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  • Jim B from Brown Deer,WI

    Do Crony capitalists know how to drive buses?

  • Eds

    Hey Congress–still got that twenty I gave you? Just take a right up here on “austerity lane,” another sharp right on “taxes” and “spending.”

  • http://www.facebook.com/douglas.gehr Douglas Gehr

    “Do you think this driver has any idea what he’s doing?”

  • Freewill

    Hey, wait a minute. Weren’t we supposed to get a new driver who knew the route?

  • Guest

    He can only go coast down hill because he refuses to stop for gas.

  • Freewill

    He can only coast down hill because he refuses to stop for gas.

  • Freewill

    The driver says not to worry. As soon as he gets the okay from Grover Norquist, he will raise the fare and let us off. He means when the Senate agrees to end the senior citizen discount, that is.

  • jan

    Bipartisanship. Ain’t it great?

  • Sharon

    This guy thinks we’re in a Thelma and Louise remake.

  • keiserfan

    Hey driver! No more stops! This lemming-o-sine is full!

  • jan

    He’s not really the driver, you know. The bus is remote controlled by the people he
    actually listens to; the 1%.

  • jan

    Is he real or is he an unreasonable facsimile?

  • Bill

    We’re in trouble. Did you notice that there’s no brake pedal and that steering wheel isn’t attached to anything? Hey! Wait a minute. Doesn’t that driver look a lot like the one who drove us into the 2008 financial crisis? Oh noooooooo!

  • Freewill

    If he doesn’t stop singing, “I’ve Just Gotta Be Me,” I’m going to scream!

  • Richard Nelson

    Bill: “Hey Joe – The driver has perfect hair, a brilliant white toothed smile
    cuff links and a red tie – OMG He’s a Republican !! ”
    Joe: “It’s OK – the GPS was made in China ! “

  • http://www.facebook.com/david.conner.731 David Conner

    It doesn’t help that he’s humming the theme from Thelma & Louise.

  • Art Baron

    …and DOWNWARD, to the Republic, for which it STOOD!

  • Dingus

    Exact change on a $20 million fare, who does he think he is fooling?
    I’m going to ask to see his license at the next stop.

  • Madeline

    Do you notice how this bus driver is refusing to stop and pick up the old people, and mothers with children, and people who are in wheelchairs? He’s driving right on by!

  • L Reiman

    99 bottles of fear on the wall, 99 bottles of fear, take some down and pass it around 98 bottle of fear on the wall . . .

  • http://www.facebook.com/RealtorChuck1 Charles Dent

    Blind justice influenced by money don’t see or care about no cliffs!

  • Darrell Batchelder

    I’d like it better if he drove with his mouth shut and his eyes open.

  • http://www.facebook.com/CVictorPosing Clarence Victor Posing

    Just Lobby-ing Along.

  • aaron

    “He can’t actually drive, so he made up the destination to have an excuse for running over crowds of school children, women and seniors.”

  • Ginger

    Why is the driver smiling?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100004065460981 David Smith

    “Driver, what do you mean,’that’s irrelevant’ ? This bus has always stopped by the White House before!”

  • Keralston

    “So…the bus driver says this Benghazi thing is a real mess.”

  • Dave DiNucci

    I think we’re STILL all bozos on this bus.

  • Jimmy Hill

    Aren’t these people drug tested?

  • http://www.facebook.com/Reilly6 Roseann Reilly

    Top 10% & Corporate taxes will eradicate this “current fiscal” hype. “Fiscal Cliff” is for corporate welfare queens & 10%ers being FORCED to pay their fair share, like the 50% of Congressional Millionaires who inside trade for personal profit.

  • Mark Mills

    We keep getting on this bus, and we keep letting these idiots drive!
    What’s wrong with us?

  • http://www.facebook.com/stpauljim Jim Ivey

    How come he’s the only one with a seatbelt?

  • Unsuspecting passinger

    “Don’t worry they are actually quite smart. Tell me anybody anybody else that gets paid a salary and has random people and organizations send them money for doing nothing.”

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jimmy-Horowitz/520278785 Jimmy Horowitz

    Why do I get the impression that he’s not just taking us to see the fiscal cliff, he’s actually going over it?

  • Bill H.

    These guys expect us to pay the fare and they don’t even know how to drive the bus!

  • Anonymous

    You’d be smiling too if your benefits and retirement funds weren’t ever cut or downsized, like the other 98%.

  • http://www.facebook.com/iRon.Marx Ron Marx

    We must be traveling in circles. We already visited that stop last year when he picked up Standard & Poor.

  • Dave DiNucci

    (Modifying Richard Nelson’s entry…) “I think we’re lost… and the GPS is made in China!”

  • MMeister

    Hi-de ho!

  • Owen Johnson

    “You’d be grinning too, if your job had such great bennies! These drivers only have to work a couple years, vote themselves raises and they’re set for life.”

  • Anonymous

    Now, don’t you worry, new brakes were just installed by citizens united lobbyists.

  • http://twitter.com/alcannistraro Al Cannistraro

    I get to ride for free using my “1% Club” card. How much do *you* pay to ride?

  • Stacey Siepmann

    Now I finally understand Kubrick’s film title “Eyes Wide Shut.”

  • Karan

    Ignorance, deficit leadership, lack of foresight and leadership beholden to special interest is driving us off the fiscal cliff.

  • dscott

    I hope that guy drives better than he does math!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dale-N-Kindred/100002547892204 Dale N. Kindred

    “Where is Abraham Lincoln, when we need him? Enough of the pretty faces, empty rhetoric, and southern strategies!” He saved us once from going over the cliff.

  • Mike King

    “Congress? Have any of these guys actually PASSED their full driver’s license yet? Judging by the last decade or so, they’re still on a LEARNER’S permit.”

  • Al

    I understand Grover Norquist was his driving instructor….

  • Dock Tor Galaxy

    “If someone can’t stop these parasites from driving America over the fiscal cliff, how am I expected to take home another ten million dollar bonus this year? “

  • Frosty

    He had too much “Obstructionist tea” with his breakfast this morning.

  • Frosty

    He had too much “Obstructionist” tea at breakfast with Grover Norquist this morning.

  • Ginyek

    It was later than I thought when I first believed you,
    Now I cannot share your laughter, bus of fools.

  • Ginyek

    Where’s Ralph Kramden when we need him?

  • paula goldman

    Wake up and drive straight and slow or you will be sooooooreeeee

  • Hans F. Schweinsberg

    illegitimus non carborundum.
    (Don’t let the bastards grind you down)

  • Jim

    Now you know how the lemmings feel…

  • Anonymous

    Illegitimi non carborundum – bastards is plural!

  • Anonymous

    There can be only one destination. I voted for him because he doesn’t believe in government and he doesn’t believe in public transportation.

  • Michael Henchman

    That driver is too busy checking his reflection in the windshield instead of watching where he’s going!

  • Clymehj

    I wish that guy would stop looking where we’ve been and pay attention to where he’s taking us.

  • clathey

    That’s Ronald Reagan still driving and we socialists driving to the Welfare Office don’t have a chance. Humph. That’s what you get with an actor driving, and driving, and driving…..

  • Mj Denys

    At the end they all try to look like Reagan

  • Sylvia Smith

    Sure he’s smiling; he’s willfully stupid so he won’t have to consider what might happen as a result of his decisions. Any “sane” person would be panicking.

  • Sylvia Smith

    Hilarious!

  • http://www.facebook.com/alma.morgan.3 Alma Morgan

    I don’t know what to say about this. We elected these people.

  • http://twitter.com/mersennefan Ross McCluney

    If you think the fiscal cliff is bad, wait until you see what happens when our environmental life-support system quits working.

    We’re in this big bus, heading towards the fiscal cliff, and everyone’s arguing over where they’re going to sit.

    (With apologies to David Suzuki, who wrote this about the environmental crisis: “We’re in a giant car heading towards a brick wall and everyone’s arguing over where they’re going to sit.”)

  • http://profiles.google.com/dhfabian DH Fabian

    “Oh oh, we ran out of poor people to sacrifice. Looks like you’re next in line, Mr. Middle Class.”

  • SuddenImpact

    Yeah, the good old days, when terrorists just flew planes.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000836815861 Mary Lee

    Brace yourself, they have no idea how close we are to the edge.

  • Dave

    You’ll love it! It is just like the 50s except without high taxes and labor unions.

  • Bill

    No, I’m sure he is singing “Jesus take the wheel.”

  • commonwealth

    When I asked how much experience he’s had driving, he just said that his name is Gordon Gekko, and that greed is good. Should we be worried?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Joseph-Glackin/100000892011713 Joseph Glackin

    Cliff, what cliff? This line only makes right turns, and never gets ANYWHERE!

  • Pat Messmer

    He told me he has no qualms about taking us to the edge and has no intention of goin’ over with us. Quick, let’s do something!

  • Pat Messmer

    He told me he has no qualms about taking us to the the fiscal cliff and has no intention of going over it with us. Quick, let’s do something!

  • http://www.facebook.com/larry.heitkamp.7 Larry Heitkamp

    They have yet to pass a jobs bill and pointing to Social Security saying: “See it doesn’t work!!!!” That is the Fisacl Cliff.

  • Anonymous

    Why do I feel that a horse with blinders on and this guy driving have something in common?

  • John Majeski

    I don’t know about you but I’m getting off before he crashes this thing…..

  • http://www.facebook.com/david.eddy.5076 David Eddy

    I notice the driver is the only one smiling. He has the only parachute.

  • Anonymous

    Where is Paul Volker now that we need him ?

  • Joseph A. Mungai

    If a thing is worth doing, it would have been done already.

  • Dom Jermano
  • unkerjay

    He said what’s to worry, he has really good insurance, an excellent pension plan, besides which, unlike other cliffs, no one really dies. Best advice he’s ever been given? Just close your eyes and admire the view…”

  • MugsysRapSheet

    “Why do I get the bad feeling he’s not making any more stops?”

  • shawneebill

    What happened to our union driver???

  • R. Williams

    Hello, my name is Fiscal Cliff and I will be taking you on a tour of Special Interest in Washington DC and the nation.

    or

    Fasten your seat belt it’s going to be a bumpy ride.

  • Eric West

    O’l reliable …consistent and always ahead of schedule!?. So, who hired this guy?

  • ART

    Hah! They said women, Hispanics, and African-Americans won the election, but look who’s still driving and riding on the bus.

  • Dan Brown

    Caption: Person #1: “We’re headed for the cliff! Person #2:Revolvers, ready, aim, fire!”

  • Paperboy

    Hey…can you change the channel? It’s been playing the same song for the last four years!

  • BillG

    “I didn’t realize that this was a one-way route with no stops when I hired this driver!”

  • Robert John MacDonnell

    Fiscal Cliff???????? What fiscal cliff? Bush, and his administration let by his crony Wall Street Bankers, and the rest of the Republican crooks drove us over that cliff from 2001 through 2008.

  • http://www.facebook.com/jeanne.cahill.5 Jeanne Cahill

    Say your prayers friends, I’ve got a point to prove.

  • yvette

    Don’t worry he don’t know anything about driving……

  • Rosey

    Don’t worry the Cliff is like a mirage in the Desert, once you get there it will be gone.

  • Roy Stacey

    “Sure hope he slows down before this FOG gets any thicker….”

  • StephanieTeacher

    Can you believe we paid him to drive us?

  • 23jumpers

    You’re still going under the assumption that the fare is a favor, aren’t ya.

  • 23jumpers

    I think you should win Mister.

  • Rudge212

    HEY! You just left Dick Cheney on the corner back there! You’re not going back to pic… ohhhhhhhhhh.

  • Bob Weber

    Remember Flight 93! Let’s take these guys down!

  • Anonymous

    Judging by that smile, I don’t think he’s ever going to ask us to pay the fare.

  • Enrique

    I am jumping off the cliff for Grover Norquist

  • Gary

    On a bus bound for nowhere. Right where Congress is driving us.

  • http://www.facebook.com/jim.larivee Jim LaRivee

    He thinks as he goes over the cliff he’ll be “Raptured”.
    You and me? Not so much.

  • Flyen Lyon

    Someone going to get Rich off this ride! They always do, and the Tax Payer foots the bill!

  • mary wilson

    Hi, I’m Cliff. Would you mind scooting over?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Mike-Hayne/1835516200 Mike Hayne

    He still uses Ipana toothpaste, too…

  • Julie

    He’s obviously not thinking about karma.

  • Stuart Pattison

    He used to drive a Washington,DC tour bus.

  • Gil Hoolie

    “…so, I figured since we’re sitting up front, he’d let us off first.”

    or

    “When I asked if that was a wrong turn back there, he said something about following the cliff notes.”

  • Ken Piaskowski

    You don’t know where you’re going, do you?

  • Gil Hoolie

    “I know it sounds crazy but that’s what he said…I’m not bluffing.”

  • Mike Weber

    That was the big cliff? It felt more like a speed bump.

  • Posterer

    “But when I saw the driver, I thought we were going nowhere!”

  • M.J. Wilde

    “Poor clueless bastard.”

  • http://theposologist.blogspot.com/ The Posologist

    He’s smiling because he’s the only one on the bus with an airbag.

  • http://theposologist.blogspot.com/ The Posologist

    I sure hope he knows how to use the brakes.

  • Pat

    What does he know that I don’t know?

  • Michael Villacres

    Hey! Wasn’t he the same one who almost drove us all into that “ditch” last year? Still got paid and still kept his job? “Hey mac! Any openings?”

  • Michael Villacres

    I guess that smile of his shows that the “bus drivers” didn’t learned a thing from the near accident we had last year. You’d think the “stockholders” of the company would’ve learned their lesson instead of “re-hiring” most of them. I guess not.

  • Jory Aronson

    Welcome to the Magical Mystery Tour; otherwise known as Our National Economy!

  • C Hermitten

    Rider to other rider: “Do you see that
    golden parachute on the driver’s back? That means we’re going over the
    cliff. You think Harry Potter will save us?……he can fly,…… can’t he?”
    Whaddaya mean.. “Harry’s not real?!!”

  • Rich Tamm

    Don’t worry. He’ll never get us there. He doesn’t have the balls to cut Defense spending.

  • Warren in NC

    I used to have hair. Then they told me where we were heading.

  • fhelm

    “Do we have time for a game of golf ?”

  • Dingus

    You know? I think I’m finally starting to understand that whole ride a bike thing.

  • Johnny Wells

    “As a terrorist, myself, I’ve really got to admire this driver’s ability to strike fear in the hearts of the American people.”

  • Betty

    Grover said his map will get us there, but is there really any there there?

  • Peter La Barbera

    Relax, he’s a good driver. He was the personal chauffeur for Princess Diane.

  • Carolynn Young

    Ah! come on, give us a brake!

  • Concerned Citizen

    I don’t care how he drives. I like his smile.

  • http://www.facebook.com/dwaycie Dave Waycie

    Drives like he got his license at Wal-Mart.

  • Patricia Norris-Landry

    “Ya notice’ he took our parachutes when he already has one with a lifetime warranty?”

  • unkerjay

    Apparently they’ve just recently converted over to the Mayan Calendar. As they understand it, January 2013 and beyond is now no longer a problem.

  • unkerjay

    He said, “Orbit gum, why do you ask?”.

  • unkerjay

    Says he used to work for Sheriff Carter in a town named Eureka. Then he got laid off.

  • Rick Mancuso

    “He certainly loves to empty my pockets!”

  • http://www.facebook.com/martina.hough1 Martina Hough

    Where did you buy your drivers license? It must have been pretty cheap!