It took a few days until we found out what Stephen Harper was doing in this massive mansion in Last Vegas last month.Until a U.S. magazine revealed he was working for the billionaire Sheldon Adelson and his Republicans. On Thursday evening, Adelson… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Now We Know Who Paid For Stephen Harper’s Trip to Las Vegas
Three days ago I told you about Stephen Harper's visit to Las Vegas, to meet with the shadowy right wing billionaire Sheldon Adelson.And lecture Republicans on how to united their fracturing party.But I wasn't able to determine whether Harper … . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: More on Stephen Harper’s Mysterious Visit to Las Vegas
As soon as I saw that picture of Stephen Harper a few months ago, posing for a selfie outside a Shake Shack in Las Vegas, I was almost sure I knew why he was really there.Not to soak up the sun, or stuff himself with the Shack's crinkle cut chees… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Who Knew Harper Is Now Working For The Republicans?
According to some reports he contributed over $100 million to GOP candidates. He owns Casinos in Las Vegas and is a billionaire. He expected to have saved billions in taxes if Romney was elected . With the super-pacs, democracy could be easily converte… . . . → Read More: LeDaro: Sheldon Adelson who contributed $53.7 Million to GOP
When I watch this latest attack ad from the Mitt Romney campaign, I can't help thinking how desperate he must be, and how much money he must have.
If he can outspend even Obama. Read more » . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Mitt Romney, the Billionaire, and the Scissor Sister
Since Citizens United paved the way for the wealthy to buy U.S. political candidates outright, there is more for Americans to worry about than losing their democracy, though that is certainly a blow to a once democratic country.
The people with all of this money expect something in return and in the case of Newt . . . → Read More: Pushed to the Left and Loving It: When is the Price of a Politician Too High?