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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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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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WHY BEING A REACTIONARY TEA PARTY REPUBLICAN IS BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH!

Apr. 10, 2014  By Jack Jodell. It is a well-known fact that the once proud and once liberal Republican Party  has become reactionary, obstructionist, and thus completely irrelevant. It has devolved from being the party advocating small government  into one advocating no, or as little … Continue reading

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“TRICKLE DOWN” DOESN’T!

Apr. 2, 2014  By Jack Jodell. Paul Rosenberg recently published an excellent article in AlterNet called “The Sociopathic 1%” which showed how ridiculously flawed current reactionary Republican economic ideas really are. It exposes what this blogger has known all along: that … Continue reading

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A REFRESHING NOTE FROM A TRUE PROGRESSIVE!

July 11, 2013  By Jack Jodell.  I received what you see below in a recent email from U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, (I- VT), one of the few remaining wholly uncompromised public servants who are still left in our governnent. I am reprinting … Continue reading

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THE SLY TEA PARTY ATTEMPT TO CIRCUMVENT OUR GOVERNMENT!

May 1, 2013  By Jack Jodell. With very, VERY rare exception (notably in its earliest years and again, briefly, during the progressive-era presidency of Teddy Roosevelt over 100 years ago), the Republican Party has never stood for or represented the best interests … Continue reading

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CAPITALISM NOW CREATES MISERY INSTEAD OF WEALTH!

March 17, 2013  By Jack Jodell. “The needs of the many far outweigh the wants of the few.” – Star Trek’s Mr. Spock -  Those words, so profound and eloquent even today, were first uttered by a fictional TV character … Continue reading

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TIME TO DUMP THE TEA PARTY OVERBOARD! (Part Three)

January 27, 2013  By Jack Jodell The Tea Party-infested reactionary Republican Party is justifiably doing a lot of soul-searching these days. It is still stunned by its failure to defeat President Obama and take control of the Senate. Its unwillingness to really … Continue reading

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