Bernie Sanders needs Secret Service protection. This guy is walking around saying what Bobby Kennedy would say if he were alive.
NC Senator Bob Rucho Stabs Democracy, Leaves It Bleeding On Senate Floor
The following is a Facebook post from NC Senator Josh Stein. Senate Finance Committee Chair Bob Rucho flouted the democratic process yesterday to ram an anti-clean tech bill through committee. We considered […]
Yo, Bernie: What you gonna do as prez that has teeth?
Sanders’ presidential campaign needs to detail specific measures to bend a corrupt, self-centered Congress into effective action on his agenda Bernie Sanders, he who regularly tilts at NSA windmills and shouts at […]
McCutcheon v Federal Election Commission: how much democracy can you afford?
Redistricting: by deceitfully moving a line, I can rule forever
In America, most — but probably not all — citizens who seek public office do so with initial good intent. They wish to perform a public service. That quaint, altruistic notion lasts, […]
Toon: Billion-dollar Barry
What does a billion dollars buy?
Our hardworking folks in Congress: more interested in keeping their jobs than doing their jobs
When voters elect members of Congress, they are hiring them to do a job. Voters, through their taxes, compensate those politicians well — $174,000 a year, and more if they have committee […]
Time to revisit high-school civics lesson: Does your vote matter any more?
I first voted in an American national election in 1964. Lyndon Baines Johnson ran against Barry (“Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice”) Goldwater, the elder-statesman conservative who later successfully […]
Hey America – have a Koch and a smile! (by Paul Szep)
Look, up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's SuperPac Man! (Eating large democracies in a single contribution…)
by Paul Szep