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MEET…THE REFUSERS!

Aug. 20, 2015  By Jack Jodell.   When I first came of age culturally, back in the mid-1960s, nonconformity, protest, and rebellion were the order of the day for us in the emerging youth counteculture. From long hair on men, … Continue reading

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MEET THE 2016 REPUBLICAN CLOWNS! (Part Two of a Series)

Apr. 23, 2015  By Jack Jodell.     The Republican Party, infested as it currently is with extremists, reactionaries, and government-hating Tea Party kooks, is starting to fill its clown car to the White House  with wackos, much as it … Continue reading

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WHAT I REALLY BELIEVE! (Part Two)

June 26, 2014  By Jack Jodell. This is the second installment of what will be an intermittent series on my personal social, economic, religious, and world politics beliefs as I see them at this particular point in time. As a … Continue reading

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WHAT THE HELL KIND OF COUNTRY HAVE WE BECOME SINCE 9/11/2001?

May 15, 2014  By Jack Jodell. I have deliberately withheld my personal comments and beliefs about the whistle-blowing actions of Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning and Edward Snowden. I did so under the assumption that, until their true stories and motives were … Continue reading

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YEAR-END MUSINGS, 2013

Dec. 29, 2013  By Jack Jodell. As I contemplate this past year, I keep wishing it would end, so we can attempt to begin anew in 2014. It has been said that hope springs eternal, and I believe that to be … Continue reading

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A PEOPLE WITHOUT A PARTY!

Nov. 9. 2013  By Jack Jodell.  The United States is unique among nations in that, for nearly all of its history, political power has been divided among two major parties, the Democratic Party (NOT the “Democrat” Party, as many ignorant … Continue reading

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A DANGEROUSLY FAILED STATE!

Oct. 24, 2013  By Jack Jodell. We in these “United” States love to consider ourselves as being the “arsenal of democracy” and a “bright, shining city on a hill” supposedly serving as a beacon of hope and light for all the … Continue reading

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