Archive for September 2010

The Tea Party Rocks GOP Primaries

Last week was good for the Tea Party, but a potentially devastating one for the GOP. Two Tea Party candidates emerged victorious in primary races over their more moderate Republican colleges. Carl Paladino edged out Rick Lazio to become New York’s GOP gubernatorial candidate and, more significantly, Christine O’Donnell upset Mike Castle in the race... Read more »

My Debate with Donald Trump: Why Money is Different Than Speech

We are living through the first election season since the Supreme Court’s disastrous Citizens United ruling which overturned more than a century of precedent to lift all restrictions limiting corporate and union spending on political advertising.  The Roberts Court removed corporate and union spending limits on political advertising with this year’s Citizens United ruling The full ramifications... Read more »

Rush Limbaugh or President Obama? Come on CNN...

Earlier this year I heard a newscast on CNN begin with this intro:  “Who’s more extreme? Rush Limbaugh or President Obama?”  Now, I don’t want to put too much stock in cable news segways… but really? Is that even a question? Exhibit A: Rush Limbaugh Millionaire shock jock who has made a career out of... Read more »
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