'Follow the money' to understand politics

I could and would agree with Ms. Judy Fuss's letter regarding our obligations and potential influence as informed voters, except that, since the Citizens United Supreme Court decision, we individuals no longer have the power nor the influence we once had. It now belongs to the super-rich.

Led by the Koch brothers, joined by the DeVos, Sciafe and Adelson families and other wealthy, far right and/or Libertarian donors, these people have contributed (or should I say laundered) hundreds of millions of tax-free dollars through political-donor institutions which masquerade as "charities" and educational think tanks, when, in reality, they are campaign funding mechanisms for...