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Hillary Clinton: Justices Protect Billionaires

Posted by admin on Friday, May 6, 2016

Hillary Clinton Money Quote saying in a Wisconsin Presidential Campaign speech that supreme court justice appointments aren’t about protecting the wealthy. Hillary Clinton said:

I will appoint justices … who will protect a woman’s right to choose, rather than billionaires’ right to buy elections
— Hillary Clinton

Bernie Sanders: Of, For, & By Billionaires

Posted by admin on Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Bernie Sanders Money Quote saying the wealthy are becoming the government and is no longer controlled by the electorate. Bernie Sanders said:

We are moving toward an oligarchy where we have a government of the billionaires, by the billionaires and for the billionaires
— Bernie Sanders

Adam McKay: Big Money Government

Posted by admin on Monday, February 29, 2016

Adam McKay Money Quote saying at his oscar acceptance for best adapted screenplay of “The Big Short” that big money interests and banks control government and caused financial crisis his movie outed. Adam McKay said:

 
Big money control government, don't vote for candidates who take money from banks or weirdo billionaires Quote
 

“If you don’t want big money to control government, don’t vote for candidates who take money from big banks, oil or weirdo billionaires” — Adam McKay

 
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Elizabeth Warren: Country a Private Club?

Posted by admin on Friday, February 5, 2016

Elizabeth Warren Money Quotation saying wealthy win big if we elect anyone unwilling to take on the billionaires who run the country now. Elizabeth Warren said:

Anyone who shrugs and claims that change is just too hard has crawled into bed with the billionaires who want to run this country like some private club
— Elizabeth Warren

Bernie Sanders: U.S. No. 1 in Inequality

Posted by admin on Sunday, November 29, 2015

Bernie Sanders Money Quotation saying there are several things the United States is number one in the world where we should be ashamed we lead, including wealth inequity and youth poverty. Bernie Sanders said:

Today, the United States is No. 1 in billionaires, No. 1 in corporate profits, No. 1 in CEO salaries, No. 1 in childhood poverty and No. 1 in income and wealth inequality in the industrialized world
— Bernie Sanders

Elizabeth Warren: Billionaires Taxes Lower

Posted by admin on Thursday, October 29, 2015

Elizabeth Warren Money Quotation saying hedge fund managers should not be able to benefit from the ‘Carried Interest Rule’ to pay less taxes than average Americans. Elizabeth Warren said:

Even when your ears are stuffed with money, you get a little sound that comes through … Billionaires should not be paying taxes at a lower rate than teachers and firefighters
— Elizabeth Warren

Lawrence Lessig: $10 Billion Difference

Posted by admin on Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Lawrence Lessig Money Quotation saying Donald Trump’s net worth isn’t a solution to money in politics instead of representative democracy. Lawrence Lessig said:

The difference between Donald Trump and me — well, there’s $10 billion in difference, at least — but in addition to $10 billion, the difference is that Donald Trump’s solution is that we elect billionaires
— Lawrence Lessig

Jon Stewart: Billionaires Can’t Buy Elections!

Posted by admin on Sunday, August 9, 2015

Jon Stewart Money Quotation saying in his “Bull_hit” segment of his last show – billionaires can’t buy politicians – right? Well unless they use opaque (fake) corporate shell games. Jon Stewart said (at about 3 minute mark in video below):

Hey, a handful of billionaires can’t buy our elections, right? Of course not! They can only pour unlimited anonymous cash into a 501(c)(4) if 50% is devoted to issue education. Otherwise they’d have to 501(c)(6) it or funnel it openly through a non-campaign coordinated super PAC
— Jon Stewart

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