Category Archives: lobbyists

IT’S HIGH TIME OUR REGULATORY AGENCIES STARTED DOING THEIR JOBS AGAIN!

Apr. 14, 2016  By Jack Jodell. Republicans (especially the misguided  Libertarian and pro-corporate ones) love to say that the Federal Government is far too restrictive, inefficient, and should get off of everyone’s back.  What they really mean, of course, is … Continue reading

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WHY CORPORATE MEDIA PRESIDENTIAL DEBATES ARE CHEATING VOTERS!

Mar. 29, 2017  By Jack Jodell. “It may not be good for America, but it’s damn good for CBS…the money’s rolling in and this is fun…I’ve never seen anything like this, and this is going to be a very good … Continue reading

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TIME FOR TAX JUSTICE!

Apr. 13, 2015  By Jack Jodell. Tax day is rapidly approaching. Though they may claim otherwise, most major corporations are getting away with absolute economic murder by paying far less in taxes than they really should.  While their paid lobbyists, … Continue reading

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A POLL WHICH PROVES WE ARE A PROGRESSIVE NATION!

Apr. 6, 2015  By Jack Jodell.   Happy Easter Week to all of you! Burr Deming, who usually starts off the week here with one or more of his excellent podcasts, has had a really tight schedule recently and was … 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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14 BIG Reasons We MUST VOTE On Nov. 4!

Sept. 29,  2014  By Jack Jodell. ——————————————————————————————————–   As I did not hear from Burr Deming this weekend, this will be a rare Monday in which one or more of his superb podcasts will not be posted here.  Hopefully, we’ll … Continue reading

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MY COMPELLING REASONS TO BE A PROGRESSIVE! (Part I)

Sept. 4, 2014  By Jack Jodell.   Some years ago in this blog I outlined a great many reasons why I can NOT, in good conscience, ever be a Republican. That was even before the reactionary, government-hating Tea Party hijacked … Continue reading

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