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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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THOUGHTS ON BANKERS FROM THOSE WISER THAN I!

June 14, 2014  By Jack Jodell. It really galls me to think of how greedy Wall Street bankers nearly plunged the entire world into another Great Depression in 2008. Even MORE galling, though, is the thought that NONE of these … Continue reading

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DOWN WITH THE TPP!

March 30, 2014  By Jack Jodell. My computer has intermittently been going down – that is why I have been so inactive lately. Before it nosedives again, I thought I would comment briefly on an ominous and developing trade agreement … Continue reading

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SANTA’S BOZO OF THE YEAR FOR 2013!

Dec. 12, 2013  By Jack Jodell. What a long, chaotic, and eventful year it’s been. Despite the chaos of more senseless mass murders and government shutdowns, Santa and his busy elves just kept on plowing through, making wonderful gifts for good … Continue reading

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A POST TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE FOR THE BETTER!

June 12, 2013  By Jack Jodell. As I write, the nation is absolutely abuzz with the implications of the latest National Security scandal, wherein it has been revealed that our government has willfully been collecting and storing utterly mammoth amounts … Continue reading

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OUR SECURITY MUST NOT TRUMP OUR LIBERTY!

February 9, 2013  By Jack Jodell. “Every American has the right to know  when their government believes that it is allowed to kill them.” – Oregon Senator Ron Wyden – THANK GOD for Ron Wyden! He is perhaps the only American in Congress … Continue reading

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