Tag Archives: Citizens United

‘Pivotal Moment’ For The Movement To Remove Big Money From Politics

It is always worth taking the time to read John Nichols. commondreams.org The Senate will wrangle this week over whether to amend the Constitution to allow citizens and their representatives to organize elections where votes matter more than dollars. The … Continue reading

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U.S. Senate To Vote Sept. 8 On Constitutional Amendment To Overturn Citizens United

Note from BFIA:  Sign the petition to get money out of politics.  But don’t just sign the petition. Be sure and contact Senators Harkin and Grassley. CREDO Action On September 8, the Senate is scheduled to vote on a constitutional … Continue reading

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The Koch Dealers

the Koch Dealers rivers of white powder are flooding streets of America north to south east to west in the form of rivers of white power funded by Koch Brothers they are the Koch Dealers of white powder in fascist … Continue reading

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The Impact Of Money On Democracy: Panel Discussion

The Impact of Money on Democracy A Panel Discussion on McCutcheon and Citizens United Supreme Court Decisions Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University 518 W. Locust St., Davenport, IA Thursday, MAY 29th: 7PM – 9PM FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC … Continue reading

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Taking The Supreme Court Back

We already know that holding the Senate this November matters. But the U.S. Supreme Court decision on Wednesday underscores just how crucial holding our majority in the Senate is — and how the fate of our democracy could depend on … Continue reading

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McCutcheon v. FEC Events To Be Held in Des Moines, Davenport, Iowa City, Cedar Rapids

If you had all the money in the world, which candidate or race would you spend it on? Personally, I’d give an enormous chunk to Elizabeth Warren to launch her Presidential Campaign for 2016. I’d also give sizeable amounts to … Continue reading

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John Boehner, Meet Benedict Arnold

The British could not do it, nor the rebel Confederate states. The Spanish, Germans, Germans again nor Al Quieda could do it. But John Boehner and his band of merry cowards are just a couple weeks away from totally shutting … Continue reading

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Iowa Move to Amend Events

Marybeth Gardam wrote a response to my post “A Dose of Citizens United Reality” to say “the rumors of my demise are overstated.” While Marybeth is moving out of state, she is in the process of saying a long goodbye … Continue reading

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A Dose of Citizens United Reality

Writing in The Nation, John Nichols put the best possible face on what he described in as, “the broad-based national campaign to enact a constitutional amendment to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court rulings that ushered in a new era of … Continue reading

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Why This Election Is So Important

I will be brief this week. I haven’t checked with others in our group of writers, but I am guessing that most will be up to their eyeballs working the Get Out The Vote (GOTV) effort this weekend. But I … Continue reading

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