Category Archives: labor unions

WHY BEING A REACTIONARY TEA PARTY REPUBLICAN IS BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH!

Apr. 10, 2014  By Jack Jodell. It is a well-known fact that the once proud and once liberal Republican Party  has become reactionary, obstructionist, and thus completely irrelevant. It has devolved from being the party advocating small government  into one advocating no, or as little … 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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DANGEROUS FOES OF DEMOCRACY! (Part Three): THE CLUB FOR GROWYH

Feb. 14, 2014  By Jack Jodell.     Oligarch: A very rich businessman with a great deal of political influence.  This is the third of a new intermittent series designed to spotlight the extremely sordid attempts by certain individuals and/or institutions to dominate the American political and … 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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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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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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HOW THE FAR-RIGHT IS SUCCEEDING!

Aug. 20, 2013  By Jack Jodell. I hate to say it, but you’ve got to hand it to those nasty Republicans. In spite of having lost the White House 4 of the past 6 times, they have managed to hold onto a … Continue reading

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MASTERS OF MASS DECEPTION (Part 1): SEAN HANNITY

Aug. 16, 2013  By Jack Jodell. With this post, I begin an intermittent new feature. It will be devoted to those figures in mass media who have built their entire professional careers by skillfully telling one lie after another either to achieve … Continue reading

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