published Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Bennett Archive: The GOP

about Clay Bennett...

The son of a career army officer, Bennett led a nomadic life, attending ten different schools before graduating in 1980 from the University of North Alabama with degrees in Art and History. After brief stints as a staff artist at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Fayetteville (NC) Times, he went on to serve as the editorial cartoonist for the St. Petersburg Times (1981-1994) and The Christian Science Monitor (1997-2007), before joining the staff of the ...

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Wait for the responses decrying the unfair partisan bias in this cartoon and lambasting the artist to find out.

May 29, 2012 at 12:06 a.m.
joneses said...

happywithbeinganidiot,

Bennett is biased stupid. Are you so dumb you cannot see that? have you ever seen him create a cartoon of all the liberal, socialist dummycrats failures? have you ever seen a cartoon from this Bennett the puppet holding Hussein Obama acaountable forr all his failures? No you have not and you never will because Bennett is just another puppet like you that has not the ability to think for themselves.

May 29, 2012 at 6:05 a.m.
joneses said...

Democrats – The Party of No

We want lower taxes so we can keep more of the money we earn. The Democrats say NO! We want war criminals prosecuted as war criminals. The Democrats say NO! We want real reform in health care – such as competition across state lines, low-cost high-deductible insurance options, and tax-exempt health-savings accounts. The Democrats say NO! Doctors want to be able to see their patients without paying $200,000 -$500,000 in medical malpractice insurance premiums. The Democrates say NO! We want our voices heard in Washington without being called obscene names. The Democrats say NO!

May 29, 2012 at 6:08 a.m.

Clay, I agree. The same could be said for those upstart 18th century North American colonists from England. The constitution they came up with is SO, SO negative. Who did they think they were – challenging unjust laws and corrupt political leadership? You read it and it’s like they were OBSESSED with the fairy tale idea that governments or political leaders are prone to abuse their power or amass too much of it and that their powers should therefore be curtailed. In the Constitution, a fairly short document, they use “no” or “not” nearly fifty times. The Bill of Rights and the other Constitutional Amendments are just as bad, using those negative words about the same number of times.

The notion of trying to impose their values of limited government on a new republic is the height of arrogance. Those values were, no doubt, grounded in some religious teaching that kings were not gods and had no right to impose absolute or arbitrary power on the citizens.

And Bulbs, have you read the Declaration of Independence? I mean, the whole document is full of “decry” this and “lambast” that. It’s a virtual LIST of grievances against political leaders and unjust legislation. They even drop the “G” bomb in the first line and refer to a “Creator” in the second. The nerve. You go, Clay. Bringing history to light one cartoon at a time.

May 29, 2012 at 6:09 a.m.
joneses said...

Democrats are the real party of "no".

We want to know what is going on in Congress as legislation is being hammered out. The Democrats say NO! We want our representatives to read and understand legislation before they vote on it. The Democrats say NO! We want our government to help democracies around the world and punish dictators who violate basic human rights of their citizens. The Democrats say NO! We want the freedom to own and use guns as we see fit, as protected by the Second Amendment to the Constitution. The Democrats say NO! We want the permanent elimination of death taxes so that family farms and businesses can stay in the family generation after generation. The Democrats say NO! We want a fiscally responsible Social Security system so we can remain confident that we won’t starve or freeze to death when we get old. The Democrats say NO! We want a pro-business government that wholeheartedly supports free-market capitalism. The Democrats say NO!

May 29, 2012 at 6:10 a.m.
joneses said...

Democrats are the real party of "no".

We want freedom of speech on the radio, on television and over the internet without any interference whatsoever from government. The Democrats say NO! We want government policies to be completely color-blind, gender-blind, blind to sexual orientation or preference, in short, to be based solely on the character and quality of the person, not on the color of the skin or any other factor. The Democrats say NO! We want our government to listen to the voters. When we say yes, the government should say yes, when we say no, the government should say no. The Democrats say NO!

May 29, 2012 at 6:12 a.m.
joneses said...

Democrats Party of No They say no to deficit and debt reduction. No to bringing sanity to public-employee costs. And Hell No to voters who want smaller, less-expensive government.

And then there’s President Obama’s budget, which was defeated 97 to 0 in the Senate.  Not one single senator voted for the President’s budget—not even avowed Socialist Bernie Sanders, because the proposal was considered “stale.”

There has not been a budget passed the whole time Hussein Obama has been in the White House because the liberal, socialist, dummycrats have always said "no" to a budget to avoid spending constraints.

May 29, 2012 at 6:15 a.m.
joneses said...

whats_wrong_with_the_world? Liberals

Do not worry Hussein Obama and the rest of the liberal, socialist, dumycrats are doing all they can through the courts to destroy the United States Constitution. If he and you liberal, socialist dummycrats retain most of the power in Washington DC you have had since 2007 you will have your way. You should be very happy Hussein Obama is destroying the US Constitution. Please do not be a hypocrite by taking of work on the 4th of July. Although the 4th of July is not a celebration of the US Constitution, it is a celebration of our independence from England and escaping being under a dictatorship which is apparently what you and the rest of the supporters of your King Hussein Obama want to return to. Be happy, you are getting exactly what you want with King Hussein Obama.

May 29, 2012 at 6:31 a.m.
EaTn said...

While "negative party" is appropriate for this caption, another appropriate one would be the GOP dressed in camouflage with the caption "greed". They camouflage their greed with all sorts of excuses why they shouldn't pay taxes, not support the unemployed, kill Medicare and Social Security, ignore those with no health insurance, trample basic rights, etc.

May 29, 2012 at 6:48 a.m.

joneses. I was being sarcastic, you dimwit.

May 29, 2012 at 6:49 a.m.
joneses said...

whats_wrong_with_the_world

Oops

May 29, 2012 at 7:23 a.m.
joneses said...

eatn

How can you say Republicans are the party of greed? Did you know that while Pelosi was the Speaker of the House her estimated worth went from about 30 million to 67 million dollars? Did you know that Al Gore is now worth an estimated 100 million dollars he has mostly made off his man made global warming lie? did you know George Soros was the biggest Hedge Fund Manager ever and made billions off same? How do you explain Warren Buffet who supports higher taxes on the wealthy but continues to use every tax loop hole to not pay taxs? How do you feel about Tom Daschle, Tim Geitner, and Charlie Rangel cheating on their taxes and were not held accountable by the likes of you? How do you feel about Obama being the largest recipient of Wall Street campaign contributions, 10 million dollars, than any president ever? By the way Wall Street makes their money off the increases in corporate profits of which Geithner and Obama appear to be greatly benefiting from. How do you explain the greed associated with the Unions taking in billion of dollars of taxpayer money given to them by Hussein Obama and Union dues that only benefit the millionaire Union bosses? You are a liar or just plain blind and stupid.

May 29, 2012 at 7:35 a.m.
conservative said...

Well Joneses you beat me to it.

Hypocrisy is one of the three main characteristics of a Lieberal. They always practice what they accuse others of practicing.

May 29, 2012 at 7:47 a.m.
EaTn said...

joneses....there are Rinos and then there are Dinos. Most of those in DC are there because of big money and they plan to take care of themselves and their big money contributors. With our high-tech capabilities today, there's no need for representatives to even be in DC to mingle with the lobbyists--put their main office in the middle of their district to daily face the voters.

May 29, 2012 at 7:52 a.m.
cactus said...

Well said joneses!

May 29, 2012 at 7:56 a.m.
Easy123 said...

"We want government policies to be completely color-blind, gender-blind, blind to sexual orientation or preference, in short, to be based solely on the character and quality of the person, not on the color of the skin or any other factor."

That's laughable.

May 29, 2012 at 8:16 a.m.
moonpie said...

This is the mantle the Republicans adorned themselves with, from Rush Limbaugh to Mitch McConnel preaching obstructionism to achieve their primary goal.... Not improve the country, but make Obama a one term president. Improve the country was frequently added as an afterthought. They even opposed their own ideas if Obama was for them.

May 29, 2012 at 8:18 a.m.
Jack_Dennis said...

Citizens are allowed to disagree with BHO without be called racist. But the democrats SAY NO.

May 29, 2012 at 8:28 a.m.
Hilltopp said...

A hit dog howls

May 29, 2012 at 8:39 a.m.
librul said...

And as a cure for all this presumed political wreckage, jonesy proposes that we elect mittens - the Republican Ken doll?

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

May 29, 2012 at 8:56 a.m.
davisss13 said...

How can you say Republicans are the party of greed?

Damn. (shakes head) Because everything they do showers riches on the already wealthy? This joneses clown has to a Democrat plant. No one is that stupid.

May 29, 2012 at 8:57 a.m.
whatsnottaken said...

Really? This comes from Claymatron, the ultimate negative nelly Democratic hatchet man? Really? Is this a self portrait?

May 29, 2012 at 9:02 a.m.
davisss13 said...

Jack_Dennis said... Citizens are allowed to disagree with BHO without be called racist.

lol. I see what they are doing. It's just like Lee Atwater said. It's the Southern Strategy all over. You can't say 'ni*, ni, ni*** so you say community organizer, or any number of coded bs words and phrases that elicit racial animosity. We know how it works Jack. Carry on.

But the democrats SAY NO.

Nice try. Just keep spewing out the bs that doesn't actually mention race directly but refers to it ad nauseum.

You know, I'm not sure who is worse... the brainless base drones who eat up the racist crap and vomit it daily or people like you, who are smart enough to see the big picture, realize what they are doing and encourage it anyway.

May 29, 2012 at 9:04 a.m.
davisss13 said...

whatsnottaken said... Really? This comes from Claymatron, the ultimate negative nelly Democratic hatchet man? Really

I thought the Clintons were bad but the GOP makes them look like girlscouts. When Karl Rove went with religious manipulation AND racial division/class warfare it tore this country apart. That was exactly what he expected. You know Bush the elder fired that pos scumbag because he knew the culture war would rip us to pieces. I never thought I'd say it but Bush 1 was right.

May 29, 2012 at 9:27 a.m.
Jack_Dennis said...

Mallard Fillmore can whip Clay123's azz. Blindfolded.

May 29, 2012 at 9:40 a.m.
Easy123 said...

Is Mallard Fillmore related to Donald Duck? Or maybe Daffy?

May 29, 2012 at 10:04 a.m.
Jack_Dennis said...

same cabal

May 29, 2012 at 10:09 a.m.
mymy said...

Just another typical day here. Let's avoid the truth by Clay and Co.

http://www.nationalreview.com/campaign-spot/301133/romney-camp-solyndras-not-even-half-story

May 29, 2012 at 10:14 a.m.
mymy said...

I visit here because the left can't stand the truth and I love to get your panties in a wad. LOL

May 29, 2012 at 10:36 a.m.
Jack_Dennis said...

little noggins......still posting the obvious....like a spoiled little kid...Noogs, come back in a few years pal, after puberty.

May 29, 2012 at 10:42 a.m.
blackwater48 said...

DON'T BLAME REPUBLICANS

They must go negative. What choice do they have?

Haven't seen one of these dim-witted conservatives offer a positive defense of George Bush or the GOP trickle down economic scam.

My late father, a life long republican, gave me sage investment advice. He said when a democrat is in the White House, invest in the stock market. When a republican is in the WH, invest in gold.

Consvervatives can't defend their own policy of offerning nothing but tax cuts for the rich.

Obama gave us the biggest middle class tax cut in history.

Instead of you guys saying, 'Yeah, but....', just provide some examples of how supply side / trickle down tax policy that benefit primarily the wealthiest has ever balanced the federal budget or increased employment.

It's a very simply request.

Don't go negative, go positive. We are all eager to see the error of our ways.

Tick, tock.

(Cue the crickets....)

May 29, 2012 at 10:43 a.m.
mymy said...

LOL Blackie. Obama has no record to run on so he goes negative and does it with lies......

May 29, 2012 at 10:48 a.m.
Jack_Dennis said...

Clay123 is small potatoes in a small market.

May 29, 2012 at 10:50 a.m.
Jack_Dennis said...

naw, I come for the posters....like you, little noogs.

May 29, 2012 at 11:02 a.m.

joneses, your name-calling and languages reveals both your own bias and your own negativity.

Thanks again, for showing why you have nothing genuine to offer.

Seriously, are you paid by some Democrats to be such a terrible representative of the right-wing? That's the only way somebody could be as poor an advocate as you.

May 29, 2012 at 11:08 a.m.
Jack_Dennis said...

Noogs: Again, are you eleven?

May 29, 2012 at 11:12 a.m.
blackwater48 said...

LET'S KEEP SCORE

My: "LOL Blackie. Obama has no record to run on so he goes negative and does it with lies..."

Negative.

(BTW, I gave one Obama positive: largest middle class tax cut. I could have pointed out how the stock market has doubled, two plus years of positive private sector job growth, etc.)

Jack: "Clay123 is small potatoes in a small market."

Negative.

Where are all the conservative 'values?'

Tick, tock, tick, tock.

May 29, 2012 at 11:13 a.m.
carlB said...

Yes, the opponents of President Obama have been negative. Very negative if the tactics of lying and misinformation is considered to be negative. Now all of a sudden Romney says that they have not been truthful.
You never know what is going to happen, the Media is now accusing the Democratic Party of going too negative by speaking up against the Republicans' "lying." Does this admission, by Romney of the truth (which the facts will back up) about what the opponents of President Obama have been lying about in trying to convince the voters that everything Obama has done since in the Office has been wrong, change the opponents' objectives of causing President Obama's failure? How can they "overcome" the admission to all of the lying and misinformation "tactics" they have been "throwing out" to see what will "stick to the wall" for discouraging the people to vote and dividing the voters?

LOL Of The Week: Mitt Romney Accidentally Speaks The Truth! http://www.nationalmemo.com/lol-of-the-week-mitt-romney-accidentally-speaks-the-truth/3/

Last Wednesday, Mitt utter something so startling that he was completely ignored by the right wing media, which must have sensed that this outburst could colllapse his candidacy and the Republican Party platform. If the tri-corner hat-wearing Medicare recipients in the Tea Party indeed heard his heretical remarks, their failure to rise up in fury just proves how completely hollow their movement is.

In a single sentence, Mitt admitted that everything the GOP has been saying about the economy since 2009 is a lie. Asked why he wouldn't cut spending immediately, the presumptive nominee said: “Well, because if you take a trillion dollars, for instance, out of the first year of the federal budget, that would shrink GDP over five percent.”

May 29, 2012 at 11:18 a.m.

whats_wrong_with_the_world, you know what the Declaration starts with? A positive statement and an explanation that they are required to make. And one key difference? It's not simply haranguing of the King, but substantive grievances. They are also not full of lies and deceptions, as the Republican party has often offered. Like their continued false claims of Obama not being American. You may excuse Mitt Romney by saying he hasn't done that, but you know who he's associated with lately? Donald Trump.

Your argument isn't as good as you think. It's accomplishing the opposite result. Republicans love cloaking themselves in the robes of the Founding Fathers. You know what that tells me? That they're trying to disguise themselves with an appeal to emotion. The Founding Fathers are dead, they are not here to speak, and trying to co-opt them is offensive. It's simple grandstanding and demagoguery. Anybody can wrap themselves in the trappings of ideals, but actually living up to them?

That's another story.

Besides, your representation of the Constitution being a document of "no's" and "not's" is off-base.

Let's try a few of them.

No Person shall be a Representative who shall not have attained to the Age of twenty five Years,

and who shall not, when elected, be an Inhabitant of that State in which he shall be chosen.

and excluding Indians not taxed,

The Number of Representatives shall not exceed one for every thirty Thousand

(This one is void, BTW, now, since the number is far in excessive of that)

More of the others are of similar nature. You know what those words are lacking? Any particular quality of hate, denial, and oppression. The same cannot be said of the Republican party. That's the problem. Not a simple "negative" in the sense of being no, or not true, but "negativity" in the sense of being pessimistic and contrary.

Take for example, the Health Care Mandate. This was a Republican idea. They argued long and hard for it once. Now? Now they're against it. Take Solyndra, using a loan program that was instituted under Bush, and that was part of a bill sponsored by Republicans. Now they're against it. Take the Automotive Industry. Bailouts for banks were ok, but putting the auto companies through a managed bankruptcy process...was not, oh wait, except when Mitt Romney gets credit for it.

That's the notion being expressed. Whatever Obama, or Democrats are for, they're against. It has nothing to do with what you proclaim the Constitution and Declaration of Independence to be full of, and your attempts to clad it in a false patriotism is a shameful exploitation of passions.

Strange for a party that also proclaims itself big on logic and reason.

Oh, and BTW, the religious teaching of the time was that Kings DID have a divine right to rule.

Also, Joneses's unthinking reaction to your post is telling. It's a true measure of the Republican Negativity. Attack first.

May 29, 2012 at 11:32 a.m.
davisss13 said...

“It all wouldn’t matter, expect of you’re born in a foreign country, you are not allowed to be president. So you know this is a minor detail. I’m not fanning flames, this is something that came out last week, a lot of people are questioning his birth certificate.”

A lot of rightwankers. No one else even considers this even close to newsworthy. Having said that, shout this stuff as loud and often as you can. Please?

May 29, 2012 at noon
TOES02800 said...

With all going on in the world, I have but one question.....WHY IN THE SAM HELL DOES ALL OF BENNETT'S PEOPLE HAVE ONLY FOUR FINGERS??

http://0.tqn.com/d/politicalhumor/1/7/n/v/2/Obama-Mussolini.jpg

May 29, 2012 at 12:03 p.m.
hotdiggity said...

The rabid postings of some of the conservative posters here is nothing less than a microcosm of how far to the right the GOP has drifted. The refusal to compromise even on issues they originally espoused, the purging of their own candidates that are moderates who understand the need to compromise for the betterment of the nation, the continued support of the rich at the expense of the middle class, etc., are all indicative of a party who have abandoned all pretense of standing up for the majority of Americans.

Is there any doubt who the majority of independents will support come November?

As for myself, I am content to sit back and watch the GOP devour itself.

May 29, 2012 at 12:11 p.m.
Jack_Dennis said...

little noogs: I apologize. This forum needs a "pre-teen" perspective. Your posts are invaluable.

May 29, 2012 at 12:18 p.m.
davisss13 said...

The rabid postings of some of the conservative posters here is nothing less than a microcosm of how far to the right the GOP has drifted.

Bingo. Hell, Ronald Reagan would be run out of town on a rail.

May 29, 2012 at 12:19 p.m.
carlB said...

nooga said... TOES02800 said...

With all going on in the world, I have but one question.....WHY IN THE SAM HELL DOES ALL OF BENNETT'S PEOPLE HAVE ONLY FOUR FINGERS??

LOL, I'll be damned if I know!

May 29, 2012 at 12:11 p.m

Reply; What is it they say about "ART"? Everybody is free to interpret it in their own way. You might see four fingers, others might see five fingers, but we all can agree that the people do have "hands." That brings us back to what is the "big picture" that the voters have in mind for what they want for this Republic in these 2012 Electiions?

May 29, 2012 at 12:33 p.m.
mymy said...

Fall of the Republic HQ full length version

May 29, 2012 at 12:54 p.m.
Livn4life said...

It's everyone's choice THE PARTY OF NO THE PARTY OF DON'T KNOW...but acts like it knows all! What a country politically speaking.

May 29, 2012 at 1:35 p.m.
timbo said...

This is an absolutely stupid cartoon. Let's just look at child raising as our model. When you have to be the responsible parent (Republicans) and have an unruly, emotional child (the democrats), saying NO is responsible parenting. NO, don't hit the other kid, NO, don't spend all your money on candy, NO don't cross the street unless you want to be killed,etc. etc. etc.

That's why we have to say NO to the democrat's wild spending, the "boogie" man of global warming, the ridiculous class warfare, etc. etc.

NO is doing you imbeciles a favor. NO is the only thing we can say to an out of control, no experience, know nothing like Obama. When he is out we will say yes all the time.

May 29, 2012 at 2:05 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Only Republicans think global warming is still a hoax. The fact that you believe that global warming is a hoax should discredit everything you say. You are truly a fool Mr. Timbo.

Obama has more presidential experience than Willard Mitt Romney. 4 years more experience actually.

And after Obama's next 4 years, you can say yes. But it will probably be to another Democrat as our president.

May 29, 2012 at 2:17 p.m.
mymy said...

If you lefties think we live in two different boats and the left will float and the right will sink, think again. We will all go down together especially with Obama's hand on the plug!

The video is long and I bet you didn't start it. LOL

May 29, 2012 at 2:17 p.m.
davisss13 said...

Mymy, I for one have no intention of wasting my time or poisoning my mind with your stupid wingnut propaganda video.

May 29, 2012 at 2:29 p.m.
davisss13 said...

Watch the scorched earth morons pull the same showdown with the debt ceiling.

May 29, 2012 at 2:30 p.m.
whatsnottaken said...

Jack's right. School's out. Nooga is proof No Child Left Behind was a failure. T think he was left behind. He'll disappear when summer school starts, unless he drops out and becomes a ward of the Obamanation.

May 29, 2012 at 2:33 p.m.
mymy said...

Too bad, cause both sides get some blame.

May 29, 2012 at 2:44 p.m.
Jack_Dennis said...

Bulbs and Lil'Noogies subscribe to "why use 50 words when 5000 will do?" Get over yourself, lads

May 29, 2012 at 3:31 p.m.
mymy said...

LOL funny!

May 29, 2012 at 3:37 p.m.
mymy said...

Success! Little Nooga gotta go have a Margarita and get his panties straightend out.

May 29, 2012 at 4:16 p.m.
TOES02800 said...

http://www.ask.com/wiki/Global_warming_controversy

Seems Easy123 just alienated 50% of the worlds population.

May 29, 2012 at 4:36 p.m.
Jack_Dennis said...

mymy: Little noggins using baby pool. Hope he doesn't take a Baby Ruth.

May 29, 2012 at 4:40 p.m.
mymy said...

JD: I was thinking of that, but just could bring myself....yuck.

May 29, 2012 at 4:57 p.m.

It is comical to see the hypocrisy of when actual facts are stated about actions or lack of actions of political figures, people want to complain and call them being negative. If politicians don't want to hear them, then they should simply do the things they campaign about instead of doing nothing and making bad situations worse. The only thing that makes them negative is hearing the truth hurts.

May 29, 2012 at 5:21 p.m.
TOES02800 said...

Man made global warming IS a hoax!!

If the history of our planet were a full year calender, Human existence would be a mere tiny pencil dot on the bottom right hand side of December 31st. Who are the left to decide what constitutes "normal" weather?

Do the global warming fear mongers really think that relatively minor temperature fluctuations in the last 100 years of study is cause for complete control of the population at large?

The earth is 5 billion years old, was AL Gore around then to take the temperature of the planet? 100 years is a tiny amount of time to deduce what "normal" weather even is!

Global warming is a made-up fear tool the left needs to control fossil fuels.

If I was a socialist and wanted to rule a socialist world, the first thing I would do is control fossil fuels, and then I would need to take over health-care.

May 29, 2012 at 5:24 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Toes,

http://www.agu.org/fora/eos/pdfs/2006EO360008.pdf

In the scientific literature, there is a strong consensus that global surface temperatures have increased in recent decades and that the trend is caused mainly by human-induced emissions of greenhouse gases. No scientific body of national or international standing disagrees with this view, though a few organisations hold non-committal positions.

YOU ARE IGNORANT, DELUSIONAL, AND WRONG. You live in the freaking twilight zone.

May 29, 2012 at 5:30 p.m.
TOES02800 said...

thttp://science.slashdot.org/story/11/07/28/2249238/new-nasa-data-casts-doubt-on-global-warming-models

There's more evidence against it than for it. It's a fraud. And what about the scientists in Europe who got caught falsifying data to make it appear global warming was real?

If you choose to live your life cowering in fear of global warming, that's your choice. And by doing that, you truly show who the ignorant and delusional person here is.

By the way, the very device you post your comments with is powered by electricity, please stop killing the planet hypocrite.

May 29, 2012 at 5:56 p.m.
moonpie said...

Timbo,

Parenting is so much more than saying no.

It's about nurturing and protecting and to teach independence.

Right now, it's like Obama is in control df the Repbublican party. He says no, they say yes. He says yes, they say no, frequently to their own ideas!

Of course it's not all that cut and dry.

The main problem I have with many Republicans ' approach is that they only look at half of the argument.

Just go look at the last thread on regulations.

May 29, 2012 at 5:56 p.m.
dude_abides said...

God, if I were an oil man I would be so very thankful for people like Toes who accuse anyone who tries to bring some sanity to the use of fossil fuels of trying to control what I control. Especially since those reserves have been destined for millions/billions of years to belong to me, during my 70 odd years on the planet. Why would Toes be willing to sacrifice the health of millions of people for the benefit of a few wallets?

May 29, 2012 at 5:58 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Toes,

You're wrong. And your citation is crap. It's from a blog. The actual press release from NASA is inconclusive. Remove your head from your rectum before you do research next time.

Electricity is clean energy, idiot. Your ignorance has hit an all-time high.

May 29, 2012 at 6:05 p.m.
mymy said...

Will be interesting to see if/how the TFP handles the folliwing subject since Littlefield is the Obama of Little Chicago=once known as Chattanooga. Oh, I know they will find something to blame it on except the truth.

http://chattanoogan.com/2012/5/29/227204/Teen-Surge-On-Weekend-Nights-Moving.aspx

May 29, 2012 at 6:40 p.m.
mymy said...

Talk about a paper that kisses butt. City government behinds are covered with red lipstick marks.

May 29, 2012 at 6:46 p.m.
alprova said...

mymy wrote: "Will be interesting to see if/how the TFP handles the folliwing subject since Littlefield is the Obama of Little Chicago=once known as Chattanooga. Oh, I know they will find something to blame it on except the truth."(link snipped)

What are you trying to say? How is Mayor Littlefield in any manner responsible for unruly juveniles?

What is the "truth" that you are alluding to? Are you even capable of stating clearly what your problem is?

You are one wacky broad, that's for sure.

May 29, 2012 at 7:32 p.m.
TOES02800 said...

Your the idiot! Electricity doesn't generate itself moron!! The majority of electricity in this country is generated from the burning of COAL!!!

"electricity is clean energy", what a retard!

Another liberal moron! Every time you turn on a light switch you make a hypocrite of yourselves!

http://mapawatt.com/2010/11/29/where-does-u-s-electricity-come-from/

May 29, 2012 at 9:15 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Wrong again. Less than half is obtain by burning coal (44.5%). Natural Gas: 23.3%, Nuclear: 20.2%, Hydro: 6.8% and Non-hydro renewable: 3.6%.

And yes, electricity is a very clean energy. Especially when we invest in new ways to get it, like through solar power, windmills, geothermal, biomass, etc. Which I'm sure you would be against.

How does that make me a hypocrite? I can't turn a light on because global warming is real? I never said I was going to stop using electricity or driving my car. I was explaining to you that global warming is not a hoax. However, I do recycle. And I do use natural gas.

Another conservative dimwit.

May 29, 2012 at 9:38 p.m.
mymy said...

LOL I went fishing and I caught a TFP Suckerfish!

May 29, 2012 at 9:42 p.m.
TOES02800 said...

Pathetic lost soul. THAT IS THE MAJORITY RETARD!! 44.4% IS THE MAJORITY!! IT'S LIKE TALKING TO A BRICK WALL! YOU PROVE MY POINT AGAIN!! I WAS RIGHT, NOT WRONG RETARD!! F-CKING IDIOT!!

May 29, 2012 at 9:44 p.m.
Easy123 said...

51% is a majority amigo. All the other cleaner sources of electricity add up to more (53.4%) than that of coal and oil (46.6%).

No, you were not right. It's like talking to a brick wall. You prove my point again. I was right, not wrong. :-) And watch your language.

May 29, 2012 at 9:49 p.m.
moonpie said...

In the ene, Clay gives Republicans too much credit.....In the national arena and on this forum, I've seen very few take anything but a negative approach. I don't think this is a question they would even think to ask.

May 29, 2012 at 10:09 p.m.
blackwater48 said...

UNREMARKABLE AGAIN

Not one of you dim-witted conservatives could muster even a feeble defense of trickle down / supply side tax policies.

In the broader context it is inconceivable why any republican should ever again be elected to public office. EVER.

GOP tax policy: more money for the rich. GOP foreign policy: more money for defense contractors. GOP economic policy: more money for corporations.

GOP legacy: incomprehensible national debt.

Please complete this sentence: Voters shoul elect republican candidates because...

May 29, 2012 at 11:06 p.m.
dude_abides said...

Get ready BW48, they'll be there soon! Better get some waders. They're gonna bend reality more than Dali could ever dream. They're gonna stink the place up like Tsunami Tuna!

May 29, 2012 at 11:37 p.m.

Jack_Dennis, do you subscribe to the "Why offer constructive reasoning in reply" when you can just attack people on a petty issue of verbiage.

Wow, thanks for proving why the GOP is the party of Negativity.

TOES02800, it's the style of cartooning he uses. Mickey Mouse, Bart Simpson, Bugs Bunny, Fred Flintstone, Jon Arbuckle, and many others, all done with that style.

Also, my house has been around for many decades. It could burn down in an hour if I didn't take care of it. And local power around here is from Nuclear and Hydro-electric sources, and we can pay a bit more to get Green-power explicitly. Some of us have chosen to do so, and have even shown up at TVA meetings asking them to retire their coal plants since the eighties.

The word you were looking for was plurality, BTW, not majority.

PS, 91-year old veteran's voter registration was questioned in Florida.

Thanks Rick Scott. Thanks. I feel so safe knowing that World War II veterans will be kept from the ballot box this year, after voting for the past six or more decades.

May 30, 2012 at 12:28 a.m.
joneses said...

How can you libtards say Republicans are negative when you do not even talk about any of Hussein Obama's successes? it is because Hussein Obama has no successes. Why does Hussein Obama not run on his record? Why is Hussein Obama not promoting his passing of the government take over of the health care industry? Why is Hussein Obama not running on the 6 trillion dollars he has added to the debt? I know why you libtard socialist will not tout these failures because Hussein Obama's whole agenda of socialism has been a failure.

May 30, 2012 at 4:47 a.m.

blackwater48 said... Defend my straw man! Defend my straw man!

We haven't elected a free market Republican in a long time - just a long parade of RINO's. Bush, Bush, and Reagan cowered to Democrats on taxes and spending early on. The only democrat to move in the direction of free markets was Clinton (when forced to). Free markets ("trickle down economics") hasn't been tried and found wanting. It hasn't been sufficiently tried. Saying "no" to tyranny is a candidate's primary qualification.

May 30, 2012 at 5:46 a.m.
TOES02800 said...

90% of our electricity is generated by coal, nuclear and natural gas!

http://www.consumerenergyreport.com/research/where-our-electricity-comes-from/

Where is all of your solar and wind power at?

Wind turbines kill more birds than anything! The manufacture of solar panels uses toxins much more hazardous than oil OR coal!

May 30, 2012 at 10:25 a.m.
Easy123 said...

Toes,

Coal and oil: 45.6%. These are the dirtiest of energy sources. And they account for less than half of our country's electric energy.

Natural gas: 23.3%. Releases less than HALF of the emissions of burning coal.

Nuclear: 20.2%. NO EMISSIONS.

Hydro: 6.8%. NO EMISSIONS.

Non-hydro renewable: 3.6%. NO EMISSIONS.

No one said anything about how they make the devices. Once again, you aren't seeing the big picture here. Global warming is real. We need to lower our dependance on coal and oil and increase clean sources of energy like wind, solar, nuclear, etc. But I guess you aren't worried about our dying planet Keep being oblivious. I'll try to pick up your slack if that makes you feel better.

May 30, 2012 at 12:20 p.m.
timbo said...

moonpie.....What you described as parenting comes later. In the beginning of a child's life things are more simple. NO is a way to teach survival. Yes is to reward. You lefties are say a 3 year old and to them NO is a very important thing to say.

The problems with you lefties is that you have said YES too much. YES to global warming, higher taxes, government health care, excessive environmental regulations, etc. etc. You are a spoiled child that now throws a fit when you don't get your way.

May 30, 2012 at 1:38 p.m.
timbo said...

Easy123.....You are using dated material on global warming. Also, there is a consensus of those scientists on the government dole. Independent scientists have shot holes through this bunk.

In a short time this will go the way of the "hole in the ozone layer." It was nice to talk about but never happened.

May 30, 2012 at 1:41 p.m.
blackwater48 said...

THE BEST DEFENSE...

WWWTHW whined, "blackwater48 said... Defend my straw man! Defend my straw man!"

No, I just asked for any example of trickle down economics, the tax policy of Reagan, Bush I and Bush II, ever coming close to what was promised. Conservatives claimed (and still do) that if we cut taxes on the rich and increase military spending then the federal budget will be balanced and the bounty would trickle down to the rest of us huddled masses.

How'd that work out fer ya?

Your lame reply, straight out of the GOP playbook, was that 'supply side' wasn't given a fair chance, wasn't fully implemented, and wasn't fully allowed to blossom.

Wow.

Most dim-wits quit pounding themselves in the head with a hammer, eventually.

Not republicans. Romney wants to cut the upper tax brackets even more and increase defense spending.

Like I said earlier, I cannot see why any voter would ever cast a ballot for any republican candidate for any public office.

EVER.

But I'll give you partial credit, world, for at least giving it a half-hearted try.

May 30, 2012 at 1:54 p.m.
jesse said...

has anybody else noticed the irony of clay doin a toon puttin down negativity??

May 30, 2012 at 2:05 p.m.
jesse said...

Global warming is a fact as anyone who has been outdoors in the last ten years will tell you!

what is debatable is the cause!

as far as solor goes,covering every sq.inch of the nation w/solar panels and windmills ain't gonna work!

imo: geo-thermal is the future of clean energy,IF we can fig.out how to tap it!

May 30, 2012 at 2:14 p.m.
jesse said...

when we gonna play some golf ,nooga?

btw:bring a FAT wallet!!

(i said tap not traped!)

May 30, 2012 at 2:53 p.m.
timbo said...

Easy123....You quoted all liberal sources. They don't mean a thing to me. They all have a political ax to grind.

I have an advanced degree in Chemistry and have been analyzing data for 35 years. The data for global climate change happening at all, never mind the cause, is inconclusive. Not only that, common sense would tell you that the earth is a huge system and if global warming were happening it couldn't be changed by a couple of years of humans in the Western countries lowering carbon emissions a little bit. All the while China, Russia and the third world keep pumping the carbon in the atmosphere. If the global warming snowball is rolling down the hill, there is nothing we could do about it now but buy some ocean front property in Asheville, NC.

When Mt. St. Helen erupted it put more green house gases in the atmosphere than humans have in 1 million years. It changed the weather for 3 years. Remember the eruptions in Iceland that disrupted air traffic. Hundreds of volcanoes erupt every year. Do you actually think that we humans have any effect whatsoever?

The most ignorant people I know use politicized information from questionable sources and assume they are fact. Ignorance abounds in liberal land. You guys look even more stupid when you try to look smart. Do you ever see the movie, "Idiocracy?" They were all good little liberals.

May 30, 2012 at 2:59 p.m.
davisss13 said...

Ignorance abounds in liberal land.

lol. That's good. Y'all believe every tall tale the good old boys feed ya, no matter how stupid. Read Newsmax or WorldNetDaily any time and see it for yourself.

May 30, 2012 at 3:34 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Timbo,

You quoted NO sources. NASA has a political ax to grind?

How do you get an "advanced" degree? Do you mean a master's or a doctorate? What data? Because all the data points to global warming.

Humans haven't been around for a million years. Anatomically modern humans originated in Africa about 200,000 years ago, reaching full behavioral modernity around 50,000 years ago. The Industrial Revolution didn't start until the mid-1700's. That's when humans started sending huge amounts of emissions into the atmosphere.

Just to clarify, 50-60 volcanoes erupt each year. Not hundreds. And yes, humans have affected the environment. Have you ever heard of "smog"?

The most ignorant people make up their own information and accept it as truth. You have no sources other than yourself. You assume the things you make up are fact. Ignorance abounds in conservative land. You guys look even more stupid when you try to look smart.

May 30, 2012 at 3:48 p.m.
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