“Supreme” Causes for the Government Shutdown

The 2010 Citizens United vs FEC U.S. Supreme Court decision is partly responsible 
 
Following Citizens United, the US Court of Appeals in DC took the Supremes lead in a ruling called Speech Now vs FEC. The decision opened the door for nonprofits to raise unlimited political cash. The pro-corporate/free market Club for Growth has taken full advantage. Their role in the shutdown was spelled out in a recent Boston Globe piece
 
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