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  1. INGSOC

    INGSOC GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Alright, time to party down….

  2. ODon

    ODon said, over 3 years ago

    Good thing he prepaid his health insurance by contributing to a national pool for so many years.

  3. Jim Hicks

    Jim Hicks GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Thanks President Obama and the democrate controlled congress.

  4. jmattadams

    jmattadams GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Trickle Up, indeed. Who was it, Dick Gephardt, who first said that he prefers Trickle Up? Thanks, Stuart for admitting that under Obama, it’s not been Trickle Down. Finally some liberals quit trying to make him Reaganesque.

  5. Patrick JB Flynn

    Patrick JB Flynn GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    What trickles up must come down. Just get yourself and your loved ones out of the way. CRASH!

  6. motivemagus

    motivemagus said, over 3 years ago

    Tigger, the GOP has also failed to support small businesses - just big ones. It takes money to make money. jmattadams, HOWGOZIT, have you completely blanked on the Bush and Reagan years? This is EXACTLY what happened under them. The liberal beef with Obama is that he is acting like a Republican and failing to defend the actions necessary to save the economy for ALL Americans, not just the rich.

  7. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    The NFIB estimates that over the lifetime of a business, 39% are profitable, 30% break even, and 30% lose money, with 1% falling in the “unable to determine”

  8. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Those new millionaires came from the same herd of brokers and traders as the last bunch. Small business is still barely hanging onto the rim of the same toilet “Reaganomics” threw them into.

  9. keechum

    keechum said, over 3 years ago

    I’m glad they can’t take it with theim. Boy, I bet it will be so hard for them when it is time to leave.

  10. mendojoe

    mendojoe said, over 3 years ago

    Gee, too bad the middle class and poor don’t have their own political party handing them tax breaks.

  11. Jade

    Jade GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Panel 4 is pointing out the flaws of “Trickle down” economics. The rich get richer at the expense of those with whom the “excess riches” are supposed to trickle down onto. Wages for the middle class have remained very stagnant while wages for the top one percent continue to increase. “Trickle down” has not worked, and the middle class continues to get crushed while we CONTINUE the war on the middle class and the poor.

    The facts simply do not support trickle down. The wage disparity and the distribution of wealth clearly display evidence that everything has actually “trickled upwards.”

    In fact, with the taxes on Capital Gains set at 15%, we actually tax the top 2% LIGHTER than we tax the majority of the population. This is a fact. They may pay most of the taxes, but that’s just due to SIMPLE MATH, not due to heavy taxation. For the mathematically challenged: 15% of 90 is greater than 20-25% of 10.

    Understand that I am not saying “OMG tax teh [sic] rich like crazy.” I am stating facts, and advocate closing tax loopholes and simplifying the tax code.

    As for Panel 3, I sincerely doubt it has to do with “small businesses” (since 98% of small businesses make less than $250,000 a year), and more to do with manipulation of the stock market – the ‘financial weapons of mass destruction’ “hedge funds” – and betting against bad loans. It also didn’t help that taxpayer dollars went to funding multi-million dollar bonuses for bankers who made bad decisions while we bicker amongst ourselves about whether or not we should compensate teachers.

  12. pirate227

    pirate227 said, over 3 years ago

    The Repugs still don’t get it. LOL!

  13. Carolo1

    Carolo1 said, over 3 years ago

    Repugs are stupid

  14. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    FAIR TAX! No more class warfare! No Taxes until the basics in life are taken care of. But if you like the idea of punishing those who create the wealth, unlike 35% of Americans who get there paycheck straight from the government, but the evil rich will pay. The “Rich” will pay more then there fair share and then some because they will be the ones paying the most at retail.

  15. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Look up “Trickle up Poverty.”

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