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Billionaires put profits before people and they prefer supporting the political party that does the same
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The GOP’s nuke-dump donor

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Harold Simmons has given the most money to Republicans this election. Could his nuclear-waste dump be the reason?
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2012 Top Donors to Outside Spending Groups | OpenSecrets

2012 Top Donors to Outside Spending Groups | OpenSecrets | Who's funding the GOP | Scoop.it

This useful site provides statistics on donations all all sizes in cluding those from the biggest donors for both parties.  I suggest everyone research these donors.

 

Their past and present pursuits gives us all insight into their hearet and minds.  More importantly these statistics gives us an inside view into the ideologies that each candidate will have to pay homage to, or cater to completely.

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Koch brothers aren't just buying elections — they're investing big in anti-science think tanks - The Young Turks with Cenk Uygur // Current TV

Koch brothers aren't just buying elections — they're investing big in anti-science think tanks - The Young Turks with Cenk Uygur // Current TV | Who's funding the GOP | Scoop.it
Koch Industries spent $40 million in the 2010 election cycle, but they've vowed to spend $100 million this year. That's not counting the money that goes to think tanks such as the Cato Institute or Americans for Prosperity.
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Sheldon Adelson Pressures Casino Workers With Pro-Romney ...

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WASHINGTON -- Billionaire Sheldon Adelson apparently isn't content to influence the presidential election through his multi-million dollar donations to conservative super PACs. It seems the casino mogul wants to see his workers vote his way, too.
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Twitter / DrSchadNFreude: The GOP values education. They ...

The GOP values education. They just don't want anyone but their rich donors to be able to afford it.
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When Romney helped Perry evade the law

When Romney helped Perry evade the law | Who's funding the GOP | Scoop.it
Lawsuit reveals contradictory stories about an illicit $1 million campaign contribution from “Swift Boat” funder...
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Mitt Romney: Federal Disaster Relief For Tornado And Flood Victims Is ‘Immoral,’ ‘Makes No Sense At All’

Mitt Romney: Federal Disaster Relief For Tornado And Flood Victims Is ‘Immoral,’ ‘Makes No Sense At All’ | Who's funding the GOP | Scoop.it
Asked about federal disaster relief for recent tornado and flood victims at last night’s GOP debate, candidate Mitt Romney called the spending “immoral” and said the Federal Emergency Management Agency should be privatized.
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Ugly donors of the GOP

Ugly donors of the GOP | Who's funding the GOP | Scoop.it

Update:  Adelson has also been trying to manipulate the Israeli government by offering a high quality, free newspaper nicknamed after Netanyahu.  This is not what is intended by the term "Free Market" and he is putting Israeli newspapers out of business with this unfair marketing tactic.

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How Rich Political Donors Are Hurting Themselves

How Rich Political Donors Are Hurting Themselves | Who's funding the GOP | Scoop.it
By giving money to candidates who promise to lower their taxes, the wealthy have a huge impact on politics. But these donors may find that their contributions aren’t serving their interests.
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