Monthly Archives: July 2016

POST 2016 DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION THOUGHTS!

July 29, 2016  By Jack Jodell. The Democratic Party wound up their 2016 nominating convention last night on a strong note. In doing so, they achieved a notable historic first for one of America’s major political parties:  they nominated a woman, Hillary … Continue reading

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IT IS TIME WE ALL UNITE BEHIND HILLARY CLINTON!

July 28, 2016  By Jack Jodell.   “This is a man’s world, but it wouldn’t mean nothin’ without a woman or a girl.” – James Brown and Betty Jean Newsome, from the 1966 hit song “It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World”    … Continue reading

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Haircuts and Christmas Cards: An Introduction to Scandal

July 25, 2016  By Jack Jodell (in association with the brilliant BURR DEMING, creator of and chief author over at FAIR AND UNBALANCED.COM – see my Blogroll in the lower right hand column).       “Democrats legislate. Republicans investigate.” – … Continue reading

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POST 2016 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION THOUGHTS!

July 22, 2016  By Jack Jodell.   As I witnessed Donald Trump’s final Republican convention address last night, full of vague, undefined assurances about how HE is the only candidate who will provide safety, an end to terrorism, millions of good-paying jobs, border security, the restoration … Continue reading

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AFTER 64 YEARS, REPUBLICANS ARE STILL MAKING MANY OF THE SAME MISTAKES!

July 21, 2016  By Jack Jodell.       “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” – Old French Proverb – Happy midsummer, all. Well, the Tea Party-infested, reactionary Republican Party is now meeting in Cleveland for … Continue reading

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WHY VOTING THE “DOWN TICKET” IS SO VERY IMPORTANT!

Aug. 18, 2016  By Jack Jodell.  “I don’t want everybody to vote. Elections are not won by a majority of the people. They never have been from the beginning of our country and they are not now. As a matter … Continue reading

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Guns, Misconduct, and Strategy

July 18, 2016  By Jack Jodell (In association with BURR DEMING, creator of and chief author at the brilliant website FAIR AND UNBALANCED.COM – see my Blogroll in the lower right hand column). Happy start of a new week, readers. … Continue reading

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MY HUMBLE CALL FOR WISDOM AND MODERATION IN THIS TIME OF EXTREMISM!

July 14, 2016  By Jack Jodell.        A few mornings back, I watched Amy Goodman’s DEMOCRACY NOW! on FREE SPEECH TV in absolute horror as scenes of two unnecessarily brutal murders of black men by police officers were shown – one in Baton Rouge, LA … Continue reading

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Gun Laws: We Will Not Tolerate Disruption

July 11, 2016  By Jack Jodell (in association with BURR DEMING, creator of and chief author over at the superb blogsite FAIR AND UNBALANCED.COM – see my Blogroll in the lower right hand column of this page). Good Monday to … Continue reading

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HOW MUCH MORE OF DONALD TRUMP’S BUFFOONERY MUST WE TAKE?

July 7, 2016  By Jack Jodell.   It never ceases to amaze me how much bullshit Republican politicians are allowed to spout out, and that they are seldom called to account for it. (Yes, Democrats tell whoppers, too, but theirs are usually … Continue reading

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