Ted Rall by Ted Rall

Ted Rall

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  1. Radish

    Radish GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    Its the American Way!
    We’re really trying hard to remain 23rd in providing world class health care.

  2. Ted Rall

    Ted Rall GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    Whatever happens to politicians like LBJ, who actually read the legislation before they voted on it? Not to mention, those guys didn’t have the Internet to do the research for them. And they processed a lot fewer bills in the last session than they did back in the 1960s. These politicians are seriously lazy. It’s unbelievable that they all passed the USA Patriot Act, which turned the United States into an authoritarian state, without reading it. And then five years later, after the terrible results became evident, they renewed it!

  3. Enoki

    Enoki said, almost 3 years ago

    That’s just the handy wallet card…. The actual instructions come in a book thicker than a large print edition of War and Peace….

  4. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    Single Payer is easier, cheaper, less complex and will save money. maybe by the next millennium if the USA is still in shape to do it.

  5. Radish

    Radish GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    You disbelieve the polls you don’t like.
    Anyway, my comment had nothing to do with polls, it was about world wide health care statistics.

  6. MrSmee

    MrSmee GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    Considering that Obamacare is really Romneycare, wouldn’t it be logical to see how it worked in Romney’s state? Answer: it worked beautifully…so remind me why it wouldn’t be good for the USA as a whole? Oh yeah… because it is “socialist”. Like every other Health Care System, including the ones in those obviously socialist countries like France, Britain and Canada. THEIR health care systems are working wonderfully, because THEY don’t have a Republican Party which is ready, on ’"principle" to sabotage ANYTHING the Obama Presidency tries to do… . A bunch of racist, hypocritical louts… ready to allow the entire country (including and especially the poor) to be completely destroyed as long as it destroys Obama too. There are words for such people, but none of them are printable in a newspaper.

  7. jrmerm

    jrmerm said, almost 3 years ago

    So a 2000 page plus unread law with all sorts of unknown and undefined provisions is causing trouble? Who knew? Oh, wait, the evil righwingers knew it was a terrible idea. Them and their darn “facts”. Rall’s reference to the Patriot Act is spot on. Warning: government may be dangerous to your health.

  8. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    Night Guant: Single Payer is easier, cheaper, less complex and will save money.

    Tigger: This is what the Republicans want to Replace ObamaCare with, but you are dead set against it.

    Me: Whaaaaaaat??? Tell me which Republican said they want Single Payer.

  9. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    You also disbelieve polls you do not like.
    A USA Today Poll shows 53% of Americans disapprove of Obamacare in it’s current form.


    I believe the polls. Many of that 53% want Single Payer. More of those opposed want the ACA improved, than want it repealed.



    Republicans will not replace if they succeed in repeal. I don’t know of many Republicans who support national health care in any form.

  10. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    @Ted Rall

    Not to mention, those guys didn’t have the Internet to do the research for them.

    I have a feeling that too many members of Congress do research on the Internet, where you can find something to support just about any crazy idea.

    The UN is taking your guns away, smoking is good for you & the Earth is at the center of the universe, at least according to the Internet.

    http://geocentrism.com/

  11. Radish

    Radish GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    @Uncle Joe

    Please say Hi to me
    Snowfire62@outlook.com

  12. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    From Night-gaunt49:
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    “Single Payer is easier, cheaper, less complex and will save money. maybe by the next millennium if the USA is still in shape to do it.”
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    Tiggers response:
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    “This is what the Republicans want to Replace ObamaCare with, but you are dead set against it.”
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    I’d be really interested in seeing this Republican position. I’ve not heard of it before. At all.
    ^
    Unless you are being dishonest. Again.

  13. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    @Uncle Joe

    Sorry, UJ, I didn’t see your response before I did a nearly identical one.
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    Tigger is not known for his honesty. This is just another example.
    Typical Fox “news” viewer.

  14. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    Private business can exist but they must be fair to their employees and customers. If you want businesses to operate something as important as health care they must become Non-profit..

  15. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    America’s march towards Socialism ……..Obmacare.
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    A nice crisp blanket statement bereft of facts in support. You mean the socialism that is allowing Health Care Insurance companies to now cover those they would not? Paying insurance companies to not drop otherwise good members? What do you mean by Socialism exactly?
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    You know you would do better if you gave some flesh and muscle to that bare bones you through out. Facts would help and analysis too. Define Socialism for us just so we know where you are coming from. Take your time.
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    Tea Publicans especially and other hard liners are so afraid that so called Obamacare aka ACA will be embraced once people experience it working for them like Medicaid was first disliked before it started. They know it will be a winner.

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