George Soros Backs Democratic Efforts To Repeal Laws

 

There is no question that George Soros is a polarizing public figure in the eyes of many. Those who like his political views and world outlook love him, while Conservatives tend to have a very negative view of him. Regardless, it is certainly the case that Soros does like to get involved with certain issues that he feels passionately about. As one of the wealthiest people on Earth, he has the financial muscle to make a difference on these issues when he so chooses. One of the issues that he has taken up as of late involves voting rights court cases.

Republican led legislatures all throughout the country began unrolling legislation that put new restrictions on voting rights for people in their state. For the most part these laws involved new regulations requiring presenting a state authorized ID and voting card in order to cast a ballot. This was just another layer of identification that the GOP lawmakers wanted to put in place. They originally said that they did so because they believed that it would cut down on voting fraud. However, many have said it is a thinly veiled attempt to cut down on certain populations voting.

Those who see it as a problem say that the extra regulation targets minority populations and the poor says the New York Times. They see it as an undo burden on people to have to get (and pay for) state identifications that were never necessary in the past. They also do not like that certain forms of ID that were once accepted as legitimate are no longer seen this way. Student ID’s for example are no longer consider valid forms of ID in many of these states.

This kind of thing has outraged many on the Left and have caused some lawyers to take up cases in a handful of states to challenge these new laws. George Soros has decided to step into the fray as well and provide some funding to those lawsuits that are challenging the laws. He believes that these laws are unconstitutional and discriminatory.

Naturally, those on the other side of the political spectrum are already pointing figures and screaming about Soros is involved in this issue. They try to make the claim that this makes him no different than the Koch brothers who spend far more on issues on the Right. However, this comparison is completely unfair and not at all accurate.

Soros has given some money to this cause, but not because it will personally enrich him at all. Also, the amount that he has given is nothing in comparison to the amount of money that the Koch brothers have poured into the issues they care about. That being said, it is sure to still stir up passions on the Right, at least those who are going to hate Soros regardless.

The bottom line is that this is in fact an issue that Soros has taken on, but it is not something that anyone should be ashamed of supporting.

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Brian Bonar Looks To Aid Small Business Owners Meet Their Financial Responsibilities

Small and medium sized business owners usually have a lot of responsibilities on their shoulders as they look to get a business off the ground and grow it into the future. One area that often takes up a large amount of time for these entrepreneurs is the completion of financial responsibilities, such as payroll and tax paperwork. Imaging Technologies Corporation CEO Brian Bonar is now hoping to help more entrepreneurs in the future by assisting with the areas of a business that can often be time consuming and difficult to complete for those with their minds on building a business.

Brian Bonar has been a major part of the financial and electrical engineering industries for a number of years, during which time he has seen the difficulties entrepreneurs have had with completing the necessary paperwork for their businesses. Using technology to aid people in their everyday lives is an idea Brian Bonar has been working on for many years in various business positions. The Stafford University graduate divided his education between the technical details of engineering and the need to develop greater financial experience for his future business role with ITEC. In his early career, Brian Bonar worked for major corporations like IBM where he developed both his technical engineering skills and business knowledge, which are skills his current customers are now looking to take advantage of.

Brian Bonar is now hoping his plans to take control of the administrative side of business life for many entrepreneurs will see less problems for those who may not have the skills to handle these areas for their business. The ITEC brand has recently been looking for new areas to move into by acquiring existing specialists in small business administration. Bonar identified the payroll aspects of most small businesses as being the area that causes much confusion for entrepreneurs, which led to the decision to acquire the Virginia based SourceOne company. This payroll and taxes specialist looks set to play a key role in the future of ITEC and the many small and medium sized businesses the company works with.