Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Tag: free speech

You get what you pay for: If money is speech, can...

This is not the sort of democracy the Framers had in mind, but if there is no distinction between private wealth and political influence, it’s the sort we’d better get used to.

Even Republicans Agree: Money Isn’t Speech

A grossly unequal amount of political spending is going towards Republican candidates. They should remember: if political speech is measured in million-dollar campaign contributions, then by definition it isn’t free.

DC Gyrocopter Pilot Remains Defiant After Indicted on Federal Charges

After Doug Hughes landed his gyrocopter on Capitol Hill last month in an attempt to spread public awareness regarding dark money, the Florida postal worker faces a prison sentence for his nonviolent protest against rampant political greed. Where's our freedom of speech?

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