Rove = Romney = Bush

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*+-Brent Budowsky: If Rove is not colluding with Romney in violation of law, there is no law, even by the shabby standards of the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United.

Citizens United v FEC

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*+-John Macmurray: The Lincoln Club, by opening up campaign contributions to individuals and groups who can give unlimited amounts of anonymous dollars, gets the undying gratitude of billionaires and large corporations.

Koch Brothers: The Least of Our Worries

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*+-Robert Illes: But in many ways worse are the watery “liberals” on, say, MSNBC, especially Chris Matthews, whose main interest seems self-serving, to maintain the election as seeming like a tight horse race.

Money, Power, and Politics

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*+-Ann Robertson and Bill Leumer. As a result of the unions’ current orientation toward the Democratic Party, one must look long and hard for compelling examples, aside from the 1930s, when unions put up a valiant struggle.

Nuns on the Bus

Sister Simone Campbell

*+-James Rhodes: Shortly after Walker’s victory, Sister Simone Campbell felt a compelling need to witness on behalf of economic justice for all. She organized a “Faith, Fairness, Family” bus tour that is underway.

Dictatorship of Dollars

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*+-Brent Budowsky: The armies of the dictatorship of dollars have mobilized for the grand battle of the gathering storm. Kennedy was only elected in 1960 because he ran with Johnson. Democrats have no margin for error in 2012.

Hillary for Vice President

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*+-Brent Budowsky: An Obama-Clinton ticket would increase the president’s popular and electoral votes. It would increase voter turnout for Democrats and elect more Democrats to the House and Senate.

In Wisconsin, Money Wins

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*+-Randy Shaw: Progressive activists get so focused on mobilizing their base that they overlook the intensity of their opponents’ base. And Walker’s base was motivated.