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Tom Toles

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  1. Gresch

    Gresch said, over 1 year ago

    If there is a lie in his speech… then you must impeach…

  2. Gary Kleppe

    Gary Kleppe said, over 1 year ago

    @Tigger

    Chuckles, your side hated the ACA without ever really caring what was in it. All that matters to you is who wrote it.

  3. Robert Landers

    Robert Landers said, over 1 year ago

    @ne7minder55

    It is cruel and unusual punishment to even attempt to confuse our ultra conservative, president Obama hating at all costs posters here with facts. On the other hand, it is kind of fun isn’t it?

  4. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, over 1 year ago

    Tea types started with what was either a shutdown that irreparably injured the US (or what Fox called a slimdown that severely injured a tiny minority, inconvenienced a larger minority, and had no observable effect on the majority). This distracted from the ACA problems for 16 days!


    Next, the Tea types spoke of free healthcare for the lazy and Death Panels for the hard-working. Two lies easily refuted for anyone who could read at a 4th-grade level.


    Next the Tea types spoke of a $5,000 penalty for everyone who did not sign up on the ACA website before 15 Dec ‘13, a date when the ACA programmers said would be the earliest when everyone would be able to get on. Again, two outrageous lies, and, again, anyone who can read at a 4th-grade level can easily see that they’re lies.


    Meanwhile, back in early October, the left-wingnut Ted Rall complained that the ACA was a giveaway to insurance companies, that the only plans he could find cost more than a plan he’d had to cancel because he couldn’t afford it, and the plans refused to tell him if his doctor was in-network. It took three weeks before the Tea types discovered these new, improved criticisms not so easily dismissed.


    Only they WERE dismissed. After three weeks of lies, the Obamabot MSM said the Tea types were all still lying. Fox news had three people who repeated Rall’s complaints. All lying. One covered by Medicare, so not affected at all. One covered by Medicaid, so no out-of-pocket expenses at all. And one on an employer-provided healthcare plan not affected by the ACA.


    The New York Times asked for readers to comment. Typical comment: ‘The ACA will save me $1,000 a month.’ Since I never HAD $1,000 a month disposable income to pay for healthcare (and was glad my employer covered my healthcare costs), I wondered, “Who IS this person?”.


    Last Saturday morning, they mentioned the ACA on ‘Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me,’ an NPR radio show. One panellist said, ‘I decided to try to log in out of curiosity, since I’m covered by my employer. I got on immediately with no problems, and the ACA plan was cheaper and better than the one I was getting from my employer, so I signed up.’


    For the 90% of Americans not affected, who have no reason to fight the ACA website, the majority believe the Obamabot MSM, while a significant minority believe Foxnews.


    What the TRVTH is, I have no idea.

  5. Hawthorne

    Hawthorne said, over 1 year ago

    @Gary Kleppe

    “All that matters to you is who wrote it.”

    Uh … that is the side who wrote it. You don’t believe Obama wrote it just because the GOP calls it ‘ObamaCare’, did you?

  6. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Which is a bigger LIE from Obama? “If you like what you have you can keep it” Or “It will save the average family $2,500” ?
    I say “If you like it you can keep it” Because Obama had to have known his own studies. Three months after the bill was signed they wrote some legislation mandating the terms in which you could not keep it. If Obama did not know this it makes him out to be a bigger idiot then I give him credit.
    I say "If you like it you can keep it LIE is bigger then the numbers Obama pulled out of who knows where. “Save $2,500” is such a cop out. Such a simple bait and switch I think Obama believed it. What does he know about finance? For all we know he was clicked on “this weird trick” will save you … a couple of times.
    Yes the “You can keep it” LIE is the bigger LIE by Obama!

  7. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @ypoons7666

    “read it” Not many read 2000 page bills. Let alone 20000 pages of the how to implement the bill. And that was part of the design.
    The did not “write” it as so much bubble gummed together of a bunch failed programs from the past. I think Hillarycare is in there somewhere along with other liberal dreams and pay out schemes.

  8. mikefive

    mikefive said, over 1 year ago

    @ne7minder55

    “….they were hugely in favor of the plan when the Heritage Foundation introduced it as a counter to the Clinton proposal and excited when Willard got it passed in MA.”

    I would suggest that you read up on the Heritage Foundations stance on mandated health care. I think you will find it was not what you think it was.

  9. Enoki

    Enoki said, over 1 year ago

    How many lies can you cram into a single panel cartoon?

  10. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst said, over 1 year ago

    @me9970

    Remind me again which President said “you are either with us, or you are with the terrorists”?
    The dividing part went great; the conquering part, maybe not so much.

  11. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, over 1 year ago

    @Tigger

    Once the right wing Obama chose the Republican ACA they immediately disavowed it. And did everything to derail it.
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    What many people don’t yet realize is that so many of the insurance they have is expensive junk. They don’t measure up to what is offered. Remember the US govt will compensate that which you can’t afford so the insurance companies win either way.

  12. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, over 1 year ago

    @Robert Landers

    Ironically all that hate and casting of dispersions makes Pres. Obama seem more liberal than he actually is.

  13. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, over 1 year ago

    ‘keep your current plan’ was a lie. What part of that don’t low information voters understand?
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    Some people want to keep their current plan even if it is inferior to what is being offered and cheaper.

  14. Kip W

    Kip W said, over 1 year ago

    Every year, they send us new insurance cards. This is because they’ve changed the plan to maximize shareholder benefits — that is, to give us less actual insurance and to charge us more for it.

    Insurance companies have done this right along. They cancel any plan that seems to pay off and offer in return a plan that’s more profitable for them.

    Only now, it’s a scandal. Now we’re blaming the government for this and other conservative cheapskate ripoffs.

  15. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @ypoons7666

    Just a footnote here…we also hate Nancy Pelosi, the Wacko Witch from the West…

    Can I quote you, the next time someone tells me I’m sexist for making fun of Michelle “Be like China” Bachmann?

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