Ted Rall by Ted Rall

Ted Rall

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  1. SuperGriz

    SuperGriz said, over 4 years ago

    It’s time for the troops to come home.

  2. comyics

    comyics said, over 4 years ago

    Well Im not clicking any links senorbullwinkle posts on his comments. Including that one.

  3. churchillwasright

    churchillwasright said, over 4 years ago

    Those insurgents were guilty as sin! They had been firing on our troops for hours. And if journalists want to embed with them, they’re taking their lives in their own hands.

    War’s a btch.

  4. W(ar).Crime

    W(ar).Crime said, over 4 years ago

    You know Church if Canada invaded the U.S. I’d bet my bottom dollar you’d take up arms against the Canucks. That is, of course, if you aren’t chicken and immigrate to Mexico.

  5. 4uk4ata

    4uk4ata said, over 4 years ago

    Embedded, church? I rather doubt Reuters are that close to insurgents, despite what Fox may say about them. Sure, they took a risk by getting near to make pictures, but that’s what journalists do. It’s not like they were shouldering weapons or firing. I guess you’d be cool with it if the Taleban bombed a US base and killed a couple of cafeteria staff?

    The guys were obviously at the wrong place in the wrong time. Someone made a mistake or didn’t care. Same as the guys in the van. Sure, it was possible they could be insurgents (as could anyone). They happened to not be.

  6. HabaneroBuck

    HabaneroBuck said, over 4 years ago

    But stupid strips like this ignore the reality of the war to make pointless “points”. The reality? The American military is so overwhelming politically correct these days that they didn’t even get rid of a clear jihadist in their midst down in Fort Hood, TX. The military is putting up regulations ALL THE TIME about what circumstances must exist for our soldiers to engage the enemy. If soldiers just randomly kill civilians and journalists like this strip is claiming, they would be put up on charges the day before yesterday.

  7. Patrick JB Flynn

    Patrick JB Flynn GoComics PRO Member said, over 4 years ago

    Kill all you can kill, join the US Murder Corp.

  8. Jade

    Jade GoComics PRO Member said, over 4 years ago

    I heard about the video and I opened it but I closed it before I saw anything violent. I’m horrendously squeamish and knowing it’s “real violence” and not movie violence (which I still don’t do well with) made it worse. I only know about it, thus far, though, cause the owner of WikiLeaks was on the Colbert Report.

  9. zekedog55

    zekedog55 GoComics PRO Member said, over 4 years ago

    “Onward Christian Soldiers”…..

    Any attempt to defend “W’s and Dick’s atrocity is madness.

  10. mattro53

    mattro53 said, over 4 years ago

    The scary thing about this is that it is not a case of rogue soldiers, it is policy. The wing nut sound bite 2 posts above about the military being politically correct is absolutely ridiculous. Too many wing nuts want the military to shoot first at a brown person who talks funny and worships the wrong imaginary strict daddy in the sky, and then not bother to ask questions later.

  11. sirromsirrom

    sirromsirrom said, over 4 years ago

    I got dem ol’ Vietnam blues again, mama.

  12. 4uk4ata

    4uk4ata said, over 4 years ago

    “heard about the video and I opened it but I closed it before I saw anything violent. I’m horrendously squeamish and knowing it’s “real violence” and not movie violence (which I still don’t do well with) made it worse.”

    There’s little in it that is visually shocking, Jade. It’s black and white, grainy footage with small figures. Figures are moving, shots, dust, figures no longer moving. It’s all in the meaning. You have seen more blood and gore in a meat shop.

    “The military is putting up regulations ALL THE TIME about what circumstances must exist for our soldiers to engage the enemy.”

    Regulations may exist, the problem is if they mean much in practice. I’m pretty sure the military had regulations against, say, the stuff that happened in Abu Ghraib.

    Not to mention the part I saw had 1 figure that I think had an AK, a few had something on their backs that was supposedly intepreted as a RPG, then at some point it was reported there were several Kalashnikovs…

  13. Virgil Kemp

    Virgil Kemp GoComics PRO Member said, over 4 years ago

    why aren’t you doing something about this!!!

  14. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, over 4 years ago

    The recent leaked video happened years ago and the same thing has happened thousands of times. The helicopter was a mile away from the target, there were children in the van. If they showed the blood and guts on American TV the war would have ended years ago.

  15. Cynthia

    Cynthia GoComics PRO Member said, over 4 years ago

    If we had a reason to go there in the first place maybe people wouldn’t be so outraged by this. Then, they would accept war for what it is.

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