Meet the voters of Americans Elect. There are only three of them. Voter #1: Michael Bloomberg. Voter qualification: $500,000 in Wall Street money. Michael Bloomberg made billions of dollars selling high-priced infrastructure to Wall Street traders, allowing those gain unusually quick access to company information
One of Buddy Roemer’s latest tweets sounds fairly optimistic for a presidential candidate who has been working to get people to vote for him on Americans Elect for three months and who has less than a month to go: Thing is, Buddy Roemer’s not actually
The full text of a petition to reverse Americans Elect Bylaw 5.6, which directly disenfranchises Americans Elect delegates and places ballot access control firmly in the hands of a unanimous corporate-appointed board.
Americans Elect Steps Up Attacks on Democracy: Now a Corporate Board Decides Who’s On and Off the Ballot
Disenfranchisement. Oligarchy. Plutocracy. These are now the official principles of Americans Elect.
Americans Elect is a 501c4 corporation funded by Wall Street hedge fund executives that is trying to run its own online privatized presidential nomination in 2012. Until now the Americans Elect corporate board has paid lip service to the idea of democracy within the Americans Elect process. That changed today.
That’s what Tom said and asked last night. He’s right: government is corrupt. So would I have people do? I would have people strain and stretch and TRY, and not just through voting, but through organized social movement activity. Politics is no more and no