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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Truthout On Sheldon Adelson And Bribery


A Truthout Excerpt

    American billionaire Sheldon Adelson and his family. (Image <a href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Adelsons.jpg" target="_blank">via Wikipedia</a>)
American billionaire Sheldon Adelson and his family. (Image via Wikipedia)
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Rich brat billionaires and giant transnational corporations have hijacked our political system. 
CNN is reporting that Shelly Adelson, the same man who dropped a cool $150 million during the 2012 election cycle to defeat President Obama, is now talking about spending tens of millions more in the 2014 midterm elections. 
According to CNN, sources inside the Republican Party have said that Adelson is prepared to make as much as a $100 million "investment" in the 2014 midterms, trying to help Republicans win back control of the Senate. 
And make no mistake about it; when rich people or corporations put money into politics or politicians, it's an investment, and they're expecting a financial return, whether it be in lower taxes or fewer regulations.
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