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

Sept. 4, 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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THE MYTH OF RONALD REAGAN’S GREATNESS!

Aug. 7, 2014  By Jack Jodell. “The battle for the mind of Ronald Reagan was like like the trench warfare of World War I: never have so many fought so hard for such barren terrain.” –  Former Reagan speechwriter Peggy … Continue reading

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WHAT I REALLY BELIEVE! (Part Two)

June 26, 2014  By Jack Jodell. This is the second installment of what will be an intermittent series on my personal social, economic, religious, and world politics beliefs as I see them at this particular point in time. As a … 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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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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