Will we here calls for disclosing donors?

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  1. Quantum Windbag
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    It seems that the biggest spender in the current election is a group by the name of AFSCME.


    Public-Employees Union Is Now Campaign's Big Spender - WSJ.com

    Will we here Obama calling on them to disclose everyone who donates to them, and prove that no foreign money is being spent to buy elections?
     
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    I guess a better question would be, will the Republicans?
     
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    Moon Why so serious?

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    Nice deflection. Obama and his sycophants were the first to raise the issue, so wouldn't you expect them to step up and disclose who their contributors are?
     
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    Not a deflection. It was the Republicans who hid behind the USSC ruling when they were asked, so why should it be any different for the Democrats?
     
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    No because this isn't foreign donations.
     
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    They should all disclose their funding sources, imo.
     
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    The President is demanding through his intermediaries that Republican supporters disclose. He is making a forceful claim that if they refuse to disclose that ALONE means laws were broken ( when they were not) and that they have something to hide.

    Now we find out HIS party is doing the EXACT same thing? And you claim it is not deceitful or wrong?
     
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    The American voter should have the right to know who's paying for all that crap on TV. This is not a Republican or Democratic issue. Could it be that the contributors are ashame to be identified with this type of campaigning? I certainly would be.
     
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    1st point: No he didnt..Link?

    2nd point: American donations and Foriegn donations are the same in looney land but not in reality.
     
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    Now that doesn't happen very often, I actually agree. every dime should be accounted for. And posted for all to see.

    Left Right or middle.
     
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