CARMA & Others,
I'm eager to share the latest from CRC with you:
what Big Labor bought last year Last
week, CRC's Mike Watson commemorated the law that requires unions to
report their spending. This week, Watson takes a deeper dive to see
how they paid for bad baseball and bad science--not to mention $60,000
in voter turnout efforts. Read what Big Labor buys here.
The shadowy special interests behind "net neutrality" As
federal courts uphold the Trump administration's rollback of Obama-era
internet regulations, CRC's Hayden Ludwig reminds us that so-called
"net neutrality" is a product of the socialist Left,
underwritten by a handful of wealthy special interests--including
Demand Progress and the Media Democracy Fund, two front groups for the
shadowy nonprofit empire run by the consulting firm Arabella Advisors.
Learn more here.
tax dollars help groups sue the government . . . .
. . everyone loses. Lawsuits against the government can be expensive,
and plaintiffs may have ulterior motives beyond simply arriving at the
correct application of the law. And when suits are brought by groups
already feeding at the federal trough, the issue becomes especially
Robert Stilson takes a close look at what happens when groups like the
National Resources Defense Council and the Environmental Defense Fund bite
the hand that feeds them.
News is wrong: the Epoch Times is not a pro-Trump "dark
money" operation. In
August, NBC News claimed that the Epoch Times, a right-leaning newspaper
founded by anti-Communist Chinese expatriates, had "obfuscate[d]
its connection to some $2 million worth of ads that promoted the
president. . . ." CRC's social media team of Jake Klein,
Caleb Sutherlin, and former intern James Selvey investigate those
claims and prove they're false here.