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  1. PianoGuy24

    PianoGuy24 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Obama’s too close to the center. He’s the MOST Liberal Left President to ever occupy the White House!

  2. LumFan

    LumFan said, over 3 years ago

    Ever hear of Theodore Roosevelt? Now that is a real liberal (and Republican)! Now if only Obama could be half the liberal that Teddy was.

  3. Doughfoot

    Doughfoot said, over 3 years ago

    Thomas Jefferson to James Madison, October 18, 1785:
    “But the consequences of this enormous inequality producing so much misery to the bulk of mankind, legislators cannot invent too many devices for subdividing property … [ One ] means of silently lessening the inequality of property is to exempt all from taxation below a certain point, and to tax the higher portions of property in geometrical progression as they rise.”

  4. Peabody-Martini

    Peabody-Martini said, over 3 years ago

    Quick, please define what a Communist is? Can’t do it can you. Your comment is just a bunch name calling, drivel and reactionary right wing talking points.

  5. richardelguru

    richardelguru GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    The ignorance of most US citizens amazes me. By andy rational standard President Obama is a right centrist. The GOP are either greedy or insane, with very few exceptions.

  6. richardelguru

    richardelguru GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    ‘any’ not ‘andy’, though I’m sure Andy Rational (whoever he is) has standards :-)

  7. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst said, over 3 years ago

    This is of course using the American political spectrum, in which anything that doesn’t put more cash in the wallet of a rich old white guy is considered “communist”.
    By any REASONABLE spectrum, Obama is center-right and the Republicans are toeing the edge of the fascism abyss.

  8. PianoGuy24

    PianoGuy24 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    You sir, clearly don’t know history. Trying to compare Obama right of Reagan is the latest laughable excuse to get away with ruining the economy and you low information voters keep swallowing it hook line and sinker. And I don’t need Fox News. I can think for myself and can see clearly what Obama’s doing. You tho can’t wait to see Jay Carney’s latest spewing of lies.

  9. motivemagus

    motivemagus said, over 3 years ago


    Not really. Obama’s stands in practice have been little different from Bush or Reagan. Note that:
    1. He continued the Patriot Act (despite promises to the contrary)
    2. He expanded the spying on Americans established under Bush II.
    3. He has proposed fewer taxes than Reagan or Bush I, and they started lower than anyone’s.
    4. He has proposed “grand bargains” that essentially sacrificed Medicare and Social Security in order to get ANY raises in taxes to a level that would still be lower than any recent president except Bush II, angering his own party. (The GOP turned him down, but that was foolish — they would have gotten their “smaller government” willingly from Obama)
    5. So-called “Obamacare” is a GOP plan first to last, and until Obama took it up as his THIRD choice plan (arguably fourth), it was praised widely by the GOP. Note that it does almost nothing to correct the real problem with healthcare in this country — the insurance industry — and in fact REQUIRES people to buy insurance from those selfsame companies.
    6. He has appointed an SEC “watchdog” who comes from one of the companies she is supposed to watch, and is unwilling to actually enforce the laws on them.
    7. He has helped (through bailouts) various industries, including banks, the auto industry, etc., while imposing no real oversight and in the case of banks doing nothing to bring the culprits to justice who used illegal acts to bring down our entire freaking economy.
    8. He has done nothing whatsoever to scale back the Pentagon while expanding a number of military programs, especially drones.
    9. He has failed to support labor in any way.
    Need I go on? What people falsely call “radical Marxist” is really moderate Republican. Since there ARE none of those in national politics anymore, they are claiming he is radical.
    As others point out, Teddy Roosevelt was considerably more liberal than Obama in 1912! (Go check the Progressive Party platform of 1912 if you don’t believe me. I’ve posted it before.)
    Obama, like Clinton before him, is a Republican. God knows he certainly isn’t a “left wing radical” or “Socialist” or “Marxist” or any of that nonsense.
    If he nationalized healthcare (not just provided national insurance — which was choice #1 for him), or jailed bankers and took their property and money for redistribution, or passed confiscatory taxes, or something like that, THEN he would be a radical. He’s nowhere near there.

  10. foofinho

    foofinho said, over 3 years ago

    I don’t see the situation as Mr Times. President Obama isn’t actually looking for a compromise. It is as if he believes that all he has to do is smile and give good speeches and the people will line up behind him and follow. I miss the days that politicians pursued win-win situations.

  11. Rickapolis

    Rickapolis said, over 3 years ago

    But my goodness, what a bold authoritative voice GOP has. Bold voice, bold vision, bold ideas.

  12. saywhatwhat

    saywhatwhat said, over 3 years ago

    They can’t stop showing us how ignorant they are. They just don’t know how.

  13. PianoGuy24

    PianoGuy24 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    You forgot socialist, narcissist, egomaniac…I can keep going…

  14. Kim0158

    Kim0158 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    OMG! Obama should be clear off the left side of the page. Liberals are so delusional. . . to the degree of certifiable mental illness.

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