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Entries by Dave Johnson from 08/2008

The Race Card

| Posted 08.01.2008 | Politics

The accusation that blacks "play the race card" taps into working-class white resentment. It says that black people receive special treatment while the politically-correct crowd jumps all over you for pointing it out.

Republican / Oil Company Joint Campaign On Drilling

| Posted 08.01.2008 | Business
Read More: Oil, Business News

I'm watching CNN and there is a report about the Republicans in Washington pulling a big stunt about drilling for oil. When the report ends, there is...

Why Conservative Policies Dominate

| Posted 08.02.2008 | Politics
Read More: Oil, Politics News

Why does the public flock to conservative / corporate policies that generally run against their own interests? Take tax cuts for the rich, or the cur...

If You Can't Do The Time, Don't Do The Crime

| Posted 08.09.2008 | Politics

A new group called Accountable America is warning conservative donors about staying within election laws.

One Effect Of Money's Influence On Policies

| Posted 08.12.2008 | Politics

What the people who run American corporations call "free" trade is hurting our economy more than it is helping.

The Tax Cuts Killed The Economy

| Posted 08.13.2008 | Politics

Remember how Bush's tax cuts were supposed to help the economy? Remember how all his deregulation was supposed to help the economy? Remember how cut...

A Political Party Working For Oil Companies -- For Money

| Posted 08.15.2008 | Politics

Republicans are insisting that our government give oil companies leases to drill off our shores. We are witnessing an unprecedented joint, coordinate...

Republicans Block Everything, Now Say Nothing Getting Done So Vote For Them

| Posted 08.19.2008 | Politics

Remember how impeaching Bush was "off the table" so the Congress could get important work done? Well, the Republicans are going to block everything anyway.

Starz Green Room in Denver

| Posted 08.20.2008 | Politics
Read More: Politics News

If you are going to be in Denver next week for the Democratic Convention check out the Starz Green Room. Their description:The Starz Green Room at th...

Denver Convention, Transportation and Democracy - The Sheer Distance

| Posted 08.26.2008 | Politics

One problem that many people attending this convention are forced to deal with is the sheer distance between events.