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Pat Oliphant

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  1. Godfreydaniel

    Godfreydaniel said, 12 months ago

    We do indeed wish, and oh so fervently!

  2. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, 12 months ago

    “Lemmings with suicide vests.” — U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., describing his GOP House colleagues.
    “We have elected an ungovernable collection of snake-handlers, Bible-bangers, ignorami, bagmen and outright frauds, a collection so ungovernable it insists the nation be ungovernable, too.” _ Charles P. Pierce,
    “You can’t accuse me of beating my wife and then turn around and tell me isn’t that true.” — Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., on CNN.
    “It’s exactly what we wanted, and we got it.” — Rep. Michelle Bachmann on the shutdown.
    “It’s all quite bonkers” — BBC reporter.


    BIGCHRONO said, 12 months ago

    All politicians should be permanently exiled to pacific atolls.

  4. PepeLePew2010

    PepeLePew2010 said, 12 months ago


    “It’s exactly what we wanted, and we got it.” — Rep. Michelle Bachmann on the shutdown.

    Truer words were never spoken. :P

  5. Zuhlamon

    Zuhlamon said, 12 months ago


    …and the TP has been wanting that for the last few years. Be careful for what you ask for, however…

  6. jack75287

    jack75287 said, 12 months ago

    I know Oliphant is hard left but I love this one.

  7. AlexanderTheGoodEnough

    AlexanderTheGoodEnough said, 12 months ago

    Some years ago, the TP’s signed on to the notion that the government should be drowned in a bathtub. They’re making good progress, the traitors…

  8. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, 12 months ago


    Best post of the day Radish!

  9. motivemagus

    motivemagus said, 12 months ago


    Nicely done.

  10. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst GoComics PRO Member said, 12 months ago

    The problem with politics is that we let all these politicians muck about in it.

  11. nate9279

    nate9279 said, 12 months ago

    I’m sorry, Mr. Oliphant, but the true children are the Republicans that desired and designed a government shutdown as campaign promises in 2010. This is what they wanted. So, stop lumping the Democrats in with them. It’s insulting.

  12. martens misses all her friends

    martens misses all her friends GoComics PRO Member said, 12 months ago

    The constitutional roots of America’s fiscal crisis
    This commentary gives both the historical and philosophical basis of our division of powers and makes a suggestion as to how we might get out of the present mess…although the author doesn’t hold out much hope that we will do what is necessary to remove this structural problem from our government.

  13. Enoki

    Enoki said, 12 months ago

    Oh, that would be nice!

  14. decimuscaelius

    decimuscaelius said, 12 months ago

    Workers to power!

  15. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, 12 months ago


    We’ve got all the laws an’ regulations that we could possibly need for at least ten or twelve years…an’ think of all the money we will save!!

    So, you want Congress to abdicate in favor of the executive? That’s interesting…

    Whether you think any new legislation needs to be passed, Congress needs to agree on the budget. That’s their job.

    The GOP has had over three & a half years to negotiate changes in the ACA. Instead they’ve passed 40+ bills to repeal. Now that they have failed, they are taking the economy hostage.

    If the ACA is going to be the disaster they insist it will be, the GOP will triumph in the 2014 elections. They can override any Presidential veto to repeal Obamacare, authorize the Keystone pipeline, abolish the EPA… the sky’s the limit.

    What is the GOP afraid of?

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