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Solar-Power Amendment On Florida’s Ballot A ‘Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing’

The solar-power amendment on Florida’s ballot is a slick, oily fraud. Promoted as a way to expand solar energy and protect residents who want it, Amendment 1 would do just the opposite.

October 25, 2016
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To Get America Moving, Tax Financial Transactions

Rather than asking the Wall Street crowd to join us in paying a 6 to 12 percent sales tax, the major FTT proposal gaining support in the U.S. calls for a 0.5 percent assessment on stock transactions.

March 2, 2016

Analysis: Campaign Cash Already Pours In

By Cathleen Decker, Los Angeles Times Let’s just go ahead and say it: As far as politics is concerned, 2014 will be the Year of the Boogeyman. Or men. (Aren’t they always?) On the Republican side, as Democrats have bemoaned for years, are the Koch brothers, billionaire industrialists who have spent huge sums of money — […]

May 27, 2014

American Bridge Targets Koch Brothers And GOP Beneficiaries

On Thursday, the Democratic SuperPAC American Bridge launched realkochfacts.com, a digital project that delves into the Koch brothers, their policy agenda, business impact, and political spending, including a state-by-state analysis of how the big-spending conservatives have affected local legislation. The website’s release comes on the same day that Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) plans to take […]

May 15, 2014