SELLING OUT TO THE RICH... CRIME DOES PAY!! Forty-two Republican Senators on Thursday opposed advancing a proposed constitutional amendment called Democracy for All. It would have ended the one percent’s control over elections and politicians. It would have reversed the democracy-destroying Citizens United and McCutcheon decisions by permitting Congress and state legislatures to once again limit campaign spending. Republicans said no because they favor the sys
Surprising no one, Republicans on Thursday blocked an attempt to rework the nation’s campaign finance laws. New Mexico Democratic Sen. Tom Udall had proposed a Constitutional amendment to allow Congress and the states to govern campaign spending for federal candidates, an amendment that would have overruled the Supreme Court’s recent Citizens United decision, which allows corporations and wealthy individuals to spend unlimited amounts in political campaigns. After a party line vote, the…
To Make Up For His Massive Tax Cuts, Kansas Governor Proposes Cutting Schools --The State has already been accused by judges of falling hundreds of millions of dollars short of the bare-minimum level of education funding required by the Kansas Constitution. [The conservative utopia has gone wrong, but as a good rep, the gov will keep on screwing the people. Kansans, y'all know how to screw yourselves!]
American Christians at work.....discriminating in the name of God!!! State Sen. Donna Campbell (R), seen here looking up at Rick Santorum in 2013, is proposing a constitutional amendment protecting a religious right to discriminate against LGBT people.
Marco Rubio’s trickle-down nonsense: Tax cuts for the rich make sense because his father was a bartender! - This is what things of stuff and nonsense are made of. Trickle down is warm, yellow and smelly, nothing more!