Post Tagged with: "FEC"

September 28, 2010 13:02

FEC overrules staff attorney, drops SEIU case

Despite a finding by the Federal Election Commission’s general counsel that the Service Employees International Union violated election law when it required local affiliates to contribute to its political action fund, the FEC’s full board nonetheless quietly voted to overrule its staff attorney and dismissed the original complaint — clearing the way for the union to squeeze its locals to amass a $9 million war chest for the next election.

July 26, 2010 09:50

ACORN whistle-blower to file FEC complaint against Obama campaign

Anita Moncrief, an ACORN whistle-blower, attended the 2010 Right Online conference in Las Vegas in which she announced that she will press FEC charges against the Obama Administration for the campaign’s illegal work with ACORN during the 2008 election.

May 20, 2010 05:00

Congress about to limit political speech of bloggers?

This isn’t about “good government” or clean elections.  It’s an attempt by Congress to step around the First Amendment and regulate political speech that threatens incumbents, just as McCain-Feingold attempted. Ed Morrissey at Hot Air The same sloppy legislative writing that created so many unintended consequences in ObamaCare also plagues the DISCLOSE Act, the effort in Congress to tighten spending rules in the wake of the Citizens United decision — and that’s the generous take on the situation.  Reason’s Bradley […]

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.