Ted Rall’s Latest Books:

“The Stringer”
graphic novel
by Ted Rall & Pablo G. Callejo
“Political Suicide: The Fight for the Soul of the Democratic Party”
by Ted Rall
“Bernie (Revised 2020 Edition)”
by Ted Rall

DMZ America Podcast #155: Assassin Shoots Trump

Donald Trump survived an assassination attempt yesterday afternoon when a gunman shot at him at a rally in Pennsylvania, grazing the former President’s right ear. He appeared defiant, raising his fist as Secret Service agents spirited him away from the scene. Political cartoonists and analysts Ted Rall (on the Left) and Scott Stantis (from the Right) look into the political and cultural ramifications from the history of political violence in the United States to gun culture to the upcoming Republican National Convention to the question of whether overheated rhetoric, this time by Democrats, contributed to the current volatile situation. Watch the Video Version: here. (Video will be live as of 10:45 Eastern time July 14th.)
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The Final Countdown – 7/12/24 – New Russiagate Claims Ahead of 2024 Election 

On this episode of The Final Countdown, hosts Ted Rall and Angie discuss various current events including the Democrats launching Russiagate 3.0.    The show begins with Senior Asia Pacific International Relations Policy Expert Sourabh Gupta sharing his perspective on China’s response to the NATO accusations amid the summit.    Then, Craig “Pasta” Jardula, political analyst and podcast host weighs in on the new wave of Russiagate accusations from the Democratic party.    The second hour starts with the chief market strategist of Bubba Trading Todd “Bubba” Horwitz sharing his expertise on the latest inflation numbers.    The show closes with human rights lawyer Dan Kovalik joining the show to discuss the ceasefire negotiations in Egypt.     
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The Final Countdown – 7/11/24 – Americans Brace for Trump’s Long-Awaited VP Pick

On this episode of The Final Countdown, hosts Ted Rall and Angie discuss political developments around the world, including the NATO Summit.    The show begins with the president of the Constitutional Rights PAC Carter Clews sharing his perspective on Biden’s campaign amid ongoing calls for the president to drop out.    Then, resident fellow in law and policy at the Center for Immigration Studies Andrew Arthur discusses the SAVE Act, a bill seeking to expand proof-of-citizenship voting requirements.     The show closes with International Relations and Security Analyst Mark Sleboda sharing his analysis of the NATO Summit.           
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The Final Countdown – 7/10/24 – Americans Brace for Trump’s Long-Awaited VP Pick

On this episode of The Final Countdown, hosts Ted Rall and Angie discuss developments worldwide, including Americans waiting for Trump to announce his VP pick.    The show begins with Belgian theoretical physicist and philosopher of science Jean Bricmont weighing in on the NATO Summit.    Then, Dr. Wilmer Leon shares his perspective on the panic within the Democratic Party amid increasing calls for President Biden to drop out.    Later, Retired Navy Captain and Former City Council Candidate Armen Kurdian talks about Trump’s potential VP picks.      
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Biden’s Senility Obscures Trump’s Senility

           Why, frustrated Democrats are asking, is the news media ignoring signs that former President Donald Trump is (also) suffering cognitive impairment? Why are they focusing on President Joe Biden’s debate performance and calling on him, but not Trump, following his conviction on 34 felony counts, to drop out of the campaign?             You have reasonable questions, I have answers:             Biden is the incumbent, not Trump. As much as Democrats would prefer otherwise, elections are a referendum on the incumbent.             Voters have long been worried about Biden’s age. The debate confirmed their concerns about the 81-year-old leader and added a new one: Democrats and their media allies have been gaslighting them about Biden’s physical and mental condition.             Trump’s felony convictions, though politically problematic are not inherently disqualifying. A felon can perform the duties of president. A senile person cannot.             Trump has been out in public, unscripted, a lot more than Biden. His performance was no worse…
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