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welshTerrier2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-19-07 04:01 PM
Response to Reply #43
45. here are a couple of more current links
i've seen the numbers Moore referenced on OpenSecrets (Can't remember the link though). They showed that last year, Hillary was #2 behind Rick Santorum.

here are a couple of links that show contributions for 2008 from the insurance industry and from health care professionals:

Here's the closest I could come to Moore's reference:
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  -"corporations commonly account for 3 of every 4 political donations to congressional campaigns" welshTerrier2  Jul-19-07 12:18 PM   #0 
  - VOTE FOR KUCINICH IN THE PRIMARY!  redqueen   Jul-19-07 12:21 PM   #1 
  - i did in 2004  welshTerrier2   Jul-19-07 12:25 PM   #2 
     - Me too... and worked for the campaign.  redqueen   Jul-19-07 12:30 PM   #3 
  - 3 out of 4??? It's really that high?  Totally Committed   Jul-19-07 12:32 PM   #4 
  - Yes. Big biz has a stranglehold on our politicians.  GreenPartyVoter   Jul-19-07 12:47 PM   #5 
  - corporate left versus corporate right  welshTerrier2   Jul-19-07 12:53 PM   #6 
  - I knew it was bad, you know I did, but THIS BAD? 3 out of 4 is 75%!  Totally Committed   Jul-19-07 01:32 PM   #14 
     - read the post by antigop in this thread  welshTerrier2   Jul-19-07 01:42 PM   #21 
        - Ugh. I'm sick.  Totally Committed   Jul-19-07 01:52 PM   #23 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-19-07 02:06 PM   #25 
     - Hmm  redqueen   Jul-19-07 02:21 PM   #29 
  - Please see the article posted in this thread  antigop   Jul-19-07 01:04 PM   #7 
  - ugly when you see the details, isn't it?  welshTerrier2   Jul-19-07 01:14 PM   #9 
     - I would strongly recommend David Sirota's "Hostile Takeover" n/t  antigop   Jul-19-07 01:17 PM   #10 
        - thanks. i'll add it to the list.  welshTerrier2   Jul-19-07 01:36 PM   #17 
  - Meanwhile this is a good day to support Act Blue  Tom Rinaldo   Jul-19-07 01:12 PM   #8 
  - i found these comments disturbing  welshTerrier2   Jul-19-07 01:27 PM   #13 
     - First let me point out those comments are not from the Act Blue solicitation  Tom Rinaldo   Jul-19-07 02:10 PM   #27 
     - Again, assuming one accepts that this wasn't a conference examining U.S. history in the Middle East  Tom Rinaldo   Jul-19-07 02:37 PM   #34 
  - Speaking of corporate influence, Obama is dominating on Wall Street with HRC 2nd  draft_mario_cuomo   Jul-19-07 01:22 PM   #11 
  - Michael Moore's "Sickos for sale"  antigop   Jul-19-07 01:24 PM   #12 
  - Hillary's #1.... knock me over with a feather!  Totally Committed   Jul-19-07 01:35 PM   #16 
  - you're missing the key point though  welshTerrier2   Jul-19-07 01:39 PM   #18 
  - i would laugh  redqueen   Jul-19-07 02:23 PM   #30 
  - Actually, I didn't miss that point at all....  Totally Committed   Jul-19-07 02:42 PM   #35 
     - i know you didn't  welshTerrier2   Jul-19-07 02:46 PM   #36 
        - Well, first they'd call us names, and then they'd say we weren't REAL Democrats...  Totally Committed   Jul-19-07 04:23 PM   #46 
        - hiding threads  welshTerrier2   Jul-19-07 04:33 PM   #47 
           - The worst days are the days when the polls are released.  Totally Committed   Jul-19-07 04:39 PM   #48 
              - son of hiding threads  welshTerrier2   Jul-19-07 04:45 PM   #49 
        - that bob dylan lyric just popped into my head again...  redqueen   Jul-19-07 05:00 PM   #50 
  - Yes, but she is a distant second on Wall Street to Obama (although she beats all Republicans easily)  draft_mario_cuomo   Jul-19-07 01:41 PM   #20 
  - Thanks for the info. It isn't surprising to see HRC and BO in the top 3 on that list nt  draft_mario_cuomo   Jul-19-07 01:42 PM   #22 
  - How did he get these number from the opensecrets site?  penguin7   Jul-19-07 03:24 PM   #43 
     - here are a couple of more current links  welshTerrier2   Jul-19-07 04:01 PM   #45 
  - Does Edwards talk about taking corporate money out of campaigns?  welshTerrier2   Jul-19-07 01:34 PM   #15 
  - Sadly, none of the major candidates have  draft_mario_cuomo   Jul-19-07 01:39 PM   #19 
  - And Edwards used to work for those types of firms that you now decry.  jefferson_dem   Jul-19-07 02:54 PM   #38 
     - We know that. So does Wall Street. Guess what? They prefer Obama by 17-to-1  draft_mario_cuomo   Jul-19-07 03:16 PM   #41 
        - this link says HRC leads in contributions from the "securities and investments" industry  welshTerrier2   Jul-19-07 03:21 PM   #42 
  - Bullshit. Corporations are forbidden by law from contributing to congressional candidates  Freddie Stubbs   Jul-19-07 02:00 PM   #24 
  - It's this kind of open-minded give-and-take that...  Totally Committed   Jul-19-07 02:07 PM   #26 
  - Yes.  Freddie Stubbs   Jul-19-07 02:20 PM   #28 
     - PAC's? Junkets?  redqueen   Jul-19-07 02:24 PM   #31 
  - you barely deserve a response  welshTerrier2   Jul-19-07 02:30 PM   #32 
  - Big corporations are the 'enemy of state', more than Al Qaida...  dmosh42   Jul-19-07 02:31 PM   #33 
  - And the one candidate that has been advocating for public funding of elections for many years is  Jillian   Jul-19-07 02:51 PM   #37 
     - "the one candidate" is wrong. Kucinich has, as well. n/t  redqueen   Jul-19-07 03:06 PM   #39 
        - sorry ! But at least Kucinich made it in the chart.  Jillian   Jul-19-07 03:13 PM   #40 
           - True, true.  redqueen   Jul-19-07 03:27 PM   #44 

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