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Friday September 28, 2012, What We are Not Told

- Frankly, more than a few members of America's congress are terrified their cut from the Afghan heroin trade would end if the killing stopped.

Foreign Cash Disqualifies Romney from Presidential Bid

No other American presidential candidate has ever left the US to garner campaign contributions from foreign citizens.

Citizens United – How America Became Third World

No America would allow itself to be dishonored unless, all news was controlled, all elections rigged and the government paralyzed by five petty criminals in robes

2010: When Corporations Became Most-Favored People

And the American people became the de jure(by law) rabble, what Gordon Gekko's reprise tells us is the NINJA class (No Income, No Job, no Assets). The...

Tea Party: “Is There a Difference Between Cinco de Mayo and...

The mid term elections of 2010 have been memorable for sheer goofiness as well as for the corporate funded blanket of ugly, false and misleading advertising that has been lowered over the public airwaves. With the addition of a mountainous heap of money provided by greedy plutocrats, election cycles have become national holidays from reason and sanity that fall between their mates, Halloween and Thanksgiving.

Citizens United: Before, After, What’s Next?

The Citizens United case was a game changer in terms of money being spent by outside groups on the 2010 elections—but the question is, how much? This primer (included below) provides a detailed explanation of the before and after, and also includes Sunlight’s policy recommendations for new disclosures needed to ensure that that the midterms don’t become a practice run for even more massive spending in 2012.

Light Sweet Crude… and Cookies

I turned on the news this morning and instantly received my first commercial message of the day. You've probably seen it, it's a pitch from Time Warner which offers up well scrubbed "employees" who spend thirty seconds or so reading a script designed to convince us that they are "Moms," "Dads," and regular working schleps, just like us... pardon that - just like me. The ad is an attempt to put a face on the faceless, to create the illusion that the giant soulless organization is really warm and fuzzy with a friendly beating heart and smells like fresh baked cookies.

Pres Weekly Address: Give Gov Back to the American People

Weekly Address: Giving Government Back to the American People by Jesse Lee As the President beats back lobbyists seeking to weaken Wall Street Reform, he talks...

Democrats Unveil Tough Remedy to Radical ‘Corporations Are People Too’ Decision

As mainstream pundits continue the Democrats-are-in-trouble conventional wisdom, I see a perfect political storm developing against Republicans led by the Dem's hitting back on...