On Oct. 15, the California Fair Political Practices Commission issued new regulations on so-called “coordination” between candidates and super political action committees. The new rules are widely considered to be the toughest in the nation. In fact, they’re an outrageous infringement of freedom of speech.
Right-of-center activists and organizations in Wisconsin have fought a silent war against the state’s Government Accountability Board since 2013 over the issue of political free speech. Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm, a Democrat, spearheaded a GAB probe into accusations that conservative groups illegally coordinated with Republican Gov. Scott Walker during the 2012 recall election campaign.
Let us ponder for a moment who and what Google is. Google has made tens of billions of dollars – being all up in your business. Uber-efficiently doing what governments the world over have for centuries only at best bumblingly attempted – accumulating reams and reams of data on millions and millions of people.
Whenever it comes to a clash between the donor class and the base, there’s all sorts of threats and exhortations about who’s going to take their ball and go home. The grassroots conservatives say they won’t be able to deliver the votes and the volunteers, while the donor community demands that they be logical and get on the team.
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