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
BUT 🆘️ > Social Welfare Nonprofits like #NRA r allowed political activity! AND Not required to have publish donors lists AND
A kind of #MoneyLaundering for political influence in DC anonymous networks including 🚫 foreign govt
Some r not & allow dark money into political system
Heritage Action for America
Students First
Patriotic Majority
Crossroads GPS
Action AM American Majority
Fuels America
American Bridge
Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions
These groups can donate to SuperPacs
Kochs key among small groups quietly funding legal assault on Campaign Finance Regulations
People who can afford free speech, get free speech
Goals in Attack Political Ads ->Stir '3️⃣' FEARS & ANGERS
💥Make sure people you don't want to turn out at the polls
▶️ Don't turn out
💥Use Specifically Targeted Fears & ANGER among people in a certain GPS area to discourage people from voting that candidate
80-90% of cases the political party candidate that spends the most money usually wins the elections
2016 Republicans spent
2018 Democrats spent the most by 70 million
2020 Trump campaign plan to raise $1 billion for ReElection
1906 in MT The BIGGEST ISSUE was
Will the Corporations control the People's Policies of Government
or Will the People take control the Policies of Our Government over Corporations
MT Gov Bullock made sure Montanas aware
'The Disclosure Act' being challenged in US Supreme Court
US Supreme Court declined to rule on Montana's tough Campaign Finance Laws The MT Disclose Act
The Campaign Contributions Law that has a max per person or Corp. of $180. James Bopp Jr. crafted the original Citizens United Law challenged the MT Legal Campaign Contributions law
200+yr old Discussion of Money & Influence
"Controlling Its Effects" Original Federalist Papers.
Authors:James Madison, John Jay & Alexander Hamilton
In essay 10: Speaks to Mischievous Factions or
In today's terms, Special Interests Groups
50 States:🔻🔻🔻🔻🔻🔻🔻🔻🔻🔻🔻🔻🔻
Only We States
United as One in
Passions and Interests as the Majority can
Overcome the Oppressors and Dividers.
E Pluribus Unum
@amyklobuchar @JoeBiden @PeteButtigieg @CoryBooker @KamalaHarris @BetoORourke @ewarren @harrisonjaime @JoeCunninghamSC
Only by American Voters Demanding Change
Citizens United can not fix itself in the current
Due to the Dark Money Climate and laws.
ONLY Calls & demands By a United American People
#PushMitch4ElectionSecurity #EndCitizensUnited
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