Democrat Unity News

Democrat Unity News

We aggregate the best Democrat news for your reading enjoyment.  Stay sharp on political happenings that are important to Democrats.

It’s been three years since the Supreme Court issued it’s outrageous decision in Citizens United vs. FEC, overturning the flimsy campaign finance protections afforded under McCain-Feingold law. The case opened the floodgates to billions of dollars perverting our elections, much of it completely unreported, and some amount even coming from foreign corporations and governments. The Court literally legalized bribery, and wealthy individuals and special interests took full advantage of it.

Saturday, 19 January 2013 15:25

Obama’s endless fundraising

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The election may be over, but the glad-handing continues. So much for the president's pledge to keep donors at bay

Here’s a thought experiment:  What if a group of Social Security and Medicare recipients wanted to increase their benefits by, say, 1,000 percent, and proposed seizing rich people’s assets – houses, cars, boats, whatever – to pay for it? And whenever anybody suggested that was extreme, they rolled their eyes and said, “We’re pragmatists.”

Wednesday, 16 January 2013 16:46

King: I Have a Dream. Obama: I Have a Drone.

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A simple twist of fate has set President Obama’s second Inaugural Address for January 21, the same day as the Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday.

The paper risks much by folding its environment desk – just at the moment when climate change has never been more pressing