Category Archives: Bush tax cuts for the rich

TIME TO RESURRECT THE SHERMAN ANTITRUST ACT!

May 22, 2014  By Jack Jodell. I learned this past week, to my utter dismay, that the piggish multinational corporation AT & T had purchased American satellite TV provider DirecTV for $48 BILLION. They did so to protect themselves from … Continue reading

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“TRICKLE DOWN” DOESN’T!

Apr. 2, 2014  By Jack Jodell. Paul Rosenberg recently published an excellent article in AlterNet called “The Sociopathic 1%” which showed how ridiculously flawed current reactionary Republican economic ideas really are. It exposes what this blogger has known all along: that … Continue reading

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TME FOR A RAISE – NOW!

Mar. 18, 2014  By Jack Jodell. Ralph Nader is a great American hero. He first gained prominence in the mid 1960s, when his book Unsafe at Any Speed came out. In it, he exposed the deadly flaws which were existent in the relatively recent … Continue reading

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DANGEROUS FOES OF DEMOCRACY! (Part Two): The U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Feb. 7, 2014  By Jack Jodell. Oligarch: A very rich businessman with a great deal of political influence.  This is the second of a new intermittent series designed to spotlight the very sordid attempts by certain individuals and/or institutions to dominate the American … Continue reading

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A PEOPLE WITHOUT A PARTY!

Nov. 9. 2013  By Jack Jodell.  The United States is unique among nations in that, for nearly all of its history, political power has been divided among two major parties, the Democratic Party (NOT the “Democrat” Party, as many ignorant … Continue reading

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THE REPUBLICANS ARE RIGHT!

May 23, 2013  By Jack Jodell. The Republicans are right to assert that government is the problem and not the solution. No, friends – I have not lost my mind – kindly just hear me out. Before long, I’m sure … Continue reading

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YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHIN’ YET!

January 4, 3013  By Jack Jodell What an eventful week it has been! First, the Tea Party-infested reactionary Republicans were unable to drive us off the fiscal cliff. The Senate overwhelmingly passed a measure which prevented taxes from going up … Continue reading

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YEAR-END MUSINGS, 2012

December 29, 2012  By Jack Jodell As I begin this post, the country remains in a tight political gridlock and apparently will plunge headlong over a somber fiscal cliff. Tea Party-infested reactionary Republicans absolutely refuse to raise anybody’s taxes, especially those of … Continue reading

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R.I.P. REPUBLICAN PARTY – YOU WILL NOT BE MISSED!

December 14, 2012  By Jack Jodell When the Republican Party first captured the White House in 1860, with the election of Abraham Lincoln, it was a far different party than the one we see today. For back then, it was a bold … Continue reading

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CRACKS IN THE REPUBLICAN WALL!

November 15, 2912  By Jack Jodell The once-solid Republican Party is now locked in what will prove to be a bitter civil war between its reactionary Tea Party wing and its merely ultra-conservative wing. GOOD! The longer and more severely … Continue reading

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