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Response to Mayflower1 (Reply #2)

Wed Jun 6, 2012, 11:36 AM

5. Four years ago was before Citizens United.

 

The best prognostications are that reichwing billionaires and their puppets will put more than $1 billion - that's right - billion with a "b" into defeating Obama. In many cases the donors do not have to be revealed by name and may well be foreign citizens or corporations. Transparency is ZERO.

The 1% view this as merely a cost of doing business in order to finish looting - and eventually basically enslaving - the 99%. Take a look at the graphic that has been posted around DU regarding the 8-1 money advantage Walker had in WI. The Repigs are intent on destroying unions, which are a major source of funds Democratic candidates, but even with strong unions the plutocracy can swamp those funds by 10 times.

The plutocracy has also been busy undermining and undercutting the Democratic party for at least as long as the DLC has been around. The surest way to get what you want is to buy both parties. The plutocracy knows this and has acted accordingly.

Wake up and smell the corporate fascism.

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