Wisconsin United to Amend is hosting the first 21st Century Political Reform Chautauqua – and you are invited. The event begins Saturday, September 7 at 8:30 a.m. and ends on Sunday, September 8 at 2 p.m.
It will be held at the Dunn County Historical Society,
1820 Wakanda Street Northeast
Menomonie, Wisconsin 54751
This is a statewide event for folks who understand that our Republic is Lost to the big money that controls our elections and a majority of our politicians. We the People have to Restore our Republic from this corrupt, big-money political ...
What are the legal limits to using corporate money to finance presidential campaigns? Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shows the broken campaign finance laws. Watch the video here.
“This is a crucial time in the fight for corporate civil rights. Just look at the hateful signs at Occupy Wall Street: 'Corporations Are Not People!' Wow, I thought we were past the point in this country where some people aren't people just because they have different color skin or different religion or were born in a lawyer's office, only exist on paper, have no soul and can never die.” Stephen Colbert, comedian
“I'll believe corporations are people when Texas executes one”. Robert Reich, economist.
We are moving into another election season. We all know ...
BLUE JEAN NATION REVIVAL
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20
Blue Jean Nation has no interest in holding just another boring political convention with endless speeches. What we’ve got in mind is more like a New England-style town hall meeting – only with a twist inspired by digital-age social media. A “town hall tweeting” you might say, complete with a hearing where everyone who attends is invited to give oral “tweestimony” on how to fix the broken political system in 140 characters or less, with the best statements tweeted out live on Blue Jean ...
In NW Wisconsin we have one party rule. Currently there are no candidates to run against the incumbent Republican in the 7th Congressional District. The voters have no choice. Democracy is dead.
Why is this? The primary answer is money. According to the Wausau Daily Herald, the sole democratic candidate for the 7th District dropped out because he needed $1.5 million to have a viable campaign. He had raised only $144,589 to his opponent's $926,000. But the whole electoral process also discourages good candidates. The length of the campaign, the attack ads, ...