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Entries by Dave Johnson from 10/2010

Tomorrow's One Nation March In DC And Around The Country

| Posted 10.01.2010 | Politics

This post originally appeared at Campaign for America's Future (CAF) at their Blog for OurFuture. I am a Fellow with CAF. Does the corporate-sponsor...

How "Free Trade" Led to Currency War

| Posted 10.06.2010 | Business

The world can't get to full recovery from this terrible recession without more balanced trade, and we won't have balanced trade until China stops manipulating its currency.

It's The Lack Of Demand, Stupid!

| Posted 10.07.2010 | Business

In the 1992 campaign the Clinton War Room had a famous sign that read, "It's the economy, stupid!" This meant that the central theme of the campaign...

Infrastructure Jobs, Repeat and Amplify

| Posted 10.08.2010 | Politics

We have work that really, really needs doing. People that really, really need work. Borrowing money is really, really cheap.

How Tax Cuts For The Rich Made Corporations Predatory

| Posted 10.11.2010 | Business

Government and the services it provides aren't all that has changed for the worse since we cut tax rates for the very, very rich. These tax cuts have also caused the relationship between big businesses and the rest of us to deteriorate, too. Here is why.

Lorain, OH Keep It Made in America Town Hall Meeting

| Posted 10.17.2010 | Business

Lorain, Ohio is another town with closed factories, boarded-up houses, high unemployment, and ringed by the national big-box vulture chains whose business model is to suck the remaining funds away to Wall Street.

Wheeling Town Hall Focuses on Tax Breaks for Offshoring

| Posted 10.17.2010 | Business

Driving across Ohio toward Wheeling you pass one small manufacturing company after another -- but not too many with lots of cars in the employee parking lot.

Erie, PA Town Hall: "No Country Ever Went Broke Investing in Its Own People"

| Posted 10.19.2010 | Business

I recently spoke with a Tea Party member who did not know that it is government that builds the roads, airports, sewer systems, etc. that make up the infrastructure that is the foundation of our country's ability to have companies at all.

Canton, Ohio Town Hall: We Can Make It, Build It, Grow It Here

| Posted 10.19.2010 | Business

The Canton, Ohio "Keep It Made In America" Town Hall meeting was at the Kent State University Stark Campus this evening. Lieutenant Governor and Sena...

The Conservative Pledge to Encourage Big Companies to Send Jobs Away

| Posted 10.20.2010 | Politics

The lobbying organization Americans for Tax Reform, as part of the conservative movement's strategy to destabilize government, gets conservative politicians to sign a pledge to "solemnly bind themselves to oppose any and all tax increases."

Are Tea Party Members Getting Played?

| Posted 10.21.2010 | Politics

Are the Main Street Tea Party members getting "played" by Wall Street and big-corporate billionaires? There is a big, big, big difference between wha...

Eight False Things the Public "Knows" Prior to Election Day

| Posted 10.22.2010 | Politics

If the public votes in a new Congress because a majority of voters think this one tripled the deficit, and as a result the new people follow the policies that actually tripled the deficit, the country could go broke.

Vote For Jobs

| Posted 10.25.2010 | Politics

Should you vote? Does your vote matter? If you care about jobs, your vote really, really matters this time. If the Tea Party wave does manage to ta...

What Will Tea Party Members Do When Their Politicians Betray Them?

| Posted 10.26.2010 | Politics

This post originally appeared at Campaign for America's Future (CAF) at their Blog for OurFuture I am a Fellow with CAF. Tea Party members hate Wall ...

Winning The Race To The Bottom

| Posted 10.27.2010 | Business

This post originally appeared at Campaign for America's Future (CAF) at their Blog for OurFuture I am a Fellow with CAF. Visit the "I'm Voting For.....

Tea Party Members vs Tea Party Wall Street Funders

| Posted 10.31.2010 | Politics

The 12 leading Tea Party Senate candidates have accepted over $4.6 million in campaign contributions from Wall Street for the upcoming election.