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We are halfway through the 2016 national elections and the onslaught of political money from billionaires and multimillionaires will continue and increase. This is not the way our democracy is meant to work or the way our country is meant to be governed.
This kind of unregulated campaign finance system has resulted in massive corruption scandals in the past. It will do so again in the future. Citizens United has brought an onslaught of big money from the Super Rich who are treating federal campaigns as their political playground.
January 21 will mark the sixth anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, one of the worst and most damaging decisions in the court's history.
They are engaging in campaign finance machinations the justices once deemed a "wild hypothetical."
The ban on "soft money" donations to state parties is on the line.
Individual donors are already giving more than $300,000 to special Clinton committee.
How Chief Justice Roberts and Four Supreme Court Colleagues Gave the Nation a System of Legalized Bribery
The Supreme Court began its fall term this week. This seems like a good time to pause for a moment and revisit how decisions by Chief Justice John Roberts and four of his Supreme Court colleagues during the past five years have given the nation a system of legalized bribery.
A federal judge confirms what you already knew.
“We’re watching the destruction of the contribution limits, whose principal purpose was to prevent corruption.”
National Political Parties Walk Away From Ordinary Americans to Chase Super Rich for Million Dollar Donations
There was no public debate or awareness of the issue because House and Senate leaders knew that it could never stand up to public scrutiny. This abuse of the legislative process has now come to full fruition.