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Ted Rall

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  1. omQ R

    omQ R said, over 3 years ago

    Not so far-fetched; there’s Bradley Manning as a precedent.

  2. win

    win said, over 3 years ago

    Don’t ask, don’t tell

  3. zoidknight

    zoidknight said, over 3 years ago

    What do you expect from a the democrats who lock up Border Patrol agents for doing their jobs.

  4. jrmerm

    jrmerm said, over 3 years ago

    Zapping people from drones is illegal and immoral, using a computer virus to interfere with Iran’s development of nukes is common sense.

  5. babka

    babka GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    snap. nutshell. tell it! amen.

  6. mikefive

    mikefive said, over 3 years ago

    I think this ‘toon is about the Obama administration’s persecution and prosecution of whistleblowers. It’s my understanding he now not only holds the record for prosecution of whistleblowers but has prosecuted more whistleblowers than all other presidents combined.

  7. Ted Rall

    Ted Rall GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    How do you know?

    How do you know who the Administration is killing with drones? You don’t.

    I assume you’re conservative. I remember the old days when conservatives distrusted government. You know, they were right about that. Politicians are liars. So are their political appointees in the military.

    Also, there is no evidence—none—that Iran is developing nuclear weapons. And there is even less than zero evidence that Iran would use them if they had them. Only one country has used them—us.

  8. Ted Rall

    Ted Rall GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago


    It’s all good fun until the other side starts infecting OUR computers with viruses.

  9. Ted Rall

    Ted Rall GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Amazing how widely reported news stories can be dismissed online. Even more amazing that I have to point out the truth:


  10. Ted Rall

    Ted Rall GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Morty: Did you take civics? Here in the United States, everyone—including foreign nationals—is considered innocent until they are proven guilty in a court of law. Drone victims are, by definition, innocent.

  11. Donald Williams

    Donald Williams said, over 3 years ago

    I agree.

    The destruction of the Bill of Rights and the U.S. Constitution is reprehensible.

    The link you provided [ http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/29/world/obamas-leadership-in-war-on-al-qaeda.html?pagewanted=all ] has some notable quotes:

    1) "The Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel prepared a lengthy memo justifying that extraordinary step, asserting that while the Fifth Amendment’s guarantee of due process applied, it could be satisfied by internal deliberations in the executive branch.

    “Mr. Obama gave his approval, and Mr. Awlaki was killed in September 2011, along with a fellow propagandist, Samir Khan, an American citizen who was not on the target list but was traveling with him.”

    [The program reminds me of John Yoo’s advice to GWB that would have led to Martial Law with in the U.S. with a mere stroke of the pen.]

    2) “Mr. Hayden said. ‘I have lived the life of someone taking action on the basis of secret O.L.C. memos, and it ain’t a good life. Democracies do not make war on the basis of legal memos locked in a D.O.J. safe.’”

  12. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    EVERYTHING is “good”, until it’s used against US! The purpose of “secret” courts to authorize covert actions is only a smokescreen, and interesting that when Bush ignored the process, it was “good”, now Obama seems to be using it, but still it’s a farce.

    That said, if a grand jury, which operates in secret here at home, finds reason to take a case to trial, there is typically a “suspicion” of guilt, to take to a jury of peers, and the “innocent until proven guilty” thing really isn’t the operative. Then it’s a battle between attorneys, rather than a real fight for justice, before a jury of “peers”, which any more, means unemployed morons.

  13. Donald Williams

    Donald Williams said, over 3 years ago


  14. Donald Williams

    Donald Williams said, over 3 years ago

    “This is what saved him from a Life Sentence in Federal Prison, where he should have gone.”
    Actually, what saved him from prison was Gerald Ford’s Presidential pardon, which delivered him from the legal system. (And – if I understand the procedure – he had to admit his guilt in order to accept the pardon.)

  15. Ted Rall

    Ted Rall GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Thank you.

    I don’t have a political affiliation. My affiliation is the American people, and the people of the world, and I will call out anyone who makes our lives worse.

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