Tag Archives: American Anti-Corruption Act

Have We Not Learned That Bigger Is Not Better When It Comes to Banking?

How can this be a good thing? The very people who legally crashed our economy – and those who did it illegally and still haven’t gone to jail – and have kept their bonuses are now even bigger than before. … Continue reading

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The Tea Party and Move On: Finding Common Ground? No, Not Where It Matters

This was an interesting conversation. (The audio kicks in correctly at 1:30, so be patient) First, I applaud the idea of not losing sight of the fact that we’re all human beings. As National Tea Party Patriots co-founder and Citizens … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Animated: How the New Hampshire Rebellion will make corruption the #1 issue of 2016 – YouTube

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Want to walk with the #NHRebellion? You can sign up here: http://march.nhrebellion.org/march/default.asp Can’t walk but want to support us? Help us pay for t… Greg Russak‘s insight: There were 435 House elections in 2012. 95% … 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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Poison Alphabet Soup: #TPP, #TTIP, #ISDS

Imagine a dystopian future in which foreign corporations sue for and win millions and even billions of our tax dollars in damages while exercising incredible and corrupting influence over our elected leaders to change, overturn, or create laws that benefit … Continue reading

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A Plea to Ordinary Republicans

Here’s a peek into how our elected officials were working for us last week…….or not. We all know now how Toomey and the rest of the Senate voted. The Republican junior senator from Pennsylvania voted to send our government into … Continue reading

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