[T]he only type of corruption Congress may target is quid pro quo corruption. Spending large sums of money in connection with elections, but not in connection with an effort to control the exercise of an officeholder’s official duties, does not give rise to such quid pro quo corruption. Nor does the possibility that an individual who spends large sums may garner “influence over or access to” elected officials or political parties.
John Roberts, fantasy writer


For those interested in watching the world go to hell in a hand basket…

Remember all those people who said Obamacare is unconstitutional because it forces you to buy a product? We’ll no doubt be hearing from them soon over this.




i’m glad some people from the US think ukraine is in the US

"About one in six (16 percent) Americans correctly located Ukraine, clicking somewhere within its borders. Most thought that Ukraine was located somewhere in Europe or Asia, but the median respondent was about 1,800 miles off — roughly the distance from Chicago to Los Angeles — locating Ukraine somewhere in an area bordered by Portugal on the west, Sudan on the south, Kazakhstan on the east, and Finland on the north."


But if Ukraine were within the U.S. borders (as at least a few respondents apparently believe), that would make for a fairly easy intervention. So who’s stupid now?