Ted Rall by Ted Rall

Ted Rall

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  1. Jeddidyah

    Jeddidyah said, almost 2 years ago

    Soooo, if whites live the same way that other minorities do, they die like the other minorities do. So if you graduate from high school and go to college and become a snob, like Santorum said, then you live longer…hmmm that must be why Santorum became such a snob.

  2. Tigger

    Tigger GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    ‘Race to the Top’ like No Child left Behind’ is a total failure

  3. MortyForTyrant

    MortyForTyrant said, almost 2 years ago

    Beautiful application (or demonstration) of the problems with mathematics and statistics. Also I would guess that the main reason for the drop can be found in obesity and it’s associated illnesses. I don’t want to harp on stereotypes, but if you drop out of high-school you’re probably not going to listen to nutritionists, your doctor or even the First Lady…

  4. walruscarver2000

    walruscarver2000 said, almost 2 years ago

    Brought to you by the people who sworn 20 years ago that we were headed for an ice age.

    “There’s something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact.” – Mark Twain

  5. Jase99

    Jase99 said, almost 2 years ago

    Come on, Ted! Just how is Obama to blame for undereducated Americans continually choosing to eat food that leads to health problems that shorten their lives?

  6. Ted Rall

    Ted Rall GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    @Jase99

    Actually, the main reasons for this decreased life expectancy are lack of healthcare and drug overdoses.

    Anyway, I think it’s obvious that Obama is not to blame for what happened from 1990 to 2007. The reason he’s in the cartoon is that (a) he’s in charge and so anything that goes wrong under his watch is his responsibility and (b) he’s been saying America is not in decline. But it clearly is.

  7. Ted Rall

    Ted Rall GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    @TheTrustedMechanic

    Ironically? My criticism of Obamacare is that it is not universal healthcare. It’s a right-wing sellout to insurance companies.

  8. hankloy

    hankloy said, almost 2 years ago

    @Ted Rall

    I quit reading your columns long ago after being a big fan. I no longer even look for them.
    You started attacking Obama long before he became pres, I suppose you wanted McCain and Palin.
    Your cartoons are kind of what I think Ima
    and Onguard would post if they were political cartoonists. Nice company.

  9. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    Keep giving tax breaks to the rich and raise taxes on the middle class and pretty soon the rich will have everything and the majority will have nothing.

  10. jrmerm

    jrmerm said, almost 2 years ago

    @Jase99

    1 Try actually looking at the cartoon. Rall never says or even hints that Obama is to blame.
    2 No data is presented that indicates that undereducation is causally linked to eating unhealty food or that unhealthy eating is responsible for the sudden decline.

  11. jrmerm

    jrmerm said, almost 2 years ago

    @TheTrustedMechanic

    Except Rall does not blame the Prez for declining life expectancy. Nor, after a certain minimum of health care, does additional heath care appreciably add to life expectancy. Again, read the cartoon. There has been a decline, a change, in life expectancy of some particular group. Has health care quality really fallen that much for uneducated whites over the last generation?

  12. Jeddidyah

    Jeddidyah said, almost 2 years ago

    @Ted Rall

    “My criticism of Obamacare is that it is not universal healthcare. It’s a right-wing sellout to insurance companies.”
    .
    Ted, I have been reading you comic strip since the days ketchup was a serving of vegetables. But you have been becoming increasingly obtuse. I didn’t come to the conclusion quoted above. The closest I came was the correlation between education and the accessiblity to health care and I wonder how close most of your readers came even to that conclusion.

  13. Jeddidyah

    Jeddidyah said, almost 2 years ago

    The only thing pathetic is your lack of a sense of humor. Maybe it would improve if they gave you a jar of Santorum for every post you make.

  14. Jeddidyah

    Jeddidyah said, almost 2 years ago

    @Tigger

    “‘Race to the Top’ like No Child left Behind’ is a total failure”
    .
    So you admit Shrub was a failure.

  15. Lavocat

    Lavocat said, almost 2 years ago

    Well, I guess it’s good to know that rich, WASPy, old men don’t have a monopoly on the cult of personality, psychobabble, & war crimes.

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