Monthly Archives: January 2012

FBI probe should worry Walker

With new arrests every week, the FBI probe of Scott Walker’s closest aides and supporters is continually uncovering stories that would be front-page news in any other political era. How strained are things around the governor’s mansion, where Walker’s own … Continue reading

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Citizens United vs. the 99%

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The War on Political Free Speech

Source: Bradley A. Smith via WSJ Opinion Two years ago the Supreme Court upheld the right of an incorporated nonprofit organization to distribute, air and advertise a turgid documentary about Hillary Clinton called, appropriately enough, “Hillary: The Movie.” From this … Continue reading

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Should We Feel Sorry for the Wealthy?

Ari Fleischer, the former White House Press Secretary for U.S. President George W. Bush , has been trying to make the case on Twitter that the wealthy are taking on more of the tax burden than ever. Of course, the … Continue reading

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Nobody Understands Debt

Source: Paul Krugman In 2011, as in 2010, America was in a technical recovery but continued to suffer from disastrously high unemployment. And through most of 2011, as in 2010, almost all the conversation in Washington was about something else: … Continue reading

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Constitutional Amendment Not Needed: Congress Already Has a Remedy

Although the Constitution already includes a remedy, certain elected officials and public interest organizations are advocating for a constitutional amendment to overturn recent Supreme Court decisions that have corrupted elections, public officials and government. They are using Vermont town meetings … Continue reading

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