Sheldon Adelson Has Finally Found an Issue He Can Truly Influence And this week, in Adelson’s reported pledge to spend massive amounts to illegalize online gambling, one sees a businessman in the casino industry attempting to exert influence on the way gambling is regulated. It is classic (attempted) influence-buying. 11/19/2013 - 12:28 pm | View Link
Sheldon Adelson's Daughter Shoves 'Democracy Now' Producer, Throws Camera To Ground (VIDEO) A producer for "Democracy Now!" had his camera thrown to the ground by the daughter of conservative billionaire Sheldon Adelson during the Republican National Convention on Wednesday. The incident occurred when producer Mike Burke attempted to follow ... 10/29/2012 - 10:12 pm | View Link
Casino Mogul, GOP Donor Sheldon Adelson's Man in China Is Focus of Probe Beyond Divestment: Climate-Concerned Philanthropists Pledge to Move Billions to Wind and Solar Efforts to address climate change through money-moving campaigns are growing. Home News Opinion Video Art Cartoons Graphic Journalism Truthout on Flickr BuzzFlash 08/13/2012 - 2:41 am | View Link
Feds Probe Adelson’s Casino for Money Laundering Activities Maybe thousands of Netroots activists had an effect... or maybe they just got sick of being condemned as human rights violators. Or perhaps they took a hint from the bankruptcy judge. In any case, ... 08/4/2012 - 3:13 pm | View Link
Mogul’s Latest Foray Courts Jews for the G.O.P. It is the latest foray into the election by Mr. Adelson, a staunch supporter of Israel who has vowed to spend as much as $100 million to defeat Mr. Obama. It marks an escalation of the partisan politics over Middle East policy and represents an emerging ... 07/24/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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CNN Video Before and after the killing: the Pistorius I knew. Doomed model was becoming a star. Steenkamp crime scene pictures published 10/20/2014 - 10:52 pm | View Website
Valleywag Sorry to disrupt. ... Adrianne Jeffries had a simple dream: to "hack lunch" by ordering a week's supply of Soylent, the food of the future for people who have better ... 10/20/2014 - 5:51 pm | View Website
Sheldon Adelson Sheldon Gary Adelson (born August 4, 1933) is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of the Las ... 10/20/2014 - 1:12 pm | View Website
President Obama heads into midterm elections in which he may face crushing losses. He has been spurned by his own party, whose candidates do not even want to be seen with him. The president’s supporters say the toxic atmosphere in Washington has made it impossible for Mr. Obama to succeed.
When the Citizens United decision came down in 2010, many feared the Supreme Court had unleashed vast and unfettered campaign contributions from corporations bent on tightening their hammerlock on government and politics. That hasn’t happened as much as anticipated – yet. Individual billionaires and millionaires have dominated the scene instead. Perhaps it’s in part because some corporations dipping their toes into new modes of campaign funding have been rebuffed by hostile consumer and stockholder reaction: witness the backlash in 2010 when Target contributed $150,000 to a 501(c)(4) supporting anti-gay rights gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer in Minnesota.