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Political Carrot & Stick Crowdfunding in Maine

Crowdfunding is being used as a political tool in Maine to cause its Senator Susan Collins to do the right thing. A group consisting of  Maine People’s Alliance, Mainers for Accountable Leadership, and the “Be a Hero” activist Ady Barkan … Continue reading

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Guess What? Bitcoin Transactions Are Traceable

For everyone who thought Bitcoin transactions were anonymous and untraceable, the wake up call came last Friday as the U.S. Justice Department traced hundreds of Russian #cryptocurrency transactions in its indictment of 12 Russian GRU officers. “The Conspirators facilitated bitcoin … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding NY Professor Sues Cambridge Analytica

Want to know what Cambridge Analytica knows about you? Then you may want to contribute to Prof. David Carroll’s crowdfunding campaign. He is a professor at the Parsons School of Design in New York and was the first US citizen … Continue reading

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Scots Crowdfunding Drive For Independence Pulled

After losing 21 of the 56 seats it had won in the 2015 general election, the Scottish National Party of the United Kingdom abruptly took down its independence vote crowdfunding website after raising almost half of its £1 million goal. … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Woman Power

Do we need this? Liberals think so. A new crowdfunding site has started to raise money so you can by an Elizabeth Warren action figure. Wearing sensible shoes, EW can be posed hurling the President into the great beyond. For … Continue reading

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Health Care Arrest Spawns Crowdfunded Defense

A crowdfunding page has been set up to pay for the defense of a woman arrested for allegedly trying to run a Republican Congressman off the road. After refusing to meet with her or set up a town hall meeting … Continue reading

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Republican Sees Crowdfunded Challenge

Have you seen video of those raucous Town Hall meetings where citizens are now figuring out what a “repeal” of ObamaCare will do to them? Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) was the subject of one last weekend and as a result, … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Reward Valuation Increases Second Time Around

If Hillary had this, perhaps things would be different. Proton Mail, a Swiss encrypted email service, started life by crowdfunding selling a limited number of Lifetime accounts for $997 raising $2.5M. It is back in the market now with a … Continue reading

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Green Party Crowdfunding For Election Integrity

Green Party Presidential candidate Jill Stein is crowdfunding $2.5 million to obtain vote recounts in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan. This is not because she thinks she may have won there, but to expose problems with machine vote counting. Although no … Continue reading

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Dems Crowdfund To Rebuild Firebombed Republican HQ

This election is not totally depressing. While you can be shocked that the GOP headquarters in Hillsborough, North Carolina was firebombed (despicable), a Democrat from Massachusetts has set up a crowdfunding campaign to rebuild it. Noting that “we do not … Continue reading

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