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SeaDoo77

(540 posts)
Tue Jan 9, 2018, 07:42 AM Jan 2018

America's Number One Problem Is Never Talked About

On any political talk shows. They always complain about politics and parties but never talk about the billionaires influence.

What people want and need matters little.

The billionaires get paid first in ALL legislation.

It's the money stupid.

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America's Number One Problem Is Never Talked About (Original Post) SeaDoo77 Jan 2018 OP
Will the 1% still complain pressbox69 Jan 2018 #1
And will everyone be dancing on the casket? Orrex Jan 2018 #6
Where is pressbox69 Jan 2018 #10
The political talk shows work for corporations thbobby Jan 2018 #2
My Point SeaDoo77 Jan 2018 #3
It is talked about all the time. SamKnause Jan 2018 #4
Ask Every Republican SeaDoo77 Jan 2018 #5
Nothing will change until we get the $ out of our politics Chasstev365 Jan 2018 #7
My Point SeaDoo77 Jan 2018 #8
RepubliCONs are pushing wealth & income inequality past the point where revolutions happen. . nt Bernardo de La Paz Jan 2018 #9
"On any political talk shows. " NCTraveler Jan 2018 #11
This message was self-deleted by its author Pacifist Patriot Jan 2018 #12
#1 problem, fund raising in politics. Ferrets are Cool Jan 2018 #13

pressbox69

(2,252 posts)
1. Will the 1% still complain
Tue Jan 9, 2018, 07:49 AM
Jan 2018

about money and tax cuts while they watch their own heads plop into the baskets?

thbobby

(1,474 posts)
2. The political talk shows work for corporations
Tue Jan 9, 2018, 07:58 AM
Jan 2018

owned by these billionaires. That is why they never talk about billionaire influence in politics. The MSM is corporate media controlled by billionaires.

SamKnause

(13,348 posts)
4. It is talked about all the time.
Tue Jan 9, 2018, 08:02 AM
Jan 2018

It is called Citizens United.

One of the worse decisions the Supreme Court ever made.

 

SeaDoo77

(540 posts)
5. Ask Every Republican
Tue Jan 9, 2018, 08:08 AM
Jan 2018

What billionaires are funding their campaigns over and over and over. Run ads. Make low information rural voters understand they are voting wrong.

 

NCTraveler

(30,481 posts)
11. "On any political talk shows. "
Tue Jan 9, 2018, 09:11 AM
Jan 2018

Talk show hosts, for the most part, are a part of the investor class and work for some of the most wealthy among us.

For profit news is one of our biggest problems. I have zero answers in this area. It's extremely important they stay independent but that doesn't seem possible. They will always be dependent to some force.

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Ferrets are Cool

(21,248 posts)
13. #1 problem, fund raising in politics.
Tue Jan 9, 2018, 10:35 AM
Jan 2018

Politicians are bought and paid for by the highest bidder now. As long as that exists, we have a huge problem.

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