Search Content

Showing 18 Results:

Happy Anniversary to Citizens United Jan. 24, 2020

David Harsanyi

Ten years ago, the Supreme Court overturned portions of a federal law that empowered government to d... Read More

Schumer Calls for Amending First Amendment to Limit Political Speech Aug. 01, 2019

Terence Jeffrey

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D.-N.Y., has determined there is too much political speech in ... Read More

Patience and Secrecy in the Kochs' Complex Conspiracy May. 02, 2018

Jim Hightower

In 1933, a handful of wealthy Wall Streeters were upset that the newly elected president, Franklin D... Read More

The Roberts Court Has Been a Free Speech Champion Jul. 27, 2017

Steve Chapman

Barack Obama had his share of poor decisions and outright failures. One of his worst moments came du... Read More

Clinton Is a Threat to the 2nd Amendment -- and the 1st Oct. 23, 2016

Steve Chapman

Donald Trump is a clear menace to our democratic form of government, the rule of law and my James Ma... Read More

Undermining Our System Oct. 21, 2016

Mona Charen

Because of what came later — Donald Trump's refusal to say whether he'd accept the results of ... Read More

Words Versus Deeds Oct. 11, 2016

Thomas Sowell

Donald Trump's gutter talk about women shows yet again that he is bad news. The problem is that Hill... Read More

Free the Documentary: Support Citizens United Oct. 02, 2016

Debra J. Saunders

Hillary Clinton has promised that in her first 30 days as president she will propose a constitutiona... Read More

The Man Who Drowned Democracy With 'Sewer Money' Jan. 22, 2016

Joe Conason

This week marked the anniversary of the Citizens United decision, which exposed American democracy t... Read More

How Much 'Free Speech' Can You Buy? Oct. 28, 2015

Jim Hightower

In today's so-called "democratic" election process, Big Money doesn't talk, it roars — usually... Read More

Superrich Donors Turn Our Democracy Into Their Plutocracy Aug. 12, 2015

Jim Hightower

Once upon a time in our Good Ol' US-of-A, presidential contenders and their political parties had to... Read More

The Venality of the 2016 Presidential Election Jul. 15, 2015

Jim Hightower

Already, results of the first election of the 2016 presidential race are in! It's the Money Primary,... Read More

Actually, Senators, You're the Ones Who Threaten the Country Sep. 12, 2014

David Harsanyi

We are, as it always seems, "at a pivotal moment in American history." At least that's what Sens. To... Read More

Campaign Finance Curbs and Bipartisan Censorship Aug. 10, 2014

Steve Chapman

Congressional Democrats are lining up behind a constitutional amendment to allow restrictions on cam... Read More

"Forward" Sep. 03, 2012

Susan Estrich

In backgrounding reporters in advance of the Democratic convention, organizers reportedly stressed t... Read More

Corporate Corruptistan Oct. 18, 2010

Jim Hightower

The teabag forces are out front in today's politics, noisily trying to oust Democrats and install a ... Read More

Obama, Now Bashing Foreigners Oct. 12, 2010

Tim Graham

A major part of the Barack Obama narrative when he ran for president was his international roots, th... Read More

Logical Farce: Obama's Wild Attacks on "Foreign Money" Reek of Desperation Oct. 11, 2010

Jacob Sullum

Here is a quick summary of President Obama's recent debate with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Chamb... Read More