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SouthernDem4ever

(6,170 posts)
Sat Oct 8, 2022, 09:06 AM Oct 2022

More from CREW about corporations donating to seditionists

https://www.citizensforethics.org/reports-investigations/crew-reports/corporations-have-given-40-million-to-the-sedition-caucus/



On January 6, 2021, thousands of Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol Building in an effort to overturn the results of a free and fair election after being commanded by President Trump to “fight like hell.” Swiftly following the attack, corporate America correctly placed blame on the 147 members of Congress who fanned the flames by refusing to certify Trump’s loss. Nearly two hundred fifty companies announced they would no longer support the so-called Sedition Caucus. But since the January 6 insurrection, more than two thirds have abandoned their commitment.

Corporate and industry group political action committees have donated more than $44 million directly to the campaigns and leadership PACs of the 147 members of the Sedition Caucus. Companies and trade associations that pledged to suspend donations have given more than $12 million to the campaign and leadership PACs of the Sedition Caucus.

Koch Industries ($626,500), American Crystal Sugar ($530,000), Home Depot ($525,000), Boeing ($488,000), and UPS ($479,500) have contributed the most money to members of the Sedition Caucus through their corporate PACs. In the days after January 6, many of these companies vowed to use their political spending to hold those members of Congress responsible. Boeing released a statement that they “strongly condemn the violence, lawlessness and destruction that took place in the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021,” but demonstrated their lack of concern when they resumed giving to seditionists just five months after the insurrection. Koch Industries claimed they would evaluate the members they donate to based on “civility” following the attack. How they define that is questionable, however, as they resumed giving to seditionists two months later. Home Depot suspended donations while “carefully reviewing and reevaluating each of the members who voted to object to the election results,” but evidently decided that taking part in an effort to thwart the peaceful transfer of power was not a dealbreaker.


More at
https://www.citizensforethics.org/reports-investigations/crew-reports/corporations-have-given-40-million-to-the-sedition-caucus/


Sickening.
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More from CREW about corporations donating to seditionists (Original Post) SouthernDem4ever Oct 2022 OP
K & R...nt Wounded Bear Oct 2022 #1
Carefully reviewing and reevaluating each member my arse.. asiliveandbreathe Oct 2022 #2
Throwing a few bucks at politicians is the best return on investment out there. How little it costs Pepsidog Oct 2022 #3
Welcome to the Hotel Corporatocracy. You can check out but you can never leave. Tommymac Oct 2022 #4
Right wing fools wearing dumb tee shirts are what we see most of the time on TV jalan48 Oct 2022 #5

Pepsidog

(6,245 posts)
3. Throwing a few bucks at politicians is the best return on investment out there. How little it costs
Sat Oct 8, 2022, 12:03 PM
Oct 2022

to own a politician or political party.

Tommymac

(7,263 posts)
4. Welcome to the Hotel Corporatocracy. You can check out but you can never leave.
Sat Oct 8, 2022, 12:08 PM
Oct 2022

Fucking unethical pigs.

IF we ever get control of Education again, Morals AND Ethics HAS to be a REQUIREMENT for EVERYONE.

And it needs to be implemented in Higher Education asap, with lower levels coming on line as they can.

Secular morals and critical thinking needs to be mandatory and taught in EVERY grade K-20. They pretty much were when I was in school in the 1960's and 1970's, but I felt like my class was one of the last to receive this valuable education.

jalan48

(13,768 posts)
5. Right wing fools wearing dumb tee shirts are what we see most of the time on TV
Sat Oct 8, 2022, 12:17 PM
Oct 2022

but these corporations are the power behind the scenes pushing the Fascist movement in our country.

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