Posts Tagged ‘dark money’

Jon Tester: Future is Dark Money

Posted by admin on Monday, April 3, 2017

Jon Tester Money Quote saying that if Judge Neil Gorsuch is confirmed to the Supreme Court – dark money will no doubt rule against transparency and accountability. Jon Tester said:

If Judge Gorsuch is confirmed, our future will be shaped with dark money
— Jon Tester

Jamie Raskin: Plutocracy Billionaires Cabinet

Posted by admin on Sunday, January 29, 2017

Jamie Raskin Money Quote saying that seven years after the Jan. 21, 2010 anniversary of Citizens United Supreme Court decision that resulting political dark money in elections has resulted in plutocracy. Jamie Raskin said:

Seven years ago, five justices overturned two centuries of jurisprudence to determine that private business corporations enjoy the political free speech rights of the people. Today after hundreds of millions of dollars in dark money have been spent by CEOs in the name of their unwitting shareholders and billionaires act as our new political bosses and cabinet secretaries, we can see what plutocracy looks like
— Jamie Raskin

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