Category Archives: Citizens United

Brooks is Wrong! We CAN #GetMoneyOut of Politics!

  Don’t believe him!!! We can get the money and corruption out of politics! Become a Citizen Co-Sponsor of the American Anti-Corruption Act at…. http://unitedrepublic.actionkit.com/event/cosponsor/9815/

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NH House Poised to Vote on HCR 10

There’s not much time. The vote on HCR 10 is tomorrow, March 13. Here are 2 things related to it that will help to quickly explain what’s happening and what you can do about it: 1. Wolf PAC email re: … Continue reading

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You Do Know That’s an Anchor – the Lie of Supply-Side Economics

I was raised by people born before The Great Depression. Their parents were part of the great migration from Europe at the turn of the 20th century. They rose from hardscrabble and meager beginnings to become the prototypical hard-working, high … Continue reading

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“I’m capable of it, so why wouldn’t I do it?” – One Engaged Citizen Who’s a Model for Us All

I’m extremely proud to report that Coffee Party USA posted this essay and invited Kathleen as a guest to speak about her experiences on one of their BlogTalkRadio shows, Lunch With Louden. Kathleen’s laughter is contagious as she happily explains … Continue reading

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#GetMoneyOut of Politics and We Can #StopKXL

Supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline need to understand and accept certain realities, and opponents need to do more than protest and sign petitions. Let’s start with a few realities and wrap up with a specific call-to-action we all should … Continue reading

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Unhappy Anniversary, Citizens United

Today is the 4th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s infamous “Citizens United” decision. Why should you care? Watch the 2 1/2 minute video at… …http://unitedrepublic.actionkit.com/event/cosponsor/9815/ to get a sense of what money in politics is doing to us and to … Continue reading

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It’s On #MiddleClass America to Save America

I can’t imagine anyone arguing that America does not need a healthier, more economically viable, active, and growing middle class. Sadly, I also can’t imagine much argument that the exact opposite is dramatically evident. The question now is what are … Continue reading

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We’re Supposed to Believe These Guys?

I am a huge fan and active supporter of the good and important work being done by Represent.Us to promote and gather true grassroots support for the American Anti-Corruption Act. It’s why I’m having such a hard time with their … Continue reading

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Let’s #NeverForget915 and the Lies of Trickle-Down Economics

On this, the 5th anniversary of the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, Americans should take time to pause and remember this as yet another heinous crime of historic proportions perpetrated on Americans on a day in September. It wasn’t terrorists and … Continue reading

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Whale-Sized Gambles, Lies, and Empty Apologies

Wall Street is the apex of legal gambling. It always has been. It’s not called gambling, of course, but we should understand that that’s precisely what it is. Perhaps the question for those of us living in a free market … Continue reading

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