Secretive groups known as Donors Trust and Donors Capital Fund are funneling millions of dollars into the effort to cast doubt on climate science “without revealing the identities of [their] wealthy backers or that they have links to the fossil fuel industry.” An audit trail links them to a likely source.
In 2012, it is expected that about 26 million votes will be mailed in. And, in the name of preventing voter fraud, about one in 14 will be tossed out. That’s nearly 2 million votes tossed in the gotcha! dumpster.
When President Obama Chicago lost out to Rio for the 2016 Olympic Games, none were more pleased than the members of a conservative organization called—wait for it—Americans for Prosperity. Well, they didn’t specify whose prosperity they were rooting for, as Stephen Colbert points out in this clip.