Steve Benson by Steve Benson

Steve Benson

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  1. Joadtom

    Joadtom said, 5 months ago

    This cornicopia implies we have abundance when we actually have debt. ….. They have broken into our house and you say they deserve keys to the house, the car and they have a right to our paychecks…… There is a difference between charity and stupidity.

  2. Joadtom

    Joadtom said, 5 months ago

    Idiot, David. My father is an immigrant that came to this country legally. … This strategy of calling people racist is disgusting…. You may be kind, but you are stupid.

  3. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    @Debt Free

    Funny how you assume that they’ll all have some slavish obedience to the Democratic party rather than being independent-minded. But then again, we all know how they are, don’t we?

  4. Ionizer

    Ionizer said, 5 months ago

    @The Wolf In Your Midst

    “Funny how you assume that they’ll all have some slavish obedience to the Democratic party rather than being independent-minded.”

    If the Dems didn’t want them as voters, they’d get nothing.

  5. Joadtom

    Joadtom said, 5 months ago

    I see/felt nothing bigoted in my comments. Mt analogy had no color in it. You ASSUME it because you are prejudiced against people who discuss logic on emotional issues. … I happen to love and care about all humanity…but I lock my doors at night because I am a realist.

  6. Ionizer

    Ionizer said, 5 months ago

    @Joadtom

    Those who have no logical reply seem always to charge some kind of -ism. Jackson, Sharpton, and others have made a pretty good living off of that, and David’s just following their lead.

  7. Enoki

    Enoki said, 5 months ago

    For what reason do we want to add a population of about 11 million people two thrids of which didn’t finish the 8th grade, many of whom have communicable diseases like TB, are twice as likely to end up in prison, and in general are failures in life?
    Yea, sure there is the one in a million that manages to finish college and make something of themselves but that hardly justifies legalizing the rest.

  8. Sharuniboy

    Sharuniboy GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    @flake-67121,
    Just who are they, “who stand to lose the most”; and just exactly what is it they “stand to lose”?
    ^
    And, additionally, just WHAT IS IT that, according to your diatribe, “everybody loses”?
    ^
    @Ionizer,
    Speaking more or less strictly from the point of view of some of my own ancestors – way back in the line – one might say that, since the end of the 15th Century, EVERYONE ELSE, except the direct descendents of those ancestors, on this Continent – and the Southern Continent of the Western Hemisphere as well – is, or descends from “Illegal Aliens”.
    ^
    Unfortunately, however, although this might be true in principle, it does little or nothing to help deal with today’s bigotry, intolerance, and all the rest of the irrational responses.
    ^
    When I was a boy, the Masked Duncecap and Dirty Bedsheet Brigade (KKK) marched up Denver’s 16th Street, down Broadway to 14th Ave., and up to Headquarters at 14th Ave. and Grant Street, where they put off their silly costumes in the robing room, and went diagonally across the street to our State Capitol to begin the day’s Legislative Sessions.
    ^
    Today’s bigots actually put the word, “queer” on employment application forms, along with the usual Male/Female boxes for gender identification. (Source, today’s DENVER POST, and the story about Colorado College, down in Colorado Springs – or as we out here in Injun’ Fightin’ Country know it: Hate City, in the Hate State.) And then, when “explaining” this kind of thing, the “Authorities” maunder on about “today’s young people accepting the word as legitimate.”
    ^
    The “hive mind”, or “antpile mentality”, seems to be always a part of human experience, in one way or another. “Everyone ought to be . . .”, is another altogether too common response; or even forceable argument concerning past, present, and future.
    ^
    Answers? Few, if any. But, humanity still makes progress, however miniscule it appears to be.

  9. Joadtom

    Joadtom said, 5 months ago

    David, yes, “they”. The people depicted in the comic. Those that we are speaking about…. They. It is the proper term. …i never said criminal, I described their actions, YOU supply that term. And your brain made that assumption because the actions fit that term…. You are arguing with your own, logical mind. Which you insist on ignoring to bend over backwards to give unto others what we want fir all mankind. I understand the thought. But no matter how hungry you are, I will not cut off my hand to feed you.

  10. pirate227

    pirate227 said, 5 months ago

    @Debt Free

    Republicans have no plan.

  11. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    We will hear more from the JBS “hatters” at the TEA party.

  12. Joadtom

    Joadtom said, 5 months ago

    David, you make no sense. I am not right wing… Again, YOUR prejudice.. Your assumption….. If they are in our country without entering legally, they have broken into our home…have they not?…. Maybe I should assume you are someone that does not believe in borders or the rule of law?
    If so, you are a dangerous person, a threat to liberty. Where there is no law, there is chaos and fear. The worst kind of tyranny.

  13. Faxon

    Faxon said, 5 months ago

    How about deporting criminals who break the law to enter the country? How about getting them out of the shadows so we can bring them to justice?

  14. Sharuniboy

    Sharuniboy GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    What amuses me about the arguments is the total lack of understanding of what “bigotry” – and synonyms thereof – really means. One doesn’t have to mention skin color to show bigotry. The simple declaration of aversion to a group, because of manufactured prejudices, is in and of itself, bigotry. The assertion that peoples seeking advantages not available in their own original mileu are, “illegal”, is in and of itself, bigotry. “Legality” is based upon much more than artificial boundary lines; and “crime” can be inferred by many oblique references to one’s own singular concepts of what one wants “legal” to mean at any given point in time.
    ^
    Also, assertions about our current “debt” have little or nothing to do with the positive potential others might bring us, by way of additional tax revenues, etc. To use that assertion as a pseudo-“cause” for excluding others is in and of itself a form of bigotry. It presumes that they seek to “take away” from those others for whom the, “I’ve got mine, and I’m going to keep mine” mantra is presumptive of the way “things ought to be”.
    ^
    Charity is much more than just a stale bologna sandwich at the back door. But then again, that brings us further to the complete lack of understanding of favorite shibboleths. No one cuts off one’s own arm in “Charity” to begin with. But, it does appear to be great rhetoric, though really nothing more than empty egotism.

  15. mdavis4183

    mdavis4183 GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    If they’re here illegally – send them baxck. NO EXCEPTIONS.

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