Monthly Archives: May 2013

GOOD RIDDANCE TO SOME REAL JERKS!

May 29, 2013  By Jack Jodell. Progressives throughout the country should be rejoicing at the news that the crazy, fanatical Minnesota 6th District Congresswoman, MICHELE BACHMANN, will retire from the House of Representatives at the conclusion of her current term. Bachmann … 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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THE LATEST TEA PARTY-INFESTED, REACTIONARY REPUBLICAN PARTY GRANDSTANDING!

May 16, 2013  By Jack Jodell. For nearly as long as I can remember, the Republican Party has used  lies – BIG lies – as tools both to gain and to maintain power. To enumerate all but the most recent ones would fill … Continue reading

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A LONG-OVERDUE TRIBUTE TO I. F. STONE!

May 12, 2013  By Jack Jodell. A voice rarely mentioned anymore, yet nonetheless tremendously influential during that fabulous liberal era of the mid-1950s to the early 197os , was that of Isidor (Izzy) Feinstein Stone, better known as I. F. … Continue reading

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HYPOCRISY WON BIG IN SOUTH CAROLINA!

May 8, 2013  By Jack Jodell. Hypocrisy won big in South Carolina Tuesday night. There, 1st congressional district voters elected their recently disgraced former Republican Governor, Mark Sanford, to a term in Congress by a 9 point landslide. In a very heavily … Continue reading

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THE SLY TEA PARTY ATTEMPT TO CIRCUMVENT OUR GOVERNMENT!

May 1, 2013  By Jack Jodell. With very, VERY rare exception (notably in its earliest years and again, briefly, during the progressive-era presidency of Teddy Roosevelt over 100 years ago), the Republican Party has never stood for or represented the best interests … Continue reading

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