Tag Archives: Milton Friedman

START TAXING THE RICH HIGHER AND WATCH PROSPERITY GROW!

Oct. 9, 2014  By Jack Jodell. Americans have long deluded themselves with some pretty ridiculously false notions. One was that, by deposing a democratically elected leader in 1953 in Iran and installing the brutal pro-western, CIA puppet known as the … Continue reading

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MY COMPELLING REASONS TO BE A PROGRESSIVE! (Part III)

Sept. 18, 2014  By Jack Jodell.   This is the third and final segment in my series of the compelling reasons I have found to be a Progressive. Over the entire 6+ year history of this blog, it has been … Continue reading

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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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