From the daily archives: Monday, November 2, 2015

Readers of Friday’s edition of USA Today found out about an issue that Plunderbund readers have known about for some time.  It’s nice to know that more folks are now in the loop.

The story,   “Turkish Faith Movement Secretly Funded 200 Trips for Lawmakers and Staff,” details the efforts of the Gulen Movement to provide Members of Congress and their staffs with free trips to Turkey that are of questionable legality, based upon U.S. House Ethics Committee rules.  The term Gulen Movement  describes a number of organizations that follow the teachings of Fethullah Gulen, an Islamic cleric and […]

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It must be tough for some in the Greek Chorus of Buckeye reporters on the primary campaign trail to report that the Republican candidate one New York hedge fund billionaire described as “the best explainer of conservatism in public life today, and one of the best communicators the modern Republican Party has seen” wasn’t Ohio’s term-limited governor but the first-term U.S. Senator from Florida.

While Ohio’s governor was in California raising campaign cash at an event at which bodybuilder-turned-politician Arnold Schwarzenegger stroked John Kasich without actually endorsing him for president, the senator from Florida was endorsed by billionaire Paul […]

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