Ted Rall by Ted Rall

Ted Rall

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  1. Ransom D Stone

    Ransom D Stone said, over 4 years ago


  2. ScullyUFO

    ScullyUFO said, over 4 years ago

    Great Rallic portrait of Jobs.

  3. Mephistopheles

    Mephistopheles GoComics PRO Member said, over 4 years ago

    Ted never met a capitalist he didn’t hate. He loves the freedoms our form of government affords (The freedom to criticize policies he doesn’t like) but he isn’t willing to accept the responsibilities it places upon us (To be industrious and self sufficient).

  4. William Bednar

    William Bednar GoComics PRO Member said, over 4 years ago

    Industrious AND self sufficient? Wow, what a concept! Far to deep a concept for some, who demand that the Government support them by fleecing others!

  5. Heavy B

    Heavy B said, over 4 years ago


    Are you actually defending the sweat shops? What is WRONG with you

  6. NebulousRikulau

    NebulousRikulau GoComics PRO Member said, over 4 years ago

    I’ve always felt that being industrious didn’t involve sitting in a plush office deciding which factories to close.

  7. MiepR

    MiepR said, over 4 years ago


    Capitalism is an economic system. Free speech is part of a democratic system of governing. You are mixing apples and oranges.

  8. Mac61

    Mac61 said, over 4 years ago

    China is not a capitalist system, they have allowed for a planed semi-capitalist system on their west coast but the majority of the people are still under a system that is just as communist as Soviet Russia. The Chinese government is afraid to allow full and real capitalism because that would entail a huge transfer from the government to the people.

  9. mcasenl

    mcasenl said, over 4 years ago


    Thank you, Mr. Madoff

  10. STLDan

    STLDan said, over 4 years ago


    People like you are the reason this country NEEDS unions. Who cares who suffers as long as you make a buck right? Disgusting!!!!

  11. Mephistopheles

    Mephistopheles GoComics PRO Member said, over 4 years ago

    @STLDan – People like you are why this country needs Globalization. I’m sure you love the idea of holding companies hostage by starving off the supply of goods and labor through strikes and intimidation of workers and shippers.

    What you don’t realize is that the only people you hurt with those strikes is other Americans. While you are throwing wooden shoes into the machinery of progress there are companies in other countries that are eating our lunch because they have workforces that don’t use the government to distort the laws of supply and demand.

    You find my position disgusting? I am for investment, employment and progress. What could be more disgusting then a group of Union thugs threatening to harm anyone that tries to cross their picket line to exercise their freedom to work? I’m management but I have worked in the shop when our Unions have gone on strike to keep product moving out the door and to keep my company profitable so that it can employ me and other hardworking people in the community. I’ve been Video taped crossing the picket line, threatened with violence, replaced tires that were punctured on jackrocks tossed out by union thugs. Do not preach to me about the nobility of the poor downtrodden union worker. I’ve seen them in all their ugliness and I’m glad my company is global enough that it can continue to produce goods even when thr local union bosses are threatening another strike.

    Globalization benefits everyone. I and everyone else can buy goods produced at the lowest cost. That leaves more dollars in my pocket to buy other products or invest in my community.

  12. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, over 4 years ago


    …there are companies in other countries that are eating our lunch…

    Who needs foreign companies to eat our lunch when our companies here are eating our breakfast, dinner and dessert?

    If you don’t understand that we are heading back to sweatshops in this country, your head is in the sand. Globalization doesn’t have to mean the erosion of workers’ rights. Shortsighted people like you forget that we had to battle tooth and nail for safe working conditions, fair wages and all of the benefits that you assume were given out of the goodness of non-existent corporate hearts. You’d rather see the American worker be put in the position of the Chinese, than see the Chinese labor force get any of the respect we deserve.

    I’ve seen striking workers say a lot of nasty things to people crossing the lines, but those are just words. Given what a jerk you sound like here, I can only suspect that your employees had some personal grudges to settle.

  13. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, over 4 years ago


    BTW, better to throw wooden shoes in the machinery of progress than peoples’ lives, which is what you want to do.

  14. Mephistopheles

    Mephistopheles GoComics PRO Member said, over 4 years ago

    @johnlofton – First of all, they weren’t MY employees. They were employees of the company that employed me too. You can smear fecal matter all you want but I was just one of many sent out into the plant to do the job because someone else refused to work. And there were more then just words being tossed at cars. When you resort to violence to make your point you have already lost the argument.

    Second of all – Your tired ranting that the only way a worker can get a fair shake is with unions is patently false. Unions make up a very small portion of the private workforce today and yet most of us feel we are being paid what we are worth. Yes Unions worked hard to get workers many benefits. Good for them. They could do that as long as Manufacturers had no other choice.

    I am not protected by a union. I work hard for my company and in return my company pays me a good salary and provides a lot of other benefits as well. I make sure that my company is efficient and effective so that it can compete on a global scale and it does. Not through intimidation but because it produces a good product at a fair price.

    I too am an American worker but I recognize that the only way we can compete is by outworking and outthinking our global competition. The Chinese are under the same pressure as we and they can vote for more laws, regulations, and protectionism anytime they want. Notice they don’t do that. Because they recognize that would be self defeating.

  15. Donald Williams

    Donald Williams said, over 4 years ago

    @Uncle Joe

    What he said….

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