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Jim McGovern vs. Citizens United

Massachusetts congressman Jim McGovern got an unprecedented number of eyeballs (for floor speech in the House) on Reddit when he proposed not one but two constitutional amendments directed at the Citizens United decision. These decision effectively removed most barriers to corporations spending unlimited amounts of money on campaigns, outside of what they donate directly to political campaigns. The rationale was that corporations enjoy the same First Amendment rights as you or I, that “corporations are people, too.”

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The Marketing Department: Our First Inductee

Welcome to the post honoring the first inductee into the Loyal Opposition’s Hall of Shame or, as we like to call it, The Marketing Dept. of the Sirius Cybernetics Corporation.

Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina was one of the “gang of three” senators, along with John McCain and Kelly Ayote, who led a vicious smear campaign against UN Ambassador Susan Rice Continue reading