money, Power and Religion. Of the three Money is the most honest. Power is used to carry out some vision like the Islamist to recreate a Caliphate or social economic ideal like Communism. Religion like Iran, to force people to live in some way or worship to God in a way the aggressor say’s is fit. Money is some track of land either for farming or water port city or natural resources, a country defending from such an attack has every right to do so.

    Egypt was Religious Islamist trying to use Democracy as a cover. I have never understand why people respect a Democratic election, when the winners have every plan to do away with that same Democracy. Hitler was elected and then you notice there was no second election.

  5. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    The Ottoman Turks shot the face off the sphinx during WW I for “target practice”. British “archeologists” pillaged their history. In Iraq, we did nothing to defend their cultural history, because Rumsfeld was obviously correct that those scenes were just the same truck, driving buy the cameras with the same artifacts, over and over.

    What business is it of an upstart, barely 200 year old nation, to try to dictate governments in every nation in the Middle East (or elsewhere, like South America) with civilizations that are thousands of years older?

    Yep, “W” and his predecessor “righites” showed that it’s so easy to secure democracy at the point of a gun, like well, Viet Nam? (and don’t forget, Nixon and Kissinger ran that war longer than Johnson)

  6. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Aaahhh, if only Bush were still in office…. We would invade and put and end to all this nonsense. We could have a Mission Accomplished in six weeks.

  7. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    “The first major spying bill was done by Jimmy Carter in 1978 and it was called the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. “Minor” modifications were made by every President since then with major modifications made by Bush. I’ve noticed that Obama has had the turpitude to continue his predecessor’s practices.”
    mikefive, your perspective and facts are ignored by Republican/Fox “news” viewers.
    See, what’s important is not any of these issues themselves, what’s important is only whether Obama can be blamed or damaged in any way.
    As far as Republican/Fox “news” viewers are concerned, the American government never spied on its citizens until the day Obama was first elected.

  8. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Brilliant point by point rebuttal

  9. Fuzzy Thinker (I)

    Fuzzy Thinker (I) GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    “….stop American aid to any nation experiencing a “coup d’etat …” MAYBE. The Egypt Petition that Recalled Morsi had lots of signatures on it. More than the votes Morsi got in the election. I am hoping the military will make sure the next elections are good ones.

  10. Hedgehog

    Hedgehog said, over 3 years ago

    “requires the President to stop American aid to any nation experiencing a “coup d’etat or decree in which the military plays a decisive role”

    So, Obama should have withheld aid starting when Morsi removed the constitutional court and replaced the military leaders with his cronies. Thanks for the clarification.

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