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  1. kreole

    kreole said, almost 4 years ago

    Best explanation so far!

  2. SuperGriz

    SuperGriz said, almost 4 years ago

    I saw that movie when I was a kid.

  3. SuperGriz

    SuperGriz said, almost 4 years ago

    Sunday’s out take, no rant: http://tinyurl.com/37mtymd

  4. C. A. Brobst

    C. A. Brobst GoComics PRO Member said, almost 4 years ago

    So get rid of blue dogs and republicans and make congress totally progressive. Only that will get us out of this “NO!” Party induced recession.

  5. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, almost 4 years ago

    about as well as what your average man on the street person understands.

  6. Jim Hicks

    Jim Hicks GoComics PRO Member said, almost 4 years ago

    Less they do in Washington, the better off we are.

  7. Justice22

    Justice22 said, almost 4 years ago

    To an extent, I agree with jimxo0067. First let them repeal the tax loopholes that make it profitable to export jobs to other countries. I understand this has been filibustered by the Republicans 4 times this year.

  8. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, almost 4 years ago

    Justice22 instead of punishing those who might dare leave how about giving a reason to stay and come to the USA with jobs? FAIR TAX! www.fairtax.org

  9. motivemagus

    motivemagus said, almost 4 years ago

    harley: we ALREADY have a flat tax, or very close to it - but the GOP wants to change it for the rich! http://www.ctj.org/pdf/taxday2010.pdf

  10. Rockngolfer

    Rockngolfer said, almost 4 years ago

    ^Justice 22 I am not sure but I don’t think the repubs have actually fillibustered lately. All they have to do is threaten to fillibuster and the bills go down. I think showing them on TV reading the phone book would be a good thing. Here in FL we are still paying a sales tax to give the Glazers a stadium. But you can’t watch the Bummaneers on TV because it’s blacked out.

  11. Justice22

    Justice22 said, almost 4 years ago

    I can’t see how asking a company that has moved it’s manufacturing overseas to pay the same as a company that stays here is punishment. Overseas= 0% income tax. Here= 28% income tax.

    Overseas, no healthcare to pay. Here $600 to $900 per month per employee. Overseas, little or no environmental laws to obey. Here, Several agencies looking out for your health.

    Rock, one objection equals a filibuster.

    Harley, Your fair tax is anything but fair. There are several versions of it out there and if you add state sales tax to the 23% flat tax, You get people paying 30% or more tax on every purchase. The flat tax started out at 10%. What happened? Since I have very little left over at the end of the month, Where is this tax money going to come from? I guess from the little income tax I pay now? Of course I won’t be paying anything on my capital gains or trading stock or short term government bonds.

  12. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, almost 4 years ago

    rockngolfer said,

    “^Justice 22 I am not sure but I don’t think the repubs have actually fillibustered lately.”

    They changed the definition of ‘filibuster’ years ago. Before, a single Senator could stand up and talk about anything. It took 2/3 of the votes to make him stop, and it was considered impolite to do so, so senators had to be desperately in favour of a passing a measure quickly to get the votes to end the filibuster (cf. Jimmy Stewart as Mr. Smith). So the Senate usually shut down until the filibusterer(s) was(were) exhausted, then they passed the bill. Often in the early hours of the morning.

    Then they changed the rules. Now, someone against a bill can vote ‘No,’ or can vote ‘Filibuster.’ Just 41 votes of ‘Filibuster’ stop a bill, but 51 votes of ‘no’ are required to stop a bill. Democrats against a bill usually vote ‘no’; Republicans against a bill usually vote ‘filibuster’.

    And once 41 vote ‘filibuster,’ the bill is just as dead as if 51 voted ‘no’ and the Senate continues on to other business.

    And that’s what is now called a ‘filibuster.’

  13. jules1021

    jules1021 said, almost 4 years ago

    As long as one sidecan keep the other from doing stupid things, it is working.

  14. Wing-Nut

    Wing-Nut said, almost 4 years ago

    You heard it here folks, C.A. Brobst wants a National Socialist Party. Here’s hoping it goes better this time around eh Brobsty.

  15. Jade

    Jade GoComics PRO Member said, almost 4 years ago

    “Democrats are holding up Legislation too as many Democrats are not too keen on Obama’s Vision”

    • I know right, upholding the 1st and 14th Amendments are such bad things to do. If we only cared about the 2nd Amendment, well then everyone would get along.

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