Tag Archives: Milton Friedman

THE ABCs OF POLITICAL QUOTES!

April 29, 2014  By Jack Jodell. Time for some fun. See if you can guess who made each particular statement below. Caution: these are not all made by politicians, nor are they necessarily from modern or even living figures. The … 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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CRACKS IN THE REPUBLICAN WALL!

November 15, 2912  By Jack Jodell The once-solid Republican Party is now locked in what will prove to be a bitter civil war between its reactionary Tea Party wing and its merely ultra-conservative wing. GOOD! The longer and more severely … Continue reading

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THE GLARING FAILURE OF REPUBLICAN “FREE MARKET” ECONOMICS!

By Jack Jodell, October 18, 2011 The  widespread and ongoing OCCUPY TOGETHER movements all over the world show a massive, almost universal, displeasure with capitalism as an economic model, particularly the  “free market” variety so beloved and espoused by today’s … Continue reading

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THE PATRIOTIC MILLIONAIRES: IN THEIR OWN WORDS!

By Jack Jodell, Aug. 25, 2011 “If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.” – President John F. Kennedy – “Rich people are not the CAUSE of a robust … Continue reading

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HATS OFF TO THE PATRIOTIC MILLIONAIRES! (PART TWO)

By Jack Jodell, Aug. 22, 2011 Below is part two of a letter sent by a large group of clear-thinking and unselfish millionaires calling for higher taxes on their incomes. The letter was sent July 21 to the Republican House and … Continue reading

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