IamA I'm Derek Cressman, author of the new bookbook When Money Talks -- The High Price of "Free" Speech and the Selling of Democracy. AMA about how to overturn the Supreme Court's ruling in Citizens United v. FEC
My short bio: Derek Cressman is author or When Money Talks. He began working professionally to reduce big money in politics in 1995 with such nonpartisan organizations as Common Cause and the Public Interest Research Group. As US PIRG’s democracy program director, he was the first professional advocate in Washington, DC, to support a constitutional amendment to limit campaign spending.
As director of Common Cause’s Amend 2012 campaign, Derek was the architect behind voter instruction measures in Montana, Colorado, Massachusetts, and California, where voters demanded Congress pass an amendment to overturn the Supreme Court’s ruling in Citizens United v. FEC.
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I'm signing off now, but will check back at 5 eastern to answer any late questions that come it. you can check out www.WhenMoneyTalks.com for more details on the book, and download three free bonus chapters at http://www.derekcressman.com/bonus_chapters that provide more lengthy answers to some of these excellent questions. Thanks, Derek