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What Tom Reed disliked in the budget

There are many victories in this proposal. It moves the ball forward in that it continues us on a path of reducing the budget deficit and authorizes less spending in FY 2015 than the agreed upon cap in the Murray-Ryan Budget Control Act. 192 more words


Subsidies Are For Suckled Statists

Who told Congress the following? “We oppose ALL subsidies, whether existing or proposed, including programs that benefit us, which are principally those that are embedded in our economy, such as mandates. 358 more words

Well-Intentioned Souls For Sale

Most would agree that power corrupts. Some believe that greater wealth begets power, yet they cling to a naive hope that larger government can protect against “evil” private accretion. 335 more words

24 billionaires behind the election, revealed

We don’t need to wait until Tuesday night to name a handful of billionaires among the winners in this midterm election. Recent court decisions removing limits on campaign activity unleashed a flood of spending by the politically inclined super-rich. 255 more words


Where's their money coming from?

Dana Point times did a bit of research on which candidates were accepting money from which donors, and as you might expect..most were sucking up to the agenda of special interests… 340 more words


Robust Lobbying Disclosure Needed to Address Advantage of the 1% of the 1%

Lisa Rosenberg,  Sunlight Foundation

In the 2012 election 28 percent of all disclosed political contributions came from just 31,385 people. 314 more words