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 - 10:28 am | View Link
Yeshiva U president Joel has nothing to say about Adelson’s nuke-Iran recommendation Yeshiva University president Richard Joel has declined to answer questions about why he said nothing as Sheldon Adelson said Obama should nuke Iran on a Yeshiva University stage, at the president’s side on Oct. 22. I asked the school for an interview on ... 11/7/2013 - 2:01 am | View Link
Mogul’s Latest Foray Courts Jews for the G.O.P. The group, the Republican Jewish Coalition, plans to begin a multimillion-dollar advertising campaign in the coming weeks called “My Buyer’s Remorse,” targeting voters in Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania, aides said. The campaign uses ... 07/25/2012 - 1:24 am | View Link
Adelson's reported pledge to Crossroads, others: $35 million Sheldon Adelson has no shortage of suitors interested in a piece of his extremely large financial pie this cycle, but the amount he's planning to give three major outside entities is a bit clearer, via Peter Stone: Crossroads GPS — founded by GOP ... 06/16/2012 - 3:12 am | View Link
Exclusive: Adelson's Pro-Romney Donations Will Be 'Limitless,' Could Top $100M Forbes has confirmed that billionaire Sheldon Adelson, along with his wife Miriam, has donated $10 million to the leading Super PAC supporting presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney–and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. A ... 06/12/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
The World of Business: The Brass Ring : The New Yorker Last October, Sheldon Adelson, the gaming multibillionaire, accompanied a group of Republican donors to the White House to meet with George W. Bush. 03/9/2014 - 3:12 am | View Website
Jim Gibbons (U.S. politician) James Arthur "Jim" Gibbons (born December 16, 1944) is an American politician. He served as the 28th Governor of the U.S. state of Nevada from 2007 to 2011. He is a ... 03/9/2014 - 12:54 am | View Website
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Sheldon Adelson Sheldon Gary Adelson (born August 4, 1933) is an American business magnate. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation, the ... 03/8/2014 - 9:37 am | View Website
Blocked by sunken Russian ships, Ukraine’s navy stays defiant (via AFP)
Russia has deliberately sunk three of its own ships to block Ukrainian navy vessels into a lake off the Black Sea, officers say, highlighting Moscow’s determination to wear down the morale of Kiev’s forces in Crimea. The Ochakov — a Soviet-era warship…
Libertarian Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said on Sunday that he would have responded to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine by “drilling every possible conceivable place” in the U. S. if he were president.
Following his Saturday win in the Conservative Political Action Conference presidential straw poll, Paul was asked by Fox News host Chris Wallace on Sunday if he was willing to let Russian President Vladimir Putin have the Ukraine peninsula of Crimea.
“If they annex Crimea, Ukraine will almost certainly come within the Western orbit,” Paul explained.
From this Saturday's CPAC conference, former vice presidential candidate, reality show star and grifter Sarah Palin got her chance to weigh in and throw a ton of read meat for the people who actually take her seriously at this event, and after god knows how many personals shots at President Obama, she somehow decided that this was a good idea:
Thank God She Lost: Bitter Sarah Palin Calls for the Nuking of Russia ASAP:
Sarah Palin was in rare form tonight at CPAC.
If the apparent slow death of immigration legislation has any political repercussions this year, they probably will be felt in the subdivisions, shopping centers and ethnic eateries wrapped around Denver's southern end.
Democratic campaign officials are focusing on about two dozen GOP-held seats where immigration could be a factor, but they rank only nine in the top tier of possible pickups.
Coffman endorsed Tancredo in the 2010 governor's race, which he lost, and initially backed measures such as barring U.
Young Latinas across the United States are engaged in activism and have become a large Democratic voting demographic. Yet too often their "herstory" here is still not told well enough in our schools. Latinas in the United States are not a "race." They are women of many ancestries, and a broad range of national heritages.