On August 29, 2012, President Obama announced that he favors a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United.
The President said:
Lets get some billionaires on the hoarders TV show, & get them to explain/defend just how they are contributing to the nation that permitted them to accumulate such an extraordinary "hoard!" Listeners, Please jump in and contribute your ideas!!! Thanks!!
Was wondering what it would cost to take out full page ads in major newspapers nationwide on a regular basis giving the following information:
1. Name and party and state of politician and how they voted on any particular bill. (Both parties. No free rides)
2. Name, party, and state of politicians receiving campaign funds and from what person, society, association, industry, or special interest group.
Same info as above for all (including Supreme Court Justices) for any perqs of non-monetary nature.
Reality Check: Damage Awards from Oil Spills and Mortgage Felonies aren’t automatically what is actually paid out.
What is actually paid out INTO THE HANDS OF THE VICTIMS AND NOT THE FUND ESTABLISHED may be less.
How are you supposed to know whether or not a kid is getting an education - at all, much less an education better than he or she would have gotten at a similarly funded public school - at a Private For-Profit Charter School (paid for with a painful combination of public and private Taxpayer money$$$) when you exempt the For-Profit school from the S
Why is everyone so shocked that President Obama picked Sen. Chuck Hegel to be his next Sectary of Defense. Clearly he is antisemitic and President Obama is too when he spoke that Israel should go back to the boarders prior to the 1967 War that they won.
I have notice that no one is commenting about the New York Newspaper has done: release names; address; phone numbers to those who own guns. Does that mean you all approve of it?
Would it really be such a bad deal, if given a little luck, you had a life span of 85 years or so to stand on the planet and contemplate the universe? Then your little light went out, but of course, was replaced by other little lights that shone in their turn? I mean, this thing about the immortality of the soul is kind of overblown, isn't it? OK.
The Debt Ceiling crap will go on until Wall Street puts their foot down and the 99% eat it.