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

Posted 11 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) 11 years ago

You seem surprised that politicians would lie.

[-] 1 points by WildMan (27) 11 years ago

Who said they would lie?

[-] 1 points by JPB950 (2254) 11 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 11 years ago

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

[-] 1 points by BetsyRoss (-744) 11 years ago
[-] 1 points by bensdad (8977) 11 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 11 years ago

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

[-] 1 points by bensdad (8977) 11 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 11 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.