Judge Upholds Electronic Voting in Georgia, Appeal Expected

ATLANTA - On September 8, 2008, Judge Michael Johnson heard the case filed in 2006 by Voters Organized for Trusted Election Results in Georgia (VoterGA) challenging the State of Georgia on the use of electronic voting machines in Superior Court of Fulton County.

Telling Americans What They Think

In chapter three of David W. Moore's book, The Opinion Makers, the author explains how and why the polls so often go wrong and why even though the pollsters know how to end the problem they refuse to do so.

Failing Economy Slams Workers Hardest

John McCain was right about one thing. Jobs are being lost. This week the Department of Labor reported that 159,000 American workers lost their jobs in September, a five-year record. The Labor Department reported the ninth straight month of job losses, approaching 800,000 lost jobs in 2008.

Guide to Bush-McCain Crisis, Week 3

The week of September 29th, 2008 opened with the failure in Congress of the Bush bailout plan. Ongoing opposition to a Wall Street bailout without preconditions may have major repercussions. Read below.


In Western Michigan, Obama Calls for 'Middle Class' Bailout

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Barack Obama emphasized the need to bail out working families not just Wall Street at a campaign stop here, Thursday, Oct. 2.


Book Review: The New Asian Hemisphere

Kishore Mahbubani’s new book, The New Asian Hemisphere: The Irresistible Shift of Global Power to the East, is a sobering text that should be read with three points in mind.


Europe: From Fortress to Jail

The hardening of French immigration policy, following Nicolas Sarkozy's appointment as Interior Minister in 2002 and his subsequent election as President in 2007, is not the exception in the European Union but the rule.


A New Era Begins

A few weeks back, we received an e-mail alert from a friend to take action on behalf of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union (AFSCME) on standing up for California public workers in the face of steep budget cuts proposed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Manufacturing Public Opinion

In his book, The Opinion Makers, David W. Moore opens his third chapter by pointing out that large sections of the public know little, and care even less, about many of the issues that pollsters are asking them to give opinions about.

Why John McCain has Trouble with Truth and Taxes

Despite repeated corrections by fact-checking watchdogs, the McCain campaign continued to falsely claim this week that Barack Obama would raise taxes on working families.

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