Ted Rall by Ted Rall

Ted Rall

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  1. crabbyrino

    crabbyrino GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    I’m not familiar with your comment style, but I do hope you were being sarcastic.
    Financial health is learned @ home and in school. Jail parents & teachers. That will solve the problem. (FYI: This was sarcasm.)

  2. Ted Lind

    Ted Lind GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Does “rabid Communist Obama” sound thoughtful? Maybe he should have said “rabid, Muslim, Communist Obama”

  3. William Bednar

    William Bednar GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Low, stagnant wages is only on reason why people are going into debt. Increasingly higher prices for goods services, easily available credit and, people trying to live above their means, are other contributing factors. If prices were low and stagnant, as they were during the great depression, and if credit were not so readily available, people would not so easily be going into debt. Demanding that employers pay higher and higher wages won’t solve the problem. If people consistently attempt to live above their means, and they start using more and more credit sources to do that, they will start going into debt, no matter how high the wages.

  4. packratjohn

    packratjohn said, over 2 years ago

    Jeez Michael, I sincerely hope nothing ever happens to cause you financial distress. I don’t think you would deal with poverty very well.

  5. Cerabooge

    Cerabooge said, over 2 years ago

    crabbyrino and packratjohn: Did both of you just start reading comments this morning? Michael wme is famous (or is that “infamous”?) for his razor-sharp satire.

  6. strohbaj

    strohbaj said, over 2 years ago

    This is similar to calling 50 million people on food stamps a success for Obama administration. Poor economy creates government dependence. We all know how that works out. Wait, we still do not know if it carries for 4 generations.

  7. jrmerm

    jrmerm said, over 2 years ago

    @Ted Lind

    I believe Islam has some prohibition against usury (charging interest) and unfair business practices in general, so apparently Obama is not a Muslim. But I’m not a religion expert.

  8. jrmerm

    jrmerm said, over 2 years ago

    Although we can all sympathize with people who are being hounded by collection agencies (they are lowlifes), some of the blame can be placed on the deadbeats themselves. Many people take out credit or student loans with no intention of ever paying it back.

  9. comicsssfan

    comicsssfan said, over 2 years ago

    A liberal arts degree from an expensive private university is looked at the same as going to a local CC and finishing at a cheap state university. It’s still a liberal arts degree. I knew a guy who got a psychology degree from a super expensive private university and worked at minimum wage for several years afterwards in a grocery store.

  10. jackson49

    jackson49 said, over 2 years ago

    great toon!

  11. echoraven

    echoraven said, over 2 years ago

    sad, but true.

  12. RR208

    RR208 said, over 2 years ago

    Medical collections are part of this problem.
    The hospital-doctor-insurance maze seems to lead straight to collections.

  13. Jase99

    Jase99 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago



    There is a difference between being a troll and satire. Michael wme uses satire to point out absurdities in the oppoition’s arguments. Trolls do little more than spout tired talking points, call names, and generally act like dicks.

    Even if you ignore the text of Michael wme’s satirical posts, at least check out his links. They usually provide some valuable insight into the topic at hand.

  14. Jase99

    Jase99 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    “He decided that to be inconsistent in posting satire was nonproductive, so he tries to keeep the crazy Right persona intact, but the links give you his true view.”

    He has broken character on rare occasions, though he should probably just get a second account like the trolls.

  15. MangeyMoose

    MangeyMoose said, over 2 years ago

    I’ve been looking for employment for over two years now. I have seen plenty of jobs (minimum wage) for COLLECTORS. Although I am not in debt(draining my last CD though) this is one job I will not take. I refuse to be another hammer, pounding away at others who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own, or a working a job at minimum wage, and are struggling to merely live.

    I have also read in the news that about 1/3 of our population in in arrears. Congress? Not their problem! THEY’VE GOT THEIRS!

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