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GOP campaigns took millions in donations from Leonard Blavatnik who is Linked to Russian Oligarchs

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  1. 44nutman The Original Nut of Sherdog

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    https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/...connects-russian-oligarch-money-gop-campaigns
    Damn the GOP is up to their eyeballs in Rubles.
    First the NRA was laundering Russian money to give to GOP candidates and now campaigns are taking them directly.
    I guess those Russian Oligarchs are really serious about adoptions. That kind of money gets lots of influence.
    They watched the House of Saud throw that kind of money around, and basically have the US military on retainer. The Russian Oligarchs are using their millions to help the orphans.

    We really need to get money out of politics, but I believe that horse has already left the barn.
     
  2. MadSquabbles500 Steel Belt

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    Not sure if this is new phenomenon or not. I guess it is bad enough our politicians can be bought by domestic special interests. Foreign special interests are that much worse.
     
  3. Quequeg Banned Banned

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    Yep, I have been saying all along the R's wont say anything about Trump-Russia because they are just as dirty.
     
  4. Hognoxious Green Belt

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    This guy is a citizen of the U.S. I don't really see any issue here. This is the tooth fairy compared to the Clinton donor list.
     
  5. HunterSdVa29 Respect, tho Platinum Member

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    you mean like the guy that owns an NBA Team?
     
  6. JJSBUR Purple Belt

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    If this is true this is bad and Bill Clinton getting tons of money from China. Is this true?
     
  7. JJSBUR Purple Belt

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    I don't know if it is true or not but if it is it sucks really bad.

    Since you mentioned the R's how about the D's being fine with Chinese money in the elections?
     
  8. Quequeg Banned Banned

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    If true, it just as bad.
     
  9. KONG-D'SNT-TAP Banned Banned

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    I wonder how many republicans are in on the fix. Prob a great deal
     
  10. KONG-D'SNT-TAP Banned Banned

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    This is because the reactionary right wing Supreme Court allowed unfettered campaign financing.


    They’ll further ruin America once their new picks get in.
     
  11. ultramanhyata Reclimbing Like Mountain

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    Now that the court has decreed corporations are people and money is speech I think it will only require a small additional leap to determine that Russian oligarchs are citizens.
     
  12. MilesAbove Gold Belt

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    Now now, I heard there's good people on both sides.
     
  13. Son of Jamin Make MMA Great Again

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    #NoOneIsIllegal
    #OpenBordersForOligarchs
     
  14. all caps Gold Belt

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    Name 1
     
  15. spamking Click, click, boom!

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    There is . . . just really quiet ones.
     
  16. cincymma79 Gold Belt

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    Oligarch gets used so much you’d think that they're just applying it to any Wealthy person in Russia to fit a narrative
     
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  17. SBJJ Steel Belt

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    Thread title change or dump

    The article in question had to issue multiple corrections. One including saying it was a Russian(your Title is Fake)

    You are essentially pushing a lie
     
  18. SBJJ Steel Belt

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    Guys not even Russian. He’s a UK/US dual citizen who gives a boat load of cash to charity
     
  19. Fawlty Memesy were the borogroves Platinum Member

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    Clearly, all of the people who have a problem with Saudi and/or Israeli money in our politics will have a commensurate problem with this.

    No, you say?!

    Unthunkable!
     
  20. cincymma79 Gold Belt

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    Yeah but he knows a Russian guy
     

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