Ted Rall by Ted Rall

Ted Rall

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  1. MiepR

    MiepR said, almost 3 years ago

    Circa 1987, one Thanksgiving my moderately schizophrenic then-boyfriend and I threw a Thanksgiving dinner for 15-20 homeless people in our neighborhood. I did the cooking and Zeke built the fireplace and made the 4ml plastic tent so they could spend the night off the street for a change.

    The guests were all polite and appreciative. This stuff ain’t rocket science and it ain’t sound bites, either. You have to just stop yapping and do it. Helps if you have help.

  2. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, almost 3 years ago

    @MiepR

    That’s very nice of you.
    Thankfully, there are many of us who, like you, help the needy either directly or by supporting great organizations like The Salvation Army.
    But this is about still giving unemployment checks to people after 100 WEEKS.
    If not cutting it off there, then when? 5 years? 10 years?
    I know Barry’s economy has been brutal to the working class and ObamaCare has made things even worse, but at some point you have to stop the enabling.

  3. piobaire

    piobaire said, almost 3 years ago

    When are the “job creators” going to create good jobs here in America? When are they going to show their patriotism by doing so?

  4. avarner

    avarner said, almost 3 years ago

    There is plenty of blame to go around. Bush knocked the economy out and his 1/2 black twin finished it off.

    Clinton was 10X the president of either one, and that in itself is a sad, sad statement.

    Please, America. When is amateur hour over?

  5. jrmerm

    jrmerm said, almost 3 years ago

    So you are saying there is a difference between the two parties? You bet there is.

  6. jrmerm

    jrmerm said, almost 3 years ago

    @avarner

    What specifically did Bush do to damage the economy?

  7. furnituremaker

    furnituremaker said, almost 3 years ago

    that one made no sense at all

  8. KEN GIESBRECHT

    KEN GIESBRECHT said, almost 3 years ago

    If all of the Bleeding heart Liberals AKA Democrats would take in an unemployed family ,there would be no problem..
    Am I wrong ?

  9. eepatt

    eepatt said, almost 3 years ago

    Change “if not” to “and.”

  10. decimuscaelius

    decimuscaelius said, almost 3 years ago

    WORK AS WE KNOW IT IS DESAPPEARING. The logic of automation says that while efficiency skyrockets, the amount of human workhours needed to keep it all running is decreasing. Part of our revolutionary demands will be 1. full employment, 2. tax the rich to pay for employment, and 3. 25 hours work for 40 hours pay. Neither the Demos nor the Repubs will support any of this, beholden as they are to the rulers. BTW, ALL these capitalist politicians at every level of government are RICH. Keep that in mind next time you vote for any of them. Right, Ted?

  11. jackson49

    jackson49 said, almost 3 years ago

    dems continue to vote for war, as well, and “whine about it”.

    bring the troops home.

  12. Ted Rall

    Ted Rall GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    @jrmerm

    Increased debt with wasteful spending on HomeSec, Afghanistan and Iraq. Failed to create national jobs program after 2000-2001 dot-com crash. Tax cuts for the rich. Tight money policy.

  13. Ted Rall

    Ted Rall GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    If there are no jobs for 99 weeks, then yes, it is.

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