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The Scary Link Between Corporate Charity and Campaign Donations – What Every Voter Needs to Know

May 8, 2018

Spotting the political calculus behind some acts of corporate charity Raymond Fisman, Boston University Over the past few years, I have teamed up with fellow economists Marianne Bertrande, Matilde Bombardini and Francesco Trebbi to look into one underappreciated way that…

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Democratic Candidate ‘Dragged’ from Legislature For Exposing Corruption ‘Guilt’

February 13, 2018

West Virginia House of Delegates security personnel forcibly removed a woman from the House floor on Friday. Lissa Lucas went to the state capital in Charleston to participate in public testimony regarding a piece of pending legislation. The bill that was under…

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WALL OF SHAME: The NRA Gave These 9 Senators Over $22 Million To Vote Down Gun Laws (CHART)

October 3, 2017

The NRA and their bought-and-paid-for Senators have blood on their hands. by Elisabeth Parker The United States is still reeling from the deadliest mass shooting in the nation’s history. Predictably, the horrific shooting that left 59 dead and over 500 wounded in…

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GET A LOAD OF THIS S**T: Trump Now Says No One Should Be Judged By Their Race Or Color (VIDEO)

June 10, 2016

In the latest edition of “What the hell is Trump up to now?” he says it isn’t cool to judge people by their race or skin color. What the hey? Race issues are all he’s been harping on during his entire…

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OOPS! Wall Street Exec Screws Up, Tells Truth About Why Big Banks REALLY Donate To Politicians

May 26, 2016

Wall Street gives Legalized Bribes and Washington gives the favors or reasons that are beyond belief, the debate as to whether campaign contributions are speech or not continues in the United States. While some may try to maintain the money…

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Before Caucus, Clinton Taps Wall Street, Sanders Main Street

January 27, 2016

As the Iowa caucus looms, the difference between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders can be summed up for voters with two images: Wall Street and Main Street. In the contest for cash, Reddit personifies Main Street. First, Hillary’s tone-deaf move just…

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Here’s a Signed, Dated Photograph From Hillary Clinton Praising Sanders On Healthcare ?

January 13, 2016

Presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton keeps attacking insurgent candidate Bernie Sanders’ call for a single-payer universal health care system. But, as it turns out, she was singing a different tune in 1993. Back then, Hillary Clinton was President Bill Clinton’s first…

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The NRA Gave These 9 Senators Over $22 Million To Vote Down Gun Laws (CHART)

December 6, 2015

The NRA and their bought-and-paid-for Senators have blood on their hands. How can not one, but three gun bills fail to pass after two horrific mass shootings in just one week? How can our GOP-run congress remain so cruelly indifferent to our grief and outrage? Since…

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Lawrence Lessig, The Democratic Presidential Candidate You’ve Never Heard Of

September 28, 2015

The 2016 presidential election has been dominated by the biggest stars from both camps, and we often only hear about the key stories that tend to dominate their media attention, from Donald Trump’s lunacy to Hillary Clinton’s scandals to Bernie…

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Why Do Hillary Clinton And Jeb Bush Have The Same Major Donors?

August 31, 2015

The more money a candidate has at their disposal, the smoother their campaign runs. Of course in our naive way, the average American assumes that “every little bit helps”. But it’s not the “little bits” linking presidential candidates Hillary Clinton…

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