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Entries by Dave Johnson from 10/2006

Front-Group Alert: Softer Voices

| Posted 10.03.2006 | Politics
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When groups like this - hugely funded by very few people - claim to represent "citizens" it's a good idea to take a closer look.

Push Polling - What Is It?

| Posted 10.13.2006 | Politics
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If you knew that candidate X keeps teenage slaves in his basement and eats one every Sunday as part of a Satanic ritual, would you still support that candidate?

CBS News Provides Free Airtime To Vets For Freedom Action Fund - A Campaign Organization

| Posted 10.16.2006 | Media
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The appearance of Vets for Freedom Action Fund on a national nightly-news program bestows unwarranted credibility on Vets for Freedom.

Don't Forget The July 10, 2001 Meeting

| Posted 10.19.2006 | Huffington Post

Over the last two weeks conclusive evidence has emerged that Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice received warnings about imminent Al Qaeda attacks well before September 11th 2001.

A Particularly Poisonous Front Group

| Posted 10.19.2006 | Politics
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Some part of $500 million is being funneled back into the political system, diverting the public from problems we need to solve and distracting from the real issues of the election.

Push Polling -- What To Watch Out For

| Posted 10.26.2006 | Huffington Post

People are receiving calls from organizations claiming to be taking opinion polls, but then assaulting the listener with the most horrible, slanderous, nasty smears about candidates.

A Hog Farm Next Door To Your House

| Posted 10.30.2006 | Business
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The far right says that a government stopping a company from dumping waste into a river is "taking" money from that company. I am not kidding.

What Does The Public Hear?

| Posted 10.31.2006 | Huffington Post

How many Americans have heard the case made that government is good for them, protects them, acts in their interests, etc.? How many Americans have ever even heard the positive case made for the underpinnings of our government -- democracy and community?