When politicians tell you that they “want the states to decide” on an issue, what they really mean is that they want the lobbyists to decide.
When the Supreme Court ruled in the Citizens United case that political action committees could raise unlimited funds to support or oppose candidates for federal office, it was promised that we needn’t worry about the money leading to corruption, because it would remain illegal for
Fight For The Future joined Popular Resistance to protest Ron Wyden’s support for “fast track” negotiation powers for the President of the United States in arranging for free trade agreements such as the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership.
How can Chris Christie engage in such blatant corruption while planning a campaign for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016? Chris Christie is betting that voters won’t be paying attention.
In September last year, a voter rally was held in Michigan, a grassroots demonstration that people in that state supported the Republican campaign of Terri Lynn Land enough to go to the trouble of putting together a well-orchestrated event. Today, we’re learning that, although the
The change in the political party that is engaging in presidential library corruption does not change the consistency of the corruption. Secret Presidential library fundraising is a means for the bribery of a sitting President of the United States.
The cost of attending a dinner with Jeb Bush tonight is a $25,000 donation. That’s ten thousand dollars more than a minimum wage worker makes in an entire year.
It’s official: Jeb Bush is running for President in 2016. The opening of the Jeb Bush for President campaign begins, however, with just the kind of doublespeak that we all remember from the days of George W. Bush. This morning, in a message to his
Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee will hold a hearing called:“Are We Positioning America for Success in an Era of Energy Abundance?” The answer to that question found during the hearing may be largely determined by the success with which Chairman of the subcommittee,
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.
Is it any wonder that Americans overwhelmingly reject libertarian politics, when libertarians suggest that we move to the Armenian model?