Obama Leaves a Fundraiser to Criticize GOP Fundraising Before Going to Another Fundraiser
I had to laugh when I saw Obama’s criticism of outside groups raising money for candidates. What are these outside groups? Some of them may be <gasp> foreign corporations. (I can’t help but appreciate the xenophobia such a remark engenders in collectivists who otherwise want to adopt European social democracy, foreign judicial decisions, and open borders but are scandalized by a foreign <gasp> corporation giving | Read More »
Has the Court Freed Foreign Corporations to Participate in U.S. Elections?
Critics of the January 21 Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. FEC, striking down McCain-Feingold’s ban on broadcast ads mentioning a candidate within 60 days of an election, and upholding the rights of corporations and unions to make political expenditures, are trotting out their horror stories with increasing shrillness. Here’s the biggest horror story of them all: the Citizens United decision will allow foreign corporations – from China! | Read More »