Rob Rogers by Rob Rogers

Rob Rogers

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  1. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, about 11 hours ago

    The highest percentage of working age Americans simply not working since Jimbo Carter 40 years ago.
    48,000,000 Americans on Food Stamps.
    After almost 7 years, Americans are still making less money than when Obummer took office.
    Sounds like a spot-on forecast to most of us Rob!

  2. Balto Bill

    Balto Bill said, about 6 hours ago

    @ConserveGov

    Yup. Wages went down under Carter, but went way up as soon as St. Ronnie fixed everything…. and Bushes failed economy was left over from Clinton riding it up so it was doomed to go down.

  3. Ted Lind

    Ted Lind GoComics PRO Member said, about 5 hours ago

    The middle class has been making less money for the last couple of decades. It seems to me that conservative solutions are just as bad as liberal ones. A rising tide never lifted all boats. Giving breaks to big companies and the rich doesn’t seem to create jobs either.

  4. SizeofaPea

    SizeofaPea said, about 4 hours ago

    @Ted Lind

    “A rising tide never lifted all boats.”
    I guess you’re right. In my area (very touristy) during the Clinton boom anyone who wanted a job could get a job. Even the fast food joints were paying $2-$3 over minimum just to get people. And you just know the plutocrats hated the fact that they couldn’t abuse and exploit their workers. Local factories actually installed air conditioning in order to settle their employees’ complaints despite summer being only about 2 months long. It was a boom time, even though they had to pay much higher wages/benefits in order to get and keep employees the businesses were still profitable and busy. But since they had to pay more than they thought they should (that whole supply/demand thing shouldn’t apply to the employers in a labor market you know) I guess the businesses’ boats weren’t raised, despite increased sales and profits. They weren’t raised because they didn’t get ALL of the benefits of the economic prosperity.
    I don’t believe this is how you feel, but I don’t understand how else you interpret a booming economy created by middle class/consumer demand as not lifting all boats. The workers are able to demand higher pay, that gives them increased disposable income which they then spend, increasing demand for businesses’ goods and services. With that increased demand the businesses (the properly run ones at least) realize increased profits from the increased volume. Of course though, the bigger your boat (the greater your operation or level of wealth) the greater the rise in the tide that is required to lift a beached or grounded boat. And the bigger the boat, the deeper the draft and the higher the tide required to prevent the big boat from foundering.

  5. masterskrain

    masterskrain GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 hours ago

    It’s REALLY hard for the “Rising Tide” to lift your boat when it’s anchored to the bottom by really short chains.
    Like Mall-Wart making $129 BILLION in Gross Profit in 2014, but they STILL claim they can’t afford to give their employees a decent wage.

  6. coraryan

    coraryan GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 hour ago

    The employer mandate hasn’t kicked in yet. Obama has delayed that because he knows what the result will be, so he put it off until well after the election. Wait till people who have gotten subsidies for the insurance file their taxes and find out they owe the government for the subsidies! That will be a laugh!

  7. Paris Girl

    Paris Girl said, 44 minutes ago

    Everyone knows that there are all sorts of ways to compile and interpret statistics.
    The fact remains that the US economy, like the current POTUS or not, middle class on less money than in previous years….true, IS on the upturn at nearly four per cent annual growth. That is better than France, Spain, the Republic of Ireland, Portugal, Italy, Great Britain, India, Brazil….. in fact, most of the countries that comprise the entire planet.

    Now….in my book, that’s good.

  8. here2daygonetmw!

    here2daygonetmw! GoComics PRO Member said, 21 minutes ago

    “The sky is falling…”
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    (km)

  9. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, 19 minutes ago

    The Obamacare rates are going down.

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