https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3X2eDCmPRY Mayday PAC is a SuperPAC to end all SuperPACs. It has already raised 5 million dollars and plans on picking 5 congressional districts in which to support pro campaign finance reform … [Read more...]
Pass Mass Amendment – Corporations are not People
There have been posts here about the various petitions going around, but here is a very important one that hasn't been mentioned. There is a ballot initiative to amend the Constitution of the Commonwealth based on "Corporations are not … [Read more...]
Why can’t more CURRENT Congressmen call for campaign finance reform?
It has recently become common place for Congressmen upon retiring to denounce the culture of their work place that depends so heavily on dialing for dollars. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee after all encourages freshman … [Read more...]
A Poem for Politicians who rely on money from lobbyists
LESSONS TO BE LEARNED FROM THE TRIBE OF DAN What sly whisperer offered you this choice that you have chosen? Was it like finding a long lost idol made of precious metal you could not resist? Now your true treasure lies unprotected … [Read more...]
Patrick Bypasses Campaign Funding Rules
And the reason? Liz Morningstar, executive director of the Deval Patrick Committee, in a statement released by the campaign, did not respond to questions about the apparent circumvention of the state's $500 limit on individual campaign … [Read more...]
DailyKos entry on CleanMoneyElections, CA Prop 89. Are we in MA in the game?
Political corruption is on the rise Donations are comin' in super-size Californians need a little bit of love But we can't get in to the "Big Boys Club" A handheld camera shows the kind of enthusiastic crowds of … [Read more...]
Free air time: a better campaign finance reform
There's been a lot of talk lately about public financing of political campaigns. Personally, I'm skeptical. A true system of public financing would be phenomenally expensive, and I doubt that most Americans want to see that many … [Read more...]