Tag: dark money
According to the FEC and other reports, Bernie Sanders has raised more grassroots support by refusing to "pander to billionaire donors" than any of his GOP running mates. Goes to show you political contributions don't have to come from a handful of deranged billionaires.
Americans no longer live in a democracy, but Bernie Sanders is determined to return political power back into the hands of the people. And he is starting by seeking out Supreme Court nominees who will overturn the Citizens United decision.
“We can have huge wealth in the hands of a relatively few people or we can have a democracy. But we can’t have both.” We need to get big money out of politics.
There are a few "treacherous" donors who are using wads of cash to pervert American democracy into plutocracy. So who are they trying to buy favors for?
It's time we, the people, get Big Money out of politics. One group called the New Hampshire Rebellion is bird-dogging presidential candidates in that state to demand action. Join in or start your own rebellion to end this corruption.
All that we need to do as a nation is achievable only if we get big money out of politics because an economy that works for everyone is a democracy that works. So it's about time we put an end to dark money.
Why should Americans be worried about who government is for? Because money in politics causes many decisions to become rigged against average working Americans. It's time we get money out of politics.
New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was recently arrested and charged with numerous counts of conspiracy, fraud, and extortion. With some politicians abusing their positions and accepting dark money, how can citizens fully trust their government?