Lisa Benson for August 03, 2022

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    Shod  2 months ago

    “From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked” (Luke 12:48)

    To wit, maybe big businesses and rich people ought to pay their fair share.

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    Concretionist  2 months ago

    A PERFECTLY reasoned, well documented and detailed argument.

    /s

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    Say What Now‽ Premium Member 2 months ago

    Con-serves are afraid it might actually work.

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    Patjade Premium Member 2 months ago

    Loony Lisa hasn’t read it and doesn’t understand even if she could read. Economics wasn’t her forte in HS, art was.

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    metzkel Premium Member 2 months ago

    Doesn’t she recognize the burden of the results of climate change…..damage from fires, floods, violent storms, droughts?

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    FrankErnesto  2 months ago

    Here we go again, “tax and spend Democrats”. As old as the hills, but still works with the no-nothings.

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    Stephen Runnels Premium Member 2 months ago

    This toon is contrary to logic and reality, so, of course, Lisa.

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    TampaFanatic1  2 months ago

    The only pork that I am thinking about is that which Joe Manchin probably snuck into the deal he struck up with Schumer over the weekend and it will get heavier when they tack on Sinema’s 30 pieces of silver or whatever her price is for doing something humane and voting this important legislation through which will probably add something that Manchin will not agree to and we end up back the the drawing board. Such is life when dealing with a couple of conservative Dinos who know they have the Senate leader by the cojones.

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    Durak Premium Member 2 months ago

    Lisa, you make it look like EVERYTHING is the burden of the individusl taxpayer, and that’s not true. And you KNOW it.

    The bill is written to be paid for with corporate tax. And they’re doing quite well. This is how it should be.

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    dnie  2 months ago

    It increases taxes on middle class and low income taxpayers.

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    Teto85 Premium Member 2 months ago

    Lisa forgot to properly label the pig as the millionaires and billionaires who have had tax cuts under republikkklan administrations.

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    suzalee  2 months ago

    It’s a good bill—they need to pass it.

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    Bookworm  2 months ago

    Of course, if the same legislation had been prepared and offered by one of Trump’s toadies, the taxpayer would be weighed down by those “Obstructionist Libtards.”

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    NeedaChuckle Premium Member 2 months ago

    I wonder what Ms Benson thinks about Corporate Welfare such as oil companies getting millions and millions of TAXPAYER dollars!! Or tax breaks for Billionaires as they can hardly get by on what they make.

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    The Nodding Head  2 months ago

    Does the pig represent Republican tax cuts skewed heavily towards the wealthy and Big Big Big Business?

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    piper_gilbert  2 months ago

    Lisa seems content with low hanging fruit.

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    jack666 Premium Member 2 months ago

    Sure, Lisa. All bills except tax cuts to the rich are wasteful and inflationary.

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    rickmac1937 Premium Member 2 months ago

    Got that right

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    Nantucket Premium Member 2 months ago

    Add a windfall profits tax that would come from the pigs that ride of the backs of taxpayers. Start with fossil fuel companies that are making record profits and are the biggest factor in inflation because everyone needs fuel. Stop subsidies to fossil fuels, some have been in place for over a century. While we’re at it, stop subsidies for big agriculture since it goes to harmful factory farms rather than small farmers. Pharma prices need to be controlled as well – the U.S. taxpayers pay for a lot of their research, then those same taxpayers pay more for prescriptions than in other countries.

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    StackableContainers  2 months ago

    I love how Manchin put that fox news pundit on the defensive when he called her out on her obvious ideological bias regarding this bill.

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    guyjen2004 Premium Member 2 months ago

    $84.4 trillion will be transferred from one generation to the next in the next 10 years or something like that. Most of that is money middle-class folks and small business owners who have worked for that money, paid multiple layers of taxes on it and then give a huge slice of it when they transfer it to the next generation. I wonder if the government is adjusting the tax laws to get as much of that as possible? /s

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    braindead Premium Member 2 months ago

    Lisa, you’ll be glad to know Your Messiah just got an enormous tax break by burying his ex-wife on his golf course, now a cemetary.

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    guyjen2004 Premium Member 2 months ago

    The Inflation Growth Act is bad for housing. It will add costs while putting downward pressure on production. Plus the new domestic minimum tax will increase costs on building material manufacturers and likely further exacerbate supply chain disruptions. All of this adds to inflationary pressures on home prices and construction costs.

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    yipp_eeee  2 months ago

    That giant porker should be labeled “tax cuts for the rich”

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    Rich Douglas  2 months ago

    Oh, please. This is such a tired Right-wing trope.

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    ForALaugh Premium Member 2 months ago

    Wrong animal Lisa. It should be the repugnantcon elephant.

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    preacherman  2 months ago

    Thanks Shod, for the Bible reference. And, I wonder just what group of taxpayers she’s referring to.

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    doesntplaywellwithothers  2 months ago

    Trump disciples don’t pay taxes.

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    kelloggs2066  2 months ago

    With all the economic chaos the Dems have given us in the last 2 years, and they insist we’re not in a recession, and now they’re going to raise taxes on us all…

    Does anyone truly think these people have our best interests at heart?

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    Zuhlamon Premium Member 2 months ago

    Hilarious, was Joe Manchin’s one-line challenge on-air to FOX “News” host Harris Faulkner: “What, are you scared we’ll do something good for the U.S.?”

    Here’s the full interview: https://youtu.be/_hebaQyrfNc

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    Zuhlamon Premium Member 2 months ago

    Like Lisa and others afflicted with Maga Pox, Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS) can’t find anything to like or to admit he likes about the Inflation Reduction Act, which would cut health care costs, reduce medication prices, decrease the deficit, boost energy production and help combat climate change. “Nothing appeals to me” were his exact words.

    Of course not. America must suffer for having a Democratic President.

    https://www.newshounds.us/sen_moran_nothing_in_inflation_reduction_act_appeals_to_me_073122

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    Even Ammo knows Jackie's dead. Premium Member 2 months ago

    It is nice to see Joe [coal] Manchin is back in good graces with Democrats. He was the Mike Pence of the Left for a while, just another toothless hillbilly from Mayberry.

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    skipugh Premium Member 2 months ago

    Funny IFF facts don’t matter. I had thought you were intelligent, sigh, I was wrong.

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    Free Radical  2 months ago

    We got the yuge orange monkey off our backs but the tax cut pig remains. The tax cut for the wealthy and corporations PIG, that is.

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    vsop  2 months ago

    Inflation Reduction Act, a social worker’s dream.

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    Uncle Joe Premium Member 2 months ago

    Republicans hate this bill because it will tax huge corporations, while making healthcare & prescription drugs more affordable to regular Americans. Why does Lisa love corporations so much?

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    DASch  2 months ago

    Whats the Republican plan again?

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    edstiles  2 months ago

    Curing inflation by throwing trillions more $$$ at it. STUPID Socialist Democrats in D.C., the majority of whom have never held an actual job in the business world.

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    MuddyUSA  Premium Member 2 months ago

    Here come the pork…here come the pork!

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    wyneaux  2 months ago

    But Lisa you are perfectly happy with Sinema protecting billionaires from paying their fare share, right?

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