Monthly Archives: August 2011

THE PATRIOTIC MILLIONAIRES: IN THEIR OWN WORDS!

By Jack Jodell, Aug. 25, 2011 “If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.” – President John F. Kennedy – “Rich people are not the CAUSE of a robust … Continue reading

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HATS OFF TO THE PATRIOTIC MILLIONAIRES! (PART TWO)

By Jack Jodell, Aug. 22, 2011 Below is part two of a letter sent by a large group of clear-thinking and unselfish millionaires calling for higher taxes on their incomes. The letter was sent July 21 to the Republican House and … Continue reading

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HATS OFF TO THE PATRIOTIC MILLIONAIRES! (PART ONE)

By Jack Jodell, Aug. 19, 2011 In my last post I mentioned that I do NOT hate rich people simply for being rich, and that there were many deserving of commendation due to their sense of civic duty, social responsibility, … Continue reading

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HOW THE WEALTHY ARE SCREWING AMERICA!

By Jack Jodell, Aug. 16, 2011 CLARIFICATION: I do NOT hate people simply for being rich. There are a good many of the wealthy who consistently aid charities and who actively support efforts to better the lives of suffering poor people … Continue reading

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JOIN IN THE STRIKE AGAINST VERIZON!

By Jack Jodell, Aug. 14, 2011 I am joining with The Daily Kos in asking you to HELP STOP VERIZON’S WARFARE ON THE MIDDLE CLASS! This giant behemoth has become far too big for its britches and has now DECLARED WAR … Continue reading

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“FREE MARKET” CAPITALISM IS FAILING US BADLY! (Part 2)

By Jack Jodell, Aug. 10, 2011 PART TWO OF A TWO-PART SERIES THE DOW PLUNGED ANOTHER 634 POINTS MONDAY… NAFTA had been signed into law, but the millions of new American jobs its proponents promised would be created from it … Continue reading

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“FREE MARKET” CAPITALISM IS FAILING US BADLY! (PART 1)

By Jack Jodell, Aug.7, 2011 PART ONE OF A TWO-PART SERIES All one needs to do is to look at recent headlines to know beyond the shadow of all doubt that capitalism, as it is being badly-mismanaged today with its winner-take-all-and-to-hell-with-everybody-else “free … Continue reading

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