Thoughts from Exec, Week of 10/23

Brett Cline, President

The OWS protest are drawing an even more diverse group of people together as former soliders join in.

Matt Seyer, Secretary

In the midst of massive problems in the economy, the Republican Congress has repeatedly attempted to steer the national conversation towards abortion, their supposed safe issue.  Many have voiced support for a constitutional amendment that would declare life to begin at conception.  As a woman pointed out to Mitt Romney, however, this is impractical at best and nonsensical at worst, since such legislation would make many popular forms of birth control illegal.  Rachel Maddow invites us to the Man Cave to discuss this.

Rachel Maddow

Alex Witt, Webmaster

One of the primary complaints of Occupy Wall Street participants is the Supreme Court Citizens United ruling. After the emergence of Super PACs that followed recent court cases, political donors are nearly free to give as they choose, with their decisions guided mainly by how they want to direct their money. The New York Times offers a sample of donation goals and the options for achieving them.

A Guide to Political Donations

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