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Patricia Johnson: My Vote Counts, Will Yours?

Friday, 29 October 2004, 11:24 am | Patricia L Johnson

Election judges are encouraged to cast absentee ballots prior to the date of the actual election to ensure their right to vote. This year a larger than normal turn out is expected at the polls so election judges will have little time for anything ... More >>

Patricia Johnson: ''The Flu Season Is Not Here''

Wednesday, 20 October 2004, 12:38 am | Patricia L Johnson

Just exactly how is someone supposed to relax when their life is on the line? More >>

Patricia Johnson: Bush Blows US Federal Overdraft

Thursday, 16 September 2004, 11:22 am | Patricia L Johnson

On Saturday, January 20, 2001, George W. Bush became the 43rd President of the United States and under his watch the public debt of the United States has skyrocketed to its current level of $7.3 trillion as of August 31, 2004. More >>

Johnson & Walrath: Fantasy vs. Reality

Tuesday, 14 September 2004, 11:33 am | Patricia L Johnson

Turning Iraq over to the Iraqis, known as ''giving them back their sovereignty'' as the Spin from the White House puts it, is a ploy to get the war off the front pages of newspapers and off the TV screen. More >>

Patricia Johnson: Consumer Confidence Index

Wednesday, 1 September 2004, 3:59 pm | Patricia L Johnson

Consumer confidence is considered an important economic indicator as consumer spending accounts for a major portion of U.S. economic activity. Consumer spending was running two-thirds, or 66% of GDP, but is now 70% of GDP. More >>

Patricia Johnson: The Wrong War That Won't Go Away

Thursday, 26 August 2004, 11:08 am | Patricia L Johnson

Where do you draw the line between what is politically correct and what is in bad taste when it comes to a veteran’s military record? More >>

When The Press Can’t Tell Us, Who Will?

Wednesday, 11 August 2004, 12:02 am | Patricia L Johnson

The announcement to close the Baghdad office of Al-Jazeera was made by Iraqi Interior Minister Falah al-Naqib during a news conference on August 7, 2004. More >>

Patricia Johnson: Wealth through Taxation

Monday, 9 August 2004, 2:22 pm | Patricia L Johnson

J. Dennis Hastert is the current U.S. Speaker of the House of Representatives and third in the line of succession to the presidency. His book ''Speaker: Lessons From Forty Years In Coaching And Politics'' was released August 4 and promotes the elimination ... More >>

Patricia Johnson: Economic Failures 101

Monday, 9 August 2004, 2:10 pm | Patricia L Johnson

Is the problem with our economy simply the failure of those in charge to realize economic goals cannot be reached without taking into consideration the impact accounting has on the bottom line? More >>

ICSC-UBS Weekly Chain Store Sales Snapshot

Thursday, 22 July 2004, 7:27 pm | Patricia L Johnson

It all began on March 15, 1957 when Clyde Brown, Michael Lewis, Albert Lowery, James Osberg, Robert Peters, Howard Senor and Harold Spurway met at the Palmer House in Chicago, IL. Each of the seven men contributed $500.00 and the International Council ... More >>

Patricia Johnson: 6,733 Reasons To Vote

Monday, 12 July 2004, 2:05 pm | Patricia L Johnson

877 dead, 5,394 wounded in Iraq for a total of 6,271 casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom. 130 dead, 332 wounded in and around Afghanistan for a total of 462 casualties in Operation Enduring Freedom. More >>

Patricia Johnson: Without Warning

Saturday, 3 July 2004, 7:55 pm | Patricia L Johnson

It was an incredibly bright, beautiful spring day. The temperature was in the mid 70’s with the wind blowing so softly it was almost a whisper. The trees were full with newly formed leaves, and the flowers coming into bloom were vivid shades of ... More >>

New Website Launched: Articles And Answers

Friday, 2 July 2004, 11:51 am | Patricia L Johnson

Articles and Answers is an educational site devoted to teaching the basics of politics and economy. The site teaches things most people haven't learned, but need to know in order to make informed decisions about their government. More >>

Patricia Johnson: Gobs of Jobs II

Tuesday, 15 June 2004, 11:13 am | Patricia L Johnson

The bottom line is profit. Each month there are numerous reports published in this country, i.e. Consumer Price Index, Housing Starts, Retail Sales, Help Wanted Index, Wholesale Trade, Factory Orders, Retail Sales, Help Wanted Index, Employment Situation, ... More >>

Patricia Johnson: Are You Responsible?

Monday, 14 June 2004, 1:53 pm | Patricia L Johnson

Did you write to your Senator or Representative? Did you write to the President? Did you call so that your voice could be heard? Did you send a fax detailing your opposition? Or, did you just sit by the TV and say ''well, that’s just all part of ... More >>

U.S. Annual Unemployment - The Bush Effect

Thursday, 3 June 2004, 12:28 am | Patricia L Johnson

At the end of 1988 the annual unemployment level for the U.S. was 6.7 million [6,701,000]. George H.W. Bush, Sr., became the 41st President of the United States on January 20, 1989. More >>

Who’s Who In Ihe Iraqi Interim Government

Thursday, 3 June 2004, 12:22 am | Patricia L Johnson

When Lakhdar Brahimi, the United Nations Special Adviser to the Secretary General on Iraq, was invited to Iraq in February 2004 by the Iraqi Governing Council and the Coalition Provisional Authority, the purpose of the trip was to advise the possibility ... More >>

Patricia Johnson: Medicare Rising

Tuesday, 1 June 2004, 1:54 pm | Patricia L Johnson

How much do you really know about Medicare? Most people assume that at age 65 they are automatically covered by Medicare Part A [Hospital] and if they want Medicare Part B [Doctor] coverage they pay a small premium each month. More >>

Patricia Johnson: Operation Bring ‘Em On

Wednesday, 21 April 2004, 11:47 am | Patricia L Johnson

Every day we open the newspaper, read reports from online news services, or listen to the news on radio or TV and hear about the total number of American soldiers that have been killed in either Iraq or Afghanistan. For some reason our news comes in ... More >>

Patricia Johnson: Challenging Challenger

Wednesday, 14 April 2004, 11:36 am | Patricia L Johnson

Each month various economic indicators are released and these figures have a major impact on this country, yet, in some cases very little information is published about the source of the data that is being released. More >>