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Steve Breen

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  1. lonecat

    lonecat said, 10 months ago

    Nicely drawn.

  2. vwdualnomand

    vwdualnomand said, 10 months ago

    maybe have that guy who used to have a hunting show on nbc sports and a nra lobbyist shoot this elephant in the face.

  3. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, 10 months ago

    The cartoon made me feel very sad. In nations where elephants are part of the ecosystem or even part of the work force, the rare elephant that attacks elephants, man, or property is nearly always explainable. Age, illness, wounds, or rage due to loss of a member of the herd are usually to blame. When talking to moderate republicans, I do not see the intractable “my way is the only way” attitude. At the kitchen table, it is usually easy to compromise on the way things should be done as long as you’re not talking about abortion or gun rights. I know many Republicans who are adamant on abortion and guns, but ambivalent on gay marriage. The democrats I know are as concerned about the budget as the republicans, they differ on where taxes, subsidies, and entitlements should be adjusted/eliminated, but they are willing to give ideas a chance and a time period in which to see if they will work.
    I do not understand extremism in people who have the intelligence and communication skills to reach national office. Is it because no one else ran for the job? Is it because the people willing to invest in the campaign of a person wants one who they are certain will do what they want? International companies and money market managers make fortunes off of the changes of value in the dollar, yuan, and euro. Is there a profit motive in some politicians, immune to insider trader laws, and stockbrokers to keep our economy fluctuating wildly?
    Whatever the cause, until Americans start talking to one another with civility and respect, until they start hearing people with whom they disagree, there can be no conversation. Listening solely to those who are stating what we want to believe never gives us a chance to find out what we NEED to KNOW. 2 + 2 = 4. That’s a fact. 2x + 2y = 4 is unlikely. We need to know the variables before we can find a solution. And in politics, that requires open minds and civil discourse.
    Respectfully,
    C.

  4. Tax Man

    Tax Man said, 10 months ago

    The problem is more of money. Once the government takes our money, it is no longer real money; it is then government money. That way the politicians can use this “government money” to buy the votes of those who are willing to live off of someone else’s labor.

  5. Stipple

    Stipple said, 10 months ago

    @Respectful Troll

    For those who do not take time to read long posts I am going to repost the short version I read some time back.
    .
    If you want to make war talk to your friends.
    If you want to make peace talk to your enemies.

  6. Zuhlamon

    Zuhlamon said, 10 months ago

    Shouldn’t the nasty side be on the elephant’s right side? The extreme right-wing TeaBircher / fundie faction is the hate side.

  7. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    Their split is the oppositions gain.

  8. MortyForTyrant

    MortyForTyrant said, 10 months ago

    Not your fathers GOP. Regrettably…

  9. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, 10 months ago

    @Stipple

    Thank you again, Stipple.
    You are right. I am already at peace with my friends, but they, like me, have no interest in war.
    I consider very few people in GC to my enemy, though there are a few who are liberal or conservative and take very extreme and mean spirited positions. The one going by the name debt free, (Ima?) is one, Kato is another. One con, one lib.
    I want to let my "enemy’ know that I am one with whom he/she can speak. Like Josie Wales talking to the chieftain of the native Americans, I have nothing to offer but my truths, and a willingness to listen to their truths. If these truths can be based on facts, it is my hope that middle ground, despite tribal political parties and partisan media outlets, can be found between neighbors.
    Stay well as long as you can, Stipple. I hope I don’t offend, but I think of you at times when I pray.
    Respectfully,
    C.

  10. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, 10 months ago

    The right side of the brain controls the left side of the body and the left side of the body controls the right side of the brain. Additionally, the left side of the brain is where logic functions take place, and the right side is where artistic and creativity originate.
    google it.
    Respectfully,
    C.

  11. churchillwasright

    churchillwasright said, 10 months ago

    @Respectful Troll

    “the left side of the body controls the right side of the brain.”

    I’m pretty sure you messed something up there… a synapse between your brain and your typing fingers may have been missing.

  12. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, 10 months ago

    @churchillwasright

    LOL!!
    Absolutely right, Mr. Churchill.
    Thank you for pointing out my error with such eloquence and humor. :)
    Drain bamage strikes again. The correction follows….
    ^
    The right side of the brain controls the left side of the body and the left side of the BRAIN controls the right side of the BODY. Additionally, the left side of the brain is where logic functions take place, and the right side is where artistic and creativity originate.
    I will also take this moment to add a finding from the Journal of the American Medical Assoc from several years ago. When a person smiles, both sides of the brain connect with far greater efficiency.
    Thank you for providing some efficiency for my brain, Mr. Churchill.
    Gratefully,
    C.

  13. churchillwasright

    churchillwasright said, 10 months ago

    @Respectful Troll

    It happens…

  14. eugene57

    eugene57 said, 10 months ago

    @churchillwasright

    thanks for the respectful discourse.

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