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Multi-Billionaires and Citizens United

by Ken

In his famous speech at Gettysburg during the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln talked about America as a country “of the people, by the people and for the people.” Today, as a result of Citizens United, we are rapidly moving toward a nation of the rich, by the rich and for the rich.  Despite having the most unequal distribution of wealth and income of any major country on earth, millionaires and billionaires want more, more and more.

In recent weeks, multi-billionaires such as the Koch brothers and Sheldon Adelson have made it clear that, as a result of the Citizens United decision, they intend to spend hundreds of millions of dollars to buy this election for candidates who support the super-wealthy.

As a former business manager who has experience with managing manufacturing operations over a thirty year period  Continue reading

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