Tag Archives: John Boehner

RAISE THE MINIMUM WAGE NOW!

Feb. 21, 2014  By Jack Jodell. This will be my briefest post ever, but it will also be o0ne of the most important I have ever done.  I am calling for an immediate increase in the minimum wage to %12.00 per … Continue reading

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CONGRESS: IT’S TIME TO ACTUALLY EARN YOUR PAYCHECKS!

Oct. 6, 2013  By Jack Jodell. This week, as you know, the now reactionary, Tea Party-infested Republican Party, led by a very smug and defiant Texas Senator named Ted Cruz, and a weak-kneed Speaker of the House named John Boehner, voted … Continue reading

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THE “SAME OLD, SAME OLD” NO LONGER CUTS IT!

July 17, 2013  By Jack Jodell. This country is tired of politicians continually playing it safe. It kas had its fill of those who choose to pander to their base while actually doing nothing to address the nation’s most pressing needs. Take … Continue reading

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WHAT THIS COUNTRY REALLY NEEDS…

June 19. 2013  By Jack Jodell.  It was 1917. In Washington, D.C., a long-winded Senator was pontificating about the various things he thought the country desperately needed at that time. He went on and on and on (as Senators often … 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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GOOD RIDDANCE, MARGARET THATCHER

April 9, 2013  By Jack Jodell. The United Kingdom’s former Conservative Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, passed away from a stroke on Monday. She was 87 and had been in declining health for many years. Thatcher had been a very powerful … Continue reading

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YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHIN’ YET!

January 4, 3013  By Jack Jodell What an eventful week it has been! First, the Tea Party-infested reactionary Republicans were unable to drive us off the fiscal cliff. The Senate overwhelmingly passed a measure which prevented taxes from going up … Continue reading

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