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Thank you. Would really appreciate a "spread sheet" of who supports those who oppose the transition of power. I don't have much economic leverage, but will use what I have.

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As I mentioned above, even if you have only a small economic leverage (as do I), mention that you are going to publicize your choices and encourage others to do the same, that increases your leverage. If only 1% of people divest from AT&T in every way, that is still a lot for a corporation. Companies make choices based on costs much smaller than that.

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correction: "elsewhere" since apparently comment order varies.

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Agreed. It's almost impossible to keep track anymore but I'm with you. I certainly won't make an impact by myself but I'll do my best to avoid as many of these corporations who supported these senators baseless claims. Whenever possible, I will look for alternatives. Thanks Judd!

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me too, Elizabeth has a plan for this.

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Why does it take a violent insurrection to get corps to stop donating these insolent republicans? That’s the question they should be asking themselves.

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Three out of all of them. Keep the pressure on, Judd.

Yesterday I responded to Adam Schiff's FB post on the reflection of Jan. 6 events.

It sort of goes along with PAC money but from a different view point. Here it is:

First I am glad you are safe.

Power corrupts especially when $$$ are involved. Campaign finance must be reformed. 4 years of a Grifter president and greed threw a high beam on it. But it is not just that nor just him.

Our elected representatives must not be beholding to who or what is stuffing their pockets. Ultimately the Republicans who still need for the alt right constituent to vote so they remain in office are motivated by the money stuffed in their pockets by PACs, Corporations, big buck donors, etc that help many become wealthy and not on $175,000 salaries. Perhaps sir, Democrats can look at their bank accounts as well. Greed sits on both sides of the aisle. Who does Congress really represent. The people or the 1%?

The Bible states "Money is the root of all evil."

And this event was spurred by it. The need to stay in power revolves around not only being in the seat, but in the money.

I urge you to "Reflect" on that and start campaign finance reform.

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The quote is; “The love of money is the root of all evil”.

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Actually, per 1 Timothy 6:10 (KJV) - “For the love of money is the root of all evil....”

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Indeed it reaffirms what has happened in this country. The MSM owned by 1% has been lacking as well.

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I hope you are including all Rupert Murdoch companies as "MSM" because he is most certainly part of the "1%" and his media properties' editorial policies reflect his choice of market and desire to make as much as possible, regardless of the consequences to us "little people"

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So is Mr. Berkshire Hathaway himself, Warren Buffett. There's a bunch of them. My brain is a bit rattled. Just got news my bestie has had a heart attack and is being admitted to the hospital.

You can Google it.

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Here is a group. Their TV media sucks eggs.Forbes

Meet The Billionaire Clan Behind The Media Outlet Liberals Love To Hate

smith family sinclair broadcasting from www.forbes.com

May 2, 2018 — Politics doesn't seem to be hurting the Smith family of Sinclair Broadcasting Group, which is worth $1.2 billion.

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Thanks, and hope your friend fully recovers.

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Three down. 144 to go. Let’s keep up the pressure! I’d like to see all these companies listed regularly until they ‘GET THE MESSAGE’ and change their monetary support for politicians who do not undermine our democracy. Also, each and every one of us need to do our part and STOP ALL SUPPORT of these companies. Do you want your hard earned money going toward businesses that align themselves with racism, misogyny, conspiracy theories, and lies?

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Unfortunately, this is the only way to have real consequences. These politicians don't listen to the people. They only listen to the flow of money.

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I’ll do my best not to financially support the companies that supported the seditionists.

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Thanks for providing this information. As consumers and shareholders, we too have power. Your reporting helps me do that. Keep the pressure on.

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This is the first article I’ve read that actually identified the six Senators by name. Now we need a list of the representatives.

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Go to the indivisible website. You can find the names there.

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This actually gives me an opportunity to stop my monthly Insurance PAC contribution. I’m on the side of free healthcare for all anyways

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Your facts regarding the Capital police officer who was killed are mistaken. He was hit in the head with a fire extinguisher per The NY Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/08/us/politics/police-officer-killed-capitol.html

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Such a sad thing to happen. I hope it was caught on camera and the person charged with murder.

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I hope so too! Chances are good; photojournalists were there, seditionists were proudly videoing and photographing themselves plus I’m sure there were plenty of surveillance cameras around.

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My concern is the reason these corporations are donating to congressmen and senators in the first place. What reason does Blue Cross/Blue Shield have to donate to a political campaign except to gain favor when healthcare bills come up in the House and Senate.

I hope that after all of this turmoil we can change the laws on the money that is donated in exchange for political favors.

Last priority on the list I’m sure, but it needs to happen.

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Has anyone put together a list of email addresses, phone numbers, and/or contact form urls for all of these companies to allow for more easily making our thoughts known?

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see my comment above for AT&T, I spent a little time hunting down the right form(s)

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If you want to participate in BDS of AT&T and wish to let them know, here is a contact form for individual investors: https://investors.att.com/resources/contacts I just sent them two emails, one through customer service and another through this form, indicating that I am going to divest my individual shares and through the index funds that have shares, as well as search for alternatives to my internet and TV service, citing my "grave disappointment" in their failure to act immediately to end their "support for lawmakers who support armed insurrection and subversion of democracy"

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Also I said that I am going to encourage others to do the same. I think this part is important to say.

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Amazing work Judd truly.

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We need to update this at least annually. #holdthemaccountable

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Since money is free speech. How can I the little guy get my voice heard against this money? The political system is corrupt. This shows exactly how. Corporations speech drowns us all out. Government isn't for the people anymore it's for the corporations.

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