Category Archives: news

GOOD RIDDANCE TO SOME REAL JERKS!

May 29, 2013  By Jack Jodell. Progressives throughout the country should be rejoicing at the news that the crazy, fanatical Minnesota 6th District Congresswoman, MICHELE BACHMANN, will retire from the House of Representatives at the conclusion of her current term. Bachmann … Continue reading

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THE LIES OF AUSTERITY MEASURES!

April 26, 2013  By Jack Jodell. An April 18 piece by Senior Editor Lynn Parramore which appeared in Alter Net has blown a hole in the reactionary Republican LIE which has fueled utterly ridiculous and needlessly barbaric austerity measures all across Europe … Continue reading

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GOOD RIDDANCE, MARGARET THATCHER

April 9, 2013  By Jack Jodell. The United Kingdom’s former Conservative Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, passed away from a stroke on Monday. She was 87 and had been in declining health for many years. Thatcher had been a very powerful … Continue reading

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WHAT WILL IT TAKE?

March 21, 2013  By Jack Jodell. We have received the devastating news from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid that Senator Dianne Feinstein’s attempt to reinstitute a ban on private ownership of assault weapons with large magazine clips will not even be brought … Continue reading

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A DANGEROUS PRECEDENT SET FORTH BY THE NEOCONS!

March 12, 2013  By Jack Jodell. Within the past week, the ever-belligerent North Koreans began shooting their mouths off and stirring up trouble again. First they showed a video on their state-run TV of New York City being destroyed in … Continue reading

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OUR SECURITY MUST NOT TRUMP OUR LIBERTY!

February 9, 2013  By Jack Jodell. “Every American has the right to know  when their government believes that it is allowed to kill them.” – Oregon Senator Ron Wyden – THANK GOD for Ron Wyden! He is perhaps the only American in Congress … Continue reading

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A CONTRAST IN STYLES

By Jack Jodell, Mar. 2, 2012 Two prominent men died of heart attacks within hours of each other on Wednesday, on separate coasts of this country. Their lives and legacies were in stark contrast with each other. The first was former … Continue reading

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FOR THOSE WHO SEEK TRUTH IN NEWS!

  By Gwendolyn H. Barry of A NEW GLOBAL MYTH (http://newglobalmyth.blogspot.com/ and Jack Jodell of THE SATURDAY AFTERNOON POST (http://jackjodell53.wordpress.com/), Feb. 2, 2012   This is a joint post by both authors which also appears at both of the above websites … Continue reading

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THE POOR LITTLE RICH BOY!

By Jack Jodell, Jan. 22, 2012 Mitt Romney just can’t seem to excite many of his wretched party’s members. In every single one of his caucus or primary challenges, he has never gone beyond 50% of the total GOP vote. … Continue reading

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ONE OF THE VERY MANY!

By Jack Jodell, October 10, 2011 Greetings to all, and long live this exciting new progressive movement called OCCUPY TOGETHER! I attended the OCCUPY MINNESOTA event Friday morning and afternoon, October 7, and I was very pleased at what I, … Continue reading

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