From the daily archives: Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Remember how dark money and outside spending totaled over $40 million against former Gov. Ted Strickland and for U.S. Sen. Rob Portman in 2016? Well it looks like for now Richard Cordray is their next target.

Yeah. Thanks to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy in Citizens United, nearly a century of campaign finance law was obliterated in favor of unaccountable forces pouring massive amounts of cash into the system to buy elections.

If you were wondering, Kennedy still doesn’t care that he legalized political bribery and subjected the American Republic to endless plutocratic […]

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The Republicans’ failure to repeal and replace Obamacare will benefit America. Americans now have a real chance to improve our health care system instead of having to climb that Everest-like mountain a second time. However, Democrats must remember that we did not did not prevent the destruction of Obamacare; three Republican senators did. Had just one of those three changed his or her vote, Americans’ future would be far bleaker. And it would have been our fault. 

If Democrats don’t give the American people a workable alternative to Trump and the Republicans, we will shirk our duty to the American people. […]

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