Monthly Archives: May 2011

Know Thy TRUE Enemies! (Vol. 3)

By Jack Jodell, May 31, 2011 “One sure way to determine the social conscience of a Government is to examine the way taxes are collected and how they are spent. And one sure way to determine the social conscience of … Continue reading

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Know Thy TRUE Enemies! (Vol. 2)

By Jack Jodell, May 25, 2011 This is my second installment of an intermittent series putting the spotlight on narrow-minded, plutocratic conservative Republican hypocrites who are actively trying to limit our freedoms as progressives either socially or economically. This series, … Continue reading

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Know Thy TRUE Enemies! (Vol. 1)

By Jack Jodell, May 22, 2011 President Obama and congressional middle-of-the-road Democrats have been taking a lot of abuse lately over the poor state of the American economy, even though they had little to do with its cause. Some of … Continue reading

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GREAT PROGRESSIVE VOICES (Part III)

By Jack Jodell, May 17, 2011 THOM HARTMANN (1951 – ) is the 10th most important talk show host in America, and most important liberal, according to Talkers Magazine (the 9 above him are all conservatives). Hartmann, an unabashed progressive, … Continue reading

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QUOTES TO THINK ABOUT!

By Jack Jodell, May 12, 2011 On occasion, at my other site, I used to periodically post meaningful quotes by famous thinkers, philosophers, authors, public servants, and other notable people throughout history. I continue that tradition now, below. “Three great … Continue reading

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GREAT PROGRESSIVE VOICES (Part II)

By Jack Jodell, May 9, 2011 AMY GOODMAN (1957- ) is a very talented journalist, author, activist, and host of LINK TV’s Democracy Now!, which is also carried on nearly 300 radio stations. The show is one of a kind, in that … Continue reading

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GREAT PROGRESSIVE VOICES (Part I)

By Jack Jodell, May 4, 2011 Today, I begin a new intermittent series devoted to great progressive voices of our day. These are people who are often overlooked, marginalized, or outright ignored by our pathetic corporatist mainstream media. They are … Continue reading

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KILLED BY AMERICAN SPECIAL FORCES!

By Jack Jodell, May 1, 2011 IT WAS JUST REVEALED LATE TONIGHT THAT, EARLIER TODAY, OSAMA BIN LADEN WAS KILLED BY AMERICAN SPECIAL FORCES IN AN ACTION ORDERED BY PRESIDENT OBAMA! MORE DETAILS WILL BE FORTHCOMING, BUT THIS SHOULD PROVE, … Continue reading

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HEROES OF AMERICAN LABOR (Part VII)

By Jack Jodell, May 3, 2011 (originally appeared May 1, 2011) Today is May Day, celebrated in every country (except the United States) as a day to honor laborers. This is my seventh and final installment devoted to people who struggled … Continue reading

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