Big Oil's INvestments Paying Off in Congress

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    What are you whining about? That's how democracy works.

    However, $8.7 million is a spit in the ocean when you compare it to the $billions congressmen receive in total contributions every election.
     
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    One dollar, one vote, eh?

    And weren't you among the idiots screeching in another thread that America's not a democracy?
     
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    This is peanuts. Obama took $600 million from unions in 2008.
     
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    That graph shows cumulative contributions over the last 22 years? LOL
     
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    He also received the most from oil companies.
     
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    This thread appears to have been rendered impotent.
     
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    It was DOA.
     
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    Thought the Supreme Court already decided this issue last year?...
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    Federal judge affirms ban on direct corporate contributions to political candidates
    8 June`11 - Turns down the government’s request that he reconsider
     
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