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Jimmy Carter: Citizens United ‘Gives Legal Bribery a Chance to Prevail’

By Andrea Germanos Common Dreams February 5, 2016   Jimmy Carter: Citizens United ‘Gives Legal Bribery a Chance to Prevail’ Former president slams ‘the erroneous ruling of the Supreme Court’     Former U.S. President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Jimmy Carter has taken aim at the “erroneous” Supreme Court ruling that “gives legal bribery a […]

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter speaking at TEDWomen2015. (Photo: Marla Aufmuth/TED/via flickr/cc)

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As Sanders Slams Wall Street Elite, Clinton Ditches Iowa To Fetch Their Checks

By Jon Queally Common Dreams January 27, 2016   As Sanders Slams Wall Street Elite, Clinton Ditches Iowa To Fetch Their Checks With less than one week before nation’s first votes are cast in Iowa, a key contrast remains hard to ignore     Seemingly undeterred by the consistent critique that her close ties to the […]


The American Hunger Games:The Six Top GOP Candidates, Economic Policies And Panem 2016

By Nomi Prins NomiPrins.com December 5, 2015   The American Hunger Games:The Six Top GOP Candidates, Economic Policies And Panem 2016   This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch. Fact: too many Republican candidates are clogging the political scene. Perhaps what’s needed is an American Hunger Games to cut the field to size. Each candidate could […]

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The Economics of Hillary Clinton

By William L. Anderson Mises.org September 22, 2015   The Economics of Hillary Clinton   In a recent Labor Day speech to union workers in Illinois, Hillary Clinton declared that if she is elected president of the United States, she would make sure that “some employers go to jail for wage theft and all the other […]


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Unrigging the System of “Money in Politics”: Harvard’s Lawrence Lessig for US President?

By Binoy Kampmark Global Research August 20, 2015   Unrigging the System of “Money in Politics”: Harvard’s Lawrence Lessig for US President?   “A democracy cannot function effectively when its constituent members believe laws are being bought and sold.” Justice John Paul Stevens, Citizens United v Federal Election Commission, 558 US 310 (2010). There have been […]


Donors living abroad gave big to super PAC supporting Bush

By Alex Lazar OpenSecrets.org August 5, 2015   Donors living abroad gave big to super PAC supporting Bush     At $102.5 million, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s (R) super PAC, Right to Rise USA, has raised enough cash to turn many other 2016 presidential candidates green with envy. In fact, even the amount the […]

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Hillary Comes to Hollywood for Money-Raising Shindigs

By Nomi Prins NomiPrins.com May 8, 2015 Hillary Comes to Hollywood for Money-Raising Shindigs   Hillary arrives in Hollywood today (5/7), to raise more than $2.5 million. Money and power mesh like peanut butter and jelly in Washington, Wall Street and Hollywood. The path toward influence is lined with the casualties or victories of status, wealth, and ego. […]


Hillary Clinton Calls For ‘Toppling’ the 1%…While Being Bankrolled by the 1%

By Nick Bernabe The Anti-Media April 22, 2015   Hillary Clinton Calls For ‘Toppling’ the 1%…While Being Bankrolled by the 1%   This really happened. As crazy as it sounds, Hillary Clinton is trying to repackage her war-torn reputation into a populist spitting image of progressive icon Elizabeth Warren. The New York Times reports that […]

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Grimm will officially resign from Congress Monday. (Flickr/House GOP)

Grimm’s $2 Million Throwaway: Contributions Came In Despite Indictment

By John Sugden OpenSecrets.org   Grimm’s $2 Million Throwaway: Contributions Came In Despite Indictment   Less than two months after spending $2 million to be re-elected to the House of Representatives, Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) announced he would resign his Staten Island seat. In April 2014, Grimm was indicted on 20 counts alleging various frauds; he pleaded […]


Blount County Chainsaw Massacre

  Blount County Chainsaw Massacre   Yes, I know this is what you are thinking, and you are almost correct.   No body parts found along HWY 321 or HWY 411, but an attack on free speech, personal property and free election campaigning by person(s) unknown, at least for now. It appears that campaign signs […]

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Ron Paul Endorses Murray Sabrin for US Senate

  Source: http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com By Robert Wenzel Ron Paul Endorses Murray Sabrin for US Senate   The Murray Sabrin campaign has just released the below press release announcing the endorsement of Murray Sabrin by Ron Paul. I am very pleased to see Dr. Paul endorse Murray. Most politicians don’t impress me, but Murray is one of […]


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The Next Florida Governor Adrian Wyllie?

The Next Florida Governor Adrian Wyllie?       Published by    NextNewsNetwork   With the presidential elections now behind us, and all the excitement and hoop-la that comes with it, many Floridians are slowly turning their political minds toward the next big election that will have a direct impact on all of them — […]


Bevin Ad Slams ‘Mudslinging Mitch’ McConnell

Source: http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com Posted by Robert Wenzel   Bevin Ad Slams ‘Mudslinging Mitch’ McConnell   Matt Bevin is really good. He hits McConnell where he should be hit. Keep in mind the primary isn’t until May 2014. This one is going to be fun. Buy more popcorn.   ### Video capture added to original post.

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