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PACmenDotOrg Donating Member (16 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-07-11 08:12 PM
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Endorsing Obama's Executive Order
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This went largely unnoticed in the mainstream media, but in April, president Obama drafted an executive order requiring all corporations vying for federal contracts to disclose their political donations. Obviously, this doesn't end the post-citizens united style election finance system, but it would curtail it somewhat.

My organization, PACmen, has endorsed the executive order here: http://pacmenblog.wordpress.com/endorsements/corporate-... /

But, what do you guys think? A step in the right direct, or too little, too late? Also, could Obama draft an executive order requiring all corporations to disclose their political donations, or would that be overstepping his executive powers?
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