Market Mad House

In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule. Friedrich Nietzsche

Randy Bryce


Political Game Changer Longshot Ryan Challenger Raises $1.2 Million

That $1.2 million is on top of $1.4 million Bryce raised in 3rd quarter 2017 and $1 million other cash on hand, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. If these figures are correct, Bryce has a $3.6 million war chest.

“For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows” – 1st Timothy 6:10, King James Version.

Such questions raise troublesome ethical and political questions. A fraudster would be able to launch a fake campaign that would only exist to collect donations from gullible donors. Charitable scams and prosperity preachers provide a template for this.

Another problem would be the ability of foreign money to influence elections. What happens when every European who despises President Trump is able to donate a pound or a Euro to his opponents? Worse, what happens if the Chinese Communist Party orders each of its 89.45 million members to donate $10 to a particular candidate? That would give a candidate an $894.50 million war chest to play with.

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