Category Archives: Politics

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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TAKING THE HOUSE OUT OF POLITICS – MOSTLY

Sept. 15, 2014  By Jack Jodell (in association with Fair and Unbalanced.com/).   Happy mid-month, readers! Middle of September already – where in the world is the time going?!? Soon it will be election day again, and THIS year, rather … 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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https://movetoamend.org/!

July 11, 2014  By Jack Jodell.  “Corporations are NOT people, and money is NOT Free Speech!”- Commonly accepted modern truth and wisdom –  The American Republic, first proudly proclaimed in 1776, has undergone many changes since its birth. It has … Continue reading

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2014 HEAD AND HEART AWARD!

July 3, 2014  By Jack Jodell. Those who follow this blog regularly know I have had the tendency to focus on many of the problems our country faces as well as on those whom I believe have helped cause those problems, either … Continue reading

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