Monthly Archives: March 2012

Neither A Fascist; Nor A Socialist: What President Obama REALLY Is!

By Jack Jodell, Mar. 28, 2012 In recent, previous posts, I have thoroughly shredded the claims advanced by the extremist, completely out-of-the-mainstream extreme right wing that Barack Obama is either a Fascist or a Socialist. For, this group of ignorant, bitterly partisan … Continue reading

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THE 57 CENT CHURCH

By Jack Jodell, Mar. 25, 2012 Here is an amazing and endearing little story sent to me by my cousin Patty in Philadelphia. It is a bit of a departure from that which I usually run here, but I hope you … Continue reading

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Barack Obama Is NOT A SOCIALIST!

By Jack Jodell, Mar. 21, 2012 Almost from his first day in office, and especially during the debates leading up to the passage of his Affordable Care Act in 2010, talk radio idiots, and many extremist, ignorant, reactionary Republicans have made … Continue reading

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TRAGIC; INFURIATING; WHOLLY UNJUSTIFIED; and now PERSONAL!

By Jack Jodell, Mar. 18, 2012 Contrary to what those on the far-right who are obsessed with what they call “free enterprise” may claim, we here in the United States do NOT have “the best health care system in the … Continue reading

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Barack Obama Is NOT A FASCIST!

By Jack Jodell, Mar. 15, 2012 We have oftem heard claims from irrespnsible alarmists and fearmongers on the far right that President Obama has been, of all things,  a fascist. Those of us who are not misguided reactionaries and who … Continue reading

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YOU CALL THIS “NATION-BUILDING”?

By Jack Jodell, Mar. 13, 2012   The headlines screamed out U.S. SOLDIER KILLS 16 AFGHAN CIVILIANS, and it became evident that we must leave that wartorn country immediately. For something has gone horribly wrong with our military and our … Continue reading

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THE SIGNS ARE MANY!

By Jack Jodell, Mar. 7, 2912 This November’s upcoming election is shaping up to be one where American voters will have a real choice for a change. Well, kind of, at least. They will have the chance to elect a President … Continue reading

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A CONTRAST IN STYLES

By Jack Jodell, Mar. 2, 2012 Two prominent men died of heart attacks within hours of each other on Wednesday, on separate coasts of this country. Their lives and legacies were in stark contrast with each other. The first was former … Continue reading

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