Category Archives: History

RIGGED AGAINST US!

Oct. 15, 2013  By Jack Jodell.  We Americans love to talk of ourselves as being from “the land of the free” where the individual has “inalienable rights” and where we have “majority rule” because we live a “democracy”.  The sad reality, though, is … Continue reading

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WHERE IS SANITY? AN END TO CORPORATE SLAVERY!

Sept. 13, 2013  By Jack Jodell. When then-President Lyndon B. Johnson declared war on poverty in the mid-1960s, I was still too young to vote. Yet, as one after another of his ambitious Great Society programs were launched and implemented by … Continue reading

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THE NEW BLACKLISTING MUST STOP!

Sept. 2, 2013  By Jack Jodell. In the early 1950s, America was irrationally gripped with fear – primarily, fear of communists and the then-rising tide of world communism. Thousands of clergy, elected officials, and even movie stars and media figures rose … Continue reading

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

July 25, 2013  By Jack Jodell. Most of us in the western world have been literally brainwashed into believing that capitalism is the best and fairest economic system ever devised. Indeed, we have been led to believe it is the … 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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AN ANALYSIS OF TV NEWS – FROM 1958 (PART III)!

Aug. 14, 2012  By Jack Jodell Here is the third and final part of a truly visionary speech delivered to the Radio and Television News Directors Association by the late, great, iconic Edward R. Murrow.on October 15, 1058. I have … Continue reading

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AN ANALYSIS OF TV NEWS – FROM 1958 (PART II)!

Aug. 11, 2012  By Jack Jodell Here is part II of my three part post featuring a visionary speech made to the Radio and Television News Directors Association by the late, great, iconic Edward R. Murrow on October 15, 1958. … Continue reading

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