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The Confusion Of Common Sense

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. [...]

August 8: Americans Elect Starts Collecting $$ for Angus King. August 20: Americans Elect Says it Supports No Candidate

Take a look at pages 5 and 6 of this excerpt of the Americans Elect Mission Report. As you can see from that excerpt, the report features a letter signed by Peter Ackerman and dated August 20. August 20 is a full 12 days after August 8, the day an FEC report shows Ackerman gave [...]

ICPurple Billionaire Money Doesn’t Bother Angus King

Is Angus King really disgusted with the system of billionaires using Super PACs to buy control over the political system? If that’s the case, then Mr. King should repudiate ICPurple and the money from Ted Waitt that is being used to promote the King for Senate campaign. [...]

What Kind Of Faith Relies On Robocalls?

Do these supporters of Republican Richard Mourdock really believe that their god’s political plans for the U.S. Senate seat from Indiana depends on computer programs that make automatic telephone calls to interrupt voters’ family dinners? [...]

Rick Santorum Relies on an Advisory Boar

I guess they’re hoping that if they root around for long enough, they’ll find a reason for voters to support Rick Santorum. When pigs fly! You can’t make a silk purse out of a… You get the idea. [...]

Does Libertarian Liberty Include The Right To Lie To Your Customers?

When you buy the Oreganol herbal supplement, you may not improve your health, but you will be assisting a kooky political campaign, thanks to the independent expenditures made by Judy Kay Gray, the owner of North American Herb and Spice. [...]

National Organization for Marriage: 100% Funded by Mexicans

The National Organization for Marriage (NOM), famous for its secretive anti-gay campaign carried out across America without any disclosure of its donors, has finally revealed the identity of its donors this week.

According to FEC records, the National Organization for Marriage paid $172,188.70 this month for a press release and a Spanish-language television advertisement against [...]