Tag Archives: Ronald Reagan

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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A PEOPLE WITHOUT A PARTY!

Nov. 9. 2013  By Jack Jodell.  The United States is unique among nations in that, for nearly all of its history, political power has been divided among two major parties, the Democratic Party (NOT the “Democrat” Party, as many ignorant … Continue reading

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A SINCERE APOLOGY TO FUTURE GENERATIONS!

Oct. 9, 2013  By Jack Jodell. I write this post today with a heavy heart and a sense of great remorse for what my generation has done and for all that it has failed to do.  Most of us “baby boomers” began … Continue reading

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