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Gary Johnson Puts Libertarian Party Up For Sale

Members of the Libertarian Party like to say that Libertarians are different from Democrats and Republicans. In spite of that, a former Libertarian presidential candidate just made a big political move that is straight out of the Republican and Democratic playbooks.

Gary Johnson released a statement announcing that Americans want “real alternatives to business-as-usual”, and [...]

In Post to Financiers, Douglas Schoen Indicates Americans Elect will Move Forward Without Democracy

Forbes, the magazine of record for America’s financiers, published an editorial by Douglas Schoen, longtime advisor to both Americans Elect and Michael Bloomberg. In this editorial, Schoen praised the decision by three Wall Street tycoons — Peter Ackerman, John Burbank III and Michael Bloomberg — to chip in $1.75 million of their own money to [...]

Leaders of Corporate-Gifted Super PAC Americans Elect Attack (Yes) Corporate Gifts and Super PACs

The political corporation called Americans Elect has made the act of getting sillier, and sillier, and sillier look like an art form. The latest act of Americans Elect is gallery-worthy.

Last week, Americans Elect leaders Doug Bailey (Unity08 cofounder and Americans Elect candidate recruiter) and Les Francis (Americans Elect Board of Advisors) wrote an [...]

Every Sitting Member of Congress Endorsed by FreedomWorks Voted for Anti-Freedom FISA Amendments Act

The FreedomWorks For America Super PAC tosses the mantle of Less Government and the sash of Freedom about its well-endowed shoulders:

FreedomWorks for America endorses true champions of freedom and supports them on the ground with our battle-tested, grassroots get-out-the-vote techniques…. these candidates have been consistent voices for… less government and more freedom.

Let’s fact [...]

How Can Secret Money Politics Restore Integrity In Arizona Politics?

Restoring Arizona’s Integrity is a new Super PAC that describes itself as “dedicated to supporting trustworthy, genuine leadership for a better future for Arizona.” The truth is, though, that the organization hasn’t done anything to support any leadership in Arizona. The only thing that Restoring Arizona’s Integrity has done is to try to diminish one [...]

What Do Ralph Hall And Charlie Rangel Have In Common?

Claims by the Campaign for Primary Accountability to be non-partisan and to be concerned only with open political process, rather than particular ideological and economic interests, should be taken with a very large grain of salt. [...]

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. [...]

Indiana Values SuperPAC Isn’t Based In Indiana

With a name like that, you’d expect the SuperPAC to based in Indiana. The offices of the Indiana Values SuperPAC are hundreds of miles away from Indiana, though. They’re at 1823 23rd Street NW, Washington D.C., in a posh townhouse just two miles from the White House. [...]

Why Is Gingrich Super PAC Still Spending?

Why would Sheldon Adelson and the Winning Our Future PAC keep spending money on Gingrich, when he now has virtually no chance of winning the Republican nomination? Take this poll to provide your explanation. [...]

National Map of Donors to Restore Our Future, the Mitt Romney Super PAC

Anxious to know who’s been contributing a quarter million, a half million, an even million or more to Restore Our Future, the Super PAC sweeping up unlimited donations to the Mitt Romney campaign?

For raw data, visit this web page at the Federal Election Commission. The scale of big money flowing from a small number [...]