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
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 testimonials from ... 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 well-placed ... 06/12/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Casino magnate Adelson's family gave early money to Gingrich PAC The PAC reported a $500,000 contribution from one of Adelson's step ... Gingrich has held policy positions that would match Adelson's regarding U.S.-Israeli relations, including a pledge to issue a directive on his first day as president to relocate ... 01/30/2012 - 11:00 am | 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. 07/11/2014 - 11:33 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 ... 07/11/2014 - 4:37 pm | View Website
Sheldon Adelson Sheldon Adelson returns to the top 10 richest in the world for the first time since 2007 after making an average of $32 million a day over the last year, third-most ... 07/11/2014 - 6:15 am | View Website
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Libertarians know that they share many unpopular stances with Republicans, so they constantly try to lure in younger people by pretending to be socially progressive. They are pro-abortion rights; they just think that the flurry of targeted regulations against abortion clinics are "reasonable efforts to protect women's health". They are for birth control; they just don't want their tax dollars to pay for any of it.
Just as states with progressive lawmakers and activists have themselves initiated innovative programs over a wide range of issues, state-based progressive blogs have helped provide us with a point of view, inside information and often an edgy voice that we just don't get from the traditional media. This week in progressive state blogs is designed specifically to focus attention on the writing and analysis of people focused on their home turf.
CREDIT: Shutterstock A Chinese broadcaster has labeled Apple’s iPhone a national security threat because of the device’s location tracking abilities. The state-run China Central Television (CCTV) reported Friday that the iPhone’s iOS 7 operating system could give foreign governments valuable insight regarding China’s national intelligence and economic dealings because it logs users’ locations and timestamps of frequently visited areas.