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Entries by Dave Johnson from 06/2008

SEIU Convention -- These Are PROGRESSIVE People

| Posted 06.02.2008 | Politics

This is a great thing happening here at the SEIU convention in Puerto Rico. These people are going to really make changes happen -- with health care the first priority.

SEIU's Accountability Project -- Making Politicians Do The Right Thing

| Posted 06.02.2008 | Politics

I don't actually blame Democratic elected officials for the "spineless" way they have been acting. I blame all the rest of us for not getting the public behind our ideas.

Today's Obama Smear Attempt

| Posted 06.09.2008 | Media

Bloggers beware: someone (guess who) leaving a comment at the Obama site proves that Obama is anti-semitic. You'll be hearing about it from every direction very soon.

Another Corporate Gimmick -- Arbitration

| Posted 06.14.2008 | Business

More and more consumer-oriented contracts have clauses specifying that disputes must go to arbitration rather than our civil justice system. But 98.8% of arbitrations end in favor of the corporations.

Drilling - See The Big Picture, Please

| Posted 06.18.2008 | Politics

All of a sudden you can't get away from stories about the need to drill for oil in Alaska and off our coasts. So what is going on?

Communicating With the Public

| Posted 06.24.2008 | Politics

We need to understand that the public in general is not well educated about progressives, and that communication needs to start with basics.

Economy, Stocks, Housing, Oil -- How Far Can It Fall?

| Posted 06.26.2008 | Green

The government run by oil company executives is refusing to allow solar power plants on government land in the Southwest. Should anyone be surprised?