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Tom Toles

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  1. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    Perhaps we need to change our entrenched ways.

  2. omQ Release the Desaparecidos

    omQ Release the Desaparecidos said, about 2 years ago

    Excellent.
    Politicians suffer from trench-mouth.

  3. zoidknight

    zoidknight said, about 2 years ago

    Let’s see.
    1. End NAFTA
    2. End tax breaks for companies who send our jobs overseas,
    3. Deport ALL illegals – It is not racist, no matter what liberals and democrats say.
    4. End all H1b visas and send them home. – There are plenty of Americans out of work with the same skills.
    5. Tax heavily any company that does not have 75% of their employees be American citizens.
    6. 75% pay cut for elected officials.

    Yes it can be done and should be done.

  4. JudeTheObtuse

    JudeTheObtuse GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    @zoidknight

    Yes, absolutely a home run…if you’re playing in a Little League game. I agree that corporations need to be brought into line, to be forced to either exhibit some sense of communal responsibility by ACTUALLY creating jobs and keeping them here in this country, OR, to pay huge tax penalties for not doing so. I also think all these Free Trade associations are bad for working families in this country and I think we can do a better job on immigration. Simply saying “deport all illegals” is simplistic and pay cuts for elected officials, well, it’s not only impossible (almost) but it would be a waste of time because it wouldn’t accomplish anything. Their salaries are not a significant part of the economy. Taking the money out of the election process would go a long way toward restoring some sort of Democracy.

  5. JudeTheObtuse

    JudeTheObtuse GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    @Ms. Ima

    Please feel free to move to a country that doesn’t have some form of controls on healthcare, like Iran or Liberia or Haiti. These countries stand for the same things conservatives here in this country believe.

  6. Ajax 4Hire

    Ajax 4Hire said, about 2 years ago

    Seriously,
    How much money does Greece, Spain and Italy think the Germans have? I know it is not enough, it never is.

    Some win the lottery and still go broke. Some will never be rich. Wealth does not come from spending, it is created, it is made; Like the commercial says, “We make our money the old fashion way, we EARN it.”

    Like Paul says(Thessalonians2 3:14): “Don’t work, don’t eat”’ even the poor can work, I know I did.

  7. Quipss

    Quipss said, about 2 years ago

    Because the USA has such a low debt ?
    Because Germany which has more social programs than Spain must be the pariah feeding off of Spain’s wealth. There is a difference between financial responsibility and economic orientation. To put it into real life perspective if one buys a house in an area to expensive for there means they will go into the red very fast. If somebody buys a bunch of prostitutes and drugs it is still possible for them not to go into debt so long as they moderate to their means.

    The lesson is that the way you spend your money will have some impact on debt however the main impact is simply financial restraint to the point where you can self sustain

  8. Jase99

    Jase99 said, about 2 years ago

    @zoidknight

    I don’t disagree entirely with your list, but it does need some tweaking.

    I agree with bowing out of NAFTA along with the WTO.

    Ending taxbreaks for companies who send jobs overseas should be extended to ending most corporate tax breaks.

    Rather than modeling a war on illegal immigration on the perennial failure that is the war on drugs, the government needs to go after the companies who hire the illegals. As long as there is a demand for illegal workers, there will be a supply. End the demand and the supply will dry up. This should be done through massive fines rather than through taxes.

    A massive pay cut for elected officials will likely lead to more corruption and favoritism for those who donate to campaigns. Instead, I want to see publicly only funded elections and a return to the style of election debates used by the League of Women Voters.

  9. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, about 2 years ago

    @zoidknight

    Who will pay for #2? Estimates are at least 12 million. An not all of them are Latino. The others I like only I’d have our representatives getting a token $20,000 and live in split dorms.

  10. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, about 2 years ago

    @Ms. Ima

    Yes Socialism for the rich and their Corporations is closer to Fascist. Now that is horrible.

  11. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, about 2 years ago

    @JudeTheObtuse

    Please don’t say that. They say the same to us and the answer is the same—-freedom of speech so don’t take from their fascist playbook okay?

  12. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, about 2 years ago

    @Ajax 4Hire

    How about working and not eating enough? Work like slaves and die very young from malnutrition? But then that is the Nazi way that our would be masters want to run things. Even in a Depression you demand work from others who can’t find it.

  13. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, about 2 years ago

    @Jase99

    Maybe if we put such corruption in the capital crimes area. (Better yet life imprisonment and hard labor every day till they die.)

  14. pcolli

    pcolli said, about 2 years ago

    Stop thinking about Governments, Parties, Policies, Them v Us. Countries are made up of people who work, play; get rich, become poor. We are ALL human, we suffer, we SURVIVE. Some of the most upper class people (in the UK anyway) have very little money and are just as “down to earth” as the poor people.

    We’re all conceived and born in the same way. Politics comes and goes. People live if they(we)’re allowed to.

    I await your “buts” and “ifs” and general objections.

  15. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    Zoid: you DO realize everything you are AGAINST, Mitt Romney and the Republicans are FOR, right? Just as a minor example, "W"’s salary was DOUBLED from what Clinton got,($200K went to $400K) and Congressional Republicans have voted for EVERY increase in THEIR pay, even while they froze Civil Service pay! Repeatedly!


    Yep, Europe DOES have problems, and we might look to Greenspan’s influence on what CAUSED the problems!

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