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Steve Kelley

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  1. Iandian

    Iandian GoComics PRO Member said, 6 months ago

    In what universe do teens give a hoot (or are even aware of) the debt ceiling?

  2. Tax Man

    Tax Man said, 6 months ago

    @Genome Project

    No, you are wrong again. The debt ceiling is the maximum amount that may be borrowed. The lie about having to borrow to pay old debt is just that, a lie. If we borrow more money we have more debt. At what point do others say they will no longer lend to us. If we pay interest only and continue to borrow, it is even worse.

  3. warjoski

    warjoski GoComics PRO Member said, 6 months ago

    Okay seriously. The entire ‘Kenyan’ schtick is just old. There are plenty of reasons to criticize Obama. His race and some urban legend about his birthplace aren’t one of them.

  4. Stipple

    Stipple said, 6 months ago

    @Genome Project

    I think everyone knows the facts of the debt limit but judging by the replies the don’t care and will scream while they plug their ears to keep from hearing it repeated.

    Congress sets the spending, the debt limit is where they are supposed to stop.
    They do not stop and the debt still must be paid.
    The debt ceiling has to be raised to match what has already been spent (borrowed).

    It would be difficult to make this concept any simpler.

  5. Ruff

    Ruff GoComics PRO Member said, 6 months ago

    @Overtaxed

    What? A whole comment without a single socialist? Get well soon.

  6. eugene57

    eugene57 said, 6 months ago

    “Spending like a drunken Kenyan. Spend it like it is stolen.”
    Unintentional description of conservatives yet again.

  7. wbr

    wbr said, 6 months ago

    no genome project the debt ceiling raise is for future spending // current debt is limited to current ceiling

  8. Nohwear

    Nohwear said, 6 months ago

    Hey! who gave teens time to read the news paper they need to be spending at least 9 hours a day on school work!

  9. disgustedamerican

    disgustedamerican said, 6 months ago

    presidents ask for spending (legally required to submit executive proposed budget annually)
    congress originates spending bills in the House, Senate votes yes, president signs.
    It is a Corporate Endeavor.
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    Obama’s annual spending totals 2009-2013 added DEBT to the $10.6 Trillion total January 2009 when O was sworn in.
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    Current 2013 total Debt is $17.2 Trillion.
    New debt ceiling deal will raise it to $18.2 Trillion by March 2015.
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    Our kids and grandkids will find out about what taxpayers owe, and when they do learn the burden our generation put n their backs, they should be angry with our voting to keep spenders in office and for what Congress and the Presidents plural all did to create this Impossible-to-pay DEBT.

  10. DaSharkie

    DaSharkie GoComics PRO Member said, 6 months ago

    @DrCanuck's Little Sister

    If this is true, then HE is responsible for NOT curtailing spending. President Obama has asked for the debt limit to be increased multiple times – not for cuts in spending.

    Explain to me again how this is adult behavior?

    And for the record – BOTH parties are to blame for this stupidity. We are in debt up to our eyeballs, and no one gives a dam about it. Instead, we just play partisan politics.

    Just like Nero doing nothing while Rome burns.

    Even the Dems in 2006 ran on decreasing spending, accusing the Republicans of “spending like drunken sailors.” Then the did NOTHING to reduce spending. instead, we get the ACA which will add a trillion in debt within 10 years.

  11. Stipple

    Stipple said, 6 months ago

    @DrCanuck's Little Sister

    “you lie about me lyin..”

    As well as anything he does not understand or agree with, it is not just you.

  12. DGF999

    DGF999 said, 6 months ago

    Yep. Future generations are gonna be screwed if this experiment in socialism continues much longer…

  13. TJDestry

    TJDestry GoComics PRO Member said, 6 months ago

    Yep, future generations are gonna be screwed if the schools don’t start teaching economics better so that the wingnuts can’t use “debt ceiling” as a scary, scary boogeyman in order to avoid fulfilling the basic obligations of a sane society.

  14. wbr

    wbr said, 6 months ago

    dear t j this is about the first debt ceiling raise that did not have major items attached // genome spending does not have to be done right away [ example the border fence was pasted years ago and still not done] simple await till funds come in

  15. Karyl Miller

    Karyl Miller GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    Love U Steve but I dare you to find ONE TEEN who’s actually concerned about the nat’l debt. In fact, I dare you 2 find one teen who KNOWS what the nat’l debt is.

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