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Donald Trump’s campaign is now offering an “exclusive limited edition black card”

Facing a tough uphill battle in the last weeks before the election, Donald Trump, newly “unshackled” from his party’s leadership, is offering his voters a fresh way to help him get elected: A “limited edition” Trump Black Card, which does absolutely nothing but remind you that you contributed to his campaign. 135 more words

Money and oligarchy in U.S. elections

We Americans take it for granted that we are a democracy.  Some of us think we have a right and responsibility to spread out democracy to other countries. 891 more words


Hillary Spending $50 Million/Month To Stay Even?

There is no denying that when it comes to raising money, the Clintons are champs. And when it comes to spending money on themselves, that appears to be the case as well. 526 more words

Clinton Campaign Spent $50 Million in August

Hillary Clinton’s campaign spent $50 million in August. Most of us just gloss over that number because it is so foreign to us. But think about it . 214 more words

Social Issues

Toothless Prop. 59 asks voters to condemn a pay-to-play system Cali pols warmly embrace

Six years after Citizens United — the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that says corporations and unions have a First Amendment right to unlimited campaign spending — presidential candidates across the spectrum have condemned the campaign finance system it shaped. 159 more words


Green Party Candidate Contends Current Spending Violates Michigan Constitution

If you have talked to me or read my campaign literature, you have probably heard me reference the opening words of the Michigan Constitution:

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Lazy Saturday Reads: Follow the Money?

Good Afternoon!!

How is Donald Trump spending his campaign money? He raised about $80 million in July, but he isn’t running any TV ads and doesn’t seem to be spending much for on-the-ground organizing. 2,249 more words

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