Campaign Financing and the End Citizens United

In the recent Supreme Court decision released in 2010 involving the End Citizens United and the Federal Election Commission is alarming. The decision surprised the entire American political arena. As such, End Citizens United seeks to oppose the viability of the court ruling due to the developing adverse effects of the decision in America. The Political action committee (PAC) End Citizens United aims at restoring democracy by fighting the law that allows for campaign financing.

Notably, each generation signifies significant changes to the American political atmosphere. The numerous controversial events that have since been presented in courts give way for a totally different political ground for the country, depending on their contributions to politics. The cases brought about consequences that had a great role in shaping the political culture in America. Such situations include the Brown and Board of education in 1954 as well as Dred Scott versus Sandford in 1957 among others. Citizens United seems the unforgettable Supreme Court case of the current generation. The ruling on this case raised various controversies in the American Political System. The Citizens United has greatly contributed to political pushbacks in the country. As such, various political bodies are on a move to defeat the End Citizens ruling while still trying to find means of changing the current court decision legally.

However, the case on the End Citizens United Court ruling dates back from 2008 during the Democratic Presidential primaries. It was when the conservative group, Citizens United tried to air a film to attack Hillary Clinton. Later, the Federal Election Commission established that the film which was 90-minutes long was a form of a campaign ad for the candidate. Despite the requirement of the then federal election laws on the identification of the sources of funding for political ads, Citizens United did not disclose this information. Citizens United presented a case to challenge the Federal Election Commission which was ruled in the favor of the organization. Two years down the line, the Supreme Court changed the federal court ruling on Citizens United and also overturned many other campaign financing case laws. The court ruling gave way for U.S Corporations to fully express their interests on the electoral process in the country. The government does not have control over the amount of money or the activities of corporations in influencing election outcomes.

End Citizens United is a foundation established in March 2015. It seeks to select campaign financing reformers to overthrow Citizens United.

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Stansberry Research Continues To Add Lifetime Subscribers

Based in Baltimore, Maryland since its inception in 1999, Stansberry Research continues to build its subscriber base with its insightful research offerings for the individual investor. It’s software and financial information is relied upon by well over 500,000 investors worldwide with over 70,000 people deeming the information valuable enough to their portfolios that they have opted for a lifetime subscription.

Whether you are looking for strategies for value investing, fixed income investments, dividend investing, income-generating options trading Stansberry Research provides a wealth of knowledge in each area along with numerous other avenues.

Stansberry Research provides the individual investor with a wealth of tools including but not limited to: pre-market briefings, price and news updates on all major stock markets globally, opinions, strategic advice, as well as daily and weekly publications ( This is only a glimpse of what the company offers and for more of what Stansberry Research delivers there are a number of trials available to the skeptic and those that simply wish to learn and see more.

Early this month, Justin Brill one of the many Stansberry Reasearch analysts with over 175 years of experience collectively published a briefing entitled “The U.S. Inches Closer To War.” Provocative headline aside, Brill was speaking to the possibility of an impending global trade war precipitated by President Trump’s proposed and threatened tariffs as well as his overall impetuousness and unpredictability.

However, prior to tackling this possibility and Stansberry Research’s analysis of the possibility and impact of said tariffs, Brill firs took at look at his colleague Steve Sjuggerud’s bullish call on Japanese stocks made back in November 2016.

Sjuggerud’s analysis provided a call to action to purchase Japanese stocks through his True Wealth portfolio. Brill reminds subscribers that since that “strong buy” recommendation that portfolio has gained roughly 20%.

Brill added to this piece of analysis with his subsequent research on Japanese stocks, and all of this before he presented his own on an impending(?) U.S-led trade war.

This is the type of work that subscribers to Stansberry Research have come to love and expect from the company each day.


Looking for bottled water with sustainable packaging?

When Gatorade hit the market, it claimed to replace electrolytes. Competitors soon latched onto the craze, but these products had two problems. The first problem was that they were full of sugar. The second problem dealt with their packaging. Few of these products came in sustainable packaging, and the producers cared little about whether there water sources were sustainable or not.

Ryan Emmons paid little attention to the problems with Gatorade and PowerAde when these drinks first came onto the market. The young boy and later the young man just enjoyed drinking from the springs of the Muana Loa Volcano. This volcano rests on the largest island of Hawaii, but it is not the one that has been erupting since 1983.

The young Emmons knew about its pleasant taste but he did not know about hits health benefits until much later. Waiakea water, or volcano water as some calls it, gets naturally filtered through volcanic rocks. As a result, it makes the water slightly more alkaline than its competitor’s bottles. It also gives the water a good supply of natural electrolytes.

Emmons wants to let people in many other parts of the world enjoy the water, and he wants to make sure that his company pollutes as little as possible. His company is one of the few bottled water companies to use sustainable packaging, according to the Organic Authority website.

Waikea’s natural filtering process results in the finished product containing more silica than other bottled waters. Studies have shown that a 10 milligram increase in silica per day can reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease by almost 10 percent.

For health-conscious consumers who want organically sourced water, Waiakea volcano water is a good choice. They do not need to worry about the harm that can come from improper disposal of the packaging. The minerals in the mix also make the body think it has drank more water than it has.


Late in 2017, the Centre for Policy Studies launched an initiative that is meant to offer a podium for some fresh faces and policy thinking. The initiative labelled the New Generation aims to develop radical ideas that speak to the citizens’ aspirations and offer them a better future for post-Bretix Britain. This has led the CPS to launch four major policy programmes earlier this year that will help achieve the objective of creating policies that give people in Britain some genuine sense of control and power over their lives.

The CPS selected Tom Clougherty to head the tax and cost of living, one of the policy programmes just like welfare that was tasked to Rachel Wolf and Public First. Graham Edwards, the CEO of Telereal Trillium, was commissioned to chair the Housing Policy Group. The Economics’ graduate from Cambridge University was also selected to be a CPS Research Fellow that will work hand in hand with in-house experts to develop policies that deal with both house building and ownership; this is in addition to his CEO duties. This in no way comes as a surprise because Graham Edwards is known for his involvement in community roles outside his duties in Telereal Trillium (Wikipedia).

Graham Edwards’ appointment seems to be a wise decision since his track record speaks volume by itself. The investment expert who has been the CEO of United Kingdom’s leading privately-owned property company for 17 years has been credited with Telereal Trillium’s success over the years. This influential company was initially known as Telereal until 2009 when Graham Edwards led the negotiations to buy Trillium from Land Securities. That deal resulted to the company’s combined annual revenue topping £1 billion (

The philanthropic businessman has had an honour to work with forward-thinking organizations like Talisman Global Asset Management, where Graham Edwards acted as the chief investment officer. Graham Edwards also worked as a fund manager in Merrill Lynch Investment Management. Graham Edwards was also head of finance for the property department at the BT Group Plc.

During his stewardship in the companies, his enduring reputation of excellence has grown and this is what makes all eager to see what he will offer for the post-Brexit Britain.

Southridge Capital – A Financial Services Powerhouse

Southridge Capital is a firm which focuses on offering consultative and structured finance for public corporations. The firm is focused on assisting its wide range of clients to meet their needs through a spectrum of innovative financial solution. Through Southridge wide array of innovative financial solutions, many groups of clients have been able to meet their objectives. All this is made possible by the firm’s executive team which has a concrete understanding of the marketplace. The team is comprised of professionals committed to working tirelessly to execute financial plans for the clients.




Southridge has a total of $1.8 billion in direct investment in growing businesses world over, since 1996. To date, the firm has financed over 250 companies. This has made it have a concrete understanding and vast expertise to consult on various issues touching on corporates. The firm also is experienced in both public and personalized company financing techniques and also is an expert in optimized balance sheet management.




Top on the realm of Southridge company management is its founder and CEO, Stephen M. Hicks, Narine Persaud the Controller and CFO, Laurence J. Ditkoff, CFA, CPA who is the firm’s director of research, Henry B. Sargent, JD, CFA, who is the COO and also double up as the company’s general counsel and finally, Linda Carlsen who sits in the portfolio management team. Checkout their facebook page for more details.




About Southridge




The Connecticut based company has since its inception provided securities brokerage services as well as investment banking small and middle-class companies. From 1996 to today, it has invested more than $1.8 in direct investment, thanks to its CEO Stephen Hicks who set the ball rolling through offering strategic direction for the firm.




Over the years that Southridge Capital has been in existence, it is alive to social responsibility and has demonstrated this through participating in both formal and informal philanthropy. It also promotes charity work and community leadership as a way of improving and strengthening not only the firm but also to have a good reputation and positively impacting the larger society.




As part of its achievements, in 2012 the firm’s partners signed an equity purchasing contract with the eLayaway, Inc, which is the mother company of DivyTech, Inc. The firm played a role in making available capital worth $1.7 billion in the US, Asia, UK and many parts of the world. To see more you can checkout



Dr. Dov Rand: Improving lives One Patient at a Time

Living longer and healthier lives is a hot topic for many people in society today. While this is a common goal, many people don’t have the knowledge or resources to maximize the process of living a longer and healthier life. Introduce Dr. Dov Rand to the equation. Dr. Rand is an expert in using bio-identical hormones to treat, prevent, and eliminate many of the problems people face as they get older. Let’s take a look at the man behind the process, the process, and how his approach can benefit us all

As the founder of the Healthy Aging Medical center located in New Jersey, Dr. Dov Rand has made extraordinary progress in helping people to combat, prevent, and eliminate certain ailments that come along with the aging process. He received his training at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in New York which is considered one of the top schools in the country. His method of delivery is a huge contrast to the typical treatment done by many doctors and he has often been proclaimed a doctor’s doctor. His effort to help people live longer has made him one of the most sought-after doctors in the health optimization field. Aside from being a doctor, he has also written a book called “It’s not too late to live past 100” that shows his commitment to his craft.

While Dr. Dov Rand’s approach is highly effective in preventing illnesses such as cancer and heart disease, he also treats patients who suffer from such conditions as Erectile Dysfunction. One of the benefits that patients enjoy most about the treatment that Dr. Dov Rand’s approach is how thorough the process is. He does extensive testing to learn what treatment will provide maximum benefit to the patient, and he provides a comprehensive plan to help them stick with and accomplish their goals for the rest of their lives.


US Money Reserve: The Global Distributor of Gold, Silver and Platinum Coins

US Money Reserve is a company based in Austin, Texas. It is one of the largest private distributors of gold, silver, and platinum legal tender products in the US and foreign governments.

Many customers around the world rely on US Money Reserve to buy precious metal products in the form of gold and silver coins. Its staff team is highly trained in market research and numismatic value of gold and silver coins. This market research will help customers gain profit after selling their precious products. Learn more about US Money Reserve: and

Recently, US Money Reserve in conjunction with coin minting company, The Perth Mint, released a three coin set of gold, silver and platinum to commemorate the coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth 11. US Money Reserve was very proud to announce that they were the exclusive distributors of the three set coin in honour of the 65th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth 11 in power. The coins are of the low mint of 250 coins, 203 coins and 203 coins respectively.

The minting was done by Perth Mint, an Australian company. The proof coin set includes 2oz gold coin, 1/4oz gold coin and 1oz silver coin made of 99.99% pure gold and 99.99% pure silver. These coins were issued as legal tender under the currency act 1965 of Australia government.

This is not the first time Perth Mint to choose US Money Reserve as the exclusive precious coin distributors. During Queen Elizabeth 11 90th birthday in 2016, US Money Reserve released coins that were sold out to honour Britain long-ruling monarch. Moreover, in 2017 during the 70th anniversary of the Royal Wedding, another proof coin set of 2oz platinum coin were released. Read more: US Money Reserve | LinkedIn and US Money Researve | Instagram

All the precious coins were manufactured by Perth Mint. Perth Mint CEO Richard Hayes announced that they are happy in their strong alliance with US Money Reserve. He praised the company saying that it is an excellent global alliance and there is no better partner to work with other than US Money Reserve.

The coin has a picture of St. Edward’s crown an important sign of British monarchy. On the top, there is a drawing of a stylized shield, images of floral emblem of Australia and the official flower of every Australian state territory.

The coin has inscription H.M QUEEN ELIZABETH 11 CORONATION ANNIVERSARY ‘65’. The coin also has a ‘p’ symbol which is Perth Mint mintmark. The three set coins are highly valuable because of its low mintage and exclusivity in distribution.

US Reserve is the best distributors of the precious coin. Clients trust them because of their service and excellent customer relation.

The Illustrious Career of Pete Briger.

Over the years, Pete Briger has built a reputable career in the investments and finance sector. He is recognized as a skillful leader and a devoted professional. Pete spent over a decade working for Goldman Sachs & Co, and he managed to become a partner in 1996. During his time with the banking firm, Pete was lucky to lead and hold several executive positions including co-chair of the Asian Distressed Debt Business, the Whole Loan Sales and Trading Business, the Asian Real Estate Private Equity Business, the Fixed Income Principal Investments Group, and the Special Opportunities Fund. He also sat on various committees including the Japan Executive Committee, the Asian Management Committee, and the Global control and Compliance Committee. Currently, Pete Briger works for Fortress Investment Group LLC, an investment management company with offices in New York, as a principal and co-chairperson of the board of directors.

Pete joined the firm in 2002 and immediately became a member of the management team after forming the Fortress Credit Business. The enterprise has more than 300 employees and primarily focuses on illiquid and distressed credit investments and undervalued assets.Fortress LLC has built a reputation as a trusted investment manager. The company has a vast client base and manages assets valued at approximately $43.6 billion. Its clients include private groups, corporate officials, and other financial institutions. With offices and other partners across the globe, the firm is responsible for assets of over 1,750 organizations and institutions around the world. Fortress group has been in operations for over a decade now and has gained tremendous experience in offering management services in matters private capital and real estate investment programs.

Pete Briger holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master’s of Business Administration from the Princeton University and the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania respectively. Apart from his busy schedule at Fortress Investment, Pete is involved in several initiatives that encourage entrepreneurship at his Alma Mater and also supports the Central Park Conservancy. Together with three other alumni’s from Princeton, they set up the Princeton Investment Company, a fund that helps all alumni with business ideas and financial capital. Pete and his partners in the initiative want to build and instill an entrepreneurial mindset to all students who pass through the university. They also have the Princeton Advisory Committee that is tasked with promoting and guiding all upcoming business persons.

The Successful Investment and Financial Career of Wes Edens

Anyone joining and succeeding in the field of investing and business is highly marketable in the world today. People haven’t known that it is not easy to just join the business world and succeed. It takes hard work to be recognized as one of the highly reputable professionals in the financial and investment institutions. Patience, dedication, and sacrifice are what every successful person in the business sector would refer to when asked about their journey to success. Business industry is only suitable for those who understand that consistency is a requirement on their way to the top. Wes Edens is one of the successful financial and investment professionals celebrated today.

Edens has managed to enjoy success year after year, and his accomplishments are daily increasing. If you are looking for an accomplished professional in the business area, Edens is the man to contact. His reputation has come forth because of his brilliant ways of dealing with business issues. In fact, some organizations and companies have been looking for him to take advantage of the immense expertise he has in financial and investment areas. Even his peers know he is a resourceful person who can change what seemed hard to change. Most people are not able to penetrate successfully into the business arena but Edens has managed to make a name for himself.He has been a co-founder at Fortress Investment Group. As an investment officer of this great firm, he was able to help the company thrive amid challenges that kept developing day after day.

Although there are several private equity firms today, Fortress Investment Group has managed to be at the top because of the leadership skills Edens has provided. This has worked well for the company in that it has been able to get some of the best investors the industry could afford. Edens has enabled the company to make huge contributions to the market through his wealth of ideas.It is good to know that Edens worked as a partner and managing director in 1987 at Lehman Brothers. He decided to quit this job in 1993 and instead join a private equity firm called BlackRock Asset Investment. Within the time Edens was in this company, it gained so many clients. Through exceptional experience and skills, Edens has become a force in the management and finance area. He serves at Fortress Investment Group as one who identifies the right investment opportunities for the clients. He went to Oregon State University and graduated in 1984 with a degree in business management, and another degree in finance.

Vijay Eswaran On How to Change Your Life

Why do people shy away from change? Why do they stay in their comfort zones and refuse to change themselves or change their lives for the better?

According to life coach Vijay Eswaran, it is all because people are afraid of the unknown. The fear of what we do not know is the greatest fear of all. It causes us to stay within our comfort zones and clutch on to our metaphorical security blankets.

However, says Vijay Eswaran, in life you will only be faced with two choices. The first choice is to submit to the fear. This means that you will never do anything that you are not comfortable doing. It also means that you will never do something that you have not done before. This means that your life will remain at a standstill. We have all seen the people who never change. These are the people who do not accomplish much in their lives. They are afraid of change and so do not do anything to improve their life situation.

However, says Vijay Eswaran, you can take the other path as well. The other path is recognizing that we all have to change. This means that you have to look at your fear of the unknown a different way. One different way of looking at things is simply to see new things as an adventure, not something to be afraid of. This is a good way to convert your negative energy of fear into the positive energy of excitement. Once you learn how to do that, you can overcome anything.

Of course, some things are not meant to change. You are not supposed to change your morals and your good values in life. What is good and what is bad will never change. There will always be a separation between them.

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