Tag Archives: Ronald Reagan

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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THE HYPOCRITICAL REPUBLICAN HALL OF SHAME!

Sept. 30, 2013  By Jack Jodell. There are few who have deservedly attacked the now reactionary, Tea Party-infested Republican Party more often or more vehemently than this blogger. This group of crazed, anti-government zealots has done tremendous damage to this country … Continue reading

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WHY AND HOW THE SUPREME COURT REALLY MATTERS!

July 6, 3013  By Jack Jodell. Our Founding Fathers blessed us with a revolutionary form of government; one that has withstood challenges both from within and without for more than 237 years. It has endured through many wars and economic … Continue reading

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HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR PRESIDENTS? (Part III)

July 3, 2013  By Jack Jodell. HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY, everybody!   This is the last of three installments on quotes made by each of our American Presidents. It was inspired by the ignorance of some of the far-right, Tea Party-infested reactionary Republicans … Continue reading

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THE REPUBLICANS ARE RIGHT!

May 23, 2013  By Jack Jodell. The Republicans are right to assert that government is the problem and not the solution. No, friends – I have not lost my mind – kindly just hear me out. Before long, I’m sure … Continue reading

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