Hilzoy on the Democratic Primary

I wanted to point out Hilzoy real quickly, who mentioned an aspect of the primaries that I neglect, that being finances. Interestingly, on top of all the unwanted news that the Clinton campaign has had to endure tonight, there are also rumors floating around that her campaign is dead broke, which further...

If It Looks Like Corruption It Probably Is

“Street Money”. Maybe it’s because I’m just a small-town Midwesterner but the only place I’ve seen this term is in relation to concert promotion. For those readers not familiar with the term, street money refers to payments made to event “volunteers” for their...

Breaking A Promise

I’ve had mixed feelings about whether or not Obama should stick to his pledge to use public financing. On one hand, there’s a lot to be said for keeping a promise. On the other hand, doing so would be like going bare foot in a race against John McCain when you could be driving a corvette. While...

McCain: Fundraiser Extraordinaire

Look out folks, just when everyone was thinking that the Democratic nominee was going to be able to fund-raise John McCain into the ground, he’s turned up the heat.  That’s right, the McCain money machine is pumping on all three cylinders (we’re assuming his machine is a Metro), and when...

Money Woes

One story that broke over the weekend illustrates just how dire the straits for Hillary Clinton really are. As it turns out, she’s been stiffing vendors and services for her campaign events on the tab, and they’re none too pleased about it. It gets worse, and in a way more ironic, when we learn...

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