Post Tagged with: "campaign finance"

March 25, 2011 05:30

Are campaign finance “reforms” really free speech restrictions?

At root, the campaign finance reform impulse is more about control and the personal preferences of those writing the rules than any high-minded notion of democracy, let alone free speech.

September 14, 2010 08:01

Desperate Dems seek to ram through campaign restrictions before November

Democrat lobbyists like Fred Wertheimer, the president of Democracy 21, which has received heavy funding from George Soros’ Open Society Institute, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Joyce Foundation, and the Pew Charitable Trusts want the DISCLOSE ACT pushed through before the November elections to stifle Republican campaign supporters but enable unions free reign.

June 16, 2010 05:36

Dems face backlash over NRA deal in anti free speech bill

House Democrats are facing a backlash from some liberal and government reform advocacy groups over an exemption for the National Rifle Association (NRA) that was added to a campaign finance bill.

May 5, 2010 05:51

New Campaign Finance Bill Would Force Private Groups to Publicize Donors in Political Ads

Jeff Patch, communications director for the Center for Competitive Politics, told that the new legislation would impose a “web” of new regulations on private political advocates, forcing them to devote most of their ad to reading disclaimers.

February 9, 2010 06:58

Free speech Supreme Court case dissed by Obama explained

It is interesting how liberals feel it is okay for George Soros to have as much influence as he has, but if a group of everyday Americans ban together and form a non-profit corporation to make their voices heard, they feel the Government should be able to silence them.