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Thursday, January 21, 2010

"Justices Block Key Part of Campaign Law
Firms and Unions May Spend Freely to Influence Elections"

Although misuse of the filibuster (helped by the supineness of the Democrats) is a big problem, the major impediment to effective legislation and governance is the financing of campaigns and thus the careers of politicians. This decision is a blow to finance reform.On top of Massachusetts election, a really bad week for our country.

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