“The FEC’s ‘non-partisan’ whistleblower”


POLITICO

Ann Ravel, chairwoman of the California Fair Political Practices Commission, discusses the $1 million fine, the largest in its history, levied against two political action committees for campaign-reporting violations, during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013.  The FPPC also ordered two separate groups to pay the state's general fund the amount of money donated to them during the 2012 election cycle by the groups that were fined.  The Small Business Action Committee was ordered to pay $11 million while the California Future Fund for Free Markets  was ordered to pay $4 million. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Ann Ravel, chairwoman of the California Fair Political Practices Commission, discusses the $1 million fine, the largest in its history, levied against two political action committees for campaign-reporting violations, during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. The FPPC also ordered two separate groups to pay the state’s general fund the amount of money donated to them during the 2012 election cycle by the groups that were fined. The Small Business Action Committee was ordered to pay $11 million while the California Future Fund for Free Markets was ordered to pay $4 million. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

CARTOON #3 (Money is the root of all evil.”)


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CARTOON #2


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“Charles Koch Complains He And His Brother Are ‘In Front Of The Firing Squad’


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“Study Blows The Lid Off The GOP’s Big Lie By Revealing Citizens United Helps Republicans Win”


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CARTOON #5


TYT: Super PAC Donors Have Corporate Bribery Issues


Published on Jul 4, 2012 by 

“A federal law to prevent U.S. companies from paying bribes to business overseas recently came to the forefront when The New York Times reported that Walmart officials had covered up alleged bribes made by company representatives in Mexico. The retail giant faces federal investigation for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Wealthy individuals connected with Walmart have meanwhile taken advantage of new campaign finance rules that allow for unlimited contributions — and raise fears of unlimited influence over a future administration. Jim and Alice Walton, children of the founder of Walmart, have contributed $200,000 each to Restore Our Future, the super PAC supporting Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney‘s campaign…The Waltons are not alone among super PAC donors with businesses facing FCPA investigation. At least three other major contributors currently have FCPA worries, and others may be looming. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, another big-money campaign spender, continues its lobbying to loosen enforcement of the anti-corruption law…”.* The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur breaks it down.

*Read more here from Paul Blumenthal in The Huffington Post:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/18/sheldon-adelson-bribery-super-pac-do…

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