Tom Toles by Tom Toles

Tom Toles

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  1. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Hmmm, I guess Paul Ryan’s ‘budget’ wasn’t the Republican proposal after all.
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    Why are Republicans so terrified at naming specific cuts?

  2. capndunzzl

    capndunzzl said, over 2 years ago

    …do they even have a reflection in the mirror!

  3. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    @braindead08

    Because their cuts will be to destruction of Medicare and Social Security (even though SS has nothing to do with the budget.)

  4. cjr53

    cjr53 said, over 2 years ago

    @braindead08

    I believe it is because the really fear the expected results; their money supply will be cut off and no one will ever vote for them again.

  5. walruscarver2000

    walruscarver2000 said, over 2 years ago

    Yes, a flat tax because 10% of 10,000 is not missed in today’s economy any more than 10% of 10,000,000.

  6. wbr

    wbr said, over 2 years ago

    now that gop has proposed cuts and rev increases will bho do the same stay tuned

  7. Kris Jackson

    Kris Jackson said, over 2 years ago

    Toles nails it! Obama in the past has proposed compromises to the GOP at the start of negotiations. The Republicans then reject his proposals, and Obama looks weak. Now he tells them what he wants and lets them counter-offer. And they got nothing.

  8. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Greedy Obstructionist Party=Losers

  9. M Ster

    M Ster said, over 2 years ago

    The GOP leaders have another problem. They will have less strength in January due to the seats they lost in the House and Senate, and the smaller number of Tea Party Republicans in the seats they held. So coming up with a bandaid to get through the end of the year is not attractive. And Obama knows it.

  10. walruscarver2000

    walruscarver2000 said, over 2 years ago

    @Harleyquinn

    You’re right, I can’t. I also can’t give you an example of where he has worked with my Aunt Martha. Simple reason: To work with someone you both have to make the effort, and since the GOP has been unwilling to work with him…

  11. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Toles scores again, period.

  12. Jeddidyah

    Jeddidyah said, over 2 years ago

    Yep, that about says it all.

  13. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    @Harleyquinn

    In 2011, Obama was willing to accept the deal that Boehner finally got around to re-offering yesterday. Boehner was pressured by the TP Republicans to back out of the deal.

    In the meantime, we had an election in which the majority sided with Obama on demanding tax rates go up for the top bracket.

    Obama wasted immense amounts of time in 2009 and 2010 trying to engage Republicans on Health Care reform and the stimulus bill, to no avail.

    I can’t even count the number of times Republican leaders said they were focused on one thing: make Obama a one term President. That’s hardly leadership.

  14. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    @Uncle Joe

    Sweet, payback!

  15. rwgate

    rwgate said, over 2 years ago

    @wbr

    Obama has already put out a detailed plan, with real numbers. The Reptilian plan is a cut and paste from Romney/Ryan’s campaign, with no concessions, and no specifics. Just like during the campaign, they say “trust me”, we’ll work out those nasty cuts later as long as you give us what we want right now.

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