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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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Perry pushes for end to online gambling

Jul 25 2014 7:07pm CDT | Source: WND

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 of the Wire Act that opened the door to leg ...
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No, less disclosure will not reduce dark money

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

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 ...
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Gaza and Lobby Politics

Jul 16 2014 10:37am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

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 I ...
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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

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 wrote in the New York Times. “But we could ...
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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

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 ...
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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 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 article ...
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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 on NBC's "Tonight Show." Then h ...
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