Dark Money: Hiding the Evidence

Interesting piece yesterday from Ed Kilgore at New York Magazine.  He (re)connects the current frenzy to impeach the head of...

Campaign Finance in 2016

This year’s presidential race has been weird in a lot of ways, and it’s been outside the expectations box in...

Readings: Rauner Pain for What?, Dems Debate, Partisan Benghazi Cmte/Dysfunctional GOP, Climate Change, etc

It’s been a while since I’ve been able to post anything new here.  Here’s some of what I’ve been reading: What...

Robert Riech: the Truth About the Economy (in Just Over Two Minutes)

I saw where NTDO Precinct Director Paul Mandrik posted this on Facebook earlier today and I found it so impressive...

Readings: Democracy, Obamacare, Inequality, Climate Change, Asymmetric Polarization

I’ve been struggling with the problem of how to share some of the useful things I come across.  I find interesting...

Democratic Presidential Candidates Commit to Overturning Citizens United, But Is That Enough?

Here’s a good piece from The American Prospect on how Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have both committed to appointing Supreme...

Belated (my fault) Year-in-Review from Robert Reich

I don’t always keep up with all the bloggers I like to read, but sometimes it’s worth a quick review....

Campaign Finance Corrupting Our Democracy

Voters don’t care about campaign finance.  It doesn’t register as an issue for most folks.  But our system is broken...

Elizabeth Drew: Why the Republicans Won

Powerful – and frightening – piece from Elizabeth Drew in the NYRB.  She enumerates some problems we all knew about...

US Politics Awash in Corrupt Money: GOP Likes it That Way

In another addition to the large accumulation of evidence about which party acts with the interests of the American people in mind,...