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Take Back Action Fund President at FEC Thursday

On Thursday, the Federal Election Commission will take up a request by Take Back Action Fund regarding the need for disclaimers on Facebook Advertising. The Action was created by people who wanted to join Take Back Our Republic as conservatives concerned about the need for campaign finance reform, but who wanted to engage in activities that went beyond the scope of Take Back Our Republic, which is a non-profit under 501(c)3 of the IRS code.

The Action Fund is a 501(c)4 that shares the conviction that voters have the right to know who is producing political advertising, particularly to identify attempts to flood huge amounts of money from foreign countries. To that end, the Action Fund asked the FEC if potential hard-hitting social media ads would require the same kind of disclosure required when similar TV commercials or direct mail attack pieces must provide.

The Action Fund is encouraged by two draft response to the the request to be considered Thursday, which are identified as Agenda…

Take Back Action Fund is a 501c4 Organization

Breakdown of Trump's Popularity and Take Back Tag Line

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Take Back Action Fund John Pudner breaks down the numbers in this piece, closing with info on the non-profit (www.takeback.org) that established www.takebackactionfund.org.


Action Fund Elects Randy Brooks Chair; Glover, Connors, Pudner, Hellwig

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - May 15, 2017 - The Take Back Action Fund Board met today in Birmingham and elected Randy Brooks Chair. The Board also elected Juleanna Glover, John Pudner, Charles Hellwig and Marty Connors to one-year terms.

Two years ago Pudner, the Executive Director of Take Back Our Republic (Take Back), a non-partisan 501(c)3 organization (see details on www.takeback.org), announced the formation of Take Back Our Republic Action Fund (Action Fund). He noted that some strong conservatives with deep experience in politics, campaigns, and government believed in the educational effort of Take Back, but sought to advocate policies and implement specific solutions activities which go beyond the scope of the efforts of Take Back.

The group currently advocated the passage of HR1341 and other campaign finance reform measures. The bios of the members are as follows:



Randy Brooks, CEO of Avast Real Estate, built his real estate operation of more than 100 people with his method of per…

Both Sides Sling Dark Money in Supreme Court Fight

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April 5th, 2017 by Take Back Action Team I'm sure it'll come as no surprise to you... but dark money is being used to attack Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, as well as defend him.  It is hypocritical to exploiting the campaign finance rules, funneling as much secret, dark money from the mega-wealthy as possible to stop Gorsuch, in the name of stopping dark money. It's a classic "ends justify any means" effort.  I'm absolutely fed up with this and I know you are too.  Let’s be clear, both sides are to blame. I've frequently called out groups supporting President Trump for their lack of transparency. However, I believe it would be wrong on our part to attack them without also calling out the Constitutional Responsibility Project which launched a TV ad buy targeted at convincing Democrat Senators- who unanimously confirmed Judge Gorsuch last time- to oppose Donald Trump’s nominee.  It is unrealistic to ask either side to unilaterally disarm. It’s …

Former Auburn University Coach Stops by Take Back Action Fund Office

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April 5th, 2017 by Take Back Action Team Take Back Action Fund is inviting any potential candidate for office to stop by and hear us out on why every Republican, Democrat, third party candidate and Independent should back campaign finance reform. The first potential candidate of the 2018 election cycle to take us up on the offer was former Auburn football coach Tommy Tuberville, who is said to be considering a run for Governor. We were honored to be among the first stops on his "listening tour."

Last fall, President Trump made a promise to "Drain the Swamp," and the American people embraced the idea of an outsider running the country. Will Alabamians look to do the same in 2018? Tuberville, who made his stop by our office this week, may be eager to find out.
Tuberville was an outstanding football coach, and he is hoping that his leadership experience- outside of politics- will prompt Alabama voters to select him to lead the state. We enjoyed the opportunity to hear …

Take Back Action Fund Targets Arizona Voters with First Mailer

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August 29th, 2016 by Take Back Action Team Take Back Action Fund (Action Fund) continued its research into the ability to increase voter participation by sending its first voter mailer into Arizona prior to Tuesday's primary in the 5th Congressional district. The Action Fund was formed due to interest from some supporters of Take Back Our Republic, a non-profit recognized as a 501-c3 by the IRS, to advance the search for conservative solutions for campaign finance reform beyond the scope of that organization including electioneering. 
Congressman Matt Salmon of Mesa co-sponsored the result of efforts to stop unverified credit card contributions that invite foreign contribution, HR4177, whose sponsor Paul Gosar is also in the Arizona delegation. Salmon is not running for re-election With a state goal of breaking politicians addiction to a few large campaign contributions, the mailer is part of an effort to determine the best ways to turn out voters in cost effective ways that do no…