Showing off his trademark bow tie (and famously polite demeanor), retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens this week again ripped into the Citizens United decision but disagreed with presidential candidate Hillary Clinton that...Show More Summary
May 16 is Armed Forces Day. The day was designated for the citizens of the United States to come together to honor military members for their patriotic service and support for the country. For Wyoming U.S. Army Reservist Cassie McEuen, she was met with a completely different message on the weekend of the celebration. Show More Summary
U.S. citizen, resident aliens and others who are U.S. taxpayers face a unique mode of taxation in the United States. That is, U.S. taxpayers are taxed on their worldwide income regardless of where it was earned. Predictably and understandably, this method of taxation results in many expatriates worrying about whether they will face double taxation […]
Paul R. Pillar Terrorism, United States President Obama's announcement last month that earlier this year a “U.S. counterterrorism operation” had killed two hostages, including an American citizen, has become a fresh occasion for questioning...Show More Summary
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A federal grand jury has indicted the man who flew a gyrocopter from Florida to Washington, D.C. and landed near the U.S. Capitol. 61-year-old mailman Doug Hughes flew around Capitol grounds in protests of Citizens United and campaign finance law. It certainly got people talking about campaign finance, as well as Capitol security. But now […]
Adam Lioz and Brenda Wright in TAP: Hillary Clinton told supporters on Thursday that if elected she will appoint Supreme Court justices who would overturn Citizens United, according to a Washington Post report. This is good news for our democracy—but the Court’s … Continue reading ?
The suspects studied in the United States and took jobs at the semiconductor companies Avago Technologies and Skyworks Solutions.
Doug Hughes does not have a Super PAC. A Super PAC, created in the wake of the 2010 Supreme Court decision Citizens United vs. FEC, is a campaign expenditure entity that has no limits to how much money it can spend in an election orShow More Summary
Republicans keep trying to make a big deal over donations to the Clinton Foundation and even the existence of a pro-Hillary Clinton super PAC, even as their own campaigns are fueled overwhelmingly by outside money. Huffington Post'sShow More Summary
Daniel L. Davis Democracy, United States You decide. In the United States, most citizens are taught from elementary school on up that the American form of government – democracy – is the best, most fair means of governance in the world. ...Show More Summary
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Hillary Rodham Clinton offered a rare metric for a presidential candidate amid increased scrutiny of the Clinton Foundation.
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US Department of State spokesperson Jeff Rathke says that the United States has evacuated all US citizens and their dependents in Burundi who have asked to leave the country amid a failed coup that forced more than 100,000 people to flee.
Allahpundit says what needs to be said: Friendly reminder from Phil Kerpen: The Citizens United case was about whether a corporation had a First Amendment right to spend money from its general treasury to promote criticism of … Hillary Clinton. People on both sides forget that, I think. It’s natural in hindsight to assume that […]
GYROCOPTER PILOT WAS TRYING TO “SAVE DEMOCRACY”: That’s his claim in a Washington Post oped today. The pilot, Doug Hughes, says his reckless act to protest Citizens United was “a message Americans agree with.” I think if most Americans really understood what Citizens United was about–allowing groups of people to exercise their First Amendment rights–they would feel very […]
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"What Law Firms Can Learn From the Business Decisions of 'Mad Men.'" I'm hoping the answer is "more drinking on the job." [Legal Times] Hillary Clinton pledges to nominate SCOTUS justices who will overturn Citizens United. And if you agree with her, she'll gladly accept your unlimited donations to her wink unaffiliated SuperPAC. Show More Summary