Category Archives: Campaign Financing

U.S. Supreme Court Gives Loud Voice to the Wealthy

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts said in his opinion for the majority in ruling for McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, “Money in politics may at times seem repugnant to some,

The Koch Brother’s Party: The Tea Party Really is Their Party

I for one no longer believe the Republican Party is controlled by Republican voters, nor does it serve those voters’ interests. Back In 2010, the Koch Brothers saw and opportunity and they

Reaganomics: The America We Lost and the America We Can Lose

The Trickle-Down effect (Reaganomics) Many Americans bought into the idea presented to them back in the 80′s that cutting taxes for businesses, corporations and those who invest in those corporations would somehow

The Multinational Takeover of American Elections

Mitt Romney’s  overseas trip has been fodder for the press and media as quite a source of humor and more example of fumbling and mumbling we have seen from the candidate since

Over $21 Trillion in Offshore Accounts for the Super Wealthy

We have economist who are still trying to figure out what happened that caused the Great Recession. Where did America’s wealth go? How did we end up with millions of people losing

Will the Votes Be Counted Fairly?

We have seen shenanigans in voting laws across the country under the guise of creating barriers to voter fraud.   The numbers on cases of voter fraud vs the instances of humans struck

Montana: U.S. Supreme Court Opens Door Wider for Corporate Money

Back in January of 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court turned back many years of precedent as far as campaign financing in a highly controversial ruling labeled “Citizens United vs. FEC”. The ruling

There Went Wisconsin and Now Here Goes the Nation

Welcome to the future Corporate America – an America that is no longer a People’s America but one that belongs to and is controlled by Big Money and big corporations. It really

ALEC and the Unduly Influence of Corporations

Recently, large corporations such as Coca Cola, Pepsi, McDonald’s, Kraft and the latest, Wendy’s, have been dropping out of supporting American Legislative Exchange Council also known as ALEC, a conservative political organization

Nation Divided

I often hear someone say “Why does it take a national tragedy to bring us together?” and I realize that the question seems to be one of those “hidden” meanings that we