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Why campaign spending rules hurt small business

CNN OpinionJanuary, 26, 2012 By David Brodwin, Special to CNN (CNN) — Two years ago, the Supreme Court upended the rules for campaign finance, unleashing a tsunami of unregulated, unrestricted and undisclosed spending that has, in effect, allowed donors to buy elections. The full impact of this decision is just…

Unmasking the danger of corporate political campaign funds

Now that Halloween is over and the elections are tomorrow, it is really the time to get scared.  The opinion blog below should frighten the hell out of any red-blooded American. The Baseline Scenario Foreign Money, National Security, And The Midterm Elections By Simon Johnson Campaign contributions by non-citizens are…

Walmart on steroids

If you, like everyone else, are tired of all the negative political ads, take solace in the fact that they’ll be gone next Wednesday. But unfortunately, what will stay with us is an outright attack on our democracy. Our “government of the people, by the people and for the people,”…