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

Sept. 4, 2014  By Jack Jodell.   Some years ago in this blog I outlined a great many reasons why I can NOT, in good conscience, ever be a Republican. That was even before the reactionary, government-hating Tea Party hijacked … Continue reading

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THE MYTH OF RONALD REAGAN’S GREATNESS!

Aug. 7, 2014  By Jack Jodell. “The battle for the mind of Ronald Reagan was like like the trench warfare of World War I: never have so many fought so hard for such barren terrain.” –  Former Reagan speechwriter Peggy … Continue reading

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TIME TO RESURRECT THE SHERMAN ANTITRUST ACT!

May 22, 2014  By Jack Jodell. I learned this past week, to my utter dismay, that the piggish multinational corporation AT & T had purchased American satellite TV provider DirecTV for $48 BILLION. They did so to protect themselves from … 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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A REVISITED PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE!

Apr. 22, 2014  By Jack Jodell. Once upon a time, when we were all much younger, our schoolteachers would have us recite the Pledge of Allegiance each day in the classroom. If you recall, we used to say:  “I pledge … 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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