Category Archives: Corruption

Where is the proof that money can buy elections?

Yesterday I was talking to my cousin Thomas, a resolute pessimist, about the upcoming election. He asked, “Is there any hope?” I’m afraid I snapped at him. (Optimists can snap, you know. We don’t bite but we snap.) His response … Continue reading

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Movements are afoot

For a while now I’ve been picking up on movements that have advanced from inchoate mutterings to full voice plans and plots. I’m liking this a lot. Aside from the already written vital legislation which got stopped, i.e., postponed, by … Continue reading

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Again I ask: does Big Dark Money work?

Well, gee, apparently not if you hand all that money to Senator Rick Scott to spend on the upcoming elections. It’s so odd. Back in his previous incarnation as a health company oligarch, Scott defrauded Medicare of a ton of … Continue reading

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