- $5.6 million: The amount House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) received in corporate-linked donations during the 2010 midterm campaign
- 40 percent: The increase in corporate donations Cantor received between 2008 and 2010
- $1.2 million: The amount Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.), the new head of the financial services committee, received from banking interests in the midterms. Bachus wants to undo financial reform.
- $400,000: The amount Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), new chair of the energy and commerce committee, took from energy and mining industries
- 50 percent: The increase in donations to Upton from energy and mining interests between 2008 and 2010
Friday, January 28, 2011
The TeaPublicans Are NOT Interested In Jobs, Our Infrastructure, Your Health (lack of), They ONLY Do What Those Who Give Them BIG BUCKS Want Them To Do:
MORE INVASIVE GOVERNMENT FROM THE BIGMOUTH "SMALLER GOVERNMENT" LIARS
As Jim Hightower explains it, is that “the wealthiest 1 percent of Americans possess more net worth today than the bottom 90 percent of us combined. Worse, these privileged few and their political henchmen have structured a new economic ‘normal’ of long-term joblessness, low wages, no benefits or worker rights, miserly public services, and a steadily widening chasm between the rich and the rest of us.” We must restore sanity to this nation.