GOP 2016 Presidential hopefuls raced to mega-billionaire Sheldon Adelson's Venetian hotel and gambling complex where he was hosting the Republican Jewish Coalition in an attempt to get the 80-year old mogul's eye and hopefully secure campaign funding. Recently, on the Senate Floor Harry Reid commented, "Senate Republicans are addicted to Koch" leading to a rigorous defense of billionaire brothers, David and Charles Koch, by Republicans. Rather than representing the interests of the American populace, these politicians represent the interests of the oligarchs, the very people whose interests lie diametrically and polarly opposite than those of the middle class.
The Supreme Court of the United States's recent ruling in favour of McCutcheon, superceded the douchebaggery of the 2010 Citizens United ruling, striking down dollar limits individuals can contribute to federal candidates and parties. Although Citizens unleashed the flooding of corporate money into the electoral process, McCutcheon will allow individuals, such as the Koch Bros. and Sheldon Adelson to guarantee the election of candidates who willing to promote the selfish, unfettered greed of the 1%.
Please join Fred and Marg on BTR's Lies My Country Told Me, "Coming Soon! Free Market Elections in Your Electorate" on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST (1:00 pm Central, 12:00 pm Mountain, 11 am Pacific, 3:00 pm Atlantic). You can call in with your opinion at 347-677-1814 or join us in the chat room with your opinion.
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