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💥ATTENTION Sun Sept 1, 2019💥 MUST WATCH
Practical Ideas to fight DARK MONEY
AMERICAN SWAMP Marathon tonight on MSNBC
#AmericanSwamp @KatyTurNBC @jacobsoboroff
#DarkMoney #KochDarkMoney #DavidKoch #MoscowMitch
Legalized Bribery
A nonprofit group #CitizensUnited
Supreme Court ruled that Corporations had the same rights as individuals and political spending was a form of free speech
Citizens United lead to SUPER PAC which can accept ANY AMOUNT OF MONEY FROM ANYONE!
TWO Restrictions
● Donors must be disclosed see OPENSECRETS.ORG
● not allowed to work for a Candidate directly
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At the same time that #DavidKoch has cast himself as a champion in the fight against cancer, Koch produces formaldehyde in great quantities, as a “known carcinogen” in humans." Koch lobbyied to prevent E.P.A from labeling formaldehyde as such #DarkMoney newyorker.com/magazine/2010/…
"Scientists have long known that formaldehyde causes cancer in rats, and several major scientific studies have concluded that formaldehyde causes cancer in human beings—including one published last year by the National Cancer Institute, on whose advisory board Koch sits."
"The study tracked twenty-five thousand patients for an average of forty years; subjects exposed to higher amounts of formaldehyde had significantly higher rates of leukemia."
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This is good but we'd be far from safe.
Remember that it was ppl like the #Kochs (follow with many other billionare names) who spent decades planting an army of politicians across the entire country to bend it slow to their will.
rawstory.com/?p=1407746 via rawstory
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When #DavidKoch ran for VP back in 1980 the libertarian platform (which we now call "#TheKochAgenda") was scoffed at by most as a 'never gonna happen' list.
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Here's an easier to read copy from Bernie's website. Doesn't matter what you think of Bernie, these are just facts to which I'll give you the source next
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