Tag Archives: Citizens United

Does It Really Matter?

Hopefully this is the last mention of the Cromnibus for a while at least. There was a provision that drove most liberals crazy, but it really wasn’t that big of a deal to me.  Still I owe it to my … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Sarah Crawford

Today’s endorsement is going to break some ground and is the most personal I have ever written for this site.  Of the 13 prior endorsed candidates for 2014, I only know one personally and that is limited to a couple … Continue reading

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Proof Of A Purchased Party

The effort to amend the Constitution to reverse the Citizens United decision died in the United States Senate on Thursday.  It clearly illustrated the difference between the Parties and that money is speech in America; especially when you are talking … Continue reading

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Inversion

I learned a new word the other day.  Well not exactly a new word; more like a new and very different meaning for a word I have known for decades.  The word is inversion.  I think I remember it being … Continue reading

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Chase The Money

Perhaps I’m just a frustrated writer and political operative who secretly wants to be Chris Berman.  Part of the sports commentator’s shtick is making reference to rock hits.  I often have a song going through my head when I write … Continue reading

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Corporate Personhood Should Equal Personal Responsibility

Two recent Supreme Court ruling, (Citizens United and Hobby Lobby), appear to reinforce the concept of corporate personhood.  (Which brings to mind an interesting set of questions: Is a corporation “conceived” when one of its founders thinks about forming it?  … Continue reading

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An Affront To Personal And Religious Freedom In America

An axiom of modern day life is to not write when you are angry.  Well I am and with good reason.  I will try to contain my anger but if it comes through so be it, it is with good … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Mark Udall

Today’s endorsement is easier to make than it might appear at first glance.  When you think of progressive Senators you normally don’t think of the West except for the three West Coast states.  However endorsing Democratic Senator Mark Udall for … Continue reading

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Unconstrained Danger

I spent a good part of Saturday in a resolutions committee meeting debating the placement of semi-colons.  (While an exaggeration, it’s not that much of a stretch.)  I guess I was put on that committee because I am nerdy enough … Continue reading

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Financial Frustration

Especially since the 2008 election Republicans have been dedicated to voter suppression.  Many of their minions have been bamboozled to the point they actually believe there is widespread voter fraud and that is the only reason Democrats have been elected.  … Continue reading

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