Ted Rall by Ted Rall

Ted Rall

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  1. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    That didn’t start with Obama, though he has done nothing about it, despite being a “socialist”.

  2. motivemagus

    motivemagus said, about 1 year ago

    Most dramatic shifts have been during GOP administrations, starting with Reagan, but since Clinton and the “New Democrats” (AKA Republicans) came to power, they’re becoming controlled by corporate interests as well.

  3. Enoki

    Enoki said, about 1 year ago

    Big government helping big money and big corporations stay that way!

  4. echoraven

    echoraven said, about 1 year ago

    @Genome Project

    “…and all because Obama made the housing market crash before he was elected.
    Thanks, Obama.”
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    No, because the only thing he has done since he was elected is the boondoggle of Obamacare, which is giving companies excuses to cut full time staff and smaller companies to eliminate health care. THAT is what you should thank Obama for and his war on the middle class.
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    BRILLIANT CARTOON TED!! Brilliant enough for all caps!

  5. Ted Rall

    Ted Rall GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @Uncle Joe

    True. The shift began in the late 1960s and early 1970s, toward the end of the Vietnam War. But it seems to be accelerating, like climate change. Very alarming.

  6. Ted Rall

    Ted Rall GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @Debt Free

    How? You need capital to open a company or factory. But banks won’t loan to the 99% anymore. Hell, they won’t even refi your mortgage.

  7. Ted Rall

    Ted Rall GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    No doubt, these trends long predated Obama. And I criticized his predecessors. But he’s the president now. He needs to stop golfing and TRY to fix this.

  8. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, about 1 year ago

    @Ted Rall

    “No doubt, these trends long predated Obama. And I criticized his predecessors. But he’s the president now. He needs to stop golfing and TRY to fix this.”—————————————————
    Yes we know you spent 8 years demonizing Bush and blaming him for anything bad, but I do give you credit for criticizing Barry when things go bad.
    Unlike most lefties here, you realize that to not criticize O after years of hammering Bush would make you a hypocrite.
    There are a couple liberal posters here who will criticize a Democrat prez, but most of them just blame Republicans in Congress. Or they revert back to blaming Bush(or even Reagan, ha!).
    True hypocrites.

  9. c.hoffman

    c.hoffman GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @Ted Rall: HOW is Obama supposed to “fix this”? He couldn’t do it without GOP support in the legislature, and they wouldn’t help him put out a fire, even if they were the ones burning!

  10. eugene57

    eugene57 said, about 1 year ago

    @Enoki

    “Big government helping big money and big corporations stay that way!”
    From your other posts, I did not see that you understood that.

  11. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Ted: while I agree in “concept”, “hoffman” does make the very valid point that “Obama haters” hate, CONGRESS, not the President, writes the laws. Whereas going back to Reagan, the Executive branch HAS and CAN write regulations that force agencies to actually do the exact OPPOSITE of what the laws may mandate, it is now members of the House majority, IN COMMITTEES, that insert clauses into “MUST PASS” legislation, to actually take much of that Executive responsibility away. It also happens inn the Senate, as when Coburn inserted a clause into the “must pass” budget bill to force the National Park Service to allow loaded weapons to be carried in our parks, changing REGULATIONS. (Just might note that lethal shootings and gun deaths in the parks have risen dramatically since DOCTOR COBURN inserted this “life saving” clause!)


    Income inequality likewise has been increased “under the table” as the wealthiest corporations and individuals have beaten Congress into giving them additional income they so sorely “need”.

  12. c.hoffman

    c.hoffman GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    My question stands: What, exactly, is the president supposed to DO to fix this, even if he had the cooperation to do so?

  13. Ivan Araque

    Ivan Araque GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @Ted Rall

    Ted, thanks so much for participating in the Comments section (I’ve admired your work for some 15 years). Best wishes.

  14. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @russell5419

    “All I know is I was forced into early retirement,(something I did not want) because of lack of work(carpenter) and before obummer I never missed a day of work, went on unemployment for over a year and finally just had enough and retired at 56 years old,(2 years ago) smaller pension bennys,, it stinks. I wanted to work till I was at least 62”
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    You should have consulted MStevenson58. He stated what you should do, two posts above yours:
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    “MStevenson58 said, about 6 hours ago

    This means that any of the 99% can open their own company or factory, exploit workers and become rich. That’s the great thing about America – anyone can make it here."
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    See how easy that would have been?

  15. Ted Rall

    Ted Rall GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @c.hoffman

    He could start by clawing back the bank bailouts and issuing them instead to distressed homeowners and the unemployed and underemployed. He doesn’t need Congress to unwind Fed policy.

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