Michael Ramirez by Michael Ramirez

Michael Ramirez

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  1. narrowminded

    narrowminded said, over 1 year ago

    Of all tyrannies a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive.

    C. S. Lewis

  2. mrs1wing

    mrs1wing GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    For the office, it seems the carcinoma is in the wrong spot…

  3. wmconelly

    wmconelly said, over 1 year ago

    Cancer? The RepubliCons shutdown the government and then dredge up one of Cancer Units they just defunded to bash Obama with? Have these guys got any shame? Has Ramierez? Dumb question, I know.

  4. MortyForTyrant

    MortyForTyrant said, over 1 year ago

    I’d call it a senior moment… But basically he is right. Saving children is popular, but what about preventing Ebola from becoming airborne (CDC), preventing a remake of “Airport 80” (FAA), keeping E-Coli out of your Viagra (FDA) and a host of other things? The piece-meal approach will not work, it is an attempt to reverse the last election and nullify the President. GOP: fund it all or be known as the party who funded nothing at all!

  5. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 1 year ago

    Oh yeah!

  6. snarky39

    snarky39 said, over 1 year ago

    I want the government funded, too. I also want a first class ticket to New Zealand, a 3 BR home overlooking the Rocky Mountains, and a new Corvette. But guess what: I can’t afford it, and I have to tone down my desires and expectations to meet my financial means. That’s what Congress (both parties) needs to man up and do for the federal government. And it ain’t gonna happen without negotiation.

  7. denis1112

    denis1112 said, over 1 year ago

    @wmconelly

    Only about 8% of the government,or 400,000 federal DMV type workers are still off work.Maybe they aren’t necessary at all.Harry and Barry have spent more putting yellow tape around war memorials around the country then they spent guarding the US consulate in Benghazi.The dems are admittedly making the shut down as painful as possible then saying “the republicans made us do it”.
    Yea,yea I know where you dems can get a good deal on beach front property outside of Tucson.Don’t believe everything you hear Chris Mathews say on MSLSD.

  8. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 1 year ago

    @TheTrustedMechanic

    It was not an interview, it was a single question. Why was Reid so scared about it and I have not seen one reporter to say it was a bad question.

    While your need to write 11 or 12 paragraphs on the subject shows your argument as week.

  9. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Amazing Ramirez should have depicted Boehner, with Cruz and a dozen other Repubtard “rhoids” popping out. idiot.

  10. Zuhlamon

    Zuhlamon said, over 1 year ago

    @ansonia

    So your point is that Democrats are saying," let the child with cancer die. We don’t care. We just want everything we want and we won’t let one child live until we get it.
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    It’s apparent that you actually believe the lies you’ve been fed. I just wonder why people like you cannot accept empirical evidence as truth. We’ve always had right wing crazies in America, but why so much rage? The usual answer cites lies and propaganda from conservative PACs, think tanks, hate radio, FOX News, Christian right, etc, but with this President in particular, it’s gone over the top.
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    There is no negotiating with terrorists and hostage takers, and that is who you are siding with.

  11. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    First of all, Dana Bash is a liberal

    Any proof? She was very supportive of McCain, so she could be mainstream neoconservative. That would explain her treatment of Ron Paul.

    http://mediamatters.org/research/2008/07/17/cnns-bash-cited-mccains-afghanistan-plan-as-pro/144073

  12. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, over 1 year ago

    @TheTrustedMechanic

    BASH: But if you can help one child who has cancer, why wouldn’t you do it?

    REID: Why would we want to do that? I have 1,100 people at Nellis Air Force base that are sitting home. They have a few problems of their own. This is — to have someone of your intelligence to suggest such a thing maybe means you’re irresponsible and reckless –
    http://freebeacon.com/reid-why-would-we-want-to-help-one-kid-with-cancer/

  13. snarky39

    snarky39 said, over 1 year ago

    GOP position: No funding for Obamacare.
    DNC position: Funding for EVERYTHING or nothing.

    Why is the only the GOP position described as extremist? Why is it that the only “solution” is for the GOP to cave on ALL its demands? I understood that “negotiation” meant each side needs to give in a little.

  14. Kent Christenson

    Kent Christenson GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Aren’t you glad you don’t live next to “trusted mechanic”?

  15. Wraithkin

    Wraithkin said, over 1 year ago

    @DrCanuck

    Good to see you again Doc. I enjoy the fact that you post questions instead of rants; I missed chatting with you on other subjects.

    I will answer your question with another question. Why is it our responsibility to pay for that cancer treatment? Not to be too Orwellian, but why do I have to care about some child who is hundreds or thousands of miles away? They have parents, don’t they?

    That being said, I feel it is our moral obligation to care for the sick and downtrodden. The problem is where moral intersects with financial. It sure as hell isn’t my financial obligation to care for the sick and downtrodden. And I think that’s where we’re running into the gridlock in Washington.

    On the Republican side of things, all posturing and preening aside, they are saying people don’t want this, and we can’t afford it. It being the PPACA. And come tax time 2014, when the penalties are starting to come out of people’s taxes because they aren’t carrying insurance… you’ll see even more unpopularity. So they are placing the popular opinion that we shouldn’t have to have insurance, and many people like me who feel we shouldn’t have to pay for it. Don’t feed the bears animals applies here. It’s perceived as a heartless position, but it’s the most viable solution for the longevity of the organism (The US Populace).

    On the Democrat side of things, again posturing and preening aside, they feel that morally we have to provide this for people regardless of the cost. They feel that a healthy society is more productive, and we owe this to everyone. They look at models across the ocean and even to the north and say, “It works there, why not here?” You and I have chatted on this in the past.

    So how do we bridge the gulf between these two very diametrically opposed positions? Is there a solution that keeps us morally satisfied while financially secure? Honestly, I don’t think so.

    It’s like living in a house with someone who loves to spend and who loves to save. They will ALWAYS be arguing over money. If the couple survives the test of time, it’s usually because both people come to an agreement.

    My wife and I are in that boat. She loves to spend, I love to save. So what do I do? I give her a chunk of cash that’s hers to fritter away as she pleases, and the rest is saved. And we have been together for 13 years now.

    But what’s been happening in Congress is like having them so entrenched that each person refuses to give. I will only save, and I will only spend cannot survive. Or worse yet, the I will only saves gives to compromise, and the I will only spend person ends up spending more. That is what we’ve been seeing these last 5 years.

    This shutdown is simply this entire situation coming to a head. There’s no money left in the checking account, we have all our credit cards maxed out, we’re down to Ramen noodles, and the “I want to spend” person is still demanding steak and lobster. Who here is being selfish? And why is the person saying, “You can’t have steak and lobster” being demonized?

    Would ANY of our households survive using the financial shenanigans going on in Washington?

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