Showing posts with label fundraising. Show all posts
Showing posts with label fundraising. Show all posts

Thomas Sowell: A Halo For Selfishness

Free speech not popular in some quarters.   The recent Supreme Court decision over-ruling some Federal Election Commission restrictions on political campaign contributions has provoked angry reactions on the left. That is what often happens whenever the High Court rules that the First Amendment means what it says — free speech for        ... MORE

Emily Elkins: Americans Say 75% Of Politicians Are Corrupt

Emily Ekins.     Citizens are catching on. Americans don’t paint a pretty picture of their public servants in the new national Reason-Rupe poll. Americans tell Reason-Rupe that 75 percent of all politicians are “corrupted” by campaign donations and lobbyists.  And they say 70 percent of politicians use their political power to help their     ... MORE

Mark Sherman: Supreme Court Voids Contribution Limits

Spending money as you please is free expression.        The Supreme Court has struck down limits in federal law on the overall campaign contributions the biggest individual donors may make to candidates, political parties and political action committees. The justices said in a 5-4 vote that Americans have a right to give the legal    ... MORE

Oh-Oh, Even California's Turning On Obama

by Andrew Malcolm.     As everyone knows, California is the la-de-dah, laid-back land of liberalism that's been Barack Obama's political ATM for six years. Hollywood stars have loved him, fronted multi-multi-million-dollar fundraisers for him. The most populous state (home to 12 of every 100 Americans) has a Democrat governor again, two female     ... MORE

Free Speech Is So Annoying To Elected Officials

by A. Barton Hinkle.           “There’s just way too much money in politics,” said a candidate for governor earlier this month. Since the candidate was Terry McAuliffe, a political fundraiser of Brobdingnagian proportions, the remark could go down as the funniest line from this year’s contest. McAuliffe had just been asked if he would       ... MORE

VIDEO: Obama Campaign Makes Fraudulent Donations Easy

Accepts credit cards without requiring pesky validating information.

VIDEO: Green Monsters In The White House

Bad news for Barry! A peek inside the bubbling Solyndra scandal.