Karl Rove Loses Badly In 2012 Election – A Huge Victory For Progressives


VIDEO – Karl Rove, who collected some $325 million from wealthy donors looking to buy the election, has a complete meltdown on FOX News’ election night coverage and refuses to accept the fact that President Obama has won Ohio and the election. The 2012 election was predefined as “close” according to the mainstream media.  But […]

Romney Highlights His Similarities With George W. Bush During Debate


VIDEO – In the second debate, the things Mitt Romney tried to use to show differences between himself and President George W. Bush were actually all things that he has in common with President Bush.  The Romney campaign followed that up by sending Paul Ryan to an appearance in Ohio with Bush’s Secretary of State […]

McCain Dishonestly Says Romney Is Being Outspent By Obama; David Gregory Doesn’t Challenge


VIDEO – Yesterday, on Meet The Press with David Gregory, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) used a dishonest Republican tactic and said that President Obama’s negative ad campaigning has “much outspent Mitt Romney’s”.  That is only true if you ignore the biggest factor in this year’s campaign: super PACs and front groups.  These “outside” groups (they […]

Karl Rove’s “New Majority Agenda” Is Really The Agenda Of A Few Billionaires


VIDEO – This ad from the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee shows that Karl Rove’s so called “New Majority Agenda” does not refer to the agenda of a majority of Americans.  Rather, it is the agenda of a few people who are hoarding the majority of the nation’s wealth and are using Karl Rove’s super PAC […]

Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS Caught Lying In Ad Against ND Senator Heitkamp


VIDEO – Crossroads GPS is caught lying in their ad against Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-North Dakota) and is forced to take the ad down.  The Karl Rove group, funded by secret donations, will spend $4.2 million to run similar TV ads against Democratic Senators and candidates in Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nevada, and Virginia.   In […]

Republicans Fight To Keep Rove And Koch Bros. Groups’ Money Sources A Secret


Political front groups, such as Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS and the Koch Brothers’ Americans for Prosperity, use the 501 (c)(4) section of the tax code meant for social welfare organizations, to hide their donors’ identities.  Karl Rove and the Koch Brothers are clearly abusing this section of the code meant for charities. From the IRS […]

Karl Rove, Koch Brothers Front Groups Target Voters Based On Internet Habits


Dark Money Political Groups Target Voters Based on Their Internet Habits  by Lois Beckett ProPublica, July 26, 2012, 2:13 p.m. Lauren Berns was browsing Talking Points Memo when he saw an ad with President Obama’s face. “Stop the Reckless Spending,” the ad read, and in smaller print, Paid for by Crossroads GPS.    Berns was […]

Crossroads GPS, GOP Super PACs Target Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown


VIDEO – Crossroads GPS has already spent $2.5 million and has just started another $1 million campaign of negative ads targeting just one senator, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D – Ohio).   What happens when a senator stands up to big oil, Wall Street, and corporate outsourcing?  Ask Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio.  Outside Super PACs […]

Supreme Court Refuses To Reconsider Citizens United – Bill Moyers Commentary


VIDEO – Bill Moyers explains the fraud that is the Supreme Court’s decision (Citizens United, 2010) that money is speech and that free speech is protected by the Constitution.  The court refused to reconsider the Citizens United decision last week, a story that was lost behind the coverage of the decision upholding the Affordable Care […]

Karl Rove Avoids Question About Crossroads GPS Secret Donors


VIDEO – In a Fox News interview, Karl Rove dodges a question about the “dark money” (secret funding) of his phony non-profit group, Crossroads GPS, by making up a lie about an Obama campaign lawyer.   Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy   Richard Bauer, the Obama campaign’s chief counsel, […]

Super PAC and Rove Attend Romney Fundraiser – Campaign Says It’s Legal


Members of Restore Our Future, the Super PAC supporting Mitt Romney, were on hand at his fundraising retreat this past weekend in Park City, Utah.  The campaign insisted that they just happened to be there on their own and they were not official attendees of the event.  However, Charlie Spies, the man that runs Restore Our […]

Crossroads GPS – Best Way To Secretly Buy Politicians


Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies (GPS) is a front group founded by Karl Rove and an affiliate of his Super PAC, American Crossroads.  Don’t be fooled – Crossroads GPS is anything but “grassroots”.  Although it is officially a 501(c)(4) nonprofit group, which is tax-exempt and must spend 50% of its resourses on promoting social welfare, the only […]

IRS May Stop Looking Other Way On Front Groups

It might be getting harder for billionaires and corporations to hide secret donations to support political ads.  For years, they have counted on the IRS to look the other way regarding their favorite front groups’ tax-exempt status.  This tax-exempt status for “social welfare” groups is what allows them to buy elections in complete secrecy. Now, the IRS is […]

American Crossroads

From the man who brought us George W. Bush

Started by the man who gave us George W. Bush, Karl Rove’s American Crossroads is 99% funded by donations of $25,000 or more. Of the $26.9 million they have raised as of February 29, 2012, $21.5 million is from the top nine donors. This Super PAC also has an affiliated a 501(c)(4) nonprofit group, Crossroads GPS, that […]

Harold Simmons – Karl Rove’s Best Billionaire | Buying Our Future

VIDEO – One of the biggest Super PAC funders of them all is Harold Simmons, a Dallas corporate raider worth $4.5 BILLION.  He has given $10 million to American Crossroads so far this election cycle (out of their total of $23.4 million).  When you see a negative ad from American Crossroads, you can be assured that it was brought to […]