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ROMNEYISMS: Mitt, the casinos, the drug lords, and morality.

While Paul Ryan had now disavowed Ayn Rand, his boss seems t have built his career on Ayn Rand’s philosophy that money IS morality. 

Despite Mormon prohibitions on alcohol, Mitt is very willing to take $100,ooo,oo0 in campaign funds from Sheldon Adelstein, the owner of Las Vegas’ Sands and other casinos.

This sort of moral lapse is nothing new for Mitt. In the 80s, when he was not able to raise money from traditional sources , Mitt found the funds he need in El Salvador.  Henry Strachan, a colleague suggested going to the de Sola and Salaverria families for the funds Romney need to found Bain.

The de Sola and Salaverria families financed 40% of Bain with the same moneys they used to support the death squadsin the drug afflicted El Salvador.  As reported in the  Los Angeles Times , the de Sola and Salaverria families became Bain’s valued clients.

Four years ago, in his first presidential campaign, Romney returned to Miami for more funds.

“I owe a great deal to Americans of Latin American descent,” he said at a dinner in Miami in 2007. “When I was starting my business, I came to Miami to find partners that would believe in me and that would finance my enterprise. My partners were Ricardo Poma, Miguel Dueñas, Pancho Soler, Frank Kardonski, and Diego Ribadeneira.”

Romney forgot to mention the de Sola and Salaverria families.

Readmore at the Huff Post!


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