Citizens United

Spotlight: Six Facts Lost in the IRS Scandal

Julian Bond, at the 99th NAACP Convention

[important]Six Facts Lost in the IRS Scandal[/important] >by: Kim Barker and Justin Elliott | ProPublica, May 22, 2013, 1:44 p.m. | In the furious fallout from the revelation that the IRS flagged applications from conservative nonprofits for extra review because of their political activity, some points about the big picture – and big donors — have fallen […]

Bernie Sanders Exposes the 26 Billionaires who are Buying the 2012 Election

Sheldon Adelson

[important]Exposes the 26 Billionaires who are Buying the 2012 Election[/important] >by: Jason Easley|July 24th, 2012 | In his new report, America For Sale: A Report on Billionaires Buying the 2012 Election, Sen. Bernie Sanders named names and called out the billionaires who using Citizens United to buy our democracy. In front of a Senate panel […]

Expose – How Dark-Money Groups Sneak By the Taxman

Karl Rove Tax Form

[important]How Dark-Money Groups Sneak By the Taxman[/important] >by Gavin Aronsen | Wed Jun. 13, 2012 3:00 AM PDT| MotherJones | [See the beginning of the Conspiracy Theory - the take-down of President Obama below and watch the video: Secret meeting to take down Obama exposed Let’s Be Liberals and Vote the Right-wing – Out! Democratic […]

Battle Lines Drawn – Wisconsin: People, Economy, Jobs or Extreme Rights – Outside Influences

CitizensUnited

[important]Battle Lines Drawn – Wisconsin [/important] >by Robert L. Gallimore |DLU| June 06, 2012 | Maybe what “DNC chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) said [that] the upcoming Wisconsin gubernatorial recall race is a ‘test run’ for the Democratic election machine in presidential battleground states [and nation-wide].” We need to get real [serious here], we’re […]

Life changing events – DLU SuperPAC

Make It Blue

[important]DLU SuperPAC[/important] >by Robert L. Gallimore | DLU | May 26, 2012 | [Posted on the Democratic Liberal Umbrella Facebook page May 24, 2012| So, I guess Re-electing President Obama is a BAD Idea this November by your response - of Zero! We will lose this fight to keep the Presidency at this rate...It may be […]

U.S. Chamber, Major Corporations Build Secret Attack Ad Machine

Repub and Dems head to head

>By Lee Fang | Republic Report | April 5, 2012  |Re-post April 12, 2012| [Watch the video below on: Ed Schultz Takes On The Chamber Of Commerce's 'Anti-American Money Bomb'! Gbismarc!] America’s biggest corporations are once again bankrolling the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s dirty political ad machine.  Corporate money is already financing the constant stream […]

Why Is the ACLU Helping the Richest Americans Buy Our Elections?

Speech Megaphone

>By Steven Rosenfeld | AlterNet | February 21, 2012  |  For decades, people inside and outside the ACLU have tried to get its board to moderate its campaign finance views, and new facts on the ground give them more ammunition.  The American Civil Liberties Union has earned its reputation as the nation’s foremost legal opponent of government censorship […]

Voting Rights Act under siege

Voting Rights Act

By JOSH GERSTEIN| 2/19/12 7:06 AM EST |[Voter Fraud is more observed from the Republican side of the fence as in the past 5 GOP Presidents! If it's seen again it will be seen on that side of the fence because that's the Republicans MO! They have been called out on it before and now […]

Business Leaders Demand SEC Regulate Corporate Political Spending

Capital Money

By Lisa Gilbert |Public Citizen | January 20, 2012 | [What do you think?] Corporate reformers have launched a mounting campaign at finance industry regulators to curb corporate political excesses. If you’re not a campaign finance wonk, then you may not have noted that a significant anniversary will arrive on this weekend on January 21st. Citizens United vs. […]

Thanks to Citizens United, Multinational Mega Lobbyist Firm Salivates Over $4 Billion in Campaign Cash

superPACs Money Roll

>By Lee Fang| AlterNet |January 19, 2012 |[What do you think?] The WPP Group is perhaps the most important lobbying corporation you’ve never heard of. On Saturday, protesters will stage demonstrations across the country to mark the two-year anniversary of the Citizens United, the Supreme Court case that opened the door to unlimited, and largely […]

Meet the Man Behind “Citizens United”: What Does the Ultra-Conservative Lawyer Have Planned Next?

Tree of Money

>By Viveca Novak |January 8, 2012|  The American Prospect|  James Bopp is already well into the next phase of his crusade to topple as many of the limits on the role of money in politics as can be done in one man’s lifetime. Wedged up against the Illinois border on the banks of the Wabash […]

Obama’s new weapon v. Citizens United

Anna Eshoo

>By Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet| Wednesday, Jan 11, 2012 8:00 AM Eastern Standard Time The business lobby is up in arms about a proposed executive order to shed light on corporate campaign contributions This originally appeared on AlterNet. A executive order requiring that federal contractors disclose their electoral spending—by top officers and as corporations—is being reconsidered […]

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