Category Archives: Wisconsin workers

DANGEROUS FOES OF DEMOCRACY! (Part Three): THE CLUB FOR GROWYH

Feb. 14, 2014  By Jack Jodell.     Oligarch: A very rich businessman with a great deal of political influence.  This is the third of a new intermittent series designed to spotlight the extremely sordid attempts by certain individuals and/or institutions to dominate the American political and … 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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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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SHAME ON YOU, WISCONSIN!

June 6, 2012 By Jack Jodell Shame on you, Wisconsin! By giving Scott Walker a substantial victory in last night’s election, you told every crackpot far-right extremist governor in the country that it’s perfectly ok to squash public and even private … Continue reading

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DEFEAT SCOTT WALKER TUESDAY JUNE 5!

By Jack Jodell, June 2, 2012 Wisconsin, there is a good reason so many of you have been out on the streets and marching at the State Capitol for the past year and a half. Your Governor, the infamous ideologue … Continue reading

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OUT OF THE MOUTHS OF YOUNG CHILDREN

By Jack Jodell, July  7, 2011                MUSEUM OF SELFISH PEOPLE CHILD: Why did we come here, Grandpa? GRANDPA: I wanted to show you something before you got too old, honey. This is the MUSEUM OF SELFISH PEOPLE. CHILD: Who are … Continue reading

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Know Thy TRUE Enemies! (Vol. 4)

By Jack Jodell, June 21, 2011 They are seemingly everywhere: ultra-conservatives who hate government and want to turn it into a tool to serve only the wealthy and privileged. They have subtlely gained a slim majority on the Supreme Court which … Continue reading

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HEROES OF AMERICAN LABOR (Part VII)

By Jack Jodell, May 3, 2011 (originally appeared May 1, 2011) Today is May Day, celebrated in every country (except the United States) as a day to honor laborers. This is my seventh and final installment devoted to people who struggled … Continue reading

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HEROES OF AMERICAN LABOR (Part IV)

By Jack Jodell, April 14, 2011 In keeping alive the spirit of the Wisconsin Service Employees International Union workers (whose right to collectively bargain for better wages and working conditions was recently stripped away by the uncaring arch-conservative Republican Governor … Continue reading

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NOW IS THE TIME TO ACT!

“Laissez-faire capitalism is just as hard on and bad for most people as Soviet-style communism…”  – S.W. Anderson, of Oh!pinion –   Progressives, we are under assault. Everywhere you look,  “free-market” conservative Republicans and Tea Paty activists are trying, and … Continue reading

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