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Originally posted at BillMoyers.com At the State of the Union speech, there's always more than meets the eye. Just out of sight is the reality of how we are governed. The House of Representatives, ...
by Bill Moyers
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 09:14 AM PST with 15 Recommends
There have been numerous diaries here on DK about how the hundreds of millions spent by Super PAC's and the campaigns this past election had so little influence on the outcome. It's not that they ...
by jusjtim35
Comment Count 44 comments on Fri Nov 23, 2012 at 02:19 PM PST with 97 Recommends
Black Friday is the single biggest shopping day of the year. And this Friday, all eyes will be on Walmart , the nation's single biggest retailer and employer. But ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 66 comments on Wed Nov 21, 2012 at 03:39 PM PST with 66 Recommends
Last night, Stephen Colbert revealed an incredibly corrupt and nefarious aspect of the Super PAC structure, a loophole that had previously gone unnoticed. In satirical tones, Stephen (with the ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 301 comments on Tue Nov 13, 2012 at 06:51 AM PST with 840 Recommends
This is the first Presidential election after the "Citizens United" decision, which determined that money was speech. Yet, look at the money, and where it came from , during this campaign! ...
by David B
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Nov 07, 2012 at 07:52 AM PST with 3 Recommends
I am copying this to all my personal and political contacts, and the Executives and Board of Directors of Chevron Corp. I was a 42 year customer of Chevron until I read today that they donated $2.5 ...
by mondaymedia
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Oct 27, 2012 at 09:56 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Uploaded with ImageShack.us This article from home town newspaper, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, highlights how the delay with the farm bill vote could be beneficial for Democratic Senate candidates ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Sep 24, 2012 at 02:00 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Karl Rove wasting more of his friends' money. From an article noting the Romney campaign's new rightward shift: Rick Wilson, a Republican strategist and ad-man, said the case ...
by kos
Comment Count 104 comments on Mon Sep 17, 2012 at 11:33 AM PDT with 83 Recommends
Oh noes! Conservative Super PACs are going to spend $500 million on attack ads, which may turn the race upside down in the stretch. Or so we've heard. But if all you have is crap to sell, it doesn'...
by doc2
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Sep 06, 2012 at 08:07 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Remember the recent Republican Fund-raiser for corporate high-rollers -- the one where Karl Rove "joked" about "murdering Todd Akin" -- with next to no followup commentary. Well that was Karl Rove'...
by jamess
Comment Count 45 comments on Mon Sep 03, 2012 at 05:03 PM PDT with 74 Recommends
As we watch the 2012 drought cover one-third of America and Arctic ice recede to record lows, we must remind ourselves that the barriers to climate progress are not technological but political. ...
by Victor Menotti
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Aug 24, 2012 at 07:00 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
Priorities USA Action is up with a brutal 30 second spot called "Scrap Steel," which profiles Joe Whitley, a 29-year employee of GST Steel in Kansas City, Kan. In the ad, Whitley criticizes Romney ...
by PorridgeGun
Comment Count 111 comments on Fri Aug 10, 2012 at 02:40 PM PDT with 161 Recommends
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by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Aug 10, 2012 at 07:00 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
I guess it must be the full moon, because the reprehensibly insane wing of the GOP (and I mean that by comparison) is out in force. We already have a birther Super PAC, as ably detailed by Crashing ...
by blue aardvark
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Aug 03, 2012 at 01:06 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
CNN is http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2012/08/02/first-on-cnn-rove-gillespie-hosting-joint-political-briefing-in-aspen/ reporting that Romney is violating Federal Laws that govern the ...
by keepemhonest
Comment Count 146 comments on Thu Aug 02, 2012 at 08:33 AM PDT with 477 Recommends
So as Markos said, Obama is winning. Period. But I have a feeling the Republicans believe that their money, their billion dollar negative ad rollout, will turn things around. It won't. Here's why.
by mdmslle
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Aug 01, 2012 at 12:29 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
Even at a time of record income inequality , the lowest federal tax burden in 60 years ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Jul 21, 2012 at 12:26 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
At a $1.7 million fundraiser in Jackson, Mississippi , Republican presidential ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 01:34 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
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by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Jul 13, 2012 at 07:00 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
The super rich are pouring the money in and the GOP will swamp candidates for the Democratic party. If care about that read on. Ask yourself: Does money given to Super PACs influence federal ...
by pbmaise
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Jun 30, 2012 at 06:05 AM PDT with 2 Recommends