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Skip to comments.Defense contractors donate a ton to pro-war Senators
Posted on 09/16/2013 9:21:42 AM PDT by jmaroneps37
Senator John McCain raked in a staggering $176,300.00 to win the gold in the defense contract lobby dollars Olympics, the most of any other senator on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee according to a print outlet in Great Britain.
(1) Is this mind blowing amount reverberating in his brain as he tells Congress and the American people, It would be catastrophic if Congress doesnt go along with Baracks Syria policy? Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) who is up for re election next year won the silver with a $127,350 purse, and VA Democrat Tim Kaine pulled in $101,025 to wear the bronze.
Every American needs to read this unbelievable DAILY MAIL article which features correlations between Yes votes cast to go to war last week with their lobby dollars received.
The Brit print outlet reports committee members voting to support Obamas bomb Syria resolution collected an average of $72,850″ in defense campaign financing between 2007 and 2012!
(2) These averages come from analysis of data collected by the Center for Responsive Politics. Senator Tom Udall (D-UT) voted No and only pulled in $18,700 over five years.
Some of our poor, hurting troops are already on their fourth deployment. One only has to go to local American Legion and Am Vet posts to see and hear how destroyed they and their families are. Ask to see if the name Kerry, McCain or Graham appears on any of the rosters of troops currently serving.
Louses in D.C. cant even process the veterans records, so many and so heavy the files are falling through floors at VA locations as reported last year by Fox.
A combined defense lobby pouch of $130,850 went to Yes voters Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and ranking Republican Bob Corker,
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