Tag campaign contributions

Hypocrisy from Obama campaign

The Obama campaign targets “less-than-reputable” Romney donors yet allows disgraced MF Global CEO Jon Corsine to bundle campaign contributions for their campaign. I guess the slimeballs must only be on the other side. And yes, of course Romney is just as bad.

Mount Kellett’s war on workers

One characteristic of the so-called 1% that are the new economic royalists of the world is that they can afford to kick in serious amounts of money to politicians who they believe will support their economic interests and social agendas.…

Obama hearts the banksters, reaches out to them

The investment banks backed Obama very early in the 2008 campaign and with big money. He has repaid their investment mightily, shoveling them hundreds of billions. But he did institute a few tepid reforms to mollify the peasants with pitchforks,…

You can’t shop your way to a better world

CREDO Mobile, who markets themselves through progressive outlets, has no network of their own and uses Sprint. CREDO claims that it doesn’t fund anti-environment politicians, or those who oppose a woman’s right to choose, or those who are pro-war. That…

No … reaaaally?

Banks and other companies taking federal bailout assistance spent $114 million on lobbying and campaign contributions last year, according to a new study……Lawmakers who oversee the bailout were among the top recipients of campaign donations from bailed-out corporations, the study…