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View Poll Results: Will you join WOLF PAC to eliminate corruption in politics?
Yes 1 33.33%
No 2 66.67%
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Old 02-08-2017, 10:17 AM
 
Location: Shreveport, LA
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WOLF PAC Louisiana is a movement to get corruption out of Louisiana politics by preventing wealthy donors from donating large sums to Louisiana politicians to make them do the whims of special interests rather than the the will of the people. It is lobbying by these special interests that has made progress on the issues Louisianans care about take so long to pass. I'm trying to spread the word to as many people as possible, since it will take people power rather than money power, especially since we eschew money as an acceptable route to success. We have already won in Vermont, Illinois, California, Rhode Island, and New Jersey. Louisiana is our next state to try to convert. Will you join us?

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Old 02-10-2017, 07:05 AM
 
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WOLF PAC Louisiana is a movement to get corruption out of Louisiana politics by preventing wealthy donors from donating large sums to Louisiana politicians to make them do the whims of special interests rather than the the will of the people. It is lobbying by these special interests that has made progress on the issues Louisianans care about take so long to pass. I'm trying to spread the word to as many people as possible, since it will take people power rather than money power, especially since we eschew money as an acceptable route to success. We have already won in Vermont, Illinois, California, Rhode Island, and New Jersey. Louisiana is our next state to try to convert. Will you join us?

Click here to join our movement!
You do not seem to have much support.

Could be a result of media bias or fake news affecting your advertising campaign?

Are you being paid to make these postings by a PAC or political organization?
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Old 02-10-2017, 09:34 AM
 
Location: Shreveport, LA
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You do not seem to have much support.

Could be a result of media bias or fake news affecting your advertising campaign?

Are you being paid to make these postings by a PAC or political organization?
There could be media bias since other PACs dislike the movement since this PAC focuses on campaign finance reform, and lobbying reform. The system as it is has a lot of corruption and WOLF PAC seeks to alleviate this by having public elections.

Also, while some members of WOLF PAC are paid, I am personally an unpaid volunteer who does this in my spare time between work and college.
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Old 02-10-2017, 04:14 PM
 
Location: Denver
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I'm all for that WOLF PAC stands for, it would transform America. Although I don't have the time to volunteer.
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Old 02-10-2017, 09:09 PM
 
Location: Shreveport, LA
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I'm all for that WOLF PAC stands for, it would transform America. Although I don't have the time to volunteer.
In our last conference call, there was a man from Alexandria who voiced the same concern. Adam, our state's leader (who happens to live in New Orleans), said that even if you can only make one phone call a week, just doing what you can do makes an impact. I personally wish I could do more.
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Old 02-11-2017, 05:34 PM
 
Location: Shreveport, LA
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Old 02-13-2017, 03:04 PM
 
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As you can see, Cenk Uygur’s Wolf PAC has spent the vast majority of its donations on payroll (43.9 percent) and expenses related to it: payroll taxes (17.7 percent), health insurance (9.1 percent), and payroll services.

Depending on how you define “salary,” Wolf PAC is spending up to 75 percent of donor money on paying its employees and zero percent on independent expenditures, which are the reason why people are donating to the PAC to begin with.
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Old 02-13-2017, 05:19 PM
 
Location: Shreveport, LA
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As you can see, Cenk Uygur’s Wolf PAC has spent the vast majority of its donations on payroll (43.9 percent) and expenses related to it: payroll taxes (17.7 percent), health insurance (9.1 percent), and payroll services.

Depending on how you define “salary,” Wolf PAC is spending up to 75 percent of donor money on paying its employees and zero percent on independent expenditures, which are the reason why people are donating to the PAC to begin with.
There is no independent expenditure because the whole point of WOLF PAC is to make elections publicly funded, end gerrymandering, and end the revolving door between lobbyist and politicians. It would be very hypocritical if WOLF PACK was using donations to lobby the government. What we use instead are phone calls made by either salaries workers or unpaid volunteers like myself.
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