Monthly Archives: February 2012

IT’S TIME TO GET YOUR HEADS OUT, AMERICA!

By Jack Jodell, February 29, 2012 Americans can be maddening at times. My fellow citizens are often notoriously ill-informed when it comes to world events and even domestic politics and history. They are far more interested in fantasy and entertainment (including TV sitcoms, … Continue reading

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RICK SANTORUM FOR PRESIDENT… IN 1480!

By Jack Jodell, Feb. 27, 2012 Rick Santorum, the wretched, reactionary Republican Party’s latest anybody-but-Mitt-Romney flavor of the month, has proven repeatedly he is a dangerous far-right extremist. Voters in the upcoming general election may very well wish to spit him … Continue reading

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WE MAY NOT HAVE MICHELE BACHMANN TO KICK US AROUND ANYMORE!

By Jack Jodell, Feb. 24, 2012 In a surprising “Christmas in February” move on Tuesday, a judicial panel named by the Minnesota Supreme Court redrew Minnesota’s eight Congressional Districts in such a way that Michele Bachmann no longer resides in … Continue reading

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ASH WEDNESDAY INTROSPECTIONS I’D LIKE TO SEE!

By Jack Jodell, Feb. 21, 2012 Wednesday, Feb. 22, marks ASH WEDNESDAY, the official start of the season of LENT in the Christian church. Lent is supposed to be a season of introspection, sacrifice, and self-denial; a time to examine … Continue reading

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10 BIG QUESTIONS FOR CONSERVATIVE REPUBLICANS!

By Jack Jodell, Feb. 15, 2012 I have ten big questions for conservative Republicans in Congress, the statehouses,  their presidential hopefuls, and their apologists in the mainstream media. I seriously doubt that any of them will be able to provide a truthful answer … Continue reading

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“Mispronounciations” That REALLY DRIVE ME CRAZY!

By Jack Jodell, Feb. 12, 2012 This is just a short little rant about a GIANT pet peeve of mine: the continual, seemingly deliberate MISPRONUNCIATION of words or terms within the English language BY PEOPLE WHO SHOULD KNOW BETTER! Every … Continue reading

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MAN-ON-DOG BITES MITT!

By Jack Jodell, Feb. 9. 2012 Self-appointed moralist Rick “Man-On-Dog” Santorum, the extremely socially-conservative “alternative” to Mitt Romney for this summer’s Republican presidential nomination, shocked the nation by beating Romney in three states Romney had actually won in 2008. He … Continue reading

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