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Judd:

Thank you!

This piece echoes the current immigration situation in DC: let’s impeach Mayorkas over policy differences, while torpedoeing a bill to solve the problem; so TFG can run on the problem, rather than solving it. R’s fundraised on guaranteed impeachment before they had evidence. The two-faced corporations are no different. Hypocrisy abounds!

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Money talks louder than words. Shame on them. Thanks for outing they who speak out of both sides of their mouths.

Which one is it, big corporations? Or are you just covering your posteriors? DT and company will destroy you if they get a chance. Money won't be enough. MAGA will require that you do what they say. Bag bargain, that.

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Again: Citizen’s United only serves to EXPONENTIALLY augment the influence of very wealthy donors—Corporations are NOT People—Corporations are tools to shield certain, personal liabilities in the course of conducting corporate policy. Citizens United is a bastardization of the law.

Wouldn’t you like to be a fly on the wall when one of these racist Repugs presented their pitch for donations?

Little wonder the right wing is so keen to ban books: Just look at the drivel they do read and then turn to CRUSADING, as if one piece of fiction can be overgeneralized into valid “theory.” Even the terms “theory,” “philosophy,” “ideals and beliefs” are misused by radicals. Ignorance and turning our backs on teaching of humanities has led to a population that is one, small step from medieval “tests” for witches.

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I will act accordingly. When possible I will avoid these companies. Thank you for this info.

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Feb 8·edited Feb 8

Although Richard Hudson is an unabashed racist, along with many other white Senators and Representative ( but probably including Tim Scott, who just loves Trump), I'm not so sure that all of these $15,000 donations to the NRCC are anything more than donations to the agency that keeps Republicans in office (and are friendly to big business). (And will incidentally accept lobbying bribes.) General Motors has donated $60,000 to the NRCC!--would love to know inside information about what motivates them so strongly. So instead of "putting their money where their mouth is" they are putting their money in a way that can harm what they say with those mouths (letters and declarations of support for Dreamers and DACA).

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This excellent reporting only lacks the disclaimer that the penalty for corporate hypocrisy remains a maximum sentence of zero years in prison and a fine of zero dollars.

These corporations donate to Republicans to keep it that way. Talk is free but tax breaks go straight to the bottom line.

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Just wondering: Did these companies also contribute to the DNC and elected officials working in support of dreamers? Do they speak out of both sides of their mouths and wallets?

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I thought they said “Jews will not replace us”

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Bam! Thanks for informing me

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Actions speak louder than words. Money talks in politics and is the fuel for action. The replacement needed is of the shallow but also hollow Republicans in Congress who happily take the cash as validation of actions espoused by uber-criminal Trump. It is a straight line; no zig-zagging or shell game of "look over there." Take the money, it is payment for service rendered, even if lip service says otherwise.

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Judd, the chant in Charlottesville was "Jews will not replace us." This matters. It should be corrected.

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Thank you for identifying major corporations that are engaged in doublespeak while they line the coffers of racists, misongynists and would-be authoritarians. It's an age old story and I suspect that most of them do it. The wealthy/priviledged always think they will stay in favor if they fawn and conspire and turn over riches.

Any information on the major engineering firms? We receive constant messaging on DEI, but I suspect they are engaged in the same financial dealings.

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frankly i'm white and i can't wait for the great replacement.....my hope is they will do a much better job than what we and our ancestors did in regards to race in this country.

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This article seems a little one sided. Did these companies also give these or similar amounts to the DNC and democratic representatives? The hypocrisy is clear but are these companies truly one-sided?

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Corporations speak out if both sides of their mouth to protect profits. Morality is irrelevant to them.

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Judd, do you have any reporting on these Corporations making contributions to the DCCC (Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee) as well? That would not be at all unusuall. It could be represented as hypocritical to posit that these companies have a corporate image esposing a stance, over one issue, then financially support a party with planks in the platform opposite of that issue, because the company feels there are other issues in the party platform that want to promote. Playing both sides is not unusual.

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