Category Archives: special interests

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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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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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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MORE HEROES AND HEROINES, 2014!

Jan. 9, 2014.  By Jack Jodell. Hello again, everybody. Upon reviewing my last post, I realized that I had left off some very legitimate names of persons who could rightfully claim to be a hero or heroine to those dedicated … Continue reading

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YEAR-END MUSINGS, 2013

Dec. 29, 2013  By Jack Jodell. As I contemplate this past year, I keep wishing it would end, so we can attempt to begin anew in 2014. It has been said that hope springs eternal, and I believe that to be … Continue reading

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A PEOPLE WITHOUT A PARTY!

Nov. 9. 2013  By Jack Jodell.  The United States is unique among nations in that, for nearly all of its history, political power has been divided among two major parties, the Democratic Party (NOT the “Democrat” Party, as many ignorant … Continue reading

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