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Flawed Big Money Politics Argument

In recent days I have heard people quip that we really shouldn’t worry about all the big money in politics because it doesn’t really matter anyway.   154 more words


Fairness? Not our job.

Here’s how Chief Justice John Roberts explained the Supreme Court’s decision to let rich people give up to $3.6 million every two years to candidates and political parties they want to influence: “No matter how desirable it may seem, it is not an acceptable government objective to ‘level the playing field.’” 163 more words


Corporations are People, Except at Tax Time

If we need anymore proof that a corporation is really not a person, we can turn to an item in the news which so far the… 629 more words


Campaign Finance Reform





              There is a term often used in politics, “Follow the Money.”This term has been used to describe the large donors who give to political candidates and parties. 947 more words

Lawmaker Scandals Prompt Ethics Bills From Senate Democrats

SACRAMENTO (CBS/AP) — Stung by criminal charges against two colleagues, the leader of the state Senate and other Democratic lawmakers are seeking tighter rules on lawmakers and lobbyists. 157 more words