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Posts tagged "tax cuts"

Romney/Ryan ‘Rithmetic

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Romney/Ryan 'Rithmetic

The main topic of this cartoon is the vague budget proposed by the Romney/Ryan campaign, which includes cutting taxes in a manner that disproportionately favors the wealthy, and further ballooning defense spending to even more comically-enormous levels.

Mitt Romney Blows

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Mitt Romney Blows

Mitt evidently doesn’t understand how fire works, which I guess puts him somewhere beyond most cavemen but well behind the average Medieval alchemist in terms of scientific knowledge…

Charity Cases

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Charity Cases

Do you have any idea how hard it is to raise five boys and dressage horses on a family income of only a quarter of a billion dollars? No?? Well then DON’T SCOFF Ann Romney’s choice to be a “stay-at-homes” mom!!

Tax Cut & Paste

Friday, December 9, 2011

Tax Cut & Paste

Like this piece, this cartoon compares the “job creators” argument made by Conservative candidates and pundits to activities commonly associated with organized crime…

Rescue 9-9-9

Friday, October 28, 2011

Rescue 9-9-9

The title of this cartoon references Herman Cain’s rich-friendly tax “plan,” and Rescue 9-1-1, a popular reality show from the ’80s and ’90s which was about actual emergency response telephone calls, and was hosted by William Shatner…

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…

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