Why did the IRS targeting scandal happen? The answer according to attorney Cleta Mitchell, who represents several of the Tea Party groups whose 501(c)(4) status was delayed, says it all comes back to Citizens United, the Supreme Court decision announced in January 2010. Show More Summary
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD -- Conservative radio host Mark Levin accepted the first annual Citizens United Andrew Breitbart Defender of the First Amendment Award at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Thursday afternoon before a standing-room-only crowd of hundreds of conservative activists. Show More Summary
Senate majority leader Harry Reid gave a hell of a speech in Congress about the agenda of the billionaire Koch brothers, carbon barons who are the prime beneficiaries of Citizens United, the Supreme Court case that ruled that corporate persons had the free speech right to engage in unlimited campaign finance spending.
If you are a citizen of the United States of America and you did not visit Chile primarily because of the cost of $160.00 for a visa per person simply to enter the country, you are now in luck if you want to visit Chile in the future: As of February 26, 2014, you are now exempt from paying the visa reciprocity fee of $160.00. Show More Summary
Mainland China has a record 152 citizens on the 2014 Forbes Billionaires List, second only to the United States. Here are the members, presented by their list rank, name, main business and wealth estimate: 64. Wang Jianlin, Dalian Wanda Group, $15.1 billion 80. Ma Huateng, Tencent Holdings, $13.4 billion 91. Li Robin, Baidu, $12.1billion 94. [...]
Respectfully submitted by Lawrence E. Rafferty (rafflaw)-Weekend Contributor The Fifth Amendment protects all United States citizens by guaranteeing us all the right of due process of law. The Fifth Amendment is meant to ensure that the government has to at least prove to a court that a citizen is guilty of any crime that he […]
Conservative media and American citizens are up in arms over United States Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s blanket proclamation this week that ALL Obamacare “horror stories” are lies, propaganda paid for by the Koch brothers. And they aren’t taking it lying down. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Comedian Stephen Colbert, whose gags have pointed out the absurdity of U.S. campaign finance laws since the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United ruling, asked the IRS Thursday for permission to testify on proposed rules...Show More Summary
Should the rich have a larger say in the outcome of elections? It sounds like a silly question to ask, but with the decision of Citizens United v. FEC, the answer seemed to be a resounding "yes." With the latest campaign finance case, McCutcheon v. Show More Summary
Two years ago, Wells Fargo changed its customer agreement, taking away the rights of customers to resolve disputes with the bank through the typical legal process afforded citizens of the United States. Current Wells Fargo customers tacitly or knowingly agreed to sign away these rights in favor of an arbitration system that favors wealthy corporations. [...]Show More Summary
Flickr/Mark FIscher E ven a broken clock is right twice a day. Heeding calls from gay-rights supporters, business groups, and Republicans like John McCain and former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, on Wednesday Arizona governor Jan...Show More Summary
A protest against the infamous Citizen's United ruling by the Supreme Court was captured on video, marking perhaps the first instance of video inside those chambers. via the Wall Street Journal The Supreme Court was subject to an unprecedented...Show More Summary
It has emerged today that Manchester United are tracking former Manchester City defender Stefan Savic. Savic signed for the Citizens from Partizan Belgrade but after an unconvincing season, littered with defensive errors he was sold to Fiorentina. The Montenegro defender has rebuilt his career in Italy though and has impressed with Fiorentina this season. Manchester [...]
I was at the oral arguments for the Supreme Court yesterday with a group of students and we were lucky enough to catch someone standing up to protest the Citizens United decision. He was well-dressed, in a suit and a tie. The court artist...Show More Summary
When a man stood up at the Supreme Court during oral arguments Wednesday to protest the 2010 decision knows as Citizens United, he apparently had someone beside him filming the whole thing. Cameras or any kind are banned from the high court, but someone managed to discreetly film the protest and post the video on YouTube last night.
And here's exhibit Z why there should be cameras in the Supreme Court: a heckler interrupted proceedings on Wednesday to denounce campaign finance law and the high court's ruling in the Citizens United case.
After decades of rising obesity rates in the United States, public health officials are seeing some gains in efforts to curb the epidemic, at least among the nation's youngest citizens. Childhood obesity rates among children ages 2 to...Show More Summary
My name is Dirk Adams, and I'm a Montana rancher and Democrat who wants to be the next U.S. senator from Montana. I'm the dark horse running for the open seat to replace Max Baucus. Find out more about me at the Dirk Adams for Senate...Show More Summary
A lawsuit challenging domestic military spying against citizens engaged in antiwar activism and acts of civil disobedience obtained a public record that further confirms the United States Army was involved in targeting “leftists” or “anarchists” as domestic terrorists in 2007. Also, according to a “Democracy Now!” interview, one of the activists was pressured by the [...]