Want to know how the right-wing astroturf machine works? Want to see how they use power and money to drown out the voice of the people? Want to see the motivations behind the Koch Brothers' hit man in California?
Voters deserve to know who is spending tens of millions of dollars to sway their votes. The big spenders trying to control the course of American politics should not be able to manipulate weak disclosure rules to keep their funders secret.
The political ad invasion is upon us. It's a toxic mix of half truths and negativity that's beaming into homes across the county, but especially homes in battleground states like Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin.
Twitter was ablaze Wednesday night with Clintonian quotes and quips. Suddenly, at the top of the worldwide trending list, #16TrillionFail popped up. But #16TrillionFail was notably different -- for more than one reason.
The friends Ian made at the hospital had to leave treatment early because they had run out of money and the insurance companies would no longer cover the procedure. Ian is still alive. But his friends are dead.