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Rampant Bribery

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So, many of you many of heard of the quixotic quest a law prof at Fordham effected a month or two ago.  Dr. Zephyr Teachout ran against Andrew Cuomo for the Democratic Gubernatorial slot.  While many expected her to garner about 25% of the vote, she did manage to tally about 35%, primarily as a result of the ethics issues swirling about Cuomo.

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A rose is a rose is a rose…

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There’s been a whole lot of hoopla about a CBO (Congressional Budget Office)  report.  The one that announced that 2.3 million Americans might opt to stop working over the next ten years.  Because PPACA (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act- aka Obamacare) has given then something these folks didn’t have before.

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Of the people, by the people, and for the people?

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From the second John Kerry was attacked via the “Swiftboating” episode, I knew that Americans (and, given that we seem to invading other countries electoral political process, the world) were in for a heap of trouble.  You see, the group (I am clearly being of generous mood, here) behind this attack, the “Swift Boat Veterans for Truth” was a 527 organization.   A “tax exempt” organization that focuses on  “issues”.

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