Published on Jun 15, 2012
June 14, 2012 – John McCain, in an interview with PBS News Hour’s Judy Woodruff, says what he really thinks about the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision. It’s not pretty. Full Interview: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/politi…
Senator Bernie Sanders
Published on Jul 26, 2012
Sen. Bernie Sanders told a Senate panel that a constitutional amendment is needed to undo the Supreme Court ruling that let corporations and wealthy individuals spend unlimited sums to sway American elections. Vermont and five other states have adopted resolutions asking Congress for a constitutional amendment to overturn the Citizens United decision. More than 200 local governments, including about 60 towns in Vermont, have passed similar measures. Read more: http://goo.gl/r9h7x
Published on Jan 28, 2010
Published on Jan 17, 2012
The Citizens United v. F.E.C. decision was made on January 21, 2010. On January 27, 2010, in his State of the Union Address, President Obama responded to that decision. This is the excerpt from his address on January 27 in that regard.
May 01, 2018
Reuters has reported that the Environmental Protection Agency has granted a financial hardship waiver to an Oklahoma oil refinery owned by billionaire former Trump adviser Carl Icahn. The waiver enables Icahn’s refinery—CVR Energy Inc.—to save tens of millions of dollars by exempting it from the requirement of mixing biofuels into the gasoline. The regulation was enacted to cut air pollution and reduce petroleum imports. Icahn served as a special regulatory adviser to President Trump, during which time he personally vetted EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt for his job. Icahn resigned last August, just before The New Yorker published an investigation detailing Icahn’s potential conflicts of interest, including his heavy lobbying for a rule change about blending ethanol biofuels into gasoline—which is the exemption he has now received from the EPA for his refinery.
Published on Apr 19, 2017
The biggest problem for the climate change fight isn’t technology – it’s human psychology.
Published on Dec 15, 2017
The Federal Communications Commission has voted to repeal the Net Neutrality protections it adopted in 2015. Here’s what that means for the future of the internet. Read more: http://bit.ly/2j48UfT