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Sarah Silverman indecent Proposal to Sheldon Adelson

Source: Politics Balla | Jul 27 2012, 4:08am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Sarah Silverman indecent Proposal to Sheldon Adelson
Comedian Sarah Silverman offers Sheldon Adelson "traditional lesbian sex" in return for dropping the support for Mitt Romney. Watch the video below.
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No, less disclosure will not reduce dark money

Jul 17 2014 1:22pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

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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 argumen ...
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Gaza and Lobby Politics

Jul 16 2014 10:37am CDT | 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 guaranteed by the United States. The territories ...
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Billionaires Call for Amnesty as Obama Plans to Legalize Millions of Illegal Aliens with Executive Power

Jul 11 2014 1:17pm CDT | 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, Adelson and Gates wr ...
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Clinton 2016 Coverage Is A Wild Ride On The Signal-To-Noise Rollercoaster

Jul 11 2014 11:53am CDT | 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 sensibl ...
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GovBeat: Billionaire benefactor Sheldon Adelson eyes Florida, Pennsylvania races

Jun 12 2014 10:54am CDT | Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

Casino Magnate Sheldon Adelson Addresses Hospitality Students At UNLV
Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has spent hundreds of millions of dollars on Republican candidates around the country. Now, he’s turning his attention to statewide races — including a ballot initiative that would legalize medical marijuana in Florida. Read full art ...
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Chris Christie Reviving 2016 Prospects As He Tours Country

Jun 10 2014 8:23am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chris Christie is plunging into what amounts to a cross-country revival tour, looking to recover from a clumsy political scandal and reclaim his place as a promising Republican presidential prospect. In one recent week, it was on-the-ground politics in Tennessee and New Mexico. This week, after a campaign stop in Pennsylvania, the New Jersey governor returns to the late night comedy circuit with an appearance ...
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'Davos Meets Wolf of Wall Street': 'Showboat' Donors Using Politics to Expand Personal Brands

May 28 2014 6:54pm CDT | Source: Big Government

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Anthony Scaramucci is described as a "fast-talking hedge fund manager who stands about 5 feet 8 inches on a good day." Though he has only given "a little more than $16,000 to candidates since 2012" and just over "$130,000 to political action committees," he has leveraged those donations to build and expand his personal brand. Like many in the permanent political class with the "This Town" state of mind, it's all abo ...
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Thomas Piketty and Our U.S. Estate Tax

May 26 2014 7:06pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

TRICKED, A Documentary About Sex Trafficking In America, Premieres In New York
Don't feel bad if you were busy and missed the buzz around the new book Capital in the Twenty-First Century. It's not every day that a 685-page book about wealth inequality written by a French economist lands on best-seller lists next to Danielle Steele's steamy new novel, First Sight. The New York Times crowd is so excited that they put its author, Thomas Piketty, on the front page of the Sunday Style section alongside celebrity photos and spring fashion tip ...
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