Election 2010

Why I won’t be shopping at Target

Last winter in the “Citizens United” case, the US Supreme Court ruled that banning corporate spending on behalf of political candidates was unconstitutional. Many fear that the resulting flow of corporate money into political campaigns will further tilt the balance in American society away from the individual and towards big…

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Campaign signs going up

Driving home from work tonight I spotted a couple of “Jon Golnik for Congress” signs and one “Chris Doherty for State Senate.” For those of us who’ve been involved in Lowell politics for a while, it may seem early for lawn signs, but that’s because the city used to have…

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