Category Archives: economics

DESERVING OF A SECOND LOOK! (Part Two)

Oct. 18, 2014  By Jack Jodell.    This is the second of three superb posts I am featuring here by Larry Beinhart (author of Wag the Dog) which first appeared nearly 4 years ago, yet still rings amazingly true today. … Continue reading

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DESRVING OF A SECOND LOOK! (Part One)

Oct. 16, 2014  By Jack Jodell.   In my last solo post on Oct. 9, I referenced to an article I heard of on the Thom Hartmann program by Larry Beinhart (author of Wag the Dog) which had appeared in … Continue reading

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START TAXING THE RICH HIGHER AND WATCH PROSPERITY GROW!

Oct. 9, 2014  By Jack Jodell. Americans have long deluded themselves with some pretty ridiculously false notions. One was that, by deposing a democratically elected leader in 1953 in Iran and installing the brutal pro-western, CIA puppet known as the … Continue reading

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14 BIG Reasons We MUST VOTE On Nov. 4!

Sept. 29,  2014  By Jack Jodell. ——————————————————————————————————–   As I did not hear from Burr Deming this weekend, this will be a rare Monday in which one or more of his superb podcasts will not be posted here.  Hopefully, we’ll … Continue reading

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HOW TO SPOT A PROGRESSIVE IN A POLITICAL AD!

Sept. 25, 2014  By Jack Jodell.    With the next crucial election only about  six weeks away, and with radio and television already starting to fill up with noxious lying political ads, it is vitally important that voters NOT  be … Continue reading

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MY COMPELLING REASONS TO BE A PROGRESSIVE! (Part III)

Sept. 18, 2014  By Jack Jodell.   This is the third and final segment in my series of the compelling reasons I have found to be a Progressive. Over the entire 6+ year history of this blog, it has been … Continue reading

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MY COMPELLING REASONS TO BE A PROGRESSIVE! (Part II)

Sept. 11, 2014  By Jack Jodell.   Some years ago in this blog I outlined a great many reasons why I can NOT, in good conscience, ever be a Republican. That was even before the reactionary, government-hating Tea Party hijacked … Continue reading

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