- Big $ politics, Citizens United protect incumbents, stifle choice. Texas Cong. races just 1 example opensecrets.org/states/cands.p… @OpenSecretsDC 34 minutes ago
Corporations Are Not People
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Monthly Archives: April 2012
Free Speech for People has filed a brief in the Supreme Court in American Tradition Partnership v. Bullock, a case that challenges Citizens United v. FEC and raises the issue of whether the State of Montana can prohibit election spending by corporations. … Continue reading
On the April 19th anniversary of the battles of Lexington and Concord that launched the American Revolution, Free Speech for People has released this one-minute video ad, Montana Standing Up. Here’s the link.
Stealing America: Wealthy Interests Are Taking Over Our Political System. A very interesting, bi-partisan piece from the Pittsburg-Post Gazette, jointly written by a Republican “political operative” and a former media advisor to President Clinton. They conclude that in America, “we … Continue reading
I was in Connecticut recently and enjoyed talking about Corporations Are Not People and the People’s Rights Amendment campaign with John Hartwell on Stream of Conscience. Here’s the video:
Eleven Attorneys General have written a letter calling on Congress to move a constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United. The 5-4 Citizens United decision holds that Americans cannot limit election spending in national, state, or … Continue reading
This from Republic Report about sums it up. “Big Pharma has a ROI of 75,500 percent for the lobbying dollars it spends to bar the government from bargaining for cheaper drug prices through Medicare.”
Move to Amend reports: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 4, 2012 CONTACT: Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap, National Field Organizing Director, 707-269-0984, email@example.com Mary Laan, Move to Amend Southeast Wisconsin Coordinator, 414-265-5801, firstname.lastname@example.org Voters in West Allis, Wisconsin Move to Amend WEST ALLIS – Last night West Allis, … Continue reading
Where did the hundreds of millions of dollars that were used in the ubiquitous attack ads in the 201o mid-term elections come from? Who funded attack ads such as the fraudulent one that falsely accused a Congresswoman of supporting Viagra … Continue reading