Category Archives: libertarians

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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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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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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YEAR-END MUSINGS, 2013

Dec. 29, 2013  By Jack Jodell. As I contemplate this past year, I keep wishing it would end, so we can attempt to begin anew in 2014. It has been said that hope springs eternal, and I believe that to be … 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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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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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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