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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

Smedley D Butler: WWI $16 Trillion in Profits

Posted by admin on Saturday, July 18, 2015

Smedley D Butler Money Quotation saying World War One earned business trillions and made many business owners wealthy and some billionaires. Smedley D Butler said:

It has been estimated by statisticians and economists that the war (WWI) yielded $16 Trillion in Profits. That is how the 21,000 Billionaires and millionaires got that way. This $16 Trillion in Profits is not to be sneezed at. It is quite a tidy sum

— Smedley D Butler

Bernie Sanders: Billionaires vs. Poor Kids

Posted by admin on Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Bernie Sanders Money Quotation saying Income inequality is excessive and causes suffering of children in the U.S. Bernie Sanders said:

There are 492 billionaires living in this country and 16 million kids living in poverty
— Bernie Sanders

Mike Huckabee: Not Billionaire Funded

Posted by admin on Monday, June 1, 2015

Former Arkansas Republican Gov. Mike Huckabee Money Quotation saying that he thinks he can fund his 2016 Presidential campaign on small donors – but will gladly accept big donors too. Former Republican Gov. Mike Huckabee said:

I will be funded and fueled not by the billionaires, but by working people who will find out that $15- and $25-a-month contributions can take us from Hope to higher ground. Now, rest assured, if you want to give a million dollars, please do it
— Mike Huckabee

Bernie Sanders: Billionaires Buy Candidates

Posted by admin on Thursday, May 7, 2015

Bernie Sanders Money Quotation saying due to Citizens United Supreme Court decision, the rich can purchase a win for their chosen political candidate. Bernie Sanders said:

We now have a political situation where billionaires are literally able to buy elections and candidates
— Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders: Costly Elections Downsides

Posted by admin on Wednesday, May 6, 2015

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Bernie Sanders Money Quotation saying political corruption supports mostly republican candidates, there will be little progress on social needs. Bernie Sanders said:

If billionaires are able to buy elections and elect right wing candidates, there is no way we will ever address climate change, college education affordability, job creation, raising the minimum wage and taking on Wall Street
— Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders: Tax Breaks for Billionaires

Posted by admin on Monday, April 13, 2015

Bernie Sanders Money Quotation saying corporate welfare goes to wealthy – higher education should be accessible to everyone. Bernie Sanders said:

Instead of giving tax breaks to billionaires, we must make higher education affordable for all
— Senator Bernie Sanders

 

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