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Jeb Bush Tours Wealthy Influence Peddlers

Next week, Jeb Bush begins a fundraising push in the wood-panneled dining room of the posh Hotel Duval in Tallahassee, Florida, pictured below. Then, he flies off to an evening reception at the home of Henry Kravis, of the multinational private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Company.

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Why Are The 1 Percent Powering The Other 98%?

Perusing the FEC records of recent independent expenditures for political campaigns in congressional elections, I came across a curious note about a pair of expenditures in opposition to David Jolly, a Republican seeking to replace the deceased Congressman Bill Young down in Florida. The group

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Why Let Wealth Remain Hoarded?

It’s not radical redistribution of wealth. It’s not socialism. It’s merely asking the economic elites of America to work according to the same rules that the rest of us have been working under.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?