Do the Rich Rule America?

Do the Rich Rule America?

Is America’s political system controlled by a small financial elite? One former president thinks so. Almost 40 years after he was elected, former President Jimmy Carter commented recently that our political system is now “an oligarchy with unlimited political...
The Drill Is Gone

The Drill Is Gone

When Barack Obama won the 2008 presidential election, the GOP’s battle cry from that race also prevailed. Remember “drill, baby, drill”? This country produced 3.2 billion barrels of oil last year, up 75 percent from 1.8 billion in 2008. The boom helps explain why, as...
The Money Primary

The Money Primary

The results of the first election of the 2016 presidential race are already in. It’s the money primary, controlled not by voters, but by super-wealthy donors. In this exclusive election, Jeb is way out front of the GOP pack with a record haul of $100 million,...
Buy Your Way into Scott Walker’s Circle

Buy Your Way into Scott Walker’s Circle

If you think that none of today’s presidential candidates care about people like you, check out Republican Scott Walker. The Wisconsin governor not only cares, he wants to sit down with you, get your ideas, and stay in close touch. No matter who you are, Walker...
The Wheels Come off Jeb’s Victory Wagon

The Wheels Come off Jeb’s Victory Wagon

A funny thing happened to Jeb Bush on his way to the White House. He was rolling assuredly toward his coronation as the next GOP presidential nominee. He was sacking up millions of dollars in campaign cash from his dynastic family’s extensive coterie of reliable...