Monthly Archives: July 2013

A NEW ECONOMIC SYSTEM IS BADLY NEEDED! (Part Two)

July 30, 2013  By Jack Jodell. “The needs of the many far outweigh the wants of the few.” – Star Trek’s Mr. Spock – It is undeniable to all fair-minded, thinking persons that our current form of welfare-state capitalism has … Continue reading

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A NEW ECONOMIC SYSTEM IS BADLY NEEDED! (Part One)

July 25, 2013  By Jack Jodell. Most of us in the western world have been literally brainwashed into believing that capitalism is the best and fairest economic system ever devised. Indeed, we have been led to believe it is the … Continue reading

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FREE SPEECH TV FOR YOU AND ME!

July 21, 2013  By Jack Jodell. As those who have followed this blog for some time are well aware, I have justifiably berated our pathetic and childish mainstream media for many years. Their shallowness, repetitiveness, and propensity for featuring sensationalism and … Continue reading

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THE “SAME OLD, SAME OLD” NO LONGER CUTS IT!

July 17, 2013  By Jack Jodell. This country is tired of politicians continually playing it safe. It kas had its fill of those who choose to pander to their base while actually doing nothing to address the nation’s most pressing needs. Take … Continue reading

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A REFRESHING NOTE FROM A TRUE PROGRESSIVE!

July 11, 2013  By Jack Jodell.  I received what you see below in a recent email from U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, (I- VT), one of the few remaining wholly uncompromised public servants who are still left in our governnent. I am reprinting … 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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