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Dark Money Infiltrating American Politics

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Ever wonder how politicians acquire funds and resources to blast out massive media campaigns?  The millions of dollars spent on TV and radio campaigns doesn’t come from the pockets of fellow Americans. The bulk of the money comes from the same people found in the top 1 percent income bracket. They are spending millions of dollars to support a cause or candidates that support the policies that made them rich by putting American workers into poverty. It’s the latest trend during political campaigns and it’s called dark money.

A Sound Strategy for Political Candidates

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Everyone knows the America economy is doing poorly. More and more, people are coming to a better understanding of why we have declined from superpower to second-rate nation. It really is not that difficult to figure out. With this in mind, there are a few strategies for those seeking political office that can bring success in virtually any district.

Americans Are Fed up with Their Government

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The approval ratings for Congress keep on sinking lower. The approval ratings for the president keep on sinking lower. The approval ratings for the Supreme Court keep on sinking lower. There seems to be a pattern here.

Why America Must Leave the WTO Now

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After World War II, America was on the rise. The Axis powers of Germany, Italy and Japan were defeated. It was time to rebuild. To tighten ties with our allies and help rebuild Europe, new global organizations were created to unite against the perceived next threat to democracy: communism. Thus were the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, born.

McCutcheon Ruling Grants Plutocrats More Power

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Earlier this year, the Supreme Court issued yet another disastrous ruling. This time the case was McCutcheon v. FEC, and the Court removed one of the few remaining barriers to complete control of our democracy by millionaires and billionaires. Combined with Citizens United, McCutcheon will ensure that the richest Americans can spend unlimited sums to influence our elections and our government.

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