• U.S. Chamber of Commerce to spend big on 2012 election June 2, 2012

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which helped Republicans make big gains in the 2010 congressional elections, is planning its most aggressive push yet to send business-friendly lawmakers to Washington in the November 6 election. Thomas Donohue, ... Continue Reading

  • Most Americans think campaign money aids rich June 2, 2012

    Most Americans, no matter what their political party, believe there is too much money in politics and reject the idea that people should be allowed to spend what they want, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Thursday. ... Continue Reading

  • Janji Pemilu dan Sumpah Pejabat May 30, 2012

    (opini di Harian Kompas, 30 Mei 2012, halaman 6, oleh Mohammad Sobary) Orang bijak berkata: ”Hidup dimulai dari ketiadaan menuju ke ketiadaan”. Kaum bijak lain, yang berkecenderungan lebih kuantitatif, menyimpulkan, ”Hidup ini perjalanan dari titik nol ... Continue Reading

  • Why The Internet Doesn’t Make Us Care More About Politics May 19, 2012

    (Gregory Ferenstein) American politics used to be fun: frequent political carnivals in the 19th century would mix parties, parades, and political speeches in an endless stream of local civic life. As a result, America had an astonishingly ... Continue Reading