In their ongoing efforts to destroy America, lobbying firms have hired over 170 former lawmakers to skulk around the corridors of power to make sure that moneyed interests retain their iron grip on your lawmakers.
Wall Street got our bailout money after fueling an economic disaster that has left America's workers without jobs and communities without hope. Now we need to see some returns. Here's what needs to be done.
For the short list of blue chip behavioral targeting solutions available to the advertising industry, real violations of privacy at the personal level are not just unethical; the data is of low value anyway.
The United States of America has a dirty little secret. We're addicted to a drug. A drug dealt everyday in the halls of Congress, on the streets of Washington. That drug is corruption, pure and simple.
The big phone and cable companies are pulling out all the stops in their campaign against net neutrality. We want to make clear how important this issue is to the African-American community, and why it is a 21st century civil rights issue.
Very few of my Senate colleagues from the 1970s became lobbyists. By the time I retired from office in the later 1980s, not only former senators but also their wives and sons and daughters were joining or forming lobbying firms.
It's more fun to watch Massa's implosion on nationwide television, but we shouldn't allow this to distract us from what could shape up this year as a contest between Democrats and Republicans over who can denounce earmarks the loudest.