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US Presidential Elections - For sale to highest bidder
In America, winning the Presidency has proven to be a question of how much money you're willing to spend.
The trend constantly shows that, he who spends the most money on elections usually wins.
A new law in 2010 allowed SuperPACs, through which people can indirectly (often secretly) donate unlimited amounts of
money to a candidate. Since the candidate who raises most money, usually wins... the election is up for the highest bidder.
Data collection date: 2012-08-14

Demonocracy.info - $100 - One Hundred Dollars
One Hundred Dollars
$100 - Most counterfeited money denomination in the world.
Keeps the world moving.
Ten Thousand Dollars
$10,000 - Enough for a great vacation or to buy a used car.
Approximately one year of work for the average human on earth.
Demonocracy.info - $10,000 - Ten Thousand Dollars
One Million Dollars
$1,000,000 - Not as big of a pile as you thought, huh?
Still, this is 92 years of work for the average human on earth.
Demonocracy.info - $1,000,000 - One Million Dollars

2012 Top Presidential
Money Donors

What you see:
Political Action Committees (PAC's) are created to collect donations from employees & people in their circle, then donating it in bulk to the candidate or spending it some other way for the candidate.

Each person is limited to max $2500 dollar donation per Presidential Candidate. Corporations themselves can NOT donate directly, so they organize around it.


More details & source: OpenSecrets

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$100 Million Dollars = 1 year of work for 3500 average Americans
It takes 3500 Americans 1 year of work to make $100 Million dollars. The 155 million Americans who worked with earnings in 2005 on average made $28,567 / year.

In front of the 3500 people is the $100 Million pallet that they all have to work for 1 year to earn.
Look carefully to see a stack of $1 Million and the 35 average Americans required to earn that $1 Million in 1 year.

 

 

 

Demonocracy.info - $100,000,000 - One Hundred Million Dollars

2012 Presidential Elections - Who gets the most money usually wins

Our candidates have managed to organize serious sums of cash. Donations are mostly limited to $2500
per person, per candidate, but the Campaign finance laws are confusing and full of loop-holes.
Read more about campaign finance @ Wikipedia
Source: Federal Election Commission

 


Bank of New York Mellon - Derivative Exposure

SuperPACs: New way to donate unlimited amounts of cash to candidates

What is a SuperPAC?:
SuperPAC were created after 'special interest' people managed to change the law allowing PACs (Political Action Committees) to donate virtually any amount of money to the candidates the SuperPAC supports.

How does a SuperPAC work?:
The SuperPACs are not allowed to 'coordinate' with the election candidates, but are usually run by former employees of candidates. The SuperPACs often keep their donors lists secret. They spend the donated money mostly on negative 'attack' advertising on candidates they don't like. They can't directly give money to a candidate.

SuperPACs give invisible 'money forces' strong
influence in the elections, as corporations
and individuals with hidden agendas push
to elect the candidate that supports
their agenda.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here you can see the 3 biggest
SuperPACs and who donated to them.

Keep in mind these are OVER 800 SuperPACs in USA.
They had raised more than 349,000,000 on August 24th, 2012.

Source: ZeroHedge

 

 

 


 

2012 Super Pac's Total Raised - American Crossroads, Priorities USA Action, Restore Our Future

 

Top Donors - American Crossroads

 

Top Donors - Priorities USA Action
SuperPACs: Top donors

Click on the graphics below to see the top donors for American Crossroads, Priorities USA Action and Restore Our Future.
The data is from August 2012 and the same donors have contributed much more to the US Election.
Billionaire Sheldon Adelson, a Republican, has pledged to donate up to $100 Million Dollars to Mitt Romney. These are no ordinary sums of money and there is no such thing as a free lunch. The President who's recipient of such large sums of cash will likely owe a lot of favors in the future. .

Click on graphics below for larger view.

 

Top Donors - Restore Our Future

American Crossroads Priorities USA Action Restore Our Future

Super PACs:
Where the donations are spent

SuperPACs spend their money on advertising that attacks or defends a presidential candidate. They usually use the their raised money for negative ads, destroying the candidates that oppose their agenda.

Obama is getting 'attacked' the most by negative SuperPAC ads.
Mitt Romney got $14.6 million of positive ads from SuperPACs.
Super PACs spent $4.86 million on positive ads for Ron Paul, and only $134,000 on negative ads.

Source: OpenSecrets

 

2012 Super Pac's Total Raised - American Crossroads, Priorities USA Action, Restore Our Future American Crossroads Priorities USA Action Restore Our Future

Romney & Obama's Victory Funds

Romney & Obama have set up joint funds with the Republican and Democratic National Committees.
Because of campaign finance laws limiting individual contributions to $2500, people with money find loop-holes in the laws to donate
money so it would support the candidates. One way is to give money to DNC and RNC funds, where individuals can donate up to $5000
and PACs may give up to $30,800. If the donated money is above the limit, it is diverted through clever schemes and loopholes.

Romney's fund raised $140 million between April and July 2012. Always good to have some extra cash around.
Source: ZeroHedge

 

 

 

 

 

2012 Super Pac's Total Raised - American Crossroads, Priorities USA Action, Restore Our Future American Crossroads Priorities USA Action Restore Our Future

The Republican & Democratic National Committees

These guys are in charge of providing national leadership for the Republican and Democratic parties. They are also responsible for coordinating fundraising and election strategy -- serious stuff. The committees also have money to spend to influence public opinion, in order to make sure their buddies win.
Here at Demonocracy.info we have provided the Committees with helicopters so they can heli-drop much needed cash, where distorting public perception is necessary to achieve mission of taking control of the world's most powerful nation, military and nuke arsenal.

Source: ZeroHedge

 

 

 

2012 Super Pac's Total Raised - American Crossroads, Priorities USA Action, Restore Our Future American Crossroads Priorities USA Action Restore Our Future

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