Category Archives: taxes

BOYCOTT WALGREENS DRUG STORES!

July 17, 2014  By Jack Jodell. Greedy, corporate tax evasion has hit one of America’s oldest, and  the country’s largest retail pharmacy chain: Walgreens Drug stores. Begun in Chicago in 1901 by Charles R, Walgreen, the son of Swedish immigrant … 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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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 DANGEROUSLY FAILED STATE!

Oct. 24, 2013  By Jack Jodell. We in these “United” States love to consider ourselves as being the “arsenal of democracy” and a “bright, shining city on a hill” supposedly serving as a beacon of hope and light for all the … 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 LATEST TEA PARTY-INFESTED, REACTIONARY REPUBLICAN PARTY GRANDSTANDING!

May 16, 2013  By Jack Jodell. For nearly as long as I can remember, the Republican Party has used  lies – BIG lies – as tools both to gain and to maintain power. To enumerate all but the most recent ones would fill … 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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THE LIES OF AUSTERITY MEASURES!

April 26, 2013  By Jack Jodell. An April 18 piece by Senior Editor Lynn Parramore which appeared in Alter Net has blown a hole in the reactionary Republican LIE which has fueled utterly ridiculous and needlessly barbaric austerity measures all across Europe … Continue reading

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THE REPUBLICAN CIVIL WAR HAS BEGUN!

February 6, 2013  By Jack Jodell. It’s official: the Republican Civil War has begun. This week, Karl Rove began a new fundraising campaign aimed directly against the Tea Party, which has infested the GOP for too long and has cost … Continue reading

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