Former Ethics Chief Slams Cruz’s Warning To ‘Woke’ CEOs As ‘Most Openly Corrupt’ Ever

Walter Shaub’s castigation came after the Republican said his party will no longer give special treatment to deep-pocket corporate donors if they get too “woke.” Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-Texas) threat to “woke” CEOs was slammed Sunday as likely the “most openly corrupt” message ever from the Senate, declared Walter Shaub, former head of the GovernmentContinue reading “Former Ethics Chief Slams Cruz’s Warning To ‘Woke’ CEOs As ‘Most Openly Corrupt’ Ever”

Republican Party Sees the Increasingly Extreme Tucker Carlson as a Cash Cow

As Fox News Channel host Tucker Carlson thrills white nationalists by promoting a deadly ideology that has inspired multiple mass shootings, the Republican National Committee has sent multiple fundraising texts and emails during the last two weeks positioning themselves as fans and defenders of Carlson. On April 8, Carlson devoted his show to promoting theContinue reading “Republican Party Sees the Increasingly Extreme Tucker Carlson as a Cash Cow”

America’s Two-Party Corporate Duopoly – Second Though

The two major parties aren’t as different as you think they are. Democratic and Republican voters are more divided than ever, but that’s not the case for elected officials. In this episode, we’ll discuss the similarities between the two major parties, and consider whether trying to build a competitive third party would make a difference.

Hawley hauls in $3M after attempt to block election results

The Missouri senator collected more than 10 times what some of his colleagues have raised at a similar point in their terms. Sen. Josh Hawley raised more than $3 million during the first three months of the year, underscoring how the Missouri Republican converted his high-profile opposition to the certification of the 2020 election intoContinue reading “Hawley hauls in $3M after attempt to block election results”

GOP Threatens to Out Donors as “Defectors” to Trump If They Don’t Give Monthly

The political fundraising arm for Republicans in the House of Representatives and Republican House candidates used a pre-checked box on its website that threatened donors with outing them to former President Donald Trump if they unchecked it. The box, if left checked, would set donors up to become recurring givers to the National Republican CongressionalContinue reading “GOP Threatens to Out Donors as “Defectors” to Trump If They Don’t Give Monthly”

After Decades of Raking in Corporate Cash, McConnell Tells CEOs Mildly Defending Voting Rights to ‘Stay Out of Politics’

“I have a feeling he thinks advocating for fair access to the ballot box is the only political act CEOs shouldn’t be engaged in,” said Congresswoman Ilhan Omar. After spending much of his decades-long career raking in corporate cash and combating efforts to limit money in politics, Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday suddenly claimed to beContinue reading “After Decades of Raking in Corporate Cash, McConnell Tells CEOs Mildly Defending Voting Rights to ‘Stay Out of Politics’”

Trump ‘money bomb’ scheme raised millions from unwitting donors – report

Practice that used pre-checked boxes and obscure design on fundraising emails condemned as ‘unethical and inappropriate’ Donald Trump’s 2020 presidential campaign used pre-checked boxes and obscure design on fundraising emails to wring millions of dollars out of unwitting supporters, detonating a “money bomb” which allowed the Republican to compete against Joe Biden in the lastContinue reading “Trump ‘money bomb’ scheme raised millions from unwitting donors – report”

Boebert runs pro-gun ads on Facebook hours after mass shooting in her state

Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) says ‘woke liberals want to take our guns’ as police investigate two mass shootings. Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) on Monday began running ads on Facebook accusing “extreme woke liberals” of wanting to “take our guns.” The ads continue to run even as police investigate two mass shootings. Boebert’s ad claims that she has “theContinue reading “Boebert runs pro-gun ads on Facebook hours after mass shooting in her state”

Peter Thiel’s Huge Donation Backing J.D. Vance Could Upend the Ohio Senate Race

His $10 million super-PAC contribution is unprecedented. Silicon Valley venture capitalist Peter Thiel dropped an enormous bomb on the 2022 Ohio Senate race last month, donating $10 million to a super-PAC established to back J.D. Vance, the author of Hillbilly Elegy, who is considering a run for the seat that will be vacated by current Republican Sen. RobContinue reading “Peter Thiel’s Huge Donation Backing J.D. Vance Could Upend the Ohio Senate Race”

Dog Rescue Charity Linked To Lara Trump Funneling Money Into Donald Trump’s Pocket

The Big Dog Ranch Rescue has spent as much as $1.9 million at his properties in recent years and is spending $225,000 more at Mar-a-Lago this weekend. A dog rescue charity with links to Lara Trump has spent as much as $1.9 million at former President Donald Trump’s properties over the last seven years andContinue reading “Dog Rescue Charity Linked To Lara Trump Funneling Money Into Donald Trump’s Pocket”

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