Kochtopus the Gathering: Secret Corporate Billionaire Meetings to Set Course of a Nation

By: Wednesday October 20, 2010 4:40 pm

The impending Kochtopus gathering seems quite robust; and the cast of characters involved certainly makes one take notice.


House Passes DISCLOSE Act

By: Thursday June 24, 2010 2:15 pm

By a vote of 219-206, the DISCLOSE campaign finance disclosure bill just passed the House of Representatives.

Medieval Minds and the Plutocratic Plague

By: Sunday January 31, 2010 9:30 am

At the Republican caucus retreat, President Obama showed us the potential of a real-world, unscripted partisan showdown before an unblinking camera. Proving the democratic potential, FoxNews blinked and cut away from the event. That’s how important fakery and deceit are to its mission, and to the success the Right.

If You Thought Candidates Treated Us as Walking ATMs Before…

By: Friday January 22, 2010 3:45 pm

Give the good-government types some credit for finding a counter-intuitive hook (corporate execs opposed to the SCOTUS ruling) to sneak public financing into the news cycle.

U.S. Supreme Court Makes Corporations Supreme, People Mere Monkeys

By: Thursday January 21, 2010 7:15 pm

I’m gonna repeat my sad joke: we are approaching the time when there will be “corporate creationists” so convinced of the divine status of the corporate life-form that they will deny vehemently that corporations evolved from human beings. Americans, we are the new monkeys.

Supreme Court Backs Corporatism

By: Thursday January 21, 2010 4:30 pm

The Supreme Court has decided that letting corporations run the country is a great idea. There is even a theory to explain how it will happen.

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