Tag Archives: Milton Friedman

HOW DID A 40 YEAR OLD NAPKIN COST KANSAS ITS ECONOMY?

Jan. 12, 2015  By Jack Jodell (in association with Fair and Unbalanced.com – see my Blogroll in the lower right hand column).   Happy Monday, all! We’ll start off this week with another superb codcast from our resident podcaster extraoardinaire, … Continue reading

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PROFOUND THOUGHTS FOR PROGRESSIVES MOVING FORWARD!

Jan. 8, 2015  By Jack Jodell.   The Tea Party-infested reactionary Republicans have now retaken control of the Senate and will now undoubtedly try to push this country even further rightward. But I encourage all Progressives to NOT despair, and … Continue reading

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A BRILLIANT 12 POINT ECONOMIC PLAN WE MUST ADOPT!

Dec.4, 2014  By Jack Jodell. Happy holiday season, everybody! While Santa has been toiling feverishly to get all his presents ready for delivery as well as preparing his Bozo of the Year Award so it will be on time this … Continue reading

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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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