Democrats on Capitol Hill are reacting with fury to today's Supreme Court decision in Citizens United, claiming it opens the floodgates for evil "special interest" money to corrupt Congress.
Typical is this statement from Rep. Chris Van Hollen of Maryland, who is chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, during a joint news conference with Sen. Charles Schumer of New York: Read More
Campaign finance advocates are in a blind frenzy of outrage over the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision today affirming freedom of speech rights for individuals who choose to express their political views via an incorporated entity like a corporation or labor union. Read More
Folks at Public Citizen, the Ralph Nader group that has supported litigation to limit freedom of speech through campaign finance laws, are so outraged by today's Citizens United Supreme Court decision that they are calling for a constitutional amendment to limit freedom of speech. Read More
Campaign finance spending limits on corporations and unions are unconstitutional, according to the U.S. Supreme Court in its decision released today in the case of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. Read More
Watching liberal journalists desperate for a government bailout as they prostrate themselves before Congress can be so confusing:
Should we be embarrassed as these media representatives of the "best and brightest" beg for official handouts while proclaiming their devotion to independent journalism? Read More
What does a hate crimes bill have to do with money for U.S. troops fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq?
Nothing, except that the National Defense Authorization Act, which will win final passage in Congress and be sent to the president's desk this week, also contains the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, which Democrats placed inside the defense measure over Republican objections. Read More