Category Archives: Corporate donors

Koch Brothers Pics

A couple pics being shared on Twitter …

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Mr. Obama, Tear Down the Private Profit Prisons

“…men who so uneasily tolerate superiors patiently suffer a master, and show themselves proud and servile at the same time.” –Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America In 2007, a teenager in a depressed county of Northeastern Pennsylvania, recently bereft of … Continue reading

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It’s D-Day in the Class War

“We cannot negotiate with those who say, ‘What’s mine is mine and what’s yours is negotiable.’” –John F. Kennedy On November 6th, 60 million Americans waited in line to yank the monkey wrench from Congress.  We reappointed our Democratic general … Continue reading

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Campaign Finance 2012, Part 2: In the Aftermath of Citizens United

In 2010, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, 558 U.S. 310 was heard by the Supreme Court; at issue was whether the advertisement and showing of a political film violated the 2002 Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (commonly known as the … Continue reading

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Campaign Finance 2012, Part 1: David vs. Goliath

In an email shortly after President Obama had been re-elected, my boss here at All Things Democrat wrote: “Tonight, the “corporations are people” argument lost.” We had in fact beaten back the billion dollar right wing money beasts. Karl Rove … Continue reading

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The GOP Needs to Move Further Right and Suppress the Vote Better: A Modest Proposal

It would appear that many of these “voters” gathered the wrong message from our pitch.  As he poured my wine, Reginald observed that Romney, old boy, convinced the commoners he’d had such an illustrious career in the private sector that … Continue reading

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“This Great Country Gave Him Opportunities.”

Hypocrisy!  Mitt’s own father was on welfare, and thus one of the 47% who are victims, who don’t take care of their lives and are dependent on government.  According to Mitt he would never be able to convince his own … Continue reading

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The Great 2012 Flag Flap: Caymans Or Bermuda, It’s Still About the Tax Returns

There’s been some debate over whether the flag being flown on one of the yachts that hosted a private party for Romney donors is that of the Cayman Islands, or Bermuda.  From everything I’ve seen, including a better photo of … Continue reading

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2012 GOP Convention: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly… Okay, Just the Bad and the Ugly

Money Can’t Buy You Class ABC reported today that the Romney campaign held an exclusive event aboard the yacht “Cracker Bay” to thank some of the millionaires behind Romney’s war chest; and in the spirit of poking a big stick … Continue reading

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Romney/Ryan and the Rising Corporate Aristocracy

“Corporations are people, my friend!” As Hurricane Isaac lashes Tampa, the GOP elite are doing what they do best: scurrying for cover.  And hidden within the hunkered down hotels the hurricane is also interrupting a shadow convention in which GOP … Continue reading

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No Shortage of Greasy Palms

From the Republic Report today: “Earlier today, the House of Representatives moved to help save $30 million dollars for medical device companies while defunding programs designed to expand health coverage for ordinary Americans. The House took action on legislation to … Continue reading

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Would Romney Move Big Oil Into the White House?

Mitt Romney just can’t relate to most Americans as evidenced by the numerous gaffes about his wealth over the course of the campaign. Even worse than being out of touch however, is being ignorant of the fact that you are. … Continue reading

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