In this video, Greg Palast talks about his book Billionaires and Ballot Bandits, where he teams with fiery editorial cartoonist Ted Rall to name and shame the billionaires buying up our democracy, and the disenfranchisement of millions through voter-ID laws, list purges, and other assaults to our civil rights.
If you make cuts to Social Security and Medicare, if you make only token cuts to defense spending, and if you don’t raise taxes on the rich, you don’t deserve to be re-elected. Stop acting like Republicans and stop blaming them for your many compromises and sell-outs. Comments comments
Right wing think tank WPC pushes for state constitutional amendment about super-majority requirements
This website has published a series of articles challenging the constitutionality of I-1053, the voter initiative that imposes a 2/3 super-majority requirement on the legislature to raise taxes or eliminate tax breaks. See I-1053 is apparently unconstitutional, How our legislators should deal with I-1053 and the references therein. The issue of the constitutionality of I-1053 […]