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Ted Cruz: Disconnect Your Shame Sensor

Posted by admin on Friday, September 25, 2015

Ted Cruz Money Quotation saying politicians must become inured to embarrassments of begging for campaign cash. Ted Cruz said:

Running for president is real simple: you just have to surgically disconnect your shame sensor, because you spend every waking moment asking people for money. … That is politics in a nutshell
— Ted Cruz

Lawrence Lessig: We Have A Green Primary

Posted by admin on Monday, August 24, 2015

Lawrence Lessig Money Quotation saying those who fund the campaigns are acting as decision-makers for the country by choosing those we can pick from. Lawrence Lessig said:

We have a green primary. We have a primary where those who fund campaigns get to pick the candidates that the rest of us get to vote among
— Lawrence Lessig

Lawrence @lessig is running for referendum presidency to fix our democracy once and for all #lessig2016 http://lessig2016.us/ #GetMoneyOut

Donald Trump: Beg From Koch Brothers

Posted by admin on Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Donald Trump Money Quotation saying he hopes that all the republican candidates asking the Koch brothers for campaign contributions are successful. Donald Trump said:

I wish good luck to all of the Republican candidates that traveled to California to beg for money etc. from the Koch Brothers
— Donald Trump

Rob Schaaf: Check to Frighten You

Posted by admin on Thursday, July 23, 2015

Rob Schaaf Money Quotation saying political campaign donors donate more to politicians in single contributions than average yearly incomes. Rob Schaaf said:

Without Violating the law, a single person or corporation could write my campaign a check larger than most Missouri families make in an entire year. This should frighten you
— Rob Schaaf

Rob Schaaf: Money Buys Fear

Posted by admin on Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Rob Schaaf Money Quotation saying elected officials often fear opponents with big money donors and do their bidding without getting donations. Rob Schaaf said:

Money buys fear. If you have money, and if you show that you’re willing to use it, elected officials will fear that you will fund their opponents. Because of this, many of them will do what you want without you so much as giving them a dime
— Rob Schaaf

Newt Gingrich: Buy Candidate, Not Yacht

Posted by admin on Sunday, May 31, 2015

Newt Gingrich Money Quotation saying big money in politics comparing value of between a pleasure yacht and your very own candidate. Newt Gingrich said:

What seems like really big money is less than a yacht, this year, instead of buying a new yacht … spend $70 million on a candidate
— Newt Gingrich

Marianne Williamson: #GetMoneyOut Politics

Posted by admin on Thursday, May 28, 2015

Marianne Williamson Money Quotation saying #GetMoneyOut of Politics clearly by a candidate who saw firsthand the cost of ‘free speech’ in her campaign for Congress. Marianne Williamson said:

Getting money out of politics is the greatest moral challenge of our generation
— Marianne Williamson

Brigid Harrison: Nobody Left in Congress

Posted by admin on Saturday, May 2, 2015

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Brigid Harrison Money Quotation saying what is obviously the core of political corruption and the layers of opacity in campaign finance. Brigid Harrison said, (professor of political science and law at Montclair State University, commenting on corruption case of Sen. Robert Menendez):

If everyone who took money in return for promising to do something if they were re-elected [was prosecuted], we wouldn’t have anyone left in Congress
— Brigid Harrison

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