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    Bombshell: FEC Records Indicate Hillary Campaign Illegally Laundered $84 Million

     

    April 24, 2018

    | Margot Cleveland

    This article was originally published by The Federalist.The press continues to feed the dying Russia collusion conspiracy theory, spending Friday’s news cycle regurgitating Democrat talking points from the just-filed Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act lawsuit against the Trump campaign, WikiLeaks, and Russia.Yet the mainstream media took no notice of last week’s federal court filing that exposes an $84 million

     

     

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    Fake News Now a Liberal Smear Tactic

     

    March 24, 2018

    | Dan Backer

    This article was originally published in The Western Journal.“Fake news spreads ‘farther, faster, deeper’ than truth.” That ominous claim comes from a recent Washington Post headline, warning readers about the “spread of false rumors.”The “fake news” moniker — President Trump’s useful descriptor of longstanding media bias — has now been hijacked by anti-Trumpers to vilify him and conservative viewpoints writ large.Guardian col

     

     

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    Will Calvin Klein Start Making Prison Clothes?

     

    January 25, 2018

    | Dan Backer

    This article was originally published in the Western Free Press.In 2012, conservative filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza was prosecuted and convicted for giving a handful of associates money they then contributed to a political candidate of his preference. These “straw man” contributions landed D’Souza eight months in a community confinement center and five years of probation.How much money was involved in this indiscretion? Only $20,00

     

     

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    The Anatomy Of Hillary Clinton’s $84 Million Money-Laundering Scheme

     

    December 26, 2017

    | Dan Backer

    This article was originally published by Investor’s Business Daily.In 2014, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of my client, Alabama engineer Shaun McCutcheon, in his challenge to the Federal Election Commission’s (FEC) outdated “aggregate limits,” which effectively limited how many candidates any one donor could support.Anti-speech liberals railed against McCutcheon’s win, arguing it would create supersized “Joint Fundraising C

     

     

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    Hillary Clinton campaign, DNC accused of ‘corrupt’ money scheme in new FEC complaint

     

    December 19, 2017

    | Perry Chiaramonte

    This article was originally published by Fox News.A new legal complaint filed with the Federal Election Commission alleges that the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee used state chapters as strawmen to circumvent campaign donation limits and laundered the money back to her campaign.The Committee to Defend the President, a political action committee, filed its complaint with the FEC on Monday with th

     

     

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    Don’t be a Grinch about ‘money in politics’

     

    December 14, 2017

    | Dan Backer

    ’Tis the season of giving and Americans sure know how. The average American plans to spend $660 on Christmas gifts this year. An estimated $1 trillion will be spent by January 1st—for the first time in the history of U.S. business.And it’s not just direct spending. Retailers will spend billions in advertising dollars to get us in the store or shopping online.But if Christmas toy commercials and snow-filled movie trailers were

     

     

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    Will Washington pressure Silicon Valley to quell free speech?

     

    November 7, 2017

    | Dan Backer

    Conservatives have warned for years about the growing anti-speech sentiment in Washington, a trend finding all too much comfort in Silicon Valley.Twitter recently blocked Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., from promoting a campaign ad. Her “crime?” Being pro-life and attacking Planned Parenthood. The congresswoman claimed she had “fought Planned Parenthood” and “stopped the sale of baby body parts,” statements Twitter deemed too

     

     

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    America just spent more on Halloween than on all 2016 elections

     

    November 2, 2017

    | Dan Backer

    Halloween has come and gone, leaving us with extra decorations, way too much candy and a sobering realization: Halloween is expensive! Americans spent more than $9 billion on costumes, candy and other holiday treats this year — an 8.3 percent increase from last year’s previous record of $8.4 billion.And it’s only a drop in the ocean compared to Christmas spending. End-of-year holiday shopping is expected to exceed $1 trillion.

     

     

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    Congress’ Facebook-Shaming Threatens Free Speech

     

    October 10, 2017

    | Dan Backer

    Earlier this month, Facebook provided Congress with copies of 3,000 Russian-bought online ads as part of an investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election. Company officials are expected to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee in November, much to the delight of those who just can’t accept Hillary Clinton lost.Still reeling from Clinton’s drubbing by President Trump, Democrats have found their scapegoa

     

     

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    COMMENTARY: Liberals have it wrong on campaign spending

     

    October 2, 2017

    | Dan Backer

    From Charlottesville to Hurricane Irma, the liberal media are determined to leverage the tragedy of the day to inflame the American people against President Trump. In Irma’s wake, CNN decided to shift coverage from the hurricane’s havoc to politics, attacking the president’s stance on climate change. One CNN headline read: “Trump dismisses climate change questions by contradicting himself on hurricanes.”After Hurricane Harvey

     

     

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