Burt Likko thinks that Citizens United and McCutcheon were correctly decided. But how can he square that conclusion with his recent Ordinary Court opinion?
A new Citizens United Political Victory Fund poll shows that Republican Arizona voters have had it with Sen. John McCain, even though the senator has signaled his intentions to run for a sixth term in 2016. According to the poll, 64.2...Show More Summary
Those living through this present age of SWAT team raids, police shootings of unarmed citizens, roadside strip searches, and invasive surveillance might feel as if these events are unprecedented. Yet while we in the United States may...Show More Summary
In the latest fallout from the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision, the United States District Court for the District of Delaware has issued an order granting a preliminary injunction, enjoining the state of Delaware from enforcing Delaware Election Code Sections 8002(10), 8002(27) and 8031, which requires certain disclosures......
North Korea has more freedom than the the citizens of the United States, claims Mike Huckabee. This seems like a fairly odd comparison, so why is he even making it? In a related report by The Inquisitr, if you want to start comparing freedoms, a good place to start is how all North Koreans are
Since the Citizen’s United decision we have seen a flood of money into our electoral process. With the McCutcheon decision even more money can pour into our elections. While I'm not a lawyer or an expert in our Constitution, I have read...Show More Summary
he families of three United States citizens, who were not indicted, charged or prosecuted for committing crimes but were killed in drone strikes by the US government, lost in court when a judge dismissed a lawsuit brought by the ACLU...Show More Summary
There's more going on than meets the eye when the left gets apopleptic about SCOTUS decisions like Citizens United and McCutcheon.
First, there was Citizens United. Now, with the Supreme Court's recent ruling on the McCutcheon case, our nation's campaign finance laws have been "eviscerated," in the words of the dissenting justices. Cashocracy, here we come! OurShow More Summary
By TALK RADIO NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON - Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) will travel to New Hampshire this weekend to attend the Freedom Summit. The event, sponsored by Americans for Prosperity Foundation and Citizens United, aims to “bring grassroots activists from across New Hampshire to hear directly from national conservative leaders on the eve of tax day.” Because […]
March 14 alliance parliamentarian Robert Ghanem announced his candidacy for the presidential election and promised he would be a unifying head of state. Ghanem said he wouldn’t go to Syria to meet with President Bashar al-Assad if he is elected president. “I am a candidate for the presidency, and the title of my battle will […]
In the wake of Citizens United decision, and the more recent McCutcheon case, there has been lots of discussion about campaign finance reform and the impact of money on American politics. But there is a very simple solution to this controversy that is staring us right in the face. Show More Summary
With cases like Citizens United and McCutcheon, the U.S. is slouching towards oligarchy.
During most of the month of March, the legal team for a United States citizen, who faces murder charges and is awaiting trial in Yemen, disappeared. They had no idea where he was being imprisoned. However, a spokesperson for the Yemeni Embassy in Washington, DC, denies that he was ever “disappeared.”
President Obama called for United States citizens to continue working to treat Americans suffering from mental health issues and to keep firearms out of their hands, during his speech at the Fort Hood Memorial ceremony on Wednesday.Show More Summary
Everyone's taking about the Supreme Court's perfectly predictable "Citizens United 2" McCutcheon decision. It's what we are not talking about that worries me. Ironically, the far right that many on the left see as the only beneficiary of a decision that treats money and free speech as if they are the same thing, is also not happy with it. Show More Summary
On Wednesday the five-man U.S. Supreme Court majority dropped the second shoe hard on the notion of political democracy. The first shoe was dropped four years ago in the Citizens United case, when the five men allowed unlimited spending...Show More Summary
The billionaire-hugging right-wingers on the Supreme Court, who began poisoning the American political process in 2010 with their Citizens United decision, dumped a truckload more Zyklon B into voting booths last week with their McCutcheon...Show More Summary
JAMES TARANTO: Justice Thomas Was Right: Citizens United And The Defenestration of Brendan Eich. Brendan Eich was struck by OkCupid’s arrow, but that doesn’t mean he’s in love. As the Daily Caller’s Chuck Ross noted the other day, OkCupid, a dating website, urged its users to boycott Mozilla’s Firefox browser on the ground that “Mozilla’s [...]
A federal judge was unable to find any remedy in United States law for a claim that United States citizen’s due process rights were violated when they were targeted and killed by a drone. The case was dismissed because the judge determined...Show More Summary