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Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog On November 4, Denton, Texas, became the first city in the state to ban the process of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) when 59 percent of voters cast ballots in ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2014 at 07:11 PM PST with 32 Recommends
Jeff 4 Justice talks with Wolf PAC California State Director Alison Hartson about the viability of their goals to amend the US Constitution to end corporate personhood, forbid corporate donations ...
by conversations4connecting
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Oct 21, 2014 at 05:05 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
From launch of coverage through Aug. 20th, Mayday PAC independent expenditures have favored Republicans. See below the fold for data details. This gauge is updated weekly on Thursday mornings. Source:
by DocDawg
Comment Count 41 comments on Thu Aug 07, 2014 at 03:44 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
Lawrence Lessig's Mayday PAC aims to drive the money-changers out of the temple of American politics by fighting fire with fire. Or something. Mayday is Lessig's very own SuperPAC, funded half by ...
by DocDawg
Comment Count 47 comments on Fri Aug 01, 2014 at 03:18 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
This morning, both Mayday PAC's new home page and a front page New York Times article reveal that Mayday PAC (Harvard professor Lawrence Lessig's controversial PAC-to-end-all-PACs) has picked the ...
by DocDawg
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Jul 29, 2014 at 07:19 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Mayday PAC is Harvard professor Lawrence Lessig's latest effort to stamp out corruption in politics. It's thesis is to use the power of the SuperPAC to fight the influence of SuperPACs in politics. ...
by DocDawg
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Jul 20, 2014 at 01:04 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Graphic representation of donations to Mayday PAC discussed in this diary. The area of each circle represents the dollars per 100,000 population donated from each state to Mayday PAC through June 27.
by DocDawg
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Jul 10, 2014 at 02:08 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
In two previous diaries I have outlined concerns regarding Lawrence Lessig's proposed brainchild, the PAC-to-end-all-PACs, Mayday PAC , based on Lessig's past record of appalling misjudgements when ...
by DocDawg
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Jul 08, 2014 at 10:12 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Where's Frodo when we really need him? While you were innocently downing barbecued brats and craft beer this Fourth of July in celebration of our American freedoms, Harvard Law School's Lawrence ...
by DocDawg
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Jul 06, 2014 at 09:47 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Thoughtful. Penetrating. Cambridge cool. And leaning ever so slightly to the right.... To his credit, Harvard Law School professor Lawrence Lessig has built a notable career, in part, around the ...
by DocDawg
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Jul 03, 2014 at 09:45 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Last fall Arizona Governor and finger-wagging expert Jan Brewer launched Jan PAC , her political action committee that is focused on, she writes: • ...
by Mother Mags
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Feb 02, 2012 at 10:29 AM PST with 33 Recommends
We will devote the entire two hours of our Sunday, January 22nd @ 3:00 PM EST ...
by kayla9170
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Jan 22, 2012 at 10:49 AM PST with 0 Recommends
No one has fought Occupy Oakland as viciously as the Oakland Chamber of Commerce, and OakPAC, the Chamber’s Political Action Committee is the cash in every council member’s campaign. The Chamber ...
by potty mouth
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Jan 05, 2012 at 09:22 PM PST with 12 Recommends
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by jamess
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Aug 05, 2011 at 04:20 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Yonkers, NY, is the 4th largest municipality (by population) in New York state. It's nickname is The City of Vision. Believe it or not, Yonkers was once the birthplace of the elevator, ...
by Caractacus
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Jun 11, 2011 at 09:20 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, is hardly a Rhodes Scholar -- So where has he been getting ...
by jamess
Comment Count 152 comments on Fri Feb 18, 2011 at 08:25 PM PST with 274 Recommends
Former Democratic Senator Russ Feingold has been doing some grassroots organizing of his own. He has create a new Political Action Committee to "provide means for individuals to stand up to the big ...
by jamess
Comment Count 45 comments on Fri Feb 18, 2011 at 05:18 AM PST with 114 Recommends
... Elaine Marshall , running for Senate in North Carolina! A $250.00 donation will be winging its way to her campaign coffers tomorrow. Elaine'
by AnotherMassachusettsLiberal
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu May 27, 2010 at 06:05 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Last week, we made our first donation ever, sending $250 to the Halter for Senate campaign. We're still supporting Halter on our ActBlue page , but ...
by AnotherMassachusettsLiberal
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri May 21, 2010 at 07:38 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Ever since Cape Wind ran into massive NIMBY-ism here in Massachusetts, I've been wanting to run an ad to try and change a few minds, and British Petroleum's oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico has ...
by AnotherMassachusettsLiberal
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed May 19, 2010 at 06:21 PM PDT with 13 Recommends