Campaign Finance

Kathy Sullivan tells us her Democrat Party’s don’t stink

Normally I either bypass her Op-Eds in the Union Leader completely or just glance through them.  They generally are the usual drivel that would come from a former NH Democrat Party chair (and a DNC vice-chair). Don’t worry, I generally think JHo’s (former NH GOP chair) to be similar screeds.  In this case, though, I …

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Liberal So-Called ‘Campaign Finance’ Group Backs Whiny GOP RINOs To Silence Speech

The digital ink was barely dry on this post when what to my wandering eyes did appear but a mysteriously funded left-leaning campaign finance “reform” group attacking AFP-NH for what amounted to following Campaign Finance Laws. Open Democracy(OD) is a left-leaning affair pushing the left-leaning policy ideas of leftists activist groups and just happens to be an …

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The Press, Corporations, Campaign Finance, and The First Amendment

Eugene Volokh is writing a series of articles on Free Speech and freedom of the press over at Reason. In this installment, he looks at exceptions afforded to a special class of corporate ‘speakers’ the professional press. Under any sensible accounting scheme, an editorial supporting a candidate would cost a lot in labor costs and the …

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Did Durham Outsource Cost of Obama Visit…to Other NH Taxpayers?

The town of Durham has reported that the costs of the Obama visit–which the Obama campaign refused to pay for–cost the town $19,851.00.  But it will only cost the anonymous donor around $13,000.00 because… c/o Gretyl MacAlaster -July 31st Union Leader “…town public safety officials were able to reduce local costs through careful distribution of …

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New Carol Same As The Old Carol

I realize this is another captain obvious moment for activists who pay attention to such things but we are all quick to forget; not how Democrats demonize opponents they claim are owned by some special interest but who owns them and how much they will work to distract us from that.

Revoke Non-Profit Status?

In 2010 the NHCA’s PAC, New Hampshire Citizens Alliance for Action, spent all it’s over $15,000.00 in PAC money to re-elect Carol Shea-Porter.

The Sweet Stench Of Left Wing Hypocrisy

The Union Leader wastes no time, exposing Hawkins connection to money she received May 11th from America Votes (out of state left wing donation), which Granite State Progress then used to support the Democrat in the special election she is squawking about, specifically to elect that democrat, in that election.

Stephen Colbert’s Campaign Finance Lesson

“Why does it get so complicated to do this? I mean, this is page after page of legalese,” Mr. Colbert lamented. “All I’m trying to do is affect the 2012 election. It’s not like I’m trying to install iTunes.”