Major Democratic Donor Supports Southern Secession

South ‘dumbing down’ America, donor declares
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A major Democratic donor said he supports Southern secession because the South is “dumbing down” national politics, according to emails from a secret progressive Google group obtained by Media Trackers, a conservative Wisconsin news outlet.

Dems, Unions, Hollywood Stars Bankroll Network of Minnesota PACs

Helmed by former union officer appointed to Twin Cities council by governor he helped elect
Michael Douglas, Larry David, and Bette Midler / AP

The Democratic Party, labor unions, and Hollywood stars Bette Midler, Michael Douglas, and Larry David are pouring money into state and federal races in Minnesota by way of a network of political groups helmed by a Twin Cities legislator, public records show.

The ‘Billionaire’s Club’ Behind the Green Movement

Report: Groups involved in backing green candidates and legislation may have violated tax laws, Senate Republicans claim
Tom Steyer / AP

A sprawling network of left-wing foundations, non-profit groups, and individual donors and activists may be flouting federal law in advocating an anti-fossil-fuel agenda, according to a major Senate report released on Wednesday.

Democracy Alliance Bankrolls Dem Super PAC

DA donors’ $2 million in contributions to American Bridge may fuel partisanship concerns
David Brock, Gara Lamarche, George Soros / AP

Members of a secretive club of wealthy left-wing donors are bankrolling a major Democratic Super PAC backing a likely Hillary Clinton presidential run even as some of the group’s members complain it is too closely tied to the Democratic Party.

More than a third of total contributions this year to American Bridge 21st Century have come from individuals associated with the Democracy Alliance.

Democracy Alliance in Turmoil as Member Dissatisfaction Mounts

DA network and scale of dark money financing far larger than previously reported
Chris Hughes, Gara Lamarche, Sean Eldridge

The Democracy Alliance is aiming to massively increase its shadowy fundraising operation in the face of dissatisfaction by numerous individuals and organizations associated with the group, according to internal documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

The documents detail nearly $70 million in financing in 2013 by individuals and organizations associated with the DA, more than double the previously reported totals.