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Libertarian Hopeful Gary Johnson's Spending on Consultants Draws Complaints

This story was updated on May 27, 2016.

More than 70 cents of every dollar Libertarian Gary Johnson — a man who could play spoiler in battleground states in November — has spent so far in his 2016 presidential bid has gone to the consulting firm of his campaign manager, Ron Nielson, according to a… 635 more words

Democrats, stop sending crap! I'll buy my own campaign swag

Many of us have likely donated to a Democratic candidate or organization at one time or another. For that generosity, we have all become recipients of an endless email stream of solicitations, and solicitations containing expensive—and worthless—Democratic swag through the U.S. 2,116 more words

MPs are under criminal investigation, why are they not suspended?

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,434

Sunday 15 May 2016.

Dear Mr Cameron,

If any employee in this nation was suspected of illegal activity and was under investigation, they would be, at the very least, suspended from their job pending the outcome of that investigation and possible trial. 259 more words

Keith Lindsay-Cameron

Super PACs are terrible—but ineffective

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It’s now beginning to look like an ongoing series: “Reasons to be optimistic about our democracy.”

Super PACs, in case you didn’t know, are a bizarre form of legal entity, established after the ludicrous Citizens United ruling (“Corporations are people” and “money is speech” are literally Orwellian), which allows corporations to donate essentially unlimited funds to political campaigns with minimal disclosure and zero accountability. 994 more words

Public Policy

Get Out and VOTE!

April 26 will be the day of the primary election in Pennsylvania. I urge everyone within the sound of my blog to get their asses out and VOTE. 343 more words

Republicans