Super PACs http://kvpr.org en Commentary: Politicans Can't Escape Human Nature When It Comes To Receiving Gifts http://kvpr.org/post/commentary-politicans-cant-escape-human-nature-when-it-comes-receiving-gifts <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">While their professional organizations discourage physicians from accepting gifts from corporations that may unduly influence their professional practice, no such strictures apply to gifting our politicians.&nbsp; In this &nbsp;edition of </span>FM89's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> commentary series </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Moral Is</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, philosophy professor Christopher Meyers of CSU Bakersfield says the public should also be wary of the &nbsp;continues his earlier theme on the impact of the possible ramifica Thu, 10 Jul 2014 03:00:32 +0000 Christopher Meyers 35450 at http://kvpr.org Commentary: Politicans Can't Escape Human Nature When It Comes To Receiving Gifts Campaign Finance Fight Could Shape 'Dark Money's' Future In California http://kvpr.org/post/campaign-finance-fight-could-shape-dark-moneys-future-california <p>California’s Fair Political Practices Commission is trying to collect $15 million in penalties from two political action committees that accepted “dark money” contributions last year.&nbsp; The PACs won’t pay, saying they’ve done nothing wrong.&nbsp; Ben Adler reports from Sacramento that in this dispute, there’s a lot at stake.</p><p>The illegal donations last fall paid for ads like this from the Small Business Action Committee:</p> Sat, 02 Nov 2013 00:59:09 +0000 Ben Adler - Capital Public Radio 23925 at http://kvpr.org Campaign Finance Fight Could Shape 'Dark Money's' Future In California