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Time for Public Financing of Elections

Posted by , Sunday, April 6, 2014

Fwd: Filmed On A Pier In Oceanside, California

Do you support Carl Marx for President 2016? If this were a joke it would be funny, but this IS California. The sad fact is these people probably vote and reproduce! Here's the well informed, educated public Bette Layton
Posted by , Tuesday, January 21, 2014

‘Dark money’ groups fueled by cable industry | Center for Public Integrity

Posted by , Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Hillary vs. Elizabeth Warren: The Medias Latest Campaign-Trail Godzilla Movie | Matt Taibbi | Rolling Stone

Posted by , Friday, November 15, 2013

Elizabeth Warren, Hillary Clinton’s Worst Nightmare?

Posted by , Thursday, November 14, 2013

A Senator Said Voter Registration Was ‘Confusing.’ Watch A 12-Year-Old Clear That Up For Him.

Posted by , Monday, November 11, 2013

Tom Hayden on Bill de Blasio’s Win: A Harbinger of a New Populist Left in America?

Posted by , Saturday, November 9, 2013

Government shutdown: Why Boehner doesn’t overrule tea party faction – CSMonitor.com

Posted by , Sunday, October 6, 2013

The Dishonesty of Voter ID Laws – NYTimes.com

Posted by , Wednesday, October 2, 2013

West Virginia races primed for super PAC activity | Center for Public Integrity

Posted by , Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Political action committee – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Posted by , Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Unions dramatically increase super PAC donations | Center for Public Integrity

Posted by , Wednesday, September 18, 2013

BBC News – Kenya MPs vote to withdraw from ICC

Posted by , Thursday, September 5, 2013

Trade group to FEC: ‘Corporate funds’ financed campaign ads | The Center for Public Integrity

Posted by , Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Ku Klux Kourt Kills King’s Dream Law, Replaces Voting Rights Act With Katherine Harris Acts

Posted by , Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Hillary Clinton for president? Eight Democrats who might run next time. – Hillary Rodham Clinton – CSMonitor.com

Posted by , Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Voter Proof-of-Citizenship Law Voided by Supreme Court – Bloomberg

Posted by , Monday, June 17, 2013

VIDEO: The 9/11 Election

Excellent documentary on the 2001 mayoral race, created by Mark Green's son, Jonah. It could have been subtitled: "How Bloomberg Bought His First Election." That said, one of the things that gets lost re 9/11 is that it is quite possible that Green would have been mayor had the elections been held on their originally scheduled dates.
Posted by , Thursday, June 6, 2013

Trudeau makes his debut as Tory attack ads take aim – Politics – CBC News

Posted by , Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Justin Trudeau sweeps Liberal leadership with 80% support – Politics – CBC News

Posted by , Sunday, April 14, 2013

Hillary Speaks! (The Onion)

"How bad do I want it? Do I want it bad enough to waste years of my life—years I’ll never get back—meticulously crafting my public and private image to somehow appear relatable to a populace with 57 percent voter turnout? Do I want it bad enough to spend sleepless night after sleepless night dumbing down my deeply held political convictions into a pile of generic rhetorical slop that even the most dimwitted American can barely comprehend?"
Posted by , Friday, April 12, 2013

Our Broken Voting System: Five Outrageous Facts | Politics News | Rolling Stone

Posted by , Thursday, April 11, 2013

Harper’s: How to Rig an Election – The G.O.P. aims to paint the country red

this report from Victoria Collier in Harper's came out last Oct and is now available online - it's an important piece + one of the best summaries of voting irregularities I've read so far .. Meanwhile I'm still waiting to see if there's any more tidbits of info about Anonymous' juicy claim to have blocked Rove from hacking/stealing the last election - Thanks Anonymous!
Posted by , Friday, March 15, 2013

Robert Parry: Rethinking Watergate/Iran-Contra

Parry in Consortium News ..
newly disclosed documents have put old evidence into a sharply different light and suggest that history has substantially miswritten the two scandals by failing to understand that they actually were sequels to earlier scandals that were far worse .. In the case of Watergate [] the evidence is now clear that Nixon created the Watergate burglars out of his panic that the Democrats might possess a file on his sabotage of Vietnam peace talks in 1968 .. At the start of the Iran-Contra investigation, Attorney General Edwin Meese had set the time parameters from 1984 to 1986, thus keeping outside of the frame the possibility of a much more serious scandal originating during Campaign 1980, i.e., whether Reagan’s campaign undermined President Jimmy Carter’s negotiations to free 52 American hostages in Iran and then paid off the Iranians by allowing Israel to ship weapons to Iran for the Iran-Iraq War
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Posted by , Monday, March 11, 2013

How Swing-State Republicans Are Already Trying to Rig the Next Presidential Election | Politics News | Rolling Stone

Posted by , Friday, March 1, 2013