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Senator nets $3.7 million to win election

Why would Republican Tennessee Senator Bob Corker encourage President Trump to continue to divert the earnings of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to pay for the Obamacare low-income insurance subsidies that Congress had refused to fund to avoid the collapse of Obamacare? A $28 million-dollar refinancing package from Wells Fargo made to Corker's business [...]

Big Business Campaign Donors vs WeThePeople

In a January 2010 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that corporations and unions have the same political speech rights as individuals under the First Amendment. The 5-to-4 decision, with the court’s more conservative members in the majority, echoed the Citizens United case, the 2010 decision that struck down limits on independent campaign spending by [...]

OUR GOVERNMENT HAS BEEN OPERATING ON A PAY TO PLAY BASIS

Just look at the amount of money our elected employees got paid (off) for their votes on just one Bill, H.R. 1004 - Regulatory Integrity Act of 2017! Mitch McConnell got $9 million for his vote in favor of the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership)! And John Boehner got $5.3 million for his TPP vote.   And just [...]

-MSNBC ‘s MELISSA HARRIS-PERRY SAYS YOUR CHILDREN

MSNBC 's MELISSA HARRIS-PERRY SAYS YOUR CHILDREN, YOUR OWN FLESH AND BLOOD, DO NOT BELONG TO YOU ALONE Many government leaders, news networks and others continue to try to marginalize the family unit. In the spirit of Hillary Clinton's "It Takes A Village", Harris-Perry not only takes aim at your heart this time, [...]