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I'm Not American But...

I copied this from an American friend. Unfortunately I believe this statement to be true. I don’t know all the intricacies of the American electoral system but I question how can  there be real democracy when so much money is needed in campaign funds etc.? 21 more words

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Warren Buffett predicts Hillary Clinton will win presidency in 2016

Reuters reports:

‘Billionaire investor Warren Buffett on Tuesday predicted Democrat Hillary Clinton would run for the U.S. presidency in 2016 and win.

“Hillary is going to run,” said Buffett, the chairman and chief executive of conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway Inc, speaking at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit in Laguna Niguel, California. 114 more words

USA

Inside the Koch Brothers' Toxic Empire

Tim Dickinson writes for Rolling Stone:

‘The enormity of the Koch fortune is no mystery. Brothers Charles and David are each worth more than $40 billion. 289 more words

USA

The $1.2 billion (and counting) of 2014 US political spending, in charts

There’s just over a month to go before the 2014 US elections, and that means candidates and their allies will unload a blitz of last-minute spending—especially to advertise in contested districts—in an election season that already has cost at least $1.2 billion. 943 more words