Category Archives: Progressives

START TAXING THE RICH HIGHER AND WATCH PROSPERITY GROW!

Oct. 9, 2014  By Jack Jodell. Americans have long deluded themselves with some pretty ridiculously false notions. One was that, by deposing a democratically elected leader in 1953 in Iran and installing the brutal pro-western, CIA puppet known as the … Continue reading

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14 BIG Reasons We MUST VOTE On Nov. 4!

Sept. 29,  2014  By Jack Jodell. ——————————————————————————————————–   As I did not hear from Burr Deming this weekend, this will be a rare Monday in which one or more of his superb podcasts will not be posted here.  Hopefully, we’ll … Continue reading

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HOW TO SPOT A PROGRESSIVE IN A POLITICAL AD!

Sept. 25, 2014  By Jack Jodell.    With the next crucial election only about  six weeks away, and with radio and television already starting to fill up with noxious lying political ads, it is vitally important that voters NOT  be … 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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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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