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Fleeced by Revolution PAC?


The pro-Ron Paul group Revolution PAC spent 83 percent of its $1.2 million total fundraising haul on administrative costs and not on campaign activities, Bloomberg News revealed Tuesday.

Bloomberg‘s report noted that Revolution PAC director Gary Franchi paid himself and his companies roughly $153,000, including money for the PAC’s rent.

The PAC is just one of many that devoted an unusually large percentage of its resources to administrative and salary costs. Bloomberg noted that the founder of the Newt Gingrich supporting PAC Winning Our Future did something similar, paying herself almost $240,000 in the months after Gingrich dropped out of the Republican presidential race.

Overall, Federal Election Commission data provided to the paper found that all the super PACs combined spent over $86 million on administrative costs during the 2012 elections — roughly 16 percent of what they took in. To top it off, out of the 782 super PACs operating in the 2012 elections, 167 spent nothing at all on advertising or political advocacy, instead opting to use all their money for administrative or consulting costs.

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is anyone who donated

funds responsible for them after the exchange?
or are the ones who received responsible for them
are we accountable for their use of the funds we gave?
why bring these questions here?
i say ask the parties involved,ours ended at the transfer

Leave an indelible mark on all of those that you meet.
OH... have fun day :)



Thoughts indeed

1. Topic already posted, is under discussion

2. Second post today that didn't bother to look at the source:

3. RevPAC has TONS AND TONS OF MEDIA to show for the money.

Most of those who think so actually don't and most people who think sew actually rip.

*I posted this last night

*I posted this last night

I'll tell you like I did JoeDanger..

That won't work here..

I know you think we don't see the connections.. Judge Nap is being pushed by RevolutionPac so what do you douches do?

You start to try and tear down Judge Nap and then RevolutionPac. You'll have to do better than that around here. :)

You fuckers are beyond transparent. Tell your bosses we're coming for them.. peacefully or otherwise.

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Buddy, you need to just hold

Buddy, you need to just hold up and breathe a second. All I asked for was your thoughts on how RevPAC spent their donations. I don't presume to know what you're thinking - ergo - I asked for your thoughts.

I did not know that RevPAC wanted to draft the good Judge until right now. While I'm happy about this, I vaguely remember the Judge saying that running for president wasn't for him on the Daily Show.

Regardless of this Judge Nap information, what do you think about the actions of RevPAC? I initially find their actions to be bad stewardship and it seems to reflect poorly on them, the revolution and sadly Ron Paul. Then again, I don't know everything about this, so I can't make a final judgment - again - why I asked for people's input.

Not everything* said is a giant connected move against the liberty movement; I'm sorry you feel so on edge that you jumped to reading the worst intentions into people. If this is going to be how we react to people simply asking questions, I fear the Revolution will become a lonely, dogmatic place.

*Just so you don't jump to conclusions again, I fully admit that there have been false flags used against us - but we mustn't let our skepticism harden us to new information.


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