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Billionaire Sheldon Adelson Was Year's Biggest Winner, With Fortune Jumping $15 Billion

Billionaire Sheldon Adelson Was Year's Biggest Winner, With Fortune Jumping $15 Billion
Las Vegas Sands chief exec Sheldon Adelson hit the jackpot in 2013. The gambling tycoon’s net worth soared $15 billion...
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Perry pushes for end to online gambling

Source: WND

US Customs And Border Security Agents Patrol Texas-Mexico Border
Texas Gov. Rick Perry By Andrew J. Ireland WASHINGTON – Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s recent push to end online gambling has raised the eyebrows of “Casino Jack,” a.k.a. Jack Abramoff, the nation’s most notorious former lobbyist. In March, Gov. Perry, a likely presidential hopeful for 2016, sent a letter to congressional leaders and the House and Senate Judiciary Committees asking Congress to reverse a 2011 Department of Justice interpretation o ...
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Source: TBD.com

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ABC7 WEATHER: Warm. Muggy. Temperatures in the mid to upper 80s. http://wj.la/1ivsSwP ‘GOOD MORNING WASHINGTON’: Among the reports –Prince George’s County police are investigating a homicide after a man was found dead in his home; much more, beginning at 4:30 a.m. D.C. OFFICER ACCUSED OF ATTEMPTED MURDER DUE IN COURT: A D.C. police officer charged with trying to kill his wife is scheduled to go on trial in Prince George's County. Samson Lawrence III is scheduled fo ...
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The Problem with Bill Gates

Source: Crisis Magazine

Merkel Meets With Bill Gates
With almost $40 billion in assets, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation possesses incredible influence, and is unafraid to use it. As one staffer put it, the foundation’s greatest strength is “setting agendas, framing debates, advocating the foundation’s point of view and taking action … an unchecked way of getting things done,” although some might find this worrying given the propensity of free peoples to hol ...
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No, less disclosure will not reduce dark money

Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Leeds Carnegie Portrait Session
Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons Here's a wacky idea: If you want to reduce the amount of money in politics, and in particular "dark money," make disclosures less frequent. So argues Lindsay Mark Lewis, the executive director of the Progressive Policy Institute and the former finance director for the DNC, in a provocatively titled article, "The Easiest Fix for Dark Money: Disclose Less Often." I've seen some odd argum ...
Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post Jul 17 2014, 1:22pm CDT
 

No, less disclosure will not reduce dark money

Source: Sunlight Foundation

Leeds Carnegie Portrait Session
Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons Here’s a wacky idea: If you want to reduce the amount of money in politics, and in particular “dark money,” make disclosures less frequent. So argues Lindsay Mark Lewis, the executive director of the Progressive Policy Institute and the former finance director for the DNC, in a provocatively titled article, “The Easiest Fix for Dark Money: Disclose Less Often.” I’ve seen some odd arguments for limited disclosure over the years, but this may ...
Full article at: Sunlight Foundation Jul 17 2014, 10:49am CDT
 

Gaza and Lobby Politics

Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

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It occurs to me that the continuing Gaza war can be viewed (in addition to viewing it as part of Israel's continuing battle to maintain the occupation) as a testament to the failure of American democracy. Hear me out. Everyone knows that the only way to permanently end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is by Israel getting out of the territories occupied after the '67 war in exchange for ironclad security arrangements guarante ...
Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post Jul 16 2014, 10:37am CDT
 

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Source: Big Government

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Billionaires Warren Buffett, Sheldon Adelson and Bill Gates have teamed up to call for amnesty for America’s illegal immigrants as a solution to the ongoing crisis at the border as President Barack Obama mulls granting amnesty to millions via executive power. “The three of us vary in our politics and would differ also in our preferences about the details of an immigration reform bill,” Buffett, Adelso ...
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Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

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Longtime Eat The Press readers know that our official position on 2016 speculatin' in the year 2014 is that we'd love it if there was far, far less of it. But that doesn't mean we'd like none. As Jonathan Bernstein wrote two days after the last presidential election, the 2016 contest has long been on like Donkey Kong. The only question is, is it going to be covered sensibly or not? There are some examples of sensible coverage. Why, just this week I had the pleasur ...
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Unlikely trio pen op-ed on immigration reform

Source: MSNBC

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The Morning Joe panel concludes the week with a discussion on immigration, looking at the president's trip to Texas and recent column from Bill Gates, Sheldon Adelson and Warren Buffett advocating reform.Read m ...
Full article at: MSNBC Jul 11 2014, 6:04am CDT
 



 

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