Politcal Matters

End Citizens United Unveils The “Big Money 20” It Seeks Elbow Out Of Congress

by WilliamV .

Since its establishment in 2015, End Citizens United has dedicated its efforts towards pushing big money out of politics. Big money 20, in this case, primarily referring to a list of Republican congress representatives who promote and defend special groups interests at the expense of their constituents rights. The representation may take the form of a push for legislation that benefits their donors, opposing campaign finance reforms, and accepting huge donations.

Top among the Big money 20 that the democratic political action targets to edge out during the 2018 elections include Senator Ted Cruz of Texas and Dean Heller of Nevada as well as House Speaker Paul Ryan. According to the End Citizen United group executive, Tiffany Muller, the 20 Congressmen and women are “the worst of the worst in Congress.”

End Citizens United strategy

To achieve its primary goal of cleansing the Congress, the group works by pointing out Big Money suspects and endorsing candidates to replace them. The group then arranges for the financing of the preferred candidate’s campaign using the money raised from the grassroots member contributions.

Note that the group operates as a traditional political action committee and, therefore, doesn’t accept donations and contributions exceeding $5,000 from a single member or entity. Thus, even with massive budgets such as the current $35 million target for the 2018 elections, the group heavily relies on small-dollar donations from its more than 3.3 million members drawn from all over the country.

How does End Citizens United’s mission resonate with the public?

National Pollster Al Quinlan considers the reduction of special interests money from national politics a top priority for both democrat sympathizers and independent voters. In fact, it only ranks below the protection against terrorism and job creation. The pollster’s research on wikipedia.org also indicates that the movement’s message on big money in politics works better and sways more independent voters to the democratic front than any other political rhetoric.

For instance, during the 2016 elections, Quinlan tested the effectiveness of both the conventional democratic messages and campaign finance reform messages on the Nevada senatorial race. The pollster found the messages on campaign finance reforms more likely to draw in more support for the democratic candidate as compared to the conservative democratic messages.

Bottom line

Heading into the 2018 elections, Muller hinted that the movement seeks to use all available resources, especially member contributions and convincing campaign finance reform messages exhaustively to elbow out big money in politics. She sees combining this strategy with the endorsement of pro-performers as the perfect recipe for achieving the group’s objectives in the next and future elections.

Learn more: http://www.latimes.com/politics/essential/la-pol-ca-essential-politics-updates-four-california-republicans-targeted-by-1512523185-htmlstory.html

Political World Embraces Return of George Soros

by WilliamV .

If you want to consider the 2016 Presidential Race some sort of film then we’d merely embrace it as the opening act. After the election of Donald Trump one thing is abundantly clear: the political powerhouses that have kept the United States on point and in the right hands are back and ready to fight for what is right. That’s right, noted billionaire progressive George Soros has re-emerged as a staunch advocate for human rights, social justice, and economic equality. Soros’ return to the political machine came as a surprise to many of his progressive backers after the noted philanthropist had decided to step away. However, the threat posed by President Trump was simply too great for him to ignore.

A brief introduction to George Soros is in order for anyone who may not understand the full importance of his political return. Soros is by far one of the most successful investors to ever step foot in the United States. Soros is a Hungarian Born, New York resident. Soros has a long and storied history that could be made right into a film and most people would be cheering him on. Soros work is far more important than what he has just done for his investors and his bottom line. In fact, Soros is one of the most renowned philanthropists on the planet — something we’ll get more into here in a little bit. But with this brief introduction in place, we can focus on why Soros’ return is so important. Read more about George’s life story at biography.com.

George Soros rose to political fame when he backed Al Gore in his Presidential bid against the incumbent George W. Bush. Of course this election became contentious and to this day the results are still not accepted by many. With that said, Soros made himself a global player in the progressive game. Soros put his money where his mouth was and made it abundantly clear that he was ready to help lead the progressive cause forward. Still, Soros knew that he didn’t want money to influence politics and he thus took a relative back seat, until the November Election. Learn more on Discover the Networks about George Soros.

Soros knew that a President Trump could be disastrous for the United States so he made sure to put his chips in behind Democratic Nominee Hillary Clinton. Clinton obviously did not win the election but her ability to bring George Soros out into the mainstream again could have long ranging effects for years to come. Soros is now working hand in hand with other top flight progresses in order to ensure that the world continues spinning, despite whatever regressive agenda President Trump might put forth.

A great example of Soros and his philanthropy is the Open Society Foundations. This is Soros’ huge philanthropic endeavor that has helped hook up progressive causes around the world with the money that they need to succeed. A great example is how the Ferguson Protests utilized funding from George Soros in order to get their message of equality out to the world in an era where people aren’t as inclined to listen.

Read more: http://www.forbes.com/profile/george-soros/

How Will End Citizen’s United Make Its Dream A Reality?

by WilliamV .

End Citizen’s United is an organization that wishes to bring an end to the campaign finance conglomerates like End Citizen’s United that are paying for all the conservative politics in Washington. They have a problem with anyone being given so much money or run a campaign, and they want to see campaign finance reform that will change back to the way it once was. The government cannot be run by big money, and this article shows how the company is pushing its agenda.

#1: What Is Their End Goal?

Citizen’s United would end when the goal is met, but the tru goal is ensuring that laws on campaign finance are changed. The laws must be altered many times over to ensure that no one person with money will be able to pay for their campaign. The money must be capped, and there must be limits placed on large super PACs that are paying for people such as Donald Trump.

#2: How Do They Get Their Message Out?

The message of End Citizen’s United is on all their social media pages, and it is something that is consistent among all their talking points. They wish to see big money go away, and they are willing to call upon the people of America when they notice new issues that revolve around how money pays for people in government. They are often are posting on social media as news breaks, and they are seen making note of certain things that may be of interest to the public. That is the only way they may reach people, and they plan to traffic in information as much as possible.

#3: How Long Will It Take?

End Citizen’s United is planning to work until they see reform. They may need time to ensure all of America is educated, and they will do what they must to find what will make the most difference. They will not win their battle in the first year, but they know that a consistent stream of information and name recognition will go quite a long way. They have many bright people speaking for them, and they are interacting with the public to ensure that they are changing minds where they can.

The goal of End Citizen’s United is to ensure that all the people who are a part of the government know that they cannot buy their way into office. It takes quite a lot more to be qualified, and they want to see the qualifications change to ensure that all the people who are running will be on a level playing field that has been set up under a new law. The new laws will End Citizen’s United, and they will change government.

Charles Koch Explains His Reasons For Firing A Warning Shot At Donald Trump

by WilliamV .

The rise of Donald Trump seems to have left the Republican party in a state of flux prior to one of the most important elections in the history of the GOP. The Wall Street Journal reports Charles Koch has been making major waves in the party after reportedly explaining to a journalist that he may be forced to provide backing for the campaign of Democrat Hilary Clinton should Donald Trump be given the Republican nomination for the Presidency.

Charles Koch is one of the best known political donors in the U.S. after spending much of the last three decades providing support for conservative policies and candidates alongside his brother David. The Koch brothers, as they have become known, are important donors for the GOP as they head a group of like minded wealthy individuals who share their passion and belief for conservative values dating back to the Reagan Presidency of the 1980s.

Charles Koch has been an important figure in U.S. business since taking his first steps into the Koch Industries company at the request of his father in the 1960s. At the outset of his business career Charles Koch arrived at a company based firmly in the oil refining business; by the 21st century Charles and brother David have transformed the business into many different areas and industries to become the largest privately owned company in the U.S.

For many individuals in the GOP the thought of a Donald Trump run for the Presidency has caused major problems that does not reflect the growing anger at the donor class many see Charles Koch as part of. The campaign of Donald Trump has so far failed to take in the fact Charles Koch has led a group of donors who have won impressive victories for the Republican Party in recent years, which includes the seizure of many governor positions in what have traditionally been Democrat strongholds. Donald Trump would do well to discuss strategy and how to campaign successfully with Charles Koch before he uses his vast wealth to support Hilary Clinton’s campaign.

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