Category Archives: lobbyists

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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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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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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DANGEROUS FOES OF DEMOCRACY! (Part Two): The U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Feb. 7, 2014  By Jack Jodell. Oligarch: A very rich businessman with a great deal of political influence.  This is the second of 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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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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A DANGEROUSLY FAILED STATE!

Oct. 24, 2013  By Jack Jodell. We in these “United” States love to consider ourselves as being the “arsenal of democracy” and a “bright, shining city on a hill” supposedly serving as a beacon of hope and light for all the … 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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