Tag Archives: Citizens United

Jim Simons :
The passing of Scalia: A requiem for Caesar

There is no escaping the fact that Justice Scalia did more to harm this country than any other Supreme Court judge in history. By Jim Simons | The Rag Blog | February 16, 2016 “The evil that men do lives … finish reading Jim Simons :
The passing of Scalia: A requiem for Caesar

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Lamar W. Hankins :
Move to Amend vs. the Supreme Court

We must put corporations in their place and acknowledge that money is a commodity, not speech. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | May 19, 2015 For five years, ever since the illogical and corporatist Supreme Court decision … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
Move to Amend vs. the Supreme Court

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Steve Russell : Citizens United and ‘Scandalgate’

Richard Nixon: “I am not a crook!”Scandalgate The Citizens United case has put us in a situation where Watergate is such small potatoes that it’s almost quaint. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | November 2, 2012 Luke Russert, … finish reading Steve Russell : Citizens United and ‘Scandalgate’

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Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman : Will the GOP Steal the Election?

Political cartoon by Bob Englehart / Hartford Courant. Image from Collin Dems.Will the GOP steal America’s 2012 election? Would the Koch Brothers, Sheldon Adelson, the Chamber of Commerce, and their related billionaires spend tens of millions of dollars to win … finish reading Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman : Will the GOP Steal the Election?

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Tom Hayden : Save Democracy While We Can

Image from OB Rag.Stop the hemorrhaging:Save democracy while we can Democracy movements must try to stop the stolen elections now, and delegitimize any mandates claimed from them in the future. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | September 3, … finish reading Tom Hayden : Save Democracy While We Can

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RAG BLOG DEBATE / David P. Hamilton and Jay D. Jurie : Electoral Politics and the Left

“Citizens United Carpet Bombing Democracy.” Cartoon by DonkeyHotey / Flickr Commons.A Rag Blog debate:Electoral politics and the left David Hamilton argues that the U.S. federal elections in 2012 don’t merit being the focus of our attention, while Jay Jurie contends … finish reading RAG BLOG DEBATE / David P. Hamilton and Jay D. Jurie : Electoral Politics and the Left

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David P. Hamilton : U.S. Presidential Election Is Bought and Paid For

Cartoon from Political Resources, Inc.Bought and paid for: The Left and the 2012 presidential election By David P. Hamilton | The Rag Blog | May 17, 2012 “[No] serious candidate will rely on the public funding system during the primary … finish reading David P. Hamilton : U.S. Presidential Election Is Bought and Paid For

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Danny Schechter : The Big Money That Is Sinking Democracy

Titanic: Iceberg ahead. Image from Luther, Out of Station.Iceberg ahead:The big money that is sinking democracy It is hard to wrap your head around the scale and immediacy of this danger. By Danny Schechter | The Rag Blog | May … finish reading Danny Schechter : The Big Money That Is Sinking Democracy

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Webb Dreyer : Jim Hightower and the ‘Populist Moment’

Rag Radio: Jim Hightower and the ‘populist moment’ By Thorne Webb Dreyer | The Rag Blog | April 11, 2012 Jim Hightower will headline a “Spring Song Fiesta” at Scholz Beer Garten in Austin on Sunday, April 15, from 1-9 … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Webb Dreyer : Jim Hightower and the ‘Populist Moment’

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David P. Hamilton : Change You Can, You Know, Believe In…

Graphic from Pyrrhic Defeat.Consumer choice division:Change you can believe in By David P. Hamilton | The Rag Blog | April 4, 2012 I could no longer tolerate the bell chamber of American cable news. Its obsessive fixation on the still … finish reading David P. Hamilton : Change You Can, You Know, Believe In…

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BOOKS / Thom Hartmann : Jeff Clements’ ‘Corporations Are Not People’

And money is not speech:‘Corporations Are Not People’ By Thom Hartmann/ Truthout / February 1, 2012 [Corporations Are Not People by Jeffrey D. Clements (Berrett-Koehler, 2012); Paperback, 224 pp., $17.95.] Most Americans don’t realize that the idea that “corporations are … finish reading BOOKS / Thom Hartmann : Jeff Clements’ ‘Corporations Are Not People’

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David P. Hamilton :
‘Citizens United’ and the corruption of American politics

The playing field has never been level, but the advantages now enjoyed by the capitalist class in the electoral system have reached a qualitatively new high. By David P. Hamilton | The Rag Blog | October 28, 2010 This article … finish reading David P. Hamilton :
‘Citizens United’ and the corruption of American politics

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