About Me

My photo
I am William S. U'ren and I am dead. I was once a big noise in Oregon politics, an activist back in the days when Republicans were called progressive and there was an actual Populist Party. The history books say I am largely responsible for things like the initiative, referendum and recall here, as well as the direct election of US Senators. I ran for governor, once, when William Howard Taft was the Republican president, and I lost. Then I retired from politics and, thirty years later, I died. And almost everything I accomplished has been turned on its head and against the very people it was meant to help. Enough is Enough in Oregon!

Thursday, January 14, 2010

one of America's great national past times...

one of America's great national past times
is chocolate fudge,
holding a grudge
bribin' the Judge.

So said the Eagles in a fast moving song from a while back.

Here's an article that shows us one more example of how "money is just free speech" makes a mockery of the republican form of government and allows the wealthy to "vote" many times more than you can at every election.

They own of Congress and state legislatures
They own the initiative petition process
And they own judges

It's been this way for a long time and it's just becoming more apparent now.

Will anything ever be done about it?

No comments: