Category Archives: conservative Republicans

POTPOURRI FOR US LEFTIES!

Aug. 14, 2014  By Jack Jodell. Greetings, fellow progressives! Today, rather than presenting my usual long, one-article type of post, I will instead post a few smaller items which should be of interest…   GOOD NEWS! Remember my July 17 post … Continue reading

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THOUGHTS ON BANKERS FROM THOSE WISER THAN I!

June 14, 2014  By Jack Jodell. It really galls me to think of how greedy Wall Street bankers nearly plunged the entire world into another Great Depression in 2008. Even MORE galling, though, is the thought that NONE of these … Continue reading

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A POTENTIALLY ENCOURAGING DEVELOPMENT!

June 2, 2014  By Jack Jodell. A major political development occurred over the past few days involving an incumbent governor of a large state, his future political ambitions, his party’s state convention, and the way in which this governor was forced by … Continue reading

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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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THE ABCs OF POLITICAL QUOTES!

April 29, 2014  By Jack Jodell. Time for some fun. See if you can guess who made each particular statement below. Caution: these are not all made by politicians, nor are they necessarily from modern or even living figures. The … Continue reading

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RAISE THE MINIMUM WAGE NOW!

Feb. 21, 2014  By Jack Jodell. This will be my briefest post ever, but it will also be o0ne of the most important I have ever done.  I am calling for an immediate increase in the minimum wage to %12.00 per … Continue reading

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DANGEROUS FOES OF DEMOCRACY! (Part One): ART POPE

Jan. 29. 2014  By Jack Jodell.  Oligarch: A very rich businessman with a great deal of political influence.  With this post,  I begin 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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AN IDEA WHOSE TIME IS LONG OVERDUE!

Jan. 24, 2014  By Jack Jodell.  Few Americans bemoaned the collapse of the old Soviet Union when it occurred nearly a quarter century ago. After all, it had quickly regressed from its once nobly-inspired idealistic goals of economic equality for … Continue reading

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HEROES AND HEROINES, 2014!

Jan. 4, 2014  By Jack Jodell. HAPPY NEW YEAR, everybody! I thought I’d start this new year on a positive note. Lord knows, this blog has spent a very long time focusing on the negative aspects of our government, economy, … Continue reading

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YEAR-END MUSINGS, 2013

Dec. 29, 2013  By Jack Jodell. As I contemplate this past year, I keep wishing it would end, so we can attempt to begin anew in 2014. It has been said that hope springs eternal, and I believe that to be … Continue reading

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