Tag Archives: FEC

Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times (ItsTheCourtStupid.com Edition)

The latest edition in our long-running series on people with all those dollars and no sense From yesterday’s New York Times:     That full-page ad features a certain Earle I. Mack’s piece from The Hill’s Congress Blog, self-described as “The Hill’s Forum … Continue reading

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Trump’s Strong-Arming Jeb Bush Donor Is BULLYs–t

As the dustupping staff noted yesterday, Donald Trump mouthpiece Alan Garten sent a cease-and-desist letter to Jeb Bush mega-donor Mike Fernandez threatening legal action if he published this ad calling Trump a BULLYionaire.     Regardless, the ad did run … Continue reading

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Let the Whatever Billion Dollar Rumpus Begin! (McCutcheon v. FEC Edition)

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission decision letting big-bucks political donors go all in, here’s the bad news by the numbers. From the NBC News digest First Read: Political spending from outside groups — … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (FEC Go To Hell Edition)

Bad news on the political advertising front from Thursday’s News York Times: Democratic Senator’s Ads May Break New Ground WASHINGTON — A new series of political advertisements on behalf of an embattled Nebraska senator could open the door to a … Continue reading

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