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Is Money Speech?

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A short while ago I was asked my opinion of Citizen’s United v. Federal Election Commission, 558 US 310 (2010), and some of the new cases coming before the Supreme Court regarding campaign finance laws. While this article is short,...More

 

Go Pro Camera Raffle Contest

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To all current and potential users, THE POLITICUS would like to announce a raffle contest to win a brand new Go Pro Camera pictured above. How do I enter? 1. Sign on 2. Submit a Blog, Poll or even a...More

 

Mormon Bishop Posing As Homeless Man Rebuffed by Congregation

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A bishop in a Mormon church outside Salt Lake City has shined a light on the hypocrisy and selfishness of members of his church by dressing as a homeless man and gauging their reactions to him. David Musselman had a...More

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Refueling America One Person At A Time

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Not so long ago, CNN conducted a poll asking American consumers whether or not they felt oil companies were overcharging them for gasoline. The correct answer is obviously yes, but you might be surprised to learn that 2% of the...More

 

Let Them Eat Cake

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Lately a memory has been haunting me a little bit. It was a television image that I noticed during the frantic, wall to wall TV coverage of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. While firefighters were scrambling through the...More

 

Money Madness: Why and How College Athletes Should be Paid

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Free markets and college football. Deeply embedded into the sociocultural fabric of American life, these two time-honored traditions are incompatible. Why is scandalous headline after scandalous headline born from the act of receiving compensation for working hard, an act that...More

 

Nonprofits Are Our Informal Government

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As the director of a nonprofit 501(c)(3), I have had to quickly learn how these kinds of organizations function. I had been an employee, volunteer, and member of nonprofits in the past, but taking a leadership position in one has...More

 

She Blinded Me With Science

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In the early 1970's, a group of scientists announced that after conducting some tests, they had concluded that the compound ozone seemed to have depleted in the upper atmosphere. Time magazine ran with the story by suggesting that scientists had...More

 

Of Mice and Manning

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As we learn that the NSA domestic surveillance is far more widespread and invasive than we knew, the Senate talks tough but flees from action, timidly agreeing to sacrifice our privacy. The NSA is culling all domestic phone records, and...More

 

It's Politics Stupid!

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In May 2009, former International Monetary Fund chief economist Simon Johnson wrote an important essay in The Atlantic on the origins and implications of the 2008 financial collapse, called "The Quiet Coup." The financial gloom that swept over the US...More