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Did Jerry Brown’s ‘Go-Biz’ Win Orange County for Clinton?

Many states usually squander millions to bribe companies to bring in factories that will employ thousands of blue-collar workers, but California’s ‘Go-Biz’ program will squander a quarter of a billion dollars this year to add just a small number of high-paying, mostly white-collar jobs.

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Kellogg Foundation’s Director of Racial Equity Wanted Castro to ‘Rest in Power’

With the Kellogg Company’s announcement that they pulled their advertising from Breitbart News because Breitbart isn’t “aligned with our values,” many consumers might wonder what those values are. The company’s namesake nonprofit organization, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, offers the best glimpse into the cereal giant’s beliefs; and a look at the writings and social media postings of the foundation’s Director of Racial Equity reveals expressions of sympathy for the murderous communist dictator Fidel Castro and antipathy towards police.

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Haiti Needs Electricity. Hillary Gives Them a Sweatshop.

New emails, obtained through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit by the Republican National Committee and then shared with ABC News made public on October 11, highlight the cozy connections between the Clinton Foundation, Hillary Clinton’s State Department, and the Clinton’s cronies.

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IBT: Hillary Clinton Could Turn Taxpayer Funds into Revenue Stream for Her Wall Street Donors

David Sirota writes in the International Business Times that a Wall Street executive who could be Hillary Clinton’s choice for Treasury Secretary has a plan to give the financial industry control over billions in taxpayer funds for retirement savings. This plan, Sirota notes, would “enrich” the Wall Street hedge fund and private equity industries “that have donated millions to support Clinton’s presidential bid.”