End Citizens United Amps Up For Huge 2017 Fundraising Year

End Citizens United is a political action committee that has been working for the past year or so to undo all of the damage done by the Supreme Court’s decision in 2010 in relation to the conservative hit group, Citizens United. End Citizens United is led by Tiffany Muller and they’ve spent the past year trying to raise money in order to financially back politicians who have promised to make campaign finance a key part of their political platform. In order to understand why what End Citizens United is so important we need to really understand the damage that Citizens United has done.

In 2008 a lawyer by the name of James Bopp wanted to air a hit piece aimed at Hillary Clinton during the Democratic debates between Clinton and Obama. His goal, obviously and ultimately, was to undermine Clinton’s character with absurd claims wrapped up in the title of a ‘documentary’. The FEC literally laughed at James Bopp and sent him away, declining to allow him to air the slanderous material. Bopp didn’t let this stop him and soon he was appearing before the Supreme Court, only this time things would be very different.

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What Citizens United managed to accomplish during their 2010 hearing was simple: they took off the thin veneer of regulation that helped to keep our democracies beholden to the people and out of the hands of special interests and corporate lobbyists. In doing so this gave conservative media giants like the Koch Brothers the chance to actually put all of their chips on the table and literally buy off politicians. You can see how this is a problem. This decision can draw a direct line to the election of Donald Trump and THAT is also a huge red flag.

So, Muller brought about End Citizens United and utilized the very real anguish over Donald Trump’s election in order to get more fuel to make a change. In order to get rid of the Citizens United decision Muller and her team would need massive funding, support from huge politicians, and a way to get their message out to the general public. So, that is exactly what Muller managed to do.

After the election of Trump many people were furious and looking for anyway to help out and resist and this paid huge dividends with the End Citizens United political action committee. As a result, End Citizens United raised nearly $4 million in the first quarter of 2017. Their goal is to raise a total of $45 million in advance of the 2018 congressional elections. If End Citizens United is successful they will stand a real chance at making some definitive progress toward undoing the damage done by James Bopp.

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The New Lime Crime Shade Of Purple Is Designed To Inspire Creative Looks

Lime Crime is a cosmetic company that has become known for its innovative and adventurous colors. This company recently added a new shade to its classic line of lip colors known as Matte Velvetines. Like all of the other products offered through this company, this new shade comes with a name designed to inspire creativity. Available in a deep shade of violet-plum, this new lip color is called Scandal. As with all of the other enterprising shades found in Lime Crime’s line of Matte Velvetines, Scandal is designed to glide across lips smoothly to dry to a beautiful matte finish. This gives lips a soft, sensual look that could be used to enhance any type of look.

The new rich lip color is categorized as being cruelty-free and vegan. This is because the company never participates in animal testing with any of their products. They are also made without animal byproducts and can be easily removed using any type of waterproof makeup remover. The deep plum shade of Scandal is just one of several lip colors found in their line of Matte Velvetines. This company also offers colors in various hues of purple under the names of Fetish, Raven and Jinx. The founder of Lime Crime, Doe Deere, has commented on her personal preference for wearing the new color, which is under one of the company’s dazzling shades of Diamond Crushers. She states that this highlights Scandal’s beautiful shade of purple.

All of the products available from LimeCrime help stimulate the imagination into creating new and intriguing looks. The rich shade of Scandal could be used to create an edgy or outrageous look. It could also be used to create a dramatic look with overtones of sensuality. The soft, matte finish of the Velvetine line was created to reflect the delicate look of rose petals. In addition to the various shades of purple available in this line, people could also choose to use any number of other bold shades including the line’s yellow-orange shade of Squash, its breathtaking lilac shade of Utopia or its head-turning vibrant green shade of Alien.

Reliably Growing People’s Wealth – Agora Financial

As people achieve their professional goals and accumulate wealth, new questions about the best investment opportunities will arise. Those who have achieved wellness in their area of expertise may not necessarily know how to do the same in the world of business. Without the proper knowledge of markets, finance, and investing, those who try to increase their wealth will often fail. This happens because they have been specializing in other areas such as medicine, sports, or many others that have little to do with business.

So, how does one resolve this issue and accumulate more money? A solution that people have been using for over a decade now is Agora Financial. This company offers a team of professionals that will work to manage one’s money. By being educated and certified in the worlds of business, they hold the necessary skills to provide successful investment.

Furthermore, the employees working for the company are hands-on individuals who go out in the market to find the best options. Traveling anywhere from North Dakota to Africa, they look for new ideas that will be very profitable in the near future. That is why over $1 million of dollars is spent on travel annually.

Some of the notable members of this team include a Harvard graduate, Pulitzer-winning journalist, New York Times best selling writer, Bond expert, and dozens more. By allocating millions of dollars to their independent and unbiased research, Agora Financial provides the most bang for one’s buck.

People interested in the services can sign up for promotional newsletters, custom-made investment strategies, and many more tools that are put in place to help customers make more money. By using Agora Financial, one can earn the money he invests into the company back. The efficiency with which this business has operated in the past and correctly predicted market condition makes it a very reliable platform.

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Expert Igor Cornelsen Speaks About Brazilian Economy

There are few voices in the world of investing as trusted as that of Igor Cornelsen. He is someone who has earned his respect right along with his money. In particular, he tends to focus on international investing. Anywhere that there is an opportunity, you can expect that Igor Cornelsen will find a way to work it to his advantage. These days, he is advising people about how to properly investing Brazil.

Understanding The Locals

There is nothing quite like a good understanding of local culture and customs. The best way to serve people in an area that is not native to you is to learn as much as you possibly can about them ahead of time. The more you know, the better you can serve their needs and interests. The Brazilian people are a diverse bunch with around two-hundred million people calling that country home. It is the fifth largest on Earth by both population and land mass.

Regulations Are Bountiful

There are numerous regulations in Brazil that one might not have to worry about in other regions of the world. The country does its best to protect its people economically from the intrusion of outsiders. Therefore, one might easily expect to pay extra attention to all of the red tape that is involved with doing business in Brazil.

Dealing In Foreign Currency

Making deals in foreign currencies is always a bit of a challenge. There are minute to minute fluctuations in the value of any given currency. This means what one pays for a good today in one currency may be valued very different in the next minute or even the next day.

The last thing to look out for in Brazil is a bank that can actually process foreign currency transactions in the first place. Not every bank is permitted to do this. It is mission one to find one that can work with you on this vital task.

Alexandre Gama – A Creative Entrepreneur

     Mr. Alexandre Gama is a creative entrepreneur in the advertising and communication industry. He has more than 30 years of experience in the advertising sector. Gama is one of the individuals in Brazil who try to put his hand in the business of global communication and networking agency. Mr. Gama was the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Neogama, one of the best advertising firm in Brazil. Before he established his advertising agency, Mr. Alexandre worked as the Head Creative Officer of BBH. He also served as the Chairman of the board of the Brazilian Global Creative Community.

Alexandre Gama founded Neogama in 1999. It is because of his leadership skills that the advertising performance of Neogama grew exponentially. It became the first agency to receive the Lions Award. In 2002, Neogama partnered with BBH, and Mr. Alexandre took over as the executive managing partner. As the Managing Director, Alexandre led Neogama/BBH to win the 2002 agency award. However, Neogama/BBH was bought by the Publicis Groupe in 2012 and four years down the line, the business entities decided to go their separate directions.

Alexandre Gama attended FAAP (Fundacao Armando Alvares Penteado), from where he received his Bachelor Degree in Communication and Advertising. He started his communication and advertising career in 1982. He worked with Standard Ogilvy & Mather as the creative copywriter. He also served as both the Creative Director and Copywriter at DM9 for four years. This is the period in which Alexandre was recognized as the best copywriter amongst his peers.

How Fabletics Grew By 200 Percent So Quickly

Why are brands like Fabletics using the power of the crowd? The power of the crowd really is the secret of Fabletics’ success today. Not everyone knows this. The truth is that as more and more customers look online for reviews of products before they buy anything, it is extremely important for brands to leverage social power online to build up their reputation. In fact, Fabletics managed to grow over two hundred percent. Shawn Gold, who directs marketing at Fabletics, says that it is because of the power of the crowd that they got where they are.

 

In other words, Fabletics utilized online reviews to power their growth. People look for online reviews all the time. Studies show that people really do trust online reviews. People do not trust brands themselves. People do not trust what they see on ads, whether they see them on offline ads or on online ads. People however, do trust what other people are saying. So if you have a lot of positive reviews online about your product, there is a good chance that trust in your brand will increase.

 

The truth is that people read reviews frequently. Over half of all customers said that they look for reviews on a regular basis, or at least once a month. In addition, over sixty percent of consumers said that if they see negative reviews about a business, it is likely that they will not buy it. This means you have to be really careful to fill up the online world with positive reviews about your business, just like Fabletics does.

 

The truth is also that it is happening more frequently that you think. People are looking online and doing research even when in physical stores. Over sixty percent of the time, they are actually not looking to do a price comparison. Rather, they are looking for online reviews of the product they are thinking of buying. In addition, over three quarters of companies said that they are actually investing in user reviews. Many are featuring reviews on their website, because they know that it gets people to buy more.

 

There are many benefits of having user reviews. It increases sales. It improves your overall brand. It boosts your power. It boosts your revenue. It increases both trust and customer loyalty. In addition, it boosts your search engine rankings.

 

Kate Hudson is one of the big names behind Fabletics. She helped it grow from a small company to a company that is worth two hundred and fifty million dollars. She was a well known actress before she got started with Fabletics. The founders of Fabletics decided to approach Kate Hudson and seek her help with growing the business. They thought that she would be the perfect model for their brand.

 

Kate got involved soon enough. She got started with every aspect of the business. She helps them create ideas and strategies. She reviews their current marketing and social media marketing campaigns. She helps promote the brand and make it a household name.

Cancer Treatment Centers of America: Introducing NantOS

Cancer has claimed the lives millions since the dawn of time. However, more and more treatment options are being introduced as years go by. In our world today, scientists and physicians are working hard 24/7 in order to provide us with the most accurate and the most effective treatment option for cancer. Even if there is still no complete cure from the disease, options are available where in the cancer cells are prevented from growing and spreading. The Cancer Treatment Centers of America, in partnership with Nanthealth and Allscripts, has introduced a new operating system called the NantOS that has the primary objective of collecting data from oncologists around the world and putting them into one place. The information contained in this operating system can be accessed by anyone, and it will help oncologists to work together in order to fight cancer.

 

With the introduction of NantOS, oncologists are hoping that more treatment options will be available, and that oncologists from developed nations would share their knowledge about the disease and how to fight it. The new operating system has given oncologists around the world a tiny glimpse of hope that one day, the threatening disease can be cured and that no one has to suffer from it. Also, oncologists are encouraging their colleagues to post the condition of their patients in order for them to monitor what is going on with their bodies. Those who are already using the system have pointed out some important information about the operating system that will help other oncologists. According to them, the features included inside NantOS are:

 

• Information about the available treatment options and the price for each procedure

 

• Up to date guidelines and references

 

• Clinical data support

 

• Customized treatment patterned after the patient’s schedule

 

• Order entry through the use of the touch screen technology

 

• Real time processes

 

• The use of networks to ensure that oncologists will be notified with newer updates

Dave Giertz’s Advice on Social Security and His Achievements as a Financial Advisor

Nationwide’s Dave Giertz gave an explicit interview to shade light on why advisers should speak with their clients on matters to do with Social security. A survey conducted by Nationwide Retirement Institute indicated that the clients, who are mainly those who have had ten years since retirement, do not get to be advised on matters to do with Social Security. The survey also showed that 4 out of 5 people would change their advisors if they were not talking to them about the social security.

He outlined why it is important to talk to the clients about social security. The first reason is that in the retirement planning process social security could be up to 40 percent of that and this is a huge part that should not be ignored. Another reason is that social security helps the clients to optimize their retirement income and as such, they should get to understand everything to do with it so that they can make the right decisions.

About David Giertz

David Giertz, also known by other names as David Luther Giertz, or commonly as Dave is the President of Nationwide Financial’s department of sales and distribution. He has also been serving as the Senior Vice President of Nationwide Financial Distribution and Sales since April 2013. Dave is a renowned financial advisor and is currently based in Dublin, Ohio. He boasts of more than three decades of experience in this field.

Mr. Giertz is a certified Broker having been registered with FINRA. As a financial advisor, he is employed by the firm to help in various broker dealer activities that entail buying and selling of securities. Between 2009 and 2013, David Giertz was the Vice President-Sales, FI/WH. Prior to serving in this position, David L Giertz served as the Vice President-NF Sales between 2004 and 2009.

James Dondero: Helping Victims of Domestic Violence

Domestic violence affects a lot of families in the United States. Some are unreported, but some are brave enough to speak with the police about their condition. James Dondero, the co-founder and president of Highland Capital Management, one of the largest financial institutions in Texas, have stated that he is willing to help the victims of domestic violence. According to James Dondero, they are going to donate an amount totaling to $1 million. This will be in the form of a challenge grant, and his company is willing to provide this sum of money to help rehabilitate the victims of domestic violence. The organization which is helping these victims, called The Family Place, have thanked James Dondero for his generosity. The Family Place has launched a campaign called the Legacy Campaign, which aims to raise money in order for them to create a center that will help the victims of domestic abuse. However, their campaign ended up being short of $2.8 million. Now, they are seeking the help of private corporations and businesses to fund the said facility. For Highland Capital Management, $1 million is just a small amount of money, and they are willing to give it for the sake of those who need help. The said challenge grant will be administered by the Highland Dallas Foundation, Inc., the firm’s philanthropic arm.

According to James Dondero, after The Family Place pleaded for help, the mayor of Dallas along with the police chief officer has started to talk to businesses in order for them to extend an arm. He stated that he never thought twice, and just decided right then and there that the Highland Capital Management will be helping out. According to The Family Place, the facility that they are trying to building would include a number of facilities that would help rehabilitate domestic abuse victims. These facilities would include 13 emergency shelter rooms, a clinic, a call center, multiple counseling rooms and a multipurpose space that can be used for leisure. Based on their statistics, over two thousand people would benefit once the facility has been constructed. James Dondero is hoping that by the donation that he will be providing, the cases of domestic abuse in the city of Dallas would go down.

End Citizens United Seeks To Change Washington

In 2008 a white haired and unassuming lawyer named James Bopp appeared before the Federal Exchange Commission. His goal was simple. He wanted to get his film, “Hillary: The Movie”, live and on the air during the 2008 Presidential Democratic Primaries. The film was a 90 minute hit piece on the Democratic nominee and it did not cater to any of the political rules when it comes to campaign attack ads. Bopp did not label the movie an attack ad. He advertised it as unbridled truth. The FEC laughed him out of court. Two years later Bopp would be arguing before the Supreme Court in what is now known as the infamous Citizens United ruling.

When James Bopp and his conservative propaganda group Citizens United succeeded at the highest levels of government their success was at the direct detriment of the American people. The Citizens United decision opened the floodgates to special interests and billionaire corporations essentially ruling Washington D.C. and, as a result, the rest of the country. Bopp knew exactly what he did and it was by design. This decision leads in a straight line directly to the debacle that is the Donald Trump presidency.

For as disastrous as the Citizens United decision ended up being it gave rise to a grassroots campaign that has been working tirelessly for the good of the nation: End Citizens United. End Citizens United is a group that is run by Tiffany Muller. Her goal with the political action committee is simple: to render change upon Washington D.C. and the rest of the country by overturning the Citizens United decision. Of course, this job is not going to be easy — she and her team are going up against billionaires — but it is one that has got to be done.

End Citizens United has been as successful as you could hope for in the wake of Donald Trump’s election to the White House. Through the first three months of Trump’s sham presidency the team earned more than $4 million by way of donations. These donations weren’t just coming from big donors, either. The majority of donations came from regular, every day Americans. In fact, the average donated amount was just $12.

Why is End Citizens United fundraising? Well, in order to get a constitutional amendment in place there needs to be legislators at the highest halls of the government willing to sign it. This means that End Citizens United needs to endorse and help get elected politicians who are in favor of getting rid of Citizens United. That kind of job will take big money. End Citizens United plans to raise nearly $35 million by the time that the 2018 elections roll around.