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Tom Toles

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  1. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    All who signed the pledge should have been run out of Congress on the first day, period.

  2. Wabbit

    Wabbit GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    I wish Grover and McConnell would both quit their jobs or get fired!

    Both of them put political games above the good of the country it’s we the people.
    Most voters want the tax rate raised on the richest 1-2%. They don’t want to pay higher taxes than them, who can afford it. those the tax rate increase lower than the middle class. GOP needs public morality, not private ( who is doing hat in their own homes and bodies).

  3. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, almost 2 years ago

    @Wabbit

    How about lower taxes on everybody. Let the middle class and yes even those evil successful people spend their money the way they want to. Government is already WAY to big.

  4. Rad-ish

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

    I pledge allegiance to Grover Norquist
    And not the United States of America.
    And to the republic, for which it stands,
    One nation under GOP, indivisible,
    With liberty and justice for the rich.

  5. Clark  Kent

    Clark Kent said, almost 2 years ago

    Bring back the tax rates on the rich that were in effect during the 1960’s. Bring back the Glass Steagall act. Restore the estate tax retroactively. Haul the thieves of wall street into court to be tried for their financial crimes. While we’re at it, send cheney/shrub/rumsfeld to the world court to be tried for their massive war crimes.

  6. feverjr

    feverjr said, almost 2 years ago

    @Clark Kent

    If we’re going to dream…how about we invade those offshore banks in the Cayman Islands. If Reagan could invade Grenada and be a legend, I’m sure we could get support from the military-industrial complex.

  7. saywhatwhat

    saywhatwhat said, almost 2 years ago

    @ConserveGov

    Why don’t you tell us specifically what the government should spend less on and just how much each of your proposed cuts will save us. Do you want to start with the Interstate Highway system or national defense. Do you even know what costs the Federal government so much money or have you just heard this “Government is WAY too big” chant so often that you just know it must be true?

  8. Robert Landers

    Robert Landers said, almost 2 years ago

    @ConserveGov

    You mean the same government that bought well over half of the US in the Louisianan Purchase and the Purchase of Alaska. You mean the same government that funded the building of the Fist Intercontinental Railroad? You mean the same government that funded the building of Boulder and Grand Coulee Dams? You mean the same government that funded the TVA which still generates the majority of the electricity for all those Red sates in the middle of the US? You mean the same government that pulled the US out of the Great Depression just in time to be the Arsenal of Democracy that was a major factor in stopping the likes of Hitler and Tojo from taking over the world? You mean the same government that built the greatest highway system since the Roman Roads in the Federal Highway System, without which our form of Capitalism practically could not exist? You mean the same government that held off international Communism with such policies as Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD) all through the forty years or so of the Cold War. Thus (along with those leaders of the USSR intelligent to know that any nuclear war would mean the end of mankind on this planet) stopping mankind form destroying itself all during those years? You mean that government that has actually tried to take care of its own elderly with such excellent programs as social security and Medicare. Would you be able to do all that those programs do for even your own elderly relatives, let alone those of others less fortunate than yourself? From the harsh tone of many of your posts I have my doubts. And in fact, would rather depend on that way too big federal government for help when needed than the generosity of the likes of such that post as you do, any day!!

    Finally, you mean that government that has done what many thought was impossible in placing Americans on the moon and bringing them back alive to tell the tail? A program by the way, that I was a small part of. A small part true, as I was only one of millions involved, but I was indeed one of those millions at least.

    So, just what have you done for your country besides complain, complain, and then more complaining! Those of us that really take a great deal of pride in the government of the US grow more tired all the time of such BS as comes on comment boards such as this one from such (It is all about ME!) people as yourself and your cronies on these boards!!

  9. cdward

    cdward said, almost 2 years ago

    @ConserveGov

    They are successful because they cheated – buying government influence and changing the rules to benefit themselves. Their wealth is always gained on the backs of others – and once they have exhausted them, the evil rich dump them. There is nothing honest about our current corporate system. Would that the government would control them a little better. Oh, and we could significantly reduce the size of government if we reduced the size of our military say, by half. It’d still be bigger than anyone else’s.

  10. motivemagus

    motivemagus said, almost 2 years ago

    “Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion.” – Edmund Burke
    How much worse, then if he sacrifices any judgment to a single individual arbitrarily and without options?

  11. narrowminded

    narrowminded said, almost 2 years ago

    @Robert Landers

    The blind worshiping at the alter of tyranny.
    You, sir, are a slave.

  12. emptc12

    emptc12 said, almost 2 years ago

    @Robert Landers

    Excellent post. Thank you.
    .
    And you didn’t even get to the medical breakthroughs that came about through government funding and their implementations sponsered through government agencies. I’m thinking of vaccinations against TB, polio, and measles, among many others.
    .
    Remember the terrible fear parents had during the polio epidemic years? Salk and Sabin received enormous gratitude. I was very young then, and for those slightly older than me the vaccines came too late.
    .
    And the Center for Disease Control, without which who knows what plagues would have come about in this age of intercontinental travel.
    .
    Governments programs at their best lead to increased wealth and things of lasting value.

  13. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, almost 2 years ago

    @ConserveGov

    I completely agree with this post. The only reason we need the government is to protect us from that huge army of jihadists waiting to attack us.


    There is absolutely no reason to have everyone pay for the USDA to inspect our food. Let everyone pay to have his own food inspected. And the payroll tax should all go to defence. Just because people paid for it is no reason to cripple our defence by giving them back their money as Social Security or Medicare or unemployment..


    Cut the government to nothing but Dalek and Terminator drones and sell all the national parks to the oil companies. Then America would be a paradise for everyone like ConserveGov.

  14. echoraven

    echoraven said, almost 2 years ago

    @Wabbit

    The only problem with that is the tax code is complicated (on purpose) and that 1-2% have accountants to help them avoid taxes.
    Tax them and soon Nobozo will say not enough revenue was collected so he’ll add like a gas tax or something similar that hits the working class because the working class cannot afford “tax shelters”.
    In a perfect world, that idea would be spiffy.,

  15. echoraven

    echoraven said, almost 2 years ago

    @saywhatwhat

    Can start with Obamaphones…

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