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No voter who wants his vote to matter would have money in control of politics, but we all know that money controls politicians and sways their law-making. Everyone complains of “money as speech” but can’t free our government from billionaires and corporations.

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Martin Luther King: Bank of Justice Bankrupt

Posted by admin on Monday, August 28, 2017

Martin Luther King, Jr. Money Quote saying in his ‘I have a Dream’ speech on August 28, 1963 that he won’t believe the bank of justice is bankrupt. Martin Luther King, Jr. said:

We refuse to believe that the bank of justice is bankrupt. We refuse to believe that there are insufficient funds in the great vaults of opportunity of this nation
— Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King: Capital Cash Check

Posted by admin on Monday, August 28, 2017

Martin Luther King Money Quote from “I have a Dream” speech on August 28, 1963 saying the government owes a debt to every American that has been denied constitutional promises. Martin Luther King said:

We have come to our nation’s capital to cash a check. When the architects of our republic wrote the magnificent words of the Constitution and the declaration of Independence, they were signing a promissory note to which every American was to fall heir
— Martin Luther King, Jr.

Bill Browder: Putin Interest in Magnitsky Act

Posted by admin on Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Bill Browder Money Quote saying in testimony before Congress in July of 2017, explaining why Putin wants the Magnitsky Act repealed – because it threatens his own money held in U.S. Banks. Bill Browder said:

Putin … is one of the richest men in the world. I estimate that he has accumulated $200 billion of ill-gotten gains … over his 17 years in power. He keeps his money in the West and all of his money in the West is potentially exposed to asset freezes and confiscation. Therefore, he has a significant and very personal interest in finding a way to get rid of the Magnitsky sanctions
— Bill Browder

Dr. Carol Paris: Money Gushes & Leaks

Posted by admin on Thursday, August 10, 2017

Dr. Carol Paris Money Quote saying as president of Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP) advocates for non-profit health care system to remove the profit motive and waste. Dr. Carol Paris said:

Like a cracked pipe, money gushes into our health care system but steadily leaks out. Money is siphoned into the advertising budgets of insurance companies and the army of corporate bureaucrats working to deny claims. Even more dollars are soaked up by the pockets of insurance CEOs
— Carol Paris

Walter Shaub: Kleptocracy in America

Posted by admin on Monday, July 31, 2017

Walter Shaub Money Quote saying Donald Trump administration is tarnishing the ethics image the U.S. has enjoyed in government affairs. Walter Shaub said:

It certainly risks people starting to refer to us as a kleptocracy. That’s a term people throw around fairly freely when they’re talking about Russia, fairly or unfairly, and we run the risk of getting branded the same way. America really should stand for more than that
— Walter Shaub

Tom Davis: Ante To Get In Door

Posted by admin on Monday, July 31, 2017

Tom Davis Money Quote saying political campaign donations get your foot in the door to allow conversations about legislation – meaning that money buys access. Tom Davis said:

It’s kind of an ante to get in the door with somebody. It’s not necessary, but it certainly helps if you’ve given money to the person you’re calling and trying to get an appointment with to talk about a piece of legislation
Tom Davis

Tom Davis: See Who Owns You

Posted by admin on Sunday, July 30, 2017

Former Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA) Money Quote saying he is in favor of naming donors to political campaigns by organizations and wealthy individual names. Tom Davis said:

The ultimate value of transparency is that voters get to see who is for you and who is against you and what their investment is. It makes it so they get to see who owns you
— Tom Davis

Vladimir Putin: I’m The Wealthiest Man

Posted by admin on Monday, July 24, 2017

Vladimir Putin Money Quote saying what everyone suspects – that he has the most wealth – though it can’t be independently verified by Forbes or the media. Vladimir Putin said:

I am the wealthiest man, not just in Europe but in the whole world: I collect emotions
– Vladimir Putin

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