Tag Archives: DIRECTV

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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HEROES AND HEROINES, 2014!

Jan. 4, 2014  By Jack Jodell. HAPPY NEW YEAR, everybody! I thought I’d start this new year on a positive note. Lord knows, this blog has spent a very long time focusing on the negative aspects of our government, economy, … Continue reading

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SOMETHING TO CHERISH: FREE SPEECH TV!

Sept. 7, 2013  By Jack Jodell.  Those who have followed this blog know how justifiably critical I have been of mainstream, network TV. It has never failed to insult our intelligence by presenting, almost exclusively, shows with a pro-corporate bias … Continue reading

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TIME TO PUT OUR MONEY WHERE OUR MOUTHS ARE!

December 5, 2012  By Jack Jodell So many of us complain about the state of American television today, and with good reason. After all, American mass media is almost totally owned and controlled by 6 huge corporations, and we all … Continue reading

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