How Dare They?

Public Campaign, an advocacy group that campaigns for election finance reform, has launched a new website called to challenge wartime profiteering by corporate lobbyists. The site features information on topics such as the airline bailout, airline security weaknesses, the high cost of pharmaceutical drugs like Cipro, and the "economic stimulus package" that recently passed the House of Representatives. "We have our hands on our hearts, saluting the flag, mourning the people who are dead, and at the same time these special interests are trying to pick our pockets. And we can't let that happen," says Public Campaign analyst Micah Sifry in an interview with