Steve Kelley by Steve Kelley

Steve Kelley

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  1. PlainBill

    PlainBill said, about 2 years ago

    What a moron – Kelly can’t remember the old tax cut – which was due to expire 4 years ago.

  2. MortyForTyrant

    MortyForTyrant said, about 2 years ago

    “New Taxes” as defined by the GOP is “Ending $4 billion a year tax cuts for Exxon, BP and others”. There is such a HUGE amount of subsidiaries given to large corporations. Even the “financial cliff” deal included money (tax breaks) for Bacardi and NASCAR. It has become impossible to get a clean bill on the Resolute desk, there is always pork for some industry or some senator or some representative. No wonder Congress is less popular than head lice…

  3. ReFlex-76

    ReFlex-76 GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    - People in Europe who pay real taxes play tiny violins.

    - BTW, taxes still at the lowest rates since the 1950s.

    - Officially, President Obama will be the best US President since FDR on 2017. Unofficially, he already is.

  4. DavidGBA

    DavidGBA said, about 2 years ago

    Old taxes we need to cut the deficit.

  5. ARodney

    ARodney said, about 2 years ago

    Funny how the conservative cartoonists have now shown boulders representing debt, and boulders representing taxes. Which is it? They’re opposites, one is a result of eliminating the other.

  6. californicated1

    californicated1 said, about 2 years ago

    Considering that the idiot Senator from California (this time Barbara Boxer—but she is interchangeable with Feinstein) wants to levy a “Carbon Tax” on top of the Fuel Taxes we already pay to the Federal Government when we buy our gasoline, this will probably be one of the new taxes “in the mix” as the San Francisco “Chronicle” and its website have reported.

    We’ve been taxed enough already!

  7. echoraven

    echoraven said, about 2 years ago


    The trouble with “old”, “new” or simply "more taxes is that little or none will end up to cut the deficit. Most of it will end up in increases for entitlements or pork.

    …and as a side “benefit” it will be a drag on a already struggling economy.

  8. Bruce4671

    Bruce4671 said, about 2 years ago

    Hey guys. Think about what John just said:

    “Hardworking taxpayers understand that they’ve got to balance their budgets, whether it’s every week or every month. They also believe that it’s time for Washington to balance its budget.

    “Over the last four years House Republicans have offered plans – our budget plans – we’ve done our budgets, but it’s been nearly four years since the Senate has done a budget. Most Americans believe you don’t do your job, you shouldn’t get paid, and that’s the basis for no budget, no pay. It’s time for the Senate to act.

    “Chairman Paul Ryan has worked hard with the Budget Committee to outline the kind of reforms that we would put in place to bring real fiscal responsibility here to Washington. And I think the American people understand that you can’t continue to spend money that you don’t have. It’s time for us to come to a plan that will in fact balance the budget over the next 10 years. It’s our commitment to the American people, and we hope the Senate will do their budget as they should have done over the last four years.”

    Sounds like a plan to me

  9. wmconelly

    wmconelly said, about 2 years ago

    Gotta pay to play, Kelley, agreed? What say we get everybody who’s playin’ payin’ an equal percentage. Mitt Romney comes to mind. He pays 14% (when he pays at all); I’m payin’ north of 35. What’dya say, Kelley? Got room in your cartoons for a few numerical facts?

  10. mhmercer

    mhmercer GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    I believe that all voters who choose to pay less in taxes should be relieved of the burden of the benefits earned through those payments. No more public highway system for them, nor the purchase of pharmaceuticals overseen by the Food and Drug Administration.

  11. ReFlex-76

    ReFlex-76 GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago


    “We’ve been taxed enough already!”

    - We have the lowest tax rates in six decades, and someone writes this.

    - This is what happens when the populace is poorly informed.

  12. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago


    Letting a temporary tax cut expire isn’t a new tax. The Republicans have gone along every time, too.

    I suppose you’d rather see Social Security disappear from lack of proper funding.

  13. drybones

    drybones GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago


    Indeed. A plan to tax the poor to feed the greedy wealthy. A continued free pass for corporate America. The elimination of programs for the needy. And needy means “A person Is physically or mentally handicapped so as to be prevented from pursuing a piece of the American Dream through her own labors.”

  14. ReFlex-76

    ReFlex-76 GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago


    “He is even worse then Jimmy “the peanut farmer” Carter! And he was God-awful!”

    - Since you fail reading comprehension, allow me to explain:

    President Obama is better than:

    - Truman
    - Eisenhower
    - Kennedy
    - LBJ
    - Nixon
    - Ford
    - Carter
    - Reagan
    - Bush 1
    - Clinton
    - Bush 2

    - You know, every President since FDR.

    - FDR, of course, one of the top 3 of all time; I can only think of Lincoln and Washington as better.

  15. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    Reinstating what was supposed to be a “temporary” tax break, is NOT an “increase” from traditional taxation, and indeed still represents a tremendous DECLINE from historic rates, as in the 1950’s. Apology to Australia, but the “TEA party” and Republican theme song should be “Whining Matilda”.

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