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  • Nike has donated three times as much money to Republicans as Democrats this year

    09/24/2018 5:05:48 AM PDT · by grundle · 22 replies
    yahoo.com ^ | September 23, 2018 | Blake Schuster
    There seems to be a bit of a disconnect between Nike’s branding and the sporting good giant’s political leanings. While Nike has caught heat from right-leaning supporters for its decision to feature Colin Kaepernick in the company’s latest ad campaign, a new report from the Center for Responsive Politics — a non-profit, non-partisan research group focusing on money in politics — shows that Nike employees and its political action committee have donated more than three times as much money to republican candidates as democratic challengers for the 2018 election season. In all, Nike has given $424,000 to the GOP compared...
  • Seahawks owner Paul Allen gives $100,000 to help Republicans keep control of U.S. House

    09/03/2018 3:53:18 AM PDT · by DFG · 61 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | 09/02/2018 | Jim Brunner
    Billionaire Seahawks owner and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen this year has made his largest-ever foray into congressional politics, donating $100,000 to a group aiming to keep Republicans in control of the U.S. House of Representatives. The June 14 donation, disclosed in mid-July, went to Protect the House, a committee headed by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif. It’s the biggest check Allen has ever sent to a federal political candidate or committee, according to a review of Federal Election Commission (FEC) filings.
  • Left-Leaning Fast Food Fans Lose Appetite After In-N-Out Burger Donates To CA GOP

    08/30/2018 11:26:20 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 57 replies
    Fortune.com ^ | 8/30/2018 | GRACE DOBUSH
    The late CEO, Rich Snyder, was an evangelical Christian and supporter of Republican candidates, and current president Lynsi Snyder is also devout. Like cult chain Chick-fil-A, In-N-Out doesn’t make its founders’ Christian values a secret, per se. Customers just might be so focused on their Animal Style burgers that they don’t notice the references to Bible quotes printed on the wrappers. However, it’s not clear that the company’s current leadership is nearly as aligned with the Republicans as that of Chick-fil-A, a company that has publicly come out against LGBT rights. According to campaign finance filings, In-N-Out Burger also donated...
  • Your Favorite Burger Chain Just Donated a Bunch of Money to the Republican Party

    08/30/2018 7:23:13 AM PDT · by DFG · 96 replies
    LA Mag ^ | 08/29/2018 | Brittany Martin
    Orange County is shaping up to be one of the hottest political battlegrounds going into the midterm elections–and, it appears, Irvine-based In-N-Out Burger has cast their vote early. The corporation gave $25,000 to the California Republican Party this week, according to a public filing on the Secretary of State’s website. The filing was spotted by Washington, D.C.-based journalist Gabe Schneider, who shared it on Twitter Wednesday afternoon.
  • Trump: ‘Globalist Koch brothers’ have become a ‘total joke in real Republican circles'

    07/31/2018 4:25:34 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 63 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/31/18 | Kyle Balluck
    President Trump ripped the Koch brothers one day after the political network formed by the billionaire conservative businessmen said it would not support a Republican Senate candidate in North Dakota “The globalist Koch Brothers, who have become a total joke in real Republican circles, are against Strong Borders and Powerful Trade,” Trump said in a series of tweets early Tuesday. “I never sought their support because I don’t need their money or bad ideas. They love my Tax & Regulation Cuts, Judicial picks & more. I made them richer. Their network is highly overrated, I have beaten them at every...
  • Bannon to Koch Brothers: 'Shut up and get with the program'

    07/30/2018 9:50:03 AM PDT · by rktman · 20 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 7/30/2018 | Rick Moran
    Charles and David Koch have created a massive network of political organizations that donate hundreds of millions of dollars to Republican candidates and conservative causes. But they are currently unhappy with the White House and the Republican Party for abandoning what they see as core principles such as fiscal responsibility and free trade. They made their displeasure known during a meeting in Colorado Springs with dozens of their organizations.
  • Charles Koch vows to hold Republicans accountable

    07/29/2018 6:05:51 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 66 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/29/18 | Jonathan Easley
    Billionaire activist Charles Koch said Sunday that his network of big-spending political groups would be more aggressive in going after Republicans who have failed to adhere to fiscally conservative principles. Speaking to a small group of reporters in a rare interview at a five-star resort in the Rocky Mountains, Koch vowed to hold GOP lawmakers accountable for their votes when they break with the network’s free-market views on issues like spending and tariffs. “I regret some of the [lawmakers] we have supported … we’re gonna more directly deal with that and hold people accountable,” Koch said. The Koch network will...
  • RNC outraises DNC again in June

    07/21/2018 6:15:34 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 25 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/20/18 | John Bowden
    The Republican National Committee (RNC) posted strong fundraising numbers for June, surpassing the cash-strapped Democratic National Committee (DNC) for another month in a row. RNC officials reported almost $14 million in fundraising in June, compared to just $8 million raised by Democrats during that time. The party remains far ahead of the DNC in to-date fundraising totals for this cycle, enjoying a lead of almost $100 million in total funds raised, according to The Washington Post. Democrats ended June with just $9 million cash on hand and $6.3 million in debt, according to the Post. That's compared to a much...
  • Another Day, Another Case Study on Media Bias

    07/19/2018 3:01:13 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 3 replies
    https://freebeacon.com ^ | July 18, 2018 | Alex Griswold
    Some nonprofit groups will no longer have to give the IRS the names of donors who give them $5,000 or more. Among the groups that will no longer have to report donors are the National Rifle Association, various chambers of commerce, and groups focused on particular issues, such as Americans for Prosperity, which has been closely associated with the Koch brothers. But the ruling also applies to groups like the NAACP, labor unions and volunteer fire departments. Huh? Why the headline focus on the NRA, then? The headline could have just as easily read "NAACP and some other nonprofits" or...
  • Why is Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), perhaps in a near drunken state, claiming he has information ...

    06/26/2018 10:04:37 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 42 replies
    Real Donald Trump twitter ^ | June 25, 2018 | President Trump
    Why is Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), perhaps in a near drunken state, claiming he has information that only he and Bob Mueller, the leader of the 13 Angry Democrats on a Witch Hunt, knows? Isn’t this highly illegal. Is it being investigated?
  • Clinton donor's dealings and murky connections questioned by watchdog group (Kremlin ties?)

    06/19/2018 3:01:32 AM PDT · by Libloather · 4 replies
    Fox News ^ | Perry Chiaramonte
    **SNIP** Fox News has learned that one of the top donors to the “Hillary Victory Fund” (HVF) in 2016 was a Los Angeles-based attorney who is alleged to have misused company funds to create his own $22 million real estate portfolio. He has also been considered by California to be one of the state's biggest tax cheats, and allegedly has ties to the Kremlin. The donor, Edgar Sargsyan, contributed $250,000 to the Hillary Victory Fund in 2016, according to Federal Election Commission (FEC) filings, ands chaired a $100,000-a-couple Clinton fundraiser in Beverly Hills in September 2016. He is also being...
  • Obama endorses Feinstein in California Senate primary

    05/04/2018 12:32:10 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 17 replies
    CNN ^ | May 4, 2018 | By Dan Merica
    Former President Barack Obama endorsed Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Friday, his first Senate endorsement of the 2018 cycle. By backing Feinstein, Obama is stepping into what could be a contentious battle between the incumbent Democrat and California Democratic state Senate president Kevin de León, a liberal upstart who is looking to unseat the longtime senator. "She's always been an indispensable leader for California, and we became dear friends and partners in the fight to guarantee affordable healthcare and economic opportunity for everybody; to protect our planet from climate change, and our kids from gun violence," Obama said in a statement....
  • Secret Donors Helped Finance Trump Dossier Team Research After Election (Partners In Slime)

    05/01/2018 8:54:40 AM PDT · by blam · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5-1-2018 | Alex Pappas
    The team of opposition researchers behind the infamous anti-Trump dossier embraced by the FBI were paid big bucks to continue trying to dig up dirt on Russian meddling in American politics – even after the 2016 presidential election. That revelation, buried inside a 243-page report released by House Intelligence Committee Republicans last week, has sparked new speculation about the identities of the secretive donors who were funding the post-election project. According to the House Intelligence Committee report, Daniel J. Jones – the president of the Penn Quarter Group and a former staffer for Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein – “secured the...
  • Bush-bashing professor has Fresno State scrambling to keep its donors

    04/20/2018 5:41:54 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 72 replies
    nypost ^ | 04/20/2018 | Lukas Mikelionis
    A Fresno State professor who called the late Barbara Bush “racist” soon after her death Tuesday, and said she was glad “the witch is dead,” continues to face fallout as donors mull ceasing donations to the institution. Randa Jarrar, an English professor at the school (also known as California State University at Fresno), sparked outrage Tuesday just hours after the former first lady died at age 92, writing a number of tweets attacking Bush and the family. “Barbara Bush was a generous and smart and amazing racist who, along with her husband, raised a war criminal. F*** outta here with...
  • DARK MONEY: 10 anonymous donors ‘March For Our Lives’ is deliberately hiding

    03/29/2018 8:42:12 AM PDT · by bitt · 21 replies
    TRUEPUNDIT ^ | 3/29/2018 | ADMIN
    Is anyone wondering how a group of high school students managed to pull off a huge, highly organized, multi-million dollar rally involving hundreds of thousands of people across the country, all in a matter of weeks? Debbie Wasserman Schultz Mark Kelly & the Gifford Foundation Michael Bloomberg & Everytown for Gun Safety MoveOn.org Planned Parenthood George Soros & Open Society Institute, the Tides Foundation, Women’s March, Louis Farrakhan Friends Committee of National Legislation American Federation of Teachers Jeri Rhodes & Greenpeace Friends Committee on National Legislation Saturday’s March for Our Lives event, which was supposedly organized “for kids and by...
  • GOP donors fret about Dem wave

    03/28/2018 11:29:13 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 17 replies
    thehill ^ | 03/28/2018 | Jonathan Easley
    The nation’s top conservative donors and fundraisers are increasingly alarmed by the prospect of a midterm election wave that could cost Republicans control of the House. But the party’s deep-pocketed donors aren’t ready to abandon their efforts to keep the House in GOP hands — not yet at least. More than a half-dozen senior Republican donors and fundraisers interviewed by The Hill acknowledged that protecting the Senate majority might at some point become the only sensible investment for Republican donors. There is growing frustration among donors with the GOP-controlled House — most recently over the passage of a massive budget...
  • Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson offers to help pay for Jerusalem embassy

    02/23/2018 4:29:08 AM PST · by WisconsinRep · 7 replies
    Yahoo/AP ^ | February 23, 2018 | JOSH LEDERMAN
    The Trump administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of a new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, four U.S. officials told The Associated Press. Lawyers at the State Department are looking into the legality of accepting private donations to cover some or all of the embassy costs, the administration officials said. The discussions are occurring as the new embassy clears its final bureaucratic hurdles. On Thursday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ended weeks of delay by signing off on a security plan for moving the embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy...
  • RNC sets record for fundraising in non-election year November

    12/21/2017 8:53:57 AM PST · by GonzoII · 12 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Dec 21, 2017 | Anna Giaritelli
    The Republican National Committee raised more money in November than any previous November on record in a non-election year, according to new Federal Election Commission data. The RNC hauled in $8.2 million last month, which was the eighth consecutive month, under Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel's leadership, the group's fundraising numbers broke a record
  • Evan McMullin’s Secret Silicon Valley Donors

    12/10/2017 7:21:13 AM PST · by x1stcav · 15 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 12/10/17 | Peter Hasson
    Evan McMullin doesn’t want you to know who his donors are. The failed Never Trump presidential candidate has stayed in the public eye as a sort of attack dog against President Trump and other Republicans, while keeping secret the names of the donors paying him to do so. McMullin’s recently founded non-profit organization, Stand Up Republic, jumped into the Alabama Senate race this week with a $500,000 ad buy against Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore. One of the ads features a man saying Roy Moore “makes Republicans and us Christians look bad.”
  • Clinton Foundation has bumpy record on donor disclosure

    11/28/2017 7:33:10 PM PST · by markomalley · 14 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/28/17 | John Solomon
    In August 2016, then-Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton took on critics of her husband’s charitable foundation by saying the former first family “went above and beyond” to disclose their donors to avoid even the appearance of a conflict of interest when she served as America’s top diplomat. On the face, Clinton’s statement is true. A December 2008 voluntary ethics agreement the Clinton Foundation and incoming secretary of State executed with the Obama administration, before called for, disclosed all donors to the Foundation and its various initiatives, something normal charities don’t have to do. But over the years, the Clintons’ compliance...