THE FIRST CRACK IN CITIZENS UNITED

The Huffington Post Bob Menendez Corruption Case Reads Like An Indictment Of Citizens United Ruling, Too WASHINGTON — The indictment of Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) on public corruption charges is the first bribery case involving the use of corporate political spending to support a candidate since the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision allowed corporations… More THE FIRST CRACK IN CITIZENS UNITED

Occupied Washington

Mother Jones Grotesque income inequality is just a symptom of our larger political disease. A FEW WEEKS AFTER the Occupy Wall Street protests began, we found ourselves having a random conversation with a couple of San Franciscans at a store counter. What were these kids going on about? they asked. Time was tight, the inquiry a pleasantry, really.… More Occupied Washington

Clarence Thomas’ Ethics Problems, Then and Now

Justice Clarence Thomas has been noted for having the least to say during arguments before the Supreme Court.  It seems he never asks questions of the plaintiff nor the defendant when any given case is argued before The Court. One has to wonder…is he that stupid or does he have something to hide, knowing that if he… More Clarence Thomas’ Ethics Problems, Then and Now

Distort, Mislead and Lie Are Traditional Rovian Tactics – A Series of Layered Deceptions

Karl Rove has his slimy fingerprints all over the U.S. Chamber of Commerce campaign finance fiasco.  In fact, I wouldn’t be surprised to find out that he was the master manipulator behind the Citizens United case, which was the catalyst for all the secret campaign financing we are witnessing today. Washington Monthly A SERIES OF… More Distort, Mislead and Lie Are Traditional Rovian Tactics – A Series of Layered Deceptions