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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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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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WHAT I REALLY BELIEVE! (Part One)

June 20, 2014  By Jack Jodell. Being rather introspective at times, I thought I would exercise my right of free speech and put a number of my personal beliefs into this post. Rest assured that these beliefs have gradually evolved … 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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DANGEROUS DELUSIONS OF GRANDEUR!

June 9, 2014  By Jack Jodell. According to the Encyclopedia of Psychology, a “delusion of grandeur is the fixed, false belief that one possesses superior qualities such as genius, fame, omnipotence, or wealth. It is most often a symptom of … Continue reading

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A POTENTIALLY ENCOURAGING DEVELOPMENT!

June 2, 2014  By Jack Jodell. A major political development occurred over the past few days involving an incumbent governor of a large state, his future political ambitions, his party’s state convention, and the way in which this governor was forced by … 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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WHAT THE HELL KIND OF COUNTRY HAVE WE BECOME SINCE 9/11/2001?

May 15, 2014  By Jack Jodell. I have deliberately withheld my personal comments and beliefs about the whistle-blowing actions of Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning and Edward Snowden. I did so under the assumption that, until their true stories and motives were … Continue reading

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THE ABCs OF POLITICAL QUOTES!

April 29, 2014  By Jack Jodell. Time for some fun. See if you can guess who made each particular statement below. Caution: these are not all made by politicians, nor are they necessarily from modern or even living figures. The … Continue reading

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