Tag Archive for sequester

Daily Show Aasif Mandvi, Sequester, NO SOUP FOR YOU!

We don’t know who the sequester hurts because it hurts mostly the poor and children who the Koch Brothers could care less about. $5 million taken from soup kitchens. Hunger is funny to Republicans. After all, hungry people are moochers and blood suckers. This is that THING we hear so often from Republicans when questioned…

Jimmy’s Corner: Sequester, Sharing and Planets With Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy’s Corner is a time to make complicated subjects easier to understand, including the government budget sequester and words that start with “dr.”  How do actual kids feel about the Budget Sequester of 2013? If you thought they weren’t overly concerned, then you’ve underestimated these two girls! Let’s just say that they are avidly concerned…

Fiore animation: Reverse World War II, America’s Enemy From Within, Austerity

Mark Fiore uses  posters from WW II, when the country banded together to fight a common (outside) enemy,  to contrast with today’s economic ‘war’ from within. According to Republicans, our woes can be attributed to overspending, and steps should be taken to cut aid to the ‘Takers.’ Children who receive free lunches or graham crackers…

SNL Cold Open: Obama does Sequester on YMCA, March 2 2013

SNL has Obama bring the sequester home to not only YMCA but to horse meat packers as well.  The problem with Congress is they won't vote for anything that adversely affects Congress.  The Sequester should have stopped payment of their salaries. Or as Stephen Colbert said last week, drop a mad eboli monkey from the…