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Forum Post: Companies Pay $20 Million to Fund Democratic Convention

Posted 3 years ago on Sept. 4, 2012, 7:07 a.m. EST by WildMan (27)
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Companies including Bank of America Corp. and Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC) have contributed $20 million toward the cost of the Democratic National Convention, helping fund an event that Democrats initially said wouldn’t accept corporate money, according to two people familiar with the matter.



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[-] 2 points by JPB950 (2254) 3 years ago

You seem surprised that politicians would lie.

[-] 1 points by WildMan (27) 3 years ago

Who said they would lie?

[-] 1 points by JPB950 (2254) 3 years ago

Democrats said they "wouldn't accept corporate money" yet Bank of America and Wells Fargo have contributed. Someone has either lied or their position has done some serious evolving.

[-] 1 points by LetsGetReal (1420) from Grants, NM 3 years ago

What? I'm skeptical. When and where did they say that?

[-] 1 points by BetsyRoss (-744) 3 years ago
[-] 1 points by bensdad (8977) 3 years ago

So- you are disgusted that political parties take corporate contributions
you can post about this
OR you can DO someting about this


[-] 1 points by hchc (3297) from Tampa, FL 3 years ago

Nothing speaks louder than A) your lone vote and B) Where you spend your money

[-] 1 points by bensdad (8977) 3 years ago

tell that to MLK or the koch brothers
not original - but true

unity through strength through unity
united we stand - divided we fall
if we do not hang together, we shall all hang separately

[-] 1 points by hchc (3297) from Tampa, FL 3 years ago

Well you are certianly no MLK or a Koch clan guy, and Im assuming you dont go to Occupy too much, so yes those are your two biggest weapons.