Mike Luckovich for September 30, 2022

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    DD Wiz Premium Member 4 months ago

    Back when Florida Governor Ron DeSATAN was a congressman, he voted AGAINST relief for Superstorm Sandy that had ravaged those same Northeastern states to which he now wants to send lawful asylum applicants from Texas (not even his state).

    How pathetic that now Governor DeSATAN has to go begging for more of that SOCIALIST WELFARE he always campaigns against, but which Florida always goes begging for when the predictable natural consequences of their rabid climate science denial come back to bite their low-lying coastal state. (His predecessor, Rick Scott, now Florida senator, banned any reference to climate change and fired state employees who violated his anti-science mandates.)

    Ronald Reagan used racist stereotypes to rail against him imaginary “welfare queens,” but it turns out that the real ones are Republicans who demand brutal capitalism for the general public but generous corporate socialism for themselves.

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    sipsienwa Premium Member 4 months ago

    During covid many refused to wear masks or get the shots. My body, my choice. And yet the same group want to control women’s bodies.

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    braindead Premium Member 4 months ago

    DeSantis will, of course, gratefully accept everything he can get, because socialism (which is exactly the same as communism. and fascism) doesn’t matter in the slightest when you are the one needing help.

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    braindead Premium Member 4 months ago

    Oh, and one of the things you will NOT hear from the Republican Party of Trump is “OMG, where will we get the money??”

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    At least not for two or three weeks.

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    knutdl  4 months ago

    Florida is a disgrace.

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    baroden  4 months ago

    Just wait until Desantis starts complaining that whatever the Federal government did, it wasn’t enough. He’ll turn this into a political moment. He’ll try to make his star rise, and damage the Democrats at the same time. He’s trash.

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    akachman Premium Member 4 months ago

    Nailed it. Most tRumpkins are on public support.

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    FrankErnesto  4 months ago

    The brightest Red states are also the one’s that are net receiver’s of Federal Gov. assistance. In a word, they are leeches on our overall economy. Too bad the Civil War didn’t end in a draw.

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    wrd2255  4 months ago

    Ok, I’ll take your money. But imma go blow it at the casino.

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    RitaGB  4 months ago

    Georgia and Alabama should close their borders to all the refugees from Florida.

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    FreyjaRN Premium Member 4 months ago

    That MAGAt is too svelte. They are even bigger in reality.

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    mourdac Premium Member 4 months ago

    It’s only socialism when monies go to help “them”.

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    The Nodding Head  4 months ago

    No atheists in foxholes.

    No MAGAs in Mensa.

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    johnhbaggett  4 months ago

    Thanks to Biden, the FBI aka KGB and the Democrats big government is not only on our backs they’re trying tax us all till we’re broke with the 87,000 IRS Agents hired to tax the middle class. Say thank you Biden and the Democrats Luckovich, you voted for these thieves.

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    Redd Panda  4 months ago

    It appears, some of those who stayed, may not have had the means to flee.

    Why didn’t desantis (the new Jabba the Hutt) offer transport to these people?

    ‘’We have issued an evacuate order, if you have no means of transport, we will help.’’

    ‘’We will find shelter, for those with nowhere to go.’’

    That is what a real leader would have done, not Bozo desantis. Nope. Nein. 番号.

    Bozo desantis had $$$ to charter a plane to the Vineyard. Bastardo.

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    leonardonyc  4 months ago

    So Mike still does not understands what a democratic constitutional REPUBLIC is ?

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    cdward  4 months ago

    This is the whole story in a nutshell.

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    Alberta Oil Premium Member 4 months ago

    Funny how that works isn’t it. But, just another example of republican hypocrisy.

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    Lydushka  4 months ago

    And they are the first in line to put their hands out for disaster relief!! the minute they get it, they are back to being stereotypical anti government! betcha they’ll be crying to have their bridges rebuilt too!

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    MaryBethJavorek1  4 months ago

    they are the first to expect the government to help them because it wasn’t their fault it happened

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    Godfreydaniel  4 months ago

    The Republican party has been the party of corporate welfare for decades now. Sooner or later, people MIGHT figure out that voting for them is hurting their own interests. Maybe.

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    Richard S Russell Premium Member 4 months ago

     The “Horrors” of Socialism

    You take your kid to school at age 5, spend 20 minutes filling out forms, and get 13 years of education. Socialism.

    Your house catches fire, and the fire department comes and puts it out. Socialism.

    Someone breaks into your home, and the cops are only a phone call away. Socialism.

    They put the perps on trial, and you MIGHT have to testify, but that’s it. Socialism.

    The last hostile foreign boot left American soil in 1814. Socialism.

    Use your public library’s materials and services. Socialism.

    Turn on your tap and get fresh, clean water. Socialism.

    Breathe pollution-free air. Socialism.

    You’ve got a good idea what the weather will be like next weekend. Socialism.

    Planes don’t crash into each other in mid-air. Socialism.

    Every day* an agent of the federal government swings by your place on the off chance you want to send a birthday card to Grandma, and 2 days later and 2000 miles away, she’s reading it for ⅒ the price of the card itself. Socialism.

    You can drive anywhere in America on public roadways.† Socialism.

    You get seriously ill or injured, and good luck! Capitalism.

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    *slight exaggeration; it’s really only 6 days out of 7.

    †exception: toll roads. Go ahead, tell us how much you love THOSE!

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    schaefer jim  4 months ago

    What goes around, comes around Gov! Time to get on you knees and say please maybe pretty please!

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    Not the Smartest Man On the Planet -- Maybe Close Premium Member 4 months ago

    Nice.

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    johnhbaggett  4 months ago

    That’s what Democrats do they tax and regulate businesses to the point where many of them go out of business and if that don’t drive them out of business they send in OSHA and fine them out of existence. If you want to have a successful work force that’s unregulated to the point where they make a profit wait till President Trump is back in Office and he will lower taxes and deregulate companies so they can make a profit and operate successfully you see Democrats for the most part don’t know anything about business because they have sucked the titty of the Government all their lives like Biden, Pelosi, Schumer etc. President Trump was a businessman so he knows very well how to run a business which is why he did such a great job as President.

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    AtomicForce91 Premium Member 4 months ago

    How about we just not fund FEMA and the states can keep the money?

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    rossevrymn Premium Member 4 months ago

    the core of right-wing populism, willfully ignorant hypocrisy

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    Kracklin Rosie  4 months ago

    There’s a big fracking difference between Marxist/socialist dominance and a governmental helping hand. You lefties don’t have any understanding of Marxism in this regard.

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    Direwolf  4 months ago

    Reminds me when they were trying to pass the affordable care act and the repugs put out the moronic slogan “Keep your gu’mint hands OFF my Medicare”

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    jimchronister2016  4 months ago

    Typical repub thinking, and their are millions of Americans who want to see desaltin as president trump the Secold! How stupid can that be!

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