Category Archives: special interests

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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HOW THE FAR-RIGHT IS SUCCEEDING!

Aug. 20, 2013  By Jack Jodell. I hate to say it, but you’ve got to hand it to those nasty Republicans. In spite of having lost the White House 4 of the past 6 times, they have managed to hold onto a … Continue reading

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A NEW ECONOMIC SYSTEM IS BADLY NEEDED! (Part Two)

July 30, 2013  By Jack Jodell. “The needs of the many far outweigh the wants of the few.” – Star Trek’s Mr. Spock – It is undeniable to all fair-minded, thinking persons that our current form of welfare-state capitalism has … 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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HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR PRESIDENTS? (Part I)

June 27, 2013  By Jack Jodell. Ahhhh – misconceptions. As Michele Bachmann’s ill-fated attempt last year at securing the Tea Party-infested reactionary Republican Party’s nomination for President amply proved, our society and even some of our Congresspersons are full of … Continue reading

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THE MEN WHO RUINED AMERICA! (Part I)

March 6, 2013  By Jack Jodell. This is the first post in an intermittent series which will deal with a number of persons who have, in varying degrees, done tremendous harm to our country. Unlike the popular History Channel program … Continue reading

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AN END TO THIS “PARLIAMENTARY DEMOCRACY” GAME!

March 1, 2013  By Jack Jodell. The dreaded sequester is now upon us, thanks to Republican unwillingness to budge on closing unneeded tax loopholes for the very rich and their bitterly partisan desire to shift blame for this action solely … Continue reading

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