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Entries by Dave Johnson from 04/2008

Justice For...All?

| Posted 04.08.2008 | Politics

Big companies have the money to take these cases to court. But what if you or I need to go to court? Are we on an equal footing?

Hating On We, the People

| Posted 04.10.2008 | Politics

Decades of conservative/corporate marketing has convinced too many of us to think of ourselves as passive consumers rather than participatory citizens.

Tax Internet Sales -- Just Like Local Stores

| Posted 04.15.2008 | Business

The state of California, in its wisdom, has chosen to provide a huge tax subsidy to anonymous internet businesses, at the expense of your local retailers.

Tax Cuts Make Us Poor

| Posted 04.17.2008 | Politics

Some years ago the corporate-funded anti-tax, anti-government advocates paid their way to become the dominant voice in our civil discourse. They said...

Are Clinton and Obama Communists?

| Posted 04.20.2008 | Politics

Conservatives are trying to scare me away from voting for Clinton or Obama by claiming that, if elected, they will bring us 5 weeks paid vacation a year and free health coverage at the cost of rich CEOs and corporations.

Lakoff's Rockridge Closing - Why This Matters

| Posted 04.22.2008 | Politics

On the same day that Barack Obama raised one million dollars in one minute for his campaign George Lakoff's Rockridge Institute announced that they wi...

Republicans on Obama -- Yesterday A Gang Member, Today A Terrorist

| Posted 04.23.2008 | Politics

By summer the Republican campaign will be in full swing. I wonder what imaginative things they will come up with.

The Middle Class Squeeze Is A Result Of LOW Taxes

| Posted 04.25.2008 | Politics

It is a popular misconception that taxes add to the squeeze on the middle class. But it isn't tax increases that have squeezed the middle class, it's...

Bring Back the 90% Top Tax Rate!

| Posted 04.28.2008 | Business

If tax rates at the top were 91% today, hedge fund managers would STILL be bringing in over $300 million EACH YEAR.

Is the Corporate Media Deciding This Election For Us?

| Posted 04.30.2008 | Media

While saturating the airwaves with scary video clips of Obama's scary minister the corporate media is providing the public with almost no information about McCain's.