Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid scheduled a second vote on the DISCLOSE Act for Thursday. Rather than address the 14.4 percent unemployment in his home state of Nevada, he wants to regulate political speech through hastily cobbled together campaign finance legislation. This legislation would impose a burdensome new disclaimer and disclosure regime on speakers who [...]
When Senator Chuck Schumer staged an elaborate press conference on the steps of the Supreme Court to unveil his Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (“DISCLOSE Act”) he noted that:
“Anyone who wants to hide, will not do an ad after this legislation passes. And I think there are a lot [...]
Representative Michael Capuano (D-MA) has succeeded in ushering his Shareholder Protection Act of 2010 through the House Financial Services Committee. In reality the bill does little to protect shareholders, but does protect Washington lobbyists.
The legislation is a response to the Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. FEC. Citizens United restored the First Amendment protection [...]
The imperial presidency is back and bigger than ever. Over the past few months, President Obama has moved to expand his executive power over the United States; he has gone around the people, the Congress, and the Judiciary to increase his power. The only real question is will he stop before he becomes “Czar Obama.”
“We had to put the Second Amendment over the First Amendment.” (7:21)
Yes, it’s common sense to credit the NRA for its involvement with the McDonald vs Chicago case and its fight for the Second Amendment, which, I think, would have been infringed upon even greater longer ago without the NRA.
I don’t like what I’m seeing [...]
Just when you thought it was safe to start expressing your right to free speech, Democrats in Congress are gearing up for a vote on a new piece of legislation to blatantly undermine the First Amendment. Known as the DISCLOSE Act (HR 5175), this bill – written by the head of the Democrats’ congressional campaign [...]