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#TrumpRussia’s Money-Laundering, Politically Exposed Persons include … Trump?

By ann summers “What does count as suspicious behaviour, however, is the White House’s response to the public’s legitimate interest in a political appointee’s previous job, which involved significant dealings with Russia in a context of financial risk. The White … Continue reading

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#TrumpRussia … banks, servers, and financial/voter information … Crooks and Liars grabbed the White House in 2016.

By ann summers Another week, another tweeted attempt to divert attention from #TrumpRussia and blame(sic) Democrats for the demise of the republic because of surveillance that never happened. Remember the front end and the bottom line of this affair are … Continue reading

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“Our elections should be shaped by voters’ voices—not bought and sold by corporations & special interests” —Hillary: https://t.co/QUJomlql0N — Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) June 9, 2016 ____________________________________ *alternately said, Read my mind.

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US Supreme Court Denies Appeal to Halt Probe into Scott Walker’s Gubernatorial Campaign Finances

By Elaine Magliaro Last month, I wrote a post about the “John Doe” criminal investigation into the alleged coordination between Friends of Scott Walker and “independent” groups during the tumultuous 2011-2012 recall elections. Excerpt from my post: Prosecutors have alleged … Continue reading

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Common Cause and the Center for Media and Democracy Add to Evidence in “Whistleblower” Tax Fraud Claim Against ALEC

By Elaine Magliaro Common Cause announced earlier this week that it and the Center for Media and Democracy had “sent federal authorities new evidence…that the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is falsely passing itself off as a tax-exempt charity and effectively … Continue reading

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Regarding Money in Politics: Why the Koch Brothers and Americans for Prosperity Are Not So Popular with Some Republicans These Days

By Elaine Magliaro Who’d a thunk it? The Koch brothers, two of the world’s wealthiest men who have spent millions of dollars to help fund “both political campaigns and a network of right-wing propaganda” in this country aren’t so popular … Continue reading

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Barf Warning: Watching This Video of Joe Scarborough Talking about the Koch Brothers May Induce Vomiting!

By Elaine Magliaro Sunday evening, Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce, a group affiliated with the billionaire Koch brothers, hosted the American Recovery Policy Forum, which featured some Republican politicians who have their eyes on the US Presidency. Zeke J Miller (Time) said the … Continue reading

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A Mark Fiore Political Cartoon Video: “The Last Campaign Ad Ever”

By Elaine Magliaro Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Mark Fiore said last week that “we had all lost” even before the Democratic Party suffered a big loss at the polls on election day. Fiore added that “money pouring into politics from Super PACs and … Continue reading

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Senator Bernie Sanders Interviewed on Democracy Now!…Said He Fears That the United States Is on the Verge of Becoming an Oligarchy

By Elaine Magliaro Last Wednesday, Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez of Democracy Now! interviewed Senator Bernie Sanders (Independent, Vermont) via telephone. At the end of the interview, Sanders said, “I fear that we may be on the verge of becoming an … Continue reading

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Koch Brothers Exposed: Robert Greenwald’s “Chilling” Updated Documentary about Charles and David Koch

SUBMITTED BY ELAINE MAGLIARO According to Democracy Now!, Republicans don’t want people to see Robert Greenwald’s “chilling” updated documentary about Charles and David Koch—two of the world’s richest men. Democracy Now! reported earlier today that this past Monday “Republican Rep. … Continue reading

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