The Daily Beast just can’t get enough of the “extremist!” meme. Today they have not one, but two articles proclaiming that this week’s suicide/plane attack on a Texas office building is a sign of growing far-right mania. Reading Joe Stack’s own manifesto and Michelle Horstman’s reaction to it should provide an antidote for that smear, [...]
An update on yesterday’s post regarding the Supreme Court’s decision on campaign finance reform:
UPDATE: Victory for the First Amendment!
The Supreme Court has today removed the spending limitations on corporations who wish to spend on federal campaigns, so long as it is done independently of candidate organizations’ control.
“The censorship we now confront is vast in [...]
The U.S. Supreme Court has scheduled a special sitting tomorrow. It usually does so only when a very important decision is announced.
The betting is that the Court is poised to announce its decision in the critical Citizens United campaign finance case. The result could be a major re-affirmation of the First Amendment, overturning precedents that had [...]