Dave Johnson

Dave Johnson

Dave Johnson is a contributing blogger for the Campaign for America's Future.

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Thursday, December 19, 2013
Will We Fast-Track Past The Lessons Of The NAFTA Trade Debacle?
There are numerous reports that the Obama administration is getting ready to push “Fast Track” legislation in Congress. It looks like there will be a major effort to get this through. We all need to understand what this means to our wages, jobs and economy.
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Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Want to Cut Food Stamp Spending? Raise the Minimum Wage
Wednesday President Obama will give a speech on his plan to grow the economy and the middle class.
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Thursday, November 28, 2013
Food Stamps Cut Just in Time for Thanksgiving
This is that time of year when newspapers bother to write about how there are hungry people in America. But this year is special. As the recession drags on for the non-1%, cuts in Food Stamps have completely swamped the capacity of food banks and other non-government assistance. Meanwhile pending cuts in unemployment compensation and even more cuts in Food Stamps and other assistance programs mean things will get much worse for millions of invisible Americans.
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Wednesday, October 30, 2013
TPP/Fast Track Trade Fight Is On
You’ve probably been hearing warnings about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) “trade” agreement that is being negotiated.
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Friday, October 25, 2013
Republicans Demand Social Security And Medicare Cuts, Is It Reported?
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Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Don’t Even Talk About Cuts
No more cuts – the public is fed up. Democrats won the shutdown fight. Republicans lost and the public-at-large hates them and their ideas. There is no reason for Democrats to play on their playing field. Here is a guiding message Democrats should use from here on out: Jobs help the economy. Cuts hurt the economy. Don’t even talk about any more cuts. Jobs
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Tuesday, October 08, 2013
If Dems Give In, Social Security And Medicare Will Be Future Hostages
Remember how Republicans “won” the 2000 election? Remember how they tricked the country into going to war in Iraq? They used non-democratic means to get what they couldn’t get legitimately, and it worked, so they did it more. They got used to getting their way using bullying, so they did it more. Now it’s flat-out hostage-taking. And they’re doing it more.
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Wednesday, October 02, 2013
Conservatives Celebrate Shutdown Of Government They Hate
Republicans are exercising the one power that the American People have not yet been able to take away from them: the power to destroy. Conservatives are “giddy” over shutting down the government. This is who they are.
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Friday, September 27, 2013
Republican Debt-Ceiling Demand: Nullify Democracy
After the last election Republicans have one power left: the power to destroy the country. They are threatening to use it to get what they want. And what they want is to reverse the results of the last election. Shutdown Threat, Followed By Debt-Ceiling Threat
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Tuesday, August 13, 2013
The Free-Trade Job-Loss Express Is Coming Straight At Us
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