citizens united

Opinion: Why The Founders Could Not Have Devised A Trump-Proof Democracy

Writing in 1782, in the aftermath of the American Revolution, Thomas Paine exclaimed, “We are now really another people.” What…

2 years ago

Opinion: Does America Really Value Equality? What Women and Transgender People Might Say

The Supreme Court ruled in the Citizens United case that corporations merited certain rights of personhood. The decision in this…

3 years ago

Most Americans Want Trump’s Supreme Court Pick to Limit Corporate Money in Politics

According to US News, “Two-thirds of Americans are opposed to the Supreme Court taking away abortion rights.” The latest poll…

5 years ago

Republicans Forsake Morality for Money In Paris Climate Accord Exit

This deal was between the Koch brothers and their fossil fuel industry cronies and the Republicans in Congress who routinely…

6 years ago

Opinion: SCOTUS Hears Arguments To Tear Down Church and State Barrier

A ruling for theocracy will effectively demolish church-state separation and neuter the First Amendment’s religious clauses.

6 years ago

Americans Should Be Proud to Have a Candidate As Qualified and Passionate as Hillary Clinton

How cool would the cool kids feel if they knew they had been duped, that in scoffing about Clinton's scandals…

6 years ago

Donald Trump, His Foundation and Florida’s Attorney General Epitomize Corruption

The media refuses shine a light on real corruption of Trump’s foundation, or report that he admitted guilt in using…

6 years ago

New Trump Hire Proves Hillary Clinton’s Vast Right Wing Conspiracy is Real

Trump's new Deputy Campaign Manager, Citizens United President David Bossie, "has devoted his career ever since to trying to tear…

6 years ago

Here’s Why The Koch Brothers Are Going To Spend $42 Million To Keep Mitch McConnell In Power

The Koch brothers are no fans of Donald Trump, but there has been no bigger defender of their dark money…

7 years ago

House Republicans Follow Orders And Advance Corrupt Bill To Protect The Koch Brothers

House Republicans have followed orders given to them by the Koch brothers and advanced a bill that would keep Koch…

7 years ago

George Clooney’s Reality Bomb: Most Of Money Raised Going To Democrats Not Clinton

George Clooney pointed out on Meet The Press that the overwhelming majority of the money that his fundraisers with Hillary…

7 years ago

Bernie Sanders Schools Clueless Chuck Todd On The Impact Of Citizens United

Bernie Sanders schooled Chuck Todd after the Meet The Press host suggested that Jeb Bush's departure from the Republican race…

7 years ago

Obama Terrifies The Kochs By Taking The Citizens United Fight To The States

While addressing the Illinois General Assembly, President Obama did what the billionaires and special interests fear most. He took the…

7 years ago

Even Conservatives Are Saying That Citizens United Must Be Stopped

It isn't just liberals and Democrats who believe that Citizens United must be overturned. Conservatives are increasingly realizing that the…

7 years ago

Bernie Sanders Has Benefited More From Super PAC Money Than His Democratic Rivals

The super PAC in question said they 'appreciate the irony' and would 'rather not be doing this' but they 'want…

7 years ago

President Obama On The Verge Of Issuing A “Citizens United Stunner”

Obama is about to issue an executive order requiring companies doing business with the federal government to disclose political contributions

7 years ago

Hillary Clinton Announces Koch Killing Plan To Get Rid Of Citizens United

Citizens United has been going after Clintons since 1992 and now they're going to feel the heat. Hillary Clinton has…

7 years ago

Bernie Sanders Lobs A Crippling Blow At The Kochs With Bill To Publicly Fund Elections

During a campaign event in New Hampshire today, Sen. Bernie Sanders announced that he will be filing a bill that…

7 years ago

Federal Appeals Court Dealt McConnell And the Kochs A Bad Day

The Appellate Court ruled that the ban on federal campaign contributions by individuals who contract with the government is constitutional.…

8 years ago

Bernie Sanders Rips Presidential Candidates For Disgraceful Citizens United Money Grubbing

On the deadline day for quarterly presidential fundraising, Bernie Sanders ripped presidential candidates in both parties while calling for the…

8 years ago

Poll Finds 80% Of REPUBLICANS Agree With Bernie Sanders On Citizens United

Sen. Bernie Sanders is often characterized by the media as an out of the mainstream presidential candidate, but a new…

8 years ago

Obama Justice Department Being Pushed To Investigate Jeb Bush For Illegal Fundraising

Calls are growing from watchdog groups for President Obama's Justice Department to launch a federal investigation into what appears to…

8 years ago

Bernie Sanders Vows To Only Nominate Supreme Court Justices Who Will Overturn Citizens United

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) upped the ante in the Democratic primary today by promises to only nominate…

8 years ago

Obama Strikes Terror Into The Hearts Of Republicans By Supporting Mandatory Voting

President Obama has sent a wave of terror through the Republican Party by suggesting that the most direct way to…

8 years ago

Bernie Sanders Exposes How The Koch Primary Is Undermining American Democracy

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) isn't letting the Koch secret meeting go by unnoticed. In a statement, Sanders connected the dots…

8 years ago

Jon Stewart Uses Ice Cream To Explain Why We Have To Get Money Out Of Politics

Jon Stewart brilliantly used the example of ice cream to explain the corruptive force of money in politics during an…

8 years ago

Bernie Sanders Blast The Media For Ignoring The Koch Brothers Attempt To Buy The Government

Sen. Bernie Sanders is calling out the corporate owned media for turning a blind eye to the Koch brothers attempt…

8 years ago

In His First Appearance On Meet The Press Bernie Sanders Terrifies The Koch Brothers

A sign of change on Meet The Press as Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) made his first appearance on the show.…

8 years ago

Alison Grimes Shreds Mitch McConnell For Blocking Amendment To Overturn Citizens United

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes is calling out Sen. Mitch McConnell for selling out the American people in order to protect…

8 years ago

Bernie Sanders Calls Republican Blocking Of Citizens United Amendment A Defeat For Democracy

After Senate Republicans had blocked a constitutional amendment that would have overturned Citizens United, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) called the…

8 years ago

Al Franken Drops a Truth Bomb On The Senate: Citizens United Is Money Laundering

As the Senate continues to debate final passage of a constitutional amendment that would overturn Citizens United, Sen. Al Franken…

8 years ago

Study Blows The Lid Off The GOP’s Big Lie By Revealing Citizens United Helps Republicans Win

According to a new study, Citizens United is helping Republicans win state legislative elections by increasing their likelihood of victory.

8 years ago

Senate Democrats Begin Their Push To Amend The Constitution To Kill Citizens United

Senate Democrats are moving ahead with their plan to bring a resolution to the floor that amend the Constitution and…

9 years ago

Obama Says He Is In a Strong Position To Amend The Constitution and Repeal Citizens United

According to a new book by Ken Vogel, President Obama told Democratic donors that he believes he is in a…

9 years ago

Republicans Are Suing The FEC to Give The Koch Brothers More Power To Steal Your Vote

Republicans have decided that they want to give the Koch brothers even more power, so the RNC is suing the…

9 years ago

The Kochs and Their Astroturf Tea Are Demanding an Exemption From Campaign Finance Rules

It appears Americans are being kept unawares again as the Koch's so-called grass-roots organization, the teabaggers, have asked for an…

9 years ago

Justices Thomas and Scalia Violate Judicial Ethics By Headlining Right Wing Fundraisers

Clarence Thomas and Antonin Scalia have again set themselves above ethics rules because they are, after all, Koch brother properties.

9 years ago

Bernie Sanders Storms The Supreme Court to Stop the Koch Brothers Theft of Democracy

At a rally outside the Supreme Court, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) took on the Koch brothers and said, "Freedom of…

9 years ago

Evangelical Corporations Try To Force Their Employees To Follow Their Religious Beliefs

At issue is whether a secular corporation with no business relationship or involvement in a religion can be considered religious…

9 years ago

Delaware Becomes the 15th State to Reject Citizens United

A bipartisan majority of the Delaware state legislature has come together to call on Congress to overturn Citizens United. Delaware…

10 years ago

The Republican Party and the un-Founding of America

Republicans claim to be the defenders of the Constitution; this while wishing to do away with every amendment save the…

10 years ago

The SEC Is In A Position to Deal a Major Blow to Citizens United

In what could be a major blow to the Citizens United decision, it appears it well may be the Securities…

10 years ago

Bernie Sanders Exposes the Dirty Secret that a Few Wealthy People Control Congress

Bernie Sanders has spilled the beans on Congress. Sen. Sanders said, "The Congress of the United States of America is…

10 years ago

Bernie Sanders Applauds Obama for Supporting Citizens United Amendment

Sen. Bernie Sanders is praising President Obama's support for his constitutional amendment and movement to overturn Citizens United.

10 years ago

Obama Endorses Bernie Sanders’ Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United

President Obama made some big news today by announcing that he supports a constitutional amendment like the one proposed by…

10 years ago

Ever Since Citizens United Unions Have Been Under Siege

Conservatives have steadily been eroding the power of unions in the wake of Citizens United since they are their only…

10 years ago

Right Wing Billionaires Shudder as PolitiFact Confirms Bernie Sanders Speaks the Truth

Sen. Bernie Sanders has seen his statements about wealth inequality attacked by the right, but PolitiFact has confirmed that Bernie…

11 years ago

Super PACs: The Perfect Storm for the Destruction of the Founders’ Democracy

Citizens United has created an entire class - a cabal - that is coming between the people and the representative…

11 years ago

Bernie Sanders Exposes the 26 Billionaires who are Buying the 2012 Election

In his new report, America For Sale: A Report on Billionaires Buying the 2012 Election, Sen. Bernie Sanders named names…

11 years ago

Dissenting SCOTUS Opinion: Citizens United Can Be As Corrupting As Direct Contributions

The majority of Americans perceive the Supreme court as politicized. This ruling does nothing to dispel that perception.

11 years ago

Bernie Sanders Eviscerates the Supreme Court for Overturning Montana Citizens United Ban

Sen. Bernie Sanders issued a blistering criticism of the Supreme Court after they strengthened Citizens United by overturning Montana's campaign…

11 years ago

Democrats Take On the Media’s Billion Dollar Plan To Strengthen Citizens United

House Democrats are gearing up for a showdown with the corporate media and their Republican pals over language in a…

11 years ago

John McCain Accuses Republicans of Using Foreign Money Against Obama

John McCain has indirectly accused his fellow Republicans of using Citizens United to get foreign money into their campaign to…

11 years ago

The Corporate Media Conspires With Republicans to Strengthen Citizens United

At the behest of corporate broadcasters, a single subcommittee vote by House Republicans killed an FCC disclosure guideline and strengthened…

11 years ago

Watch Bernie Sanders Explain Why Citizens United Is To Blame For Walker’s Win

If you want to know why Scott Walker won yesterday, watch Bernie Sanders explain how Citizens United's impact on Wisconsin…

11 years ago

Thanks to Citizens United 1 Romney Super PAC Donor=181,000 Obama Donors

Because of Citizens United, it takes over 181,000 donations to Barack Obama to match one anonymous twenty five million dollar…

11 years ago

Meet the Two Other Court Cases Besides Citizens United that Stole Our Democracy

Three court cases and FEC complicity have left campaign financing in a high-dollar frenzy with the victor getting the spoils…

11 years ago

Corporate Sugar Daddies Shower Their Kept Candidates with Money

Have you ever wondered why most polls reflect a decidedly liberal issue tilt and yet state and national elections fill…

11 years ago

Mitch McConnell tells the SCOTUS to Reaffirm Citizens United

Mitch McConnell is sticking up for all the 'oppressed' corporations in America by trying influence the  Supreme Court when it…

11 years ago

If Corporations Are People, They Are Psychopaths

Republicans are ruthlessly promoting social Darwinism via policies of inequality and corporatism, traits that indicate their push for economic Fascism.

11 years ago

Bernie Sanders Opens up a Can of Whoop Ass on GOP Oligarchs

In response to Buffett Rule being blocked by Senate Republicans, Bernie Sanders opened up a can on the GOP and…

11 years ago

Obama Super PAC Decision Reinforces Need for Action

When even holdouts like Obama are feeling forced to use Super PACs, the American people need to effectively step in…

11 years ago

Nancy Pelosi Joins With Stephen Colbert To Fight Citizens United

By releasing a new video calling Stephen Colbert out of control, Nancy Pelosi has joined with the popular comedian's campaign…

11 years ago

Stephen Colbert Takes Sunday Morning By Storm And Skewers Citizens United

Stephen Colbert used his appearance on ABC's This Week to satirize Citizens United and point out the absurdity of corporations…

11 years ago

Republicans Argue That Corporations Should Be Allowed To Sponsor Candidates

The RNC arguing in court that it is unconstitutional to deny direct corporate sponsorship of a candidate or committee.

11 years ago

Supreme Conspiracy: How The Koch Brothers and Clarence Thomas Overthrew Democracy

In developing countries and dictatorships it’s not unusual or unexpected for the judicial system to be corrupt and biased. In…

12 years ago