Billionaires Pouring Millions Into GOP Campaigns

Billionaires Pouring Millions Into GOP Campaigns

 What do you think those billionaires who are pouring millions into GOP campaigns want? Grass-root government? Breaks for the little guy? Help for workers and the middle class? These billionaires want breaks for billionaires, want government to serve their corporate interest. The GOP and the Tea Party are being feed moolah by billionaires. And the GOP and TEA PARTY favored GOP candidates are dancing to the billionaires' tune.


From Rachel Maddow Show --"Karl Rove's political group American Crossroads is pledging to spend $52 million on behalf of republican candidates for these elections this year. $52 million. $52 million. a half million dollars of tea party money ousted an incumbent senator in the Alaska primaries this year. Karl Rove is planning on spending 100 times that much. and the good news for the big guys is that he's raising it all from billionaires. not kidding.

Salon.com's Justin Elliott look at the financial disclosures for the month of august and it turns out out of the millions of dollars that Karl Rove's group raised last month, 91% of it came from just three sources. 91% of the money that Karl Rove raised last month came from two billionaires and one company owned by a billionaire. 91% of the funding for Karl Rove's giant outside group that is dumping tens of millions of dollars into the elections for Republicans, 91% of their fund-raising last month came from three billionaires. and that's actually off pace for them. because the month before 91% of their funding came from billionaires, the month before that, 97% of their fund-raising came from billionaires. "

Huh, huh. The GOP-Tea Party is a party for the billionaires.

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