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Nick Anderson

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  1. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, about 4 years ago

    Hope the kid is taking Beano!

  2. Jeddidyah

    Jeddidyah said, about 4 years ago

    And say hello to Peckerwood 2.0

  3. ossiningaling

    ossiningaling said, about 4 years ago

    Best explanation for the Romney plan yet!

  4. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, about 4 years ago

    Let’s take this Jack in the Beanstalk analogy another step.
    Whether we buy our beans from Romney or Obama, there is still a giant hovering over us. If, in an individual pursuit for the magic golden harp, our home grown companies continue to cannibalize one another, the giant may well succeed. Unless we INSOURCE jobs so americans can not only get back to work but increase our tax base so we can improve our electrical grids, computer security, roads, environment, etc, we will be unprepared to face this looming threat from the ‘giant’.
    Generally, the giant is China, to whom we owe a great debt and to whom our best computer companies send new technologies to incorporate into our latest phones, tvs, and games. Less generally it is nations like Iran, North Korea, and others spending money to steal our science and as Leon Panetta warned, launch devastating cyber attacks against our infrastructure.
    If we’re going to use these beans to bring the music and magic back to our nation, we need to do it as neighbors and as a people United.
    Respectfully,
    C.

  5. sw10mm

    sw10mm said, about 4 years ago

    @Respectful Troll

    OK C, then fire off a nice letter to your outsourcer in chief and ask him to quit making business so difficult stateside. Seems like a reasonable request, no?

  6. josefw

    josefw said, about 4 years ago

    Did you spike your Kool-aid?

  7. mikefive

    mikefive said, about 4 years ago

    @sw10mm

    Mitt only has enough money to be a minor out-sourcer.

  8. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, about 4 years ago

    @Respectful Troll

    Yeah, but insourcing is Bad For Business, just like prosecuting those who hire illegal immigrants.

  9. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, about 4 years ago

    Willard’s entire adult life has been dedicated to gaming the US tax code and tax system. He has money in multiple tax shelters in foreign countries.
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    The ChickenHawk showed his true patriotism during the Viet Nam war. He never did anything more patriotic.

  10. Jeddidyah

    Jeddidyah said, about 4 years ago

    Biden is from Maryland:

    "peckerwood 861 up, 249 down

    A peckerwood is a rural white southerner, usually poor, undereducated or otherwise ignorant and bigoted, the term gained popularity in the deep south during the early twentieth century and was meant to be derogatory. It is a reversal of the name of the red bellied woodpecker which had a patch of red on the back of it’s head and neck, therefore a peckerwood is a redneck, terms that describe similar groups of people are trailer trash or white trash but neither of those have the same effect or ring to them as peckerwood does."
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    sounds more like you.
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    From: “Peckerwood Nation” www.dailykos.com \storyonly/2006/6/28/181447/773

  11. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, about 4 years ago

    @sw10mm

    If you mean Obama…
    Sent my opinion about outsourcing and ideas to turn it in 2010. I’d previously sent letters to every administration since our legislators changed NAFTA from what it was supposed to be, to what it became. Reagan told us it would improve quality of life in Mexico with good quality jobs reducing the number of people illegally crossing. He told us cars made in Mexico would be sold in Mexico and exported south to South America. The legislators elected/reelected with the dollars of…the stockholders…changed the rules allowing Mexico to sell IN the US. Within three years, factories were closing. The executives felt they only needed a worldwide market, not american workers. And if american workers couldn’t afford the cars, people in developing countries would. Outsourcing has been very destructive in many ways. Self regulation only works when the means to reach an end is safe, honorable, ethical, moral, and the compensation-to workers and stockholders- fits the value of the actual services provided. Value being the key word.
    To which difficulty facing American own and operated businesses. stateside do you refer? I’ll debate the causes with you after you’re more specific.
    Here’s something worthy of thought, and relevant to the discussion as it effects our professional truckers both commerically and the self operators.
    New laws allow people with mexican, not american, driver’s licenses to transport products across the USA. It is my understanding they are not held to the regulations we have, and is, in my opinion, a threat to national security. The last system requires american licensed drivers to take over the loads in most cases upon reaching our border.. This effects our latino truck drivers who were born and raised here and is not meant as anything but a concern about quality, quantity and safety. Having a new driver take over the load gives it extra inspection too. If a nuke, dirty or ‘conventional’, ever explodes in a US city, it will come on a boat/ship, or on a truck crossing the Mexican/Canadian border.
    That’ll teach you to ask me an open ended question. ;)
    C.

  12. Jeddidyah

    Jeddidyah said, about 4 years ago

    “Reading these comments today it’s like right wing Troll Hell.”
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    Well, just keep this in mind : when the Russians surrounded Berlin in April 1945, Goebbels announced that Germany was about to win the war. The trolls are no less deluded.

  13. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, about 4 years ago

    But if we go by what we see, Romney is offering our bright eyed boy a plate of magic beans. Obama offered us a plate of Romney’s magic beans by borrowing heavily from Romney’s healthcare plan. The boy, with the hat of stars on his head does appear to represent the American People. The harp and goose are still unknowns until Jack makes the effort to get them. The Romney reference is as cloudy as the man from the Jack and the Beanstalk story. Depending on version, Romney could be a greedy man who is unknowingly selling magic beans in exchange for that wonderfully drawn cow with its very skeptical face. He might also be a powerful wizard who knows of the beans magic and is sending Jack to steal the harp-tho that version usually has the seller as ultimately evil, there is a version where he was a good wizard and knew Jack was worthy to have this chance.
    I’ve seen several versions of Romney since 2004. In a few months, if he wins, we’ll see which Romney we’ve elected.
    I hope you’ll be around to let me know what you think, Ms. Quinn. Say Hi to Mr J for me.
    Respectfully,
    C.

  14. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, about 4 years ago

    @Respectful Troll

    ‘New laws allow people with mexican, not american, driver’s licenses to transport products across the USA. It is my understanding they are not held to the regulations we have, and is, in my opinion, a threat to national security.’
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    Well, sure, it’s a threat to national security, but ya know, it’s really Good For Business.
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    Our, oh so patriotic, ‘job creators’ will pick money over national security every time. They’ll hire illegals every chance they get.
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    As I remember it, they were all for selling our transportation security to an Arab company.

  15. saywhatwhat

    saywhatwhat said, about 4 years ago

    “And the solution is less taxes to improve the infrastructure. That’s the magic bean in a shell.”
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    Now I’m positive. You are only posing as a right-wing-nut-job. You’re a misguided progressive who thinks he/she needs to make stupid posts to make the “conservatives” look bad. Cut it out! it’s not helpful and they can make themselves look bad without your help.

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