Fundraising

Education Philanthropy Only Helps The Already Well-Off
Private giving to public schools widens the gap between rich and poor. It exacerbates inequalities in financing. Read more...
NRCC Phishes For Donations Using Dem Candidates' Names
Imagine if Democrats did this to Republicans...they'd be screaming all over Fox News about it. Read more...
Rand Paul To File Class-Action Suit Against Obama Administration Over NSA Spying Practices
Sen. Rand Paul announced his plan to sue the Obama administration over the NSA's spying practices this Friday on Fox. He's also conveniently using the issue to request campaign donations. Read more...
Jon Stewart took a pretty frightening look at what the Citizens United ruling from the Supreme Court has brought us and the obscene amount of fundraising that went on over just the last weekend for Mitt Romney. There was their event out in Utah that Read more...
And it's me and my machine for the rest of the morning/ And the rest of the evening/ And the rest of my life... - 'Millworker,' from the Studs Terkel musicial 'Working' Every once in a while, someone will introduce me as a well-known Read more...

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Rachel Maddow reported on Newt Gingrich's latest scam to raise money his American Solutions for Winning the Future, the purpose of which is to apparently fly Newt Gingrich around on private jets so he can raise more money. The pitch -- you are the Read more...
Newstalgia Hat Pass - Day 4
(The endless quest for that Seal of Approval) [gordon-donate] Day 4. It's slowly coming together and my sincerest thanks for the generosity of tho Read more...
Passing The Hat
[gordon-donate] (yup, Newstalgia is passing the hat) (. . . Or you can turn the page) As much as you hate reading about it is about as much as Read more...
Now that a few of these wingnut candidates have crashed and burned and lost their primary races, Rachel Maddow explained why she now feels free to mak Read more...
Rachel reports on how "Baby Killer!" Randy Neugebauer and We Don't Need No Stinkin' Elections for Senators Louis Gohmert are both now fundraising off Read more...