Obama’s Unethical End Run

Obama’s Unethical End Run

Back in 2010, President Obama declared: “I don’t think American elections should be bankrolled by America’s most powerful interests.” That was so 2010. By 2013, the mist of corporate money has fogged over Team Obama’s commitment to such...
The Plan to Turn Medicare into ‘WeDon’tCare’

The Plan to Turn Medicare into ‘WeDon’tCare’

Apparently, Rep. Paul Ryan missed the outcome of last November’s presidential election. Oh, wait — wasn’t he on the ballot in that election as Mitt Romney’s running mate? Well, yes, but less than five months later, the Wisconsin Republican seems to...
A Chance to Invest in TV News

A Chance to Invest in TV News

If you live in a swing state you might be wondering, what happened to all the money television stations got for airing the nonstop spew of political ads right up until Election Day? You’d think television stations, whose news departments at least try to lay...
Obama’s Inauguration Sells Out

Obama’s Inauguration Sells Out

He did it. Unfortunately. Sadly. Disappointingly. President Barack Obama, reversing his own honorable precedent for his first inaugural, has chosen this time to have corporations pay for his second round of big shindigs. This multimillion-dollar infusion of corporate...