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Consequences of Dark Money…

…Much focus on a few big names, but the billionaires boys club has more than just a couple two tree members- usually one or two per state. They have already had an effect so profound and deep that is nothing

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A Quote From Greg Palast, the author of “The Best Democracy Money Can Buy”…

“America is lost in a gnarled thicket of bought politicos, corporate con men, and media hucksters.  But we’re lucky: (Francis Moore) Lappe (in her book Democracy’s Edge) has drawn the map that will get us out alive.  Read it and

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From an Al Franken email…

And gosh darn it, people like him… “Outside spending in our elections has gotten absurd. Look at the numbers: Koch network groups spent about $150 million. Rove’s groups spent $70 million. Conservative groups altogether spent $302 million to defeat Democrats

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A great discussion on the state of “Our Democracy”…

I am just going to put all the links in to this and comment here and there.  Ultimately this is an exchange between Chris Hedges and Sheldon Wolin, a retired Princeton professor.  http://www.truthdig.com/avbooth/item/can_capitalism_and_democracy_coexist_parts_1_2_and_3_20141025 Reading these chapters (1&2 of 8) leads

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Investigative expose on the Koch funding web…

…One would think everyone knows about these guys and just how pervasive their arch-reactionary funding over-reach has become.  and plenty more do know about them since “Citizens United” and “McCutcheon” have focused more attention on the ongoing Money Coup that

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