Ted Rall for April 22, 2019


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    Darsan54 Premium Member 8 months ago

    You’re not that historical.

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    Jason Allen  8 months ago

    Probably a drop in the bucket in comparison to how much money they’ve made over the years that they were able to weasel their way out of paying taxes on.

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    GreggW Premium Member 8 months ago

    Cue the entirely understandable, except perhaps to the elite, rage of the Yellow Vests. So much for that “this will bring all of France together” notion.

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    ArtyD2 Premium Member 8 months ago

    Something the french brought back from Nam. He doesn’t look like a Buddhist monk though.

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    montessoriteacher  8 months ago

    Jesus was very clear about where $ donated in his name was supposed to go. OTOH, Notre Dame must be rebuilt.

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    Alberta Oil Premium Member 8 months ago

    Some (many) folk have too much money. And.. there is probably a catch.. with a tax benefit to those that contribute.. AND consequently the tax payer makes up the loss..

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    Diat60  8 months ago

    Just how much of Notre Dame is original anyway? All the “ancient” buildings have been added to or replaced or redesigned over the ages. I’m willing to bet that the only original part of the building is a small piece of a wall or two.

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    Rad-ish. Premium Member 8 months ago

    If they had come up with one tenth of the money before that,

    there probably would not have been a fire.
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    casonia2  8 months ago

    Good one, Ted!

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    benjamineyal  8 months ago

    Yeah, that’s been in the news a lot lately. It just shows our society’s priorities

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    Zen-of-Zinfandel  8 months ago

    Caritas of France can assist with rent relief and a mental health assessment.

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    Mogo  8 months ago

    The West is marching backwards to 1900s-style capitalism, trump, trump, trump, trump.

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    The Wolf In Your Midst  8 months ago

    I read in some old book somewhere about an unemployed carpenter who talked about how it’d be easier to get a camel through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to go to Heaven.


    Aw, hell, what’d he know about being Christian anyway?!

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    gcottay  8 months ago

    How sad to see yet another sowhatabout theme.

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    J Dreibelbis  8 months ago

    Still less than the taxes the church has not paid.

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    EdMeiller Premium Member 8 months ago

    Definitely makes one think.

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    Concretionist  8 months ago

    In the USA, they’d get naming rights for the library, stadium or some other important building. Wonder what the Holy Romans are gonna give ’em.

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    Jujeebean Premium Member 8 months ago

    I feel the same way about the money corporations pay lobbyists and contribute to politicians…they could put that money into the pockets of their employees or hire more people.

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