Posts Tagged ‘money in politics’
Over 50 people showed up at All Saints Episcopal Church on Saturday to listen to former Colorado State legislator, Ken Gordon speak about money in politics. The event was sponsored by the League of Women voters of Larimer County. Gordon’s main point was that if a candidate takes money from special interest groups, then they are beholden to those interests and voters have less say in government than donors with money. Gordon used his own experience to illustrate. When he decided to run ... Full Story
Unless you have been living in Newt Gingrich’s moon colony, you have heard of SuperPacs spending tens of millions of dollars in the GOP presidential candidate race. The cause of this is the decision by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) in Citizens United v the Federal Election Commission (FEC) that corporations are people and money is speech. The effect is that corporations and billionaires are able to spend as much money as they want on adverting to assist the ... Full Story
December 13 The Florida Family Association opposes TLC's portrayal of Muslims, Newt Gingrich concocts a poverty-fighting plan and Lawrence Lessig wants to end Congressional corruption. View Here: "The Daily Show"