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Pat Oliphant

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  1. Nos Nevets

    Nos Nevets said, almost 4 years ago

    Let the sequestration begin.
    If it hurts me, fine. We need to start somewhere, even if it is way down at the rounding error level.

  2. db

    db said, almost 4 years ago

    Checked the annual budget numbers, and even with a full $85 billion in cuts, this year’s spending will still be more than 2011 spending. They need to cut more and keep cutting.

  3. blackash

    blackash said, almost 4 years ago

    If the Federal Government is still spending more than the previous year that means there are no cuts.

  4. emptc12

    emptc12 said, almost 4 years ago

    Somebody always wins, somebody always loses. And it’s usually the same somebodies.
    Said the Sharpie to the Rube: “Heads, I win. Tails, you lose.”

  5. edinbaltimore

    edinbaltimore GoComics PRO Member said, almost 4 years ago

    I vote we immediately deep-six the F-35, mothball the F-22, and order up more f-16s/18s. Then go in, fire all the acquisition personnel/5-stars, etc. who are working on these, and start over. Same with those who OK’d the Littoral combat ship, and the Coast Guard Deepwater boats. Then fire the legislators who keep funding these misbegotten projects. Then dismantle Homeland Security, put the Coast Guard under the Pentagon, eliminate the ATF and give that responsibility to the FBI. Then raise the income limit for contributions to social programs, start putting tariffs on Chinese, Korean, Japanese products equal to what they put on ours. Tell Netanyahu that he’s not getting any more aid until he starts talking substantively with the Palestinians, then tell THEM the same thing. Then get ALL THE WAY OUT of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq.

  6. Chillbilly

    Chillbilly said, almost 4 years ago

    If we cut our defense down to the size of China’s we could pay off all debt in one year.

  7. BillH77

    BillH77 said, almost 4 years ago

    America has an aggregate Federal Government debt of nearly $17 Trillion and old Pat is worried about a budget cut of $85 Billion or about 1/200th of the amount.

    That old geezer will not be around when the bill comes due but my children and I will.

  8. Rockngolfer

    Rockngolfer said, almost 4 years ago

    The deficit has been going down per year.
    Rich people need to pay their fair share of taxes.

  9. Veritas Et Al

    Veritas Et Al said, almost 4 years ago

    Anyone see the tag on the horse hair? “Made in China”

  10. ronald rini

    ronald rini said, almost 4 years ago

    instead of cutting job because they will go on unemployment which does not help they shoud cut pay and benefits starting with thiers

  11. BillH77

    BillH77 said, almost 4 years ago

    @chillbilly, the aggregate debt is nearly 17 Trillion. If the DoD budget was totally eliminated in Fiscal 2013 it would only reduce the size of the annual deficit.

    My guess is you don’t know the difference between the deifict and the debt. Given the stupidity of your post that does not surprise me.

  12. Becca

    Becca said, almost 4 years ago


    You’ve been breathing too much oxygen and are now making sense. You will be punished.

    (Oh, and we should dismantle the TSA while we’re at it. Just sayin’.)

  13. bigskyranger

    bigskyranger GoComics PRO Member said, almost 4 years ago

    Amazing how ‘end of the world’ it is to cut a portion of the projected increases in spending.

  14. TrogL666

    TrogL666 said, almost 4 years ago


    That’s probably the sanest thing I’ve read all year, and I’m talkin’ fiscal.

  15. Mark

    Mark said, almost 4 years ago

    The rich ARE the freeloaders.

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