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February 15, 2016

Who’s Driving The Bus? | Capitol Quip


Despite the partisan gridlock of the past few years, as well as the opposition of conservatives, the recent $1 trillion-plus omnibus appropriations bill sailed through Congress. What happened? This brings us to this week’s Capitol Quip.

Send us a caption for this week’s contest by leaving it in the comments section. Editors will pick five finalists on Wednesday, and everyone can vote for the winner through Thursday.

To see our previous winners, check us out on Pinterest.

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  • Booberry

    Take the omnibus and leave the uprising to us.

  • Booberry

    You can run but I’ll have your hide.

  • Water Dude

    Since we learn from the efforts and experience of others, we should ensure that everyone has the liberty to learn as much as they can and apply their knowledge as best they can.

    • Jesse4

      Hate to break it to you, but putting the word “liberty” in a pile of irrelevant drool doesn’t make it profound.

      • Water Dude

        Well, where you’re free of central government coercion, you’re able to make the best decision for the circumstance at hand.

        That’s precisely why free countries have superior standards of living vis-a-vis those who attempt to impose centralized planning, coercion, and control.

  • Poca11

    This is the Tea Party! Please pull over. You have exceeded the spending limit.

  • jrconner

    Shut down this bus, you log and roll spendthrifts!

  • Booberry

    The 5th wheel of government shall prevail!

  • A. Writer

    We were expecting AAA

  • A. Writer

    We were expecting AAA.

  • Ocean Sprayz

    Civilization developed as our ancestors discovered the ideas & institutions that enabled small bands to become tribes, chiefdoms, & nations.

  • L. Camino

    Drop the baggage and come out of the bus with your hands out of the taxpayers pockets!

  • c p

    Stop! Stop! Bankruptcy cliff ahead!

  • Clay Strange

    Dad? How far is Arizona????

  • Booberry

    You cannot exhaust us.

  • Booberry

    Hey, hey, ho, ho
    The Omnibus has got to go.

  • Booberry

    We may be hitched, but don’t tell anyone.

  • Booberry

    I brake for spending cuts.

  • Booberry

    This isn’t fare.

  • Henry Ko

    Along with the courage and industry that liberty begets, competition is proven to best motivate the genius, creativity, and work ethic upon which technological advance depends.

  • Booberry

    We may be trailing, but we’re gaining on you.

  • jlee

    I know we’ve had our differences but can we stop for a bathroom break!?

  • jlee

    Don’t mess with us. We will hit the brakes!

  • Lars K.

    Loud, unsightly, and unneccesary drag on the whole journey?? We resemble that remark.

  • Wotann

    Spending!—That’s what you get when you put a sorry budgeteer like Ted Cruz on the best in the game–Harry Reid!

  • Mike Z

    I said go Right!

  • disqus_zaCJJeFItp

    Are we pushing, or being towed?

  • disqus_zaCJJeFItp

    Are we there yet?

  • disqus_zaCJJeFItp

    Mom, I gotta go to the bathroom!

  • disqus_zaCJJeFItp

    I told you riding shotgun wasn’t going to work.

  • disqus_zaCJJeFItp

    This isn’t working. Can you cut the chain?

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