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In My Opinion’s Wake

Burt Likko thinks that Citizens United and McCutcheon were correctly decided. But how can he square that conclusion with his recent Ordinary Court opinion?

Poll: 64 Percent Of GOP Arizona Voters Want McCain Gone In 2016

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

Jesus Lived in a Police State

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

Delaware Enjoined From Enforcing Campaign Finance Disclosure Law

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 United States, Claims Mike Huckabee

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

Money ? Speech

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

Podcast: CCR Attorney Pardiss Kebriaei on Judge Dismissing Lawsuit Against Extrajudicial Killings of US Citizens

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

Is It Time to Get Money Out of Politics?

There's more going on than meets the eye when the left gets apopleptic about SCOTUS decisions like Citizens United and McCutcheon.

Cartoon: United States of John Roberts

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

TED CRUZ TESTING THE PRESIDENTIAL WATERS

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 […]

Second presidential candidate emerges in Lebanon: Robert Ghanem vows to unite citizens

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 […]

A Solution to Citizens United

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

American Held Incommunicado in Yemen for 39 Days, Legal Team Still Doesn’t Know Why

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.”

At Fort Hood, President Obama Vows to Keep Firearms Out of the Hands of Mentally Ill

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

Beyond McCutcheon: Deeper Questions Demand Raising

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

Dropping the Second Shoe on Election Spending

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

Supreme Court Right-Wingers Poison Majority-Rule Democracy

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. …

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 [...]

Court: Improper for Judiciary to Decide Whether Killing US Citizens with Drones Violates Due Process Rights

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

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