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Political Fables for a Political Year

The WA Post has back to back stories in my digest this morning that I found interesting. In the first story, the Government Accountability Office found that the Republican’s budget showdown over the debt limit coast the county 1.3 billion dollars last year. That is money that we could have used somewhere else in my […]

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Quick Link: White House Strongly Supports DISCLOSE Act

White House Strongly Supports DISCLOSE Act “The Obama Administration strongly came out on Monday for the DISCLOSE (Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections) Act, which would require enhanced disclosures on TV and radio political advertising. It was a case of the White House supporting a bill supported by another Whitehouse, Sen. […]

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Montana governor and lieutenant governor call for overriding Citizens United

The Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision allowed corporations to spend unlimited amounts of money to influence our elections. As a result, our democracy is being sold to the highest bidder. The evidence of corruption is mounting every day, but the Supreme Court just said, in effect, “tough luck, go home, corporations rule.” They refused even […]