Tag Archives: Citizens United

TRAILER: Citizens United’s Torchbearer

From wingnut Brent Bozell’s CNSNews.com: “A human civilization’s best chance at survival is to anchor itself in the God of creation,” Phil Robertson says during the trailer for the new film “Torchbearer.” A film that focuses on how the Western world is breaking its relationship with God, “Torchbearer” is set to get a screening for distributers at the Cannes Film …

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CPAC To Honor Phil Robertson With “Defender Of First Amendment” Award

Via the Hollywood Reporter: Fourteen months after he sparked a major controversy for making remarks widely perceived as anti-gay, Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson has been named the recipient of a free-speech award from Citizens United, an organization routinely disparaged by Hollywood liberals. Robertson will receive the “Andrew Breitbart Defender of the First Amendment Award” at this year’s Conservative Political …

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Ted Cruz: Democrats Want To Outlaw SNL

Via Deadline: A new proposal for campaign finance reform would make Saturday Night Live’s political skits illegal, Republican Sen. Ted Cruz has warned. The Senate is debating a bill that would add a constitutional amendment allowing Congress reverse a 2010 Supreme Court decision and restore limits on corporate campaign spending. Republicans say the bill, proposed by Dems, is an attack …

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Sen. Ted Cruz: Democrats Are Going To Vote On Repealing First Amendment

Miranda Blue writes at Right Wing Watch: When Sen. Ted Cruz told the conservative pastors gathered at the Family Research Council’s Watchmen on the Wall conference yesterday that “the Senate Democrats are going to be voting on a constitutional amendment to repeal the First Amendment,” he was met with an audible gasp. He earned more gasps when he warned that …

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TRAILER: Citizen Koch

Clip description: In this searing exposé on the state of democracy in America and the fracturing of the Republican Party, Academy Award®-nominated directors Carl Deal and Tia Lessin (Trouble the Water; co-producers of Fahrenheit 9/11 & Bowling for Columbine) follow the money behind the rise of the Tea Party. CITIZEN KOCH investigates the impact of unlimited, anonymous spending by corporations …

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Gay House Rep. Mark Pocan Sponsors Amendment To Overturn Citizens United

Openly gay freshman House Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) today announced his co-sponsorship of a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United, the landmark 2010 Supreme Court ruling that permits unlimited political spending by corporations. The lead sponsor of the amendment is Rep. Rick Nolan (D-MN). Via press release: In making the announcement, lead sponsor Rep. Rick Nolan (DFL-Minnesota), said: “It’s time …

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