Tag Archives: super PACS

The best analysis of damage done by Citizens United

Today in the Times, Thomas Edsall lays out — I wish he could literally, lay it out on the ground and drive a stake through its heart — Citizens United, which many experts consider the worst Supreme Court decision ever. … Continue reading

Posted in Law, suits and order, Politics, The Facts of Life | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Oh and speaking about dark money?

This from ProPublica: “The Hidden Money Funding the Midterms: Strategies that let super PACs delay revealing their donors until after the election are gaining popularity among both Democrats and Republicans.” Just what I wasn’t looking for.    

Posted in Politics, The Facts of Life, The filthy rich, voting rights | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Oh and speaking about dark money?

Some good New Year news

Ever since Citizens United, I’ve worried incessantly about how unidentified vast monies influence voting. It’s not easy for those of us who live in deep blue states to understand precisely how such a massive influx of money during election campaigns … Continue reading

Posted in Koch Bros Final Solution to Democracy, Politics, The Facts of Life | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Some good New Year news