Category Archives: Progressives

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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RICK PERRY – ANALYSIS, PARALYSIS, AND ACCUSATION

Sept. 1, 2014  By Jack Jodell (in association with Fair and Unbalanced.com)   Happy Labor Day, workers of America! As we celebrate your many fine accomplishments over the years, let us be ever aware of how the wealthiest 1% in … Continue reading

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POTPOURRI FOR US LEFTIES!

Aug. 14, 2014  By Jack Jodell. Greetings, fellow progressives! Today, rather than presenting my usual long, one-article type of post, I will instead post a few smaller items which should be of interest…   GOOD NEWS! Remember my July 17 post … 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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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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