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ACU: Conservatism Bought Off By Corporations, Literally

The American Conservative Union is one of the oldest, most stolid conservative political organizations in the United States. Its annual rankings of members of Congress are widely anticipated and reported by mainstream political journalists, and its conferences and meetings receive significant, often live, coverage by

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The Ballad of Rod Blagojevich (Music Video Minute)

To the tune of “They’re Always in the Way” (aka “Father’s Whiskers”): My name is Rodney Blago I head up Illinois I don’t mind all the power But the laws get me annoyed Oh, they’re always in the way And only chumps obey Those laws

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No More For Big Oil Until Stevens Corruption Trial

It strikes me as extremely unseemly for the Senate to vote on any bill to benefit oil companies, with Ted Stevens remaining as a voting member of Senate, until the Stevens trial is completed. Knowing that Ted Stevens appears to have been bribed by oil companies, and rushing oil drilling legislation through in a time frame that will allow Senator Stevens to vote on the legislation would be profoundly unscrupulous.

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Obama Promises Corrupt Religious Kickback Scheme

These religious programs are corrupt. They corrupt the government by setting government policy with the purpose of political allegiance. They corrupt churches by encouraging church leaders to campaign for the candidate who promises to write the biggest government handout check back to the church after Inauguration Day.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?