Ted Rall for February 09, 2024

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    Flashaaway  4 months ago

    About time people woke up to the scam that religion has always been.

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    Radish the wordsmith  4 months ago

    Religion = church teachings

    Spiritual = personal experience

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    GOGOPOWERANGERS  4 months ago

    I believe in the morals religion teach but not the gods themselves

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    knutdl  4 months ago

    As tha situation is now: USA is heII

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    knutdl  4 months ago

    And your money says in God we trust, but it’s against the law to pray in school. (Larry Norman)

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    LVObserver  4 months ago

    Reads like the climate alarmist religion.

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    braindead Premium Member 4 months ago

    The problem is not that Christianity is not being taught in schools.

    The problem is that Christianity is not being taught in churches.

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    Walter Kocker Premium Member 4 months ago

    Back in the day, in NY public schools, we were excused every Thursday afternoon to go to church school every week real school was in session.

    Since my father was Jewish and my mother Roman Catholic (think I know something about guilt?) I told the Jews my parents wanted me to go to Catholic school, and the Catholics my parents wanted me to go to Jewish school – and I went to movie matinees for y e a r s.

    I know – to some folks – religion is important, and it gives them whatever it is they need to get by – and that’s fine – for them.

    ’Not for me.

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    Fern   4 months ago

    Dumb cartoon, let’s keep up Wednesday’s discussion, Ted.

    You’re too cowardly to answer my question; how Thomas Massie is evil?

    Let me prove you’re wrong. It’s the democrat party that is evil.

    The DOJ ruled Biden is too old and has lost his ability for willingness due to memory problems; so he won’t be prosecuted for having documents, which he had no authority over, taken to his home…in his garage and yet he is still president.

    Okay, haven’t I been telling you for years that Biden is a senile puppet of the demons? What more evidence do you need? I’ve been telling you the truth this whole time and all the “good” little democrat voters here have been calling me crazy. And they will vote for him again, …. don’t think they’ll get the opportunity though, even you recognize the DNC has to swap him out.

    I mean…Biden himself, last night, said his memory is fine, then went on the say [Abdel Fattah el-]Sisi was the president of Mexico, he also joked that his memory was so bad, just allowing Peter Doocy the opportunity to ask a question showed his slippage, that it was his staff who put all those documents in his home. His home Ted. His Home. His garage. in filing cabinets that were locked, or had the ability to in el presidente José Bïden’s own words. If he can’t be held responsible for his own home, he shouldn’t be the Commander in Chief!

    Excusing this disjointed reality, this paradox, means only one thing, I might be a schizo, but you guys are psychos.

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    GiantShetlandPony  4 months ago

    I think the movie “The Invention of Lying” was a bit more spot on.

    What you have put out is more how groups get started, whether a ski club or the KKK even.

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    Kurtass Premium Member 4 months ago

    Dishonest fern is back with a new “name” and avatar.

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    Direwolf  4 months ago

    Like my father I am a reformed agnostic. I can’t prove God exists but I’m reasonably sure he/she/it/they did at some point.

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    Kalkkuna  4 months ago

    Where does spirituality come from?

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    Serial Pedant  4 months ago

    You’re all ready for Buddhism…the moral guidance without the preaching.

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    Cerabooge  4 months ago

    The Facebook crowd and the Meta people will go to war with one another.

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    Mark Tully Premium Member 4 months ago

    “Man is certainly stark mad; he cannot make a worm, and yet he will be making gods by dozens.”

    ― Montaigne, The Complete Essays

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    steveconkey2003  4 months ago

    Disgusted by heterosexuality 30% of Gen Z now says they are a letter in the alphabet crowd. Fact. We are going mental.

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    nednewbie  4 months ago

    If God didn’t exist, humanity would’ve invented him by now :-D

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    morningglory73 Premium Member 4 months ago

    They’re confusing Spirituality with a religion-like belief.

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    piper_gilbert  4 months ago

    People ruin religion.

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    GaryCooper  4 months ago

    Yes, that’s how it starts. Over and over and over.

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    ncorgbl  4 months ago

    More than 30% of our Founding Fathers were Desists.

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    rossevrymn  4 months ago

    I’d really recommend you catch yesterday’s DMZ to catch Stanti’s comment on the actions of Right-Wing Populism if the Supreme Court upholds trumpster fire’s omission from Colorado and Maine’s ballots, start at about 30 minutes………………………………….Ted, do you think the right-wing populists would be justified to kill people if they don’t get their way? You didn’t really address that matzo ball Stanti rolled out there.

    Ted later performed his usual pretense of an objective view of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. He, against notes how much larger Russia is than Ukraine as a sign of the fait accompli of Russia’s victory. Funny how he never ponders how much larger Russia was over Afghanistan. Ted, I’m sure you’ve been told many times that size doesn’t matter. Ted then rolls out his old trope that Russia is just protecting its interest and doesn’t have an further ambitions. Except that Putin has make threatening comments in the direction of other former Soviet nations. Ted, did you ever consider that supporting Ukraine and wearing down the Russians there is a strategic move to protect Poland, Latvia, Estonia, etc?:

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    gammaguy  4 months ago

    No, Ted, it’s not lonely. Far from it.

    Are you wishing that it was?

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    Rex Carswell Premium Member 4 months ago

    “Everybody’s got to believe in something. I believe I’ll have another beer.” W.C. Fields

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    preacherman Premium Member 4 months ago

    It’s true that many have fallen away from church attendance. But, some churches have added some type of online viewing. The church I go to has a great service that is broadcast on Facebook, or Meta, and the church’s website. And I usually put together a Facebook Live service at 4PM Sunday called Abundant Life. You’ll find a number of Abundant Life programs out there, and I’m one of them. So, church attendance may be waning, but church interest may be on a comeback.

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    moondog42 Premium Member 4 months ago

    I gave up on religion at age 8 when my church took all the 12-13 year old kids aside at Sunday School for a couple hours, and on the bus ride home they couldn’t stop talking about how doctors would put a big knife inside a woman’s belly and cut babies up into little parts and pull the parts out one by one, or they’d pull babies out of women’s bellies and put them in acid to kill them, and how important it was to stop this

    I’m ok without finding other people who also gave up on religion, tho. I’d rather go see some live music instead of forming a non-god fan club

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    ferddo  4 months ago

    In my experience, the harder that people try to inflict their religion upon others – the less they actually follow that religion’s teachings. Most of them seem to think that it is okay for them to sin all week, as long as they make an appearance in their church once in a while (to get forgiven).

    We all know a particular troll on here (who uses multiple accounts) who is the poster child for all of this…

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    Gary Williams Premium Member 4 months ago

    Just meditate on what you believe and see what happens.

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    Havel  4 months ago

    Being a Reformed Druid and recovering Catholic, I’m always fascinated by all those who KNOW with such certainty. NO ONE KNOWS. It’ll be fine either way.

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    zerorest  4 months ago

    Someone on the Internet is wrong.

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    rossevrymn  4 months ago

    Reminds me of a short story I read when I was a kid, spirituality without the context of community is just mastuhbation……………………………….Whelp, as I pretty much foresaw, Stanti and Ted Rall ginned up a special DMZ to address the left-handed exoneration of President Biden for the mishandling of secure documents. Both have serious concerns about Biden’s age. It’s a fair point. Both predict if he continues to run for a second term, he will be destroyed by Trump. That’s where I git off the bus. I’m going to predict he runs again and beats the orange idiot. I would not be surprised if he resigns next mid-term. It’s important to note, and Stanti and Rall are disingenuous in their omissions of this matter, that Biden’s staff is rock solid, and I would argue that for most executive business the staff is more important.

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