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Posts tagged "deficit"

The Hand-Off

Monday, September 19, 2011

The Hand-Off

I wasn’t sure what to think about this particular situation, but I do know there is already a history of Obama getting blamed for bills incurred by President Bush (such as TARP), and I realize most of the National Debt is the work of decades’ worth of Presidents and Congresses and wasting tons of money on dumb wars

Whodunit

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Whodunit

Continuing President Bush’s tax cuts for the rich means the government won’t have the funds necessary to maintain infrastructure, help states out with their struggling economies, or continue funding programs that take care of the poor and the sick…

Long Cuts are Wrong

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Long Cuts are Wrong

My initial idea for this cartoon involved a larger parking lot, with one row of spaces taken up by the absurdly long limousine seen above, and the other occupied by a giant tank or ATV representing the “defense” budget…

Neo Cons

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Neo Cons

This cartoon compares this blatant economic trickery to the “shell game” or cup-and-ball routine, both of which being sleight-of-hand used for centuries to con desperate or unsuspecting dupes out of money by presenting them with what appears to be a simple gambling game which is in fact impossible to win…

War Ink

Friday, May 20, 2011

War Ink

There’s a lot of finger-pointing going on in Congress and around the country as to the blame for the budget mess. I feel the recent explosion in the deficit has a lot to do with cutting taxes, especially on corporations, while waging an incredibly wasteful, multi-front war for the purpose of funneling money to war profiteers defense contractors…

We Can Dig It!

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

We Can Dig It!

This illustration turned out pretty good, but the commentary and gag are kind of average. Hopefully Obama is recognizable from the back like this, even without a label explicitly identifying him…

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