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Bits Of Independent Expenditure

The Super PAC calling itself Americans For Prosperity, propped up by funding that comes from corporate interest groups such as the American Petroleum Institute, the American Energy Alliance, the National Cable and Telecommunications Alliance, and the Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce, recently acknowledged that, in

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How To Support The Lawrence Lessig For President Campaign

Lawrence Lessig’s defacto political message is that whenever you want to accomplish something, you should pursue its opposite. So, if you want to support the Lawrence Lessig for President campaign, you should do so by withholding support for the Lawrence Lessig for President campaign.

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Ophthalmologists Getting Dirty

If you have a medical problem with your eyesight, you can take some solace in the knowledge that the doctor who treats your eyes has an even bigger problem with vision. The next time you visit your ophthalmologist, while you’re having your eyes examined, it

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Citizens 4 Ethics In Government

Yesterday, a political action committee called Citizens 4 Ethics In Government spent tens of thousands of dollars to prop up the re-election campaign of U.S. Representative Scott DesJarlais, a Republican from Tennessee’s 4th congressional district. There are ethical questions about Citizens 4 Ethics In Government’s

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Quid Dold Dow

May 2012 — before losing his congressional seat, Republican Bob Dold introduces seven bills that if passed would have directly benefitted the Dow Chemical corporation by eliminating import duties for substances Dow Chemical uses in the United States but produces on the cheap overseas with

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