26 different organizations sent lobbyists to Capitol Hill in recent months to tell members of Congress how to vote on Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act. Among these are gas station companies, pizza restaurant chains, the parent company of Dunkin Donuts, and marketing associations.
A few weeks ago, Herbert Stephens of Concordia, Missouri, announced his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. Who is Herb Stephens? He’s the candidate with the most political experience, he says. Stephens writes, “Stop Being Clueless Among all the candidates running for the
Police in many regions of the United States regularly treat African-Americans as if they are criminals, even when there is no evidence of actual criminal activity taking place. Now, Comey is presuming that African-American protesters are encouraging criminal activity, even though he doesn’t have any actual evidence to support his case.
The very idea of “common sense” solutions to hotly contested political issues seems contrary to common sense. Anybody who has paid even the slightest bit of attention to politics in the United States can see that citizens have strong fundamental disagreements about most issues that prevent genuine consensus from being arrived at.
As part of its push to change politics to prevent “unseemly populism,” cut Social Security and Medicare, deunionize teachers and restore “respect for wealth creation,” the “Common Sense Coalition” identifies this platform as part of the “common sense” “center,” deviations from which are “extreme.” In
Like Americans Elect, The Common Sense Coalition is a 501(c)(4) corporation. The Common Sense Coalition holds leadership in common with Americans Elect and explicitly identifies itself as continuing the mission of Americans Elect, but in its disclosure behavior it promises to be rather different from