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Steve Benson

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  1. Enoki

    Enoki said, about 1 year ago

    Which party had 163 members vote against seperate CR’s to reopen the Veteran’s Administration, fund the city of Washington DC’s operations, and several other seperate bills yesterday? Who was their ring leader?
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    Hint: Nancy Pelosi was at its head…

  2. Clark  Kent

    Clark Kent said, about 1 year ago

    Bring back the tax rates on the megarich that were in effect during the 1960’s. Then the budget will be balanced.
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    Hey, elephant, there is another trunk you should cut off. After all, you’d cut off your nose to spite your face.

  3. mskemple

    mskemple said, about 1 year ago

    Obama/Reid policy – Cater to the ruling class elite and 1%. As for the rest , let them eat cake – no compromise!

  4. vwdualnomand

    vwdualnomand said, about 1 year ago

    the gop is useless.

  5. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst said, about 1 year ago

    @me9970

    Term limits? Not really, when just about every candidate is a slave to big money.
    Now, if we completely removed private money from the political process, and made it an act of treason to accept any while serving the nation… that’d be a start!

  6. Zuhlamon

    Zuhlamon said, about 1 year ago

    @Enoki

    Which party had 163 members vote against seperate CR’s
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    So the Democrats are to blame because they refused to let the Republicans to abrogate their oath of office to pick and choose which laws they want to fund? Really? Enoki, do you ever step away from your FOX world and think about it?
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    Love to hate Nancy Pelosi, eh? She got things done. Can’t say the same for Boehner.

  7. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, about 1 year ago

    @mskemple

    “Obama/Reid policy – Cater to the ruling class elite and 1%. As for the rest , let them eat cake – no compromise!”

    This is why liberals and progressives are turning against Mr. Obama: he’s acting just like a Republican.

  8. mskemple

    mskemple said, about 1 year ago

    @I Play One On TV

    So you are admitting that Obama has failed to meet even the minimal standards of his base of support!

  9. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Watching this develop for two years now on the ACA, when it comes to the “TEA party” candidates, and over the last five years the “cooperation” and “willingness to negotiate”, from Boehner and the boneheads and “space left blank on purpose” “leadership” of McConnell and morons like Cruz et al in the Senate, there are a LOT of words that are appropriate, but each would get this post bounced by the moderators…


    The frustration caused me to “unload” on a friend of many years here who is both TEA party supporter, and ultra-right wing “conservative”, whom I’ve long been able to talk to and reason with, and still “get along” despite our political differences. He merely commented, like our local morons who don’t know anything about government, or most any issue, who are willing to parrot the “right wing garbage”, that “government” should be gone and is the source of all evil.


    I told him when he has his next heart attack, don’t call for the ambulance, don’t use our public roads, and don’t go to our hospital ER that was constructed with “stimulus” money and federal grants, or call on the doctors who got government loans to go to college, or get drugs approved by and regulated for safety by the FDA,or the ones developed with federal grants to researchers. Then I got really “ticked off”.

  10. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    ^Oh, yes, he’s also on Medicare, that worthless program that does nothing to keep him alive!

  11. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @dtroutma

    Then your friend went home to watch Faux News to get his tribal fix.

  12. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, about 1 year ago

    @mskemple

    “So you are admitting that Obama has failed to meet even the minimal standards of his base of support!”

    Please do not put words in my mouth, although there is no doubt that much of his base of support is disappointed. If we had wanted a gutless, Wall-Street-coddling, spy-on-everyone end-justifies-the-means Republican, we would have voted for Mr. Romney.

    That said, Mr. Obama has met minimal standards. First off, we have not put our troops in harm’s way in Iran and Syria, which I am convinced would be the case if Mr. Romney was in the White House. I am also pretty convinced that we will be much less likely to have another Scalia or Thomas added to the Supreme Court, and we are not seeing a push to reduce income (tax cuts) while increasing spending, which is a long-loved Republican fallacy. And although Obamacare is flawed, I welcome the fact that someone was willing to at least accept the fact that the health care system in this country is atrocious and not going to get better on its own, however basic of a concept that appears to be. I don’t see a single Republican idea to improve the situation. Every journey can contain mis-steps, but first you have to be willing to start the journey, which I will credit Mr. Obama for doing.

  13. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    “Civilization is social order promoting cultural creation. Four elements constitute it: economic provision, political organization, moral traditions, and the pursuit of knowledge and the arts.” WILL DURANT

  14. curtisls87

    curtisls87 said, about 1 year ago

    @Clark Kent

    I rarely comment on things like this, but you really need to consider dropping this meme. Even though the highest tax rates were considerably higher at that time, the actual tax rates after deductions, etc, were not.

  15. Wabbit

    Wabbit GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @Clark Kent

    That would be great. The KOch bros. teabags and rest of the mega-rich are greedy and selfish and are hurting our nation.

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