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Entries by Dave Johnson from 09/2009

Who Would Be Against American Manufacturing?

| Posted 09.01.2009 | Business

We are used to this kind of bad, antisocial, economically destructive behavior from self-interested American companies, organizations and people. And for some reason we seem to tolerate it.

Who Opposes American Manufacturing? II

| Posted 09.03.2009 | Business

A country's economic power comes from manufacturing. But while other countries have industrial policies, America has a de-industrialization policy.

Who Else is Against American Manufacturing?

| Posted 09.08.2009 | Business

Of course other countries have an interest in taking manufacturing business away from us to have for themselves.

Drop This "Public Option" Crap - Just Let Me Buy Into Medicare!

| Posted 09.08.2009 | Politics

Let me or my company just buy into Medicare if I don't like what the insurance companies are doing.

Myths of Protectionism: Stories You Are Likely to Hear in the Wake of the China Tire Trade Tariff Case

| Posted 09.14.2009 | Business

President Obama has decided to enforce our trade laws and imposed a three year tariff on Chinese tires. I suspect the country is about to witness a corporate hissy fit.

Myths of Protectionism Are Spread to Exploit Workers and the Environment

| Posted 09.18.2009 | Business

Why, exactly, is protectionism so bad? Why can't we have fair trade that lifts workers and protects the environment instead of unregulated free trade that exploits workers and the environment?

Enforcing Trade Rules Shocks "The Village"

| Posted 09.23.2009 | Business

It seems that after eight years of general lawlessness we're at a point where it is expected that those with power can do anything they want regardless of agreements or laws.

Is Obama Admin Enforcing Laws and Regs?

| Posted 09.28.2009 | Politics

Question: Is the Obama administration now enforcing laws and regulations? I ask because I have not heard of any new enforcement of employment regulations here in Silicon Valley.

A New Economy from Old Roots?

| Posted 09.30.2009 | Business

This post originally appeared at Campaign for America's Future (CAF) at their Blog for OurFuture as part of the Making It In America project. I am a ...