Category Archives: “free market” economics

“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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DOWN WITH THE TPP!

March 30, 2014  By Jack Jodell. My computer has intermittently been going down – that is why I have been so inactive lately. Before it nosedives again, I thought I would comment briefly on an ominous and developing trade agreement … 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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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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MORE HEROES AND HEROINES, 2014!

Jan. 9, 2014.  By Jack Jodell. Hello again, everybody. Upon reviewing my last post, I realized that I had left off some very legitimate names of persons who could rightfully claim to be a hero or heroine to those dedicated … Continue reading

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A NEW ECONOMIC SYSTEM IS BADLY NEEDED! (Part Two)

July 30, 2013  By Jack Jodell. “The needs of the many far outweigh the wants of the few.” – Star Trek’s Mr. Spock – It is undeniable to all fair-minded, thinking persons that our current form of welfare-state capitalism has … 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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THE SLY TEA PARTY ATTEMPT TO CIRCUMVENT OUR GOVERNMENT!

May 1, 2013  By Jack Jodell. With very, VERY rare exception (notably in its earliest years and again, briefly, during the progressive-era presidency of Teddy Roosevelt over 100 years ago), the Republican Party has never stood for or represented the best interests … Continue reading

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GREAT PROGRESSIVE VOICES (Part IX)!

April 18, 2013  By Jack Jodell. It has been some time since I have added a post to this series, which has highlighted a wide array of people from a great many walks of life. Each has, through progressive ideals and … Continue reading

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