Skip to comments.Out of 8,000 federal contributions from CDC employees since 2015, only 5 went to Republican causes, FEC records show
Posted on 07/18/2020 10:09:51 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum
More than 550 employees at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have made over 8,000 contributions totaling more than $285,000 to Democratic causes since 2015. In that time, only five contributions have been made toward Republican causes, Federal Election Commission records indicate.
Out of those five contributions, which totaled slightly more than $1,000, three sent money to President Trump's 2016 campaign.
The contributions came from nurses, technology personnel, epidemiologists, and the CDC's chief financial officer.
Common recipients of CDC contributions:
ActBlue - an online fundraising platform for Democratic and left-leaning organizations
Biden for President
Hillary for America
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Warren for President, Inc.
Indivisible Action a progressive organization which seeks to "elect progressive leaders, rebuild our democracy, and defeat the Trump agenda."
Soon after W.H.O. declared coronavirus a global pandemic in early March, the amount of money contributed by CDC employees to left-leaning causes by the end of the month was three-times higher than the previous five-year average.
Additionally, the total number of contributions more than doubled compared to the previous five-year monthly average.
Between March 11 and 30, CDC employees gave roughly $8,000 through 158 contributions. Employees made an average of 69 contributions averaging $2,700 during the same time span from 2015-2019.
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Institutions like this need to be decentralized and relocated. The office space they use in the DC area could instead be used as rental income for taxpayers. Might upend the echo-chamber culture at the same time.
Where a person spends their money is where their heart is as well.
And reason for so few political contributions to Republicans or Conservative Political Organizations is that the few conservative workers at the CDC know that it is a job promotion killer if they were to contribute to conservative organizations.
Every government bureaucracy is full of Democratic voters. The only way to change this is to eliminate whole sections of government jobs, or return to the spoils or patronage system.
It won’t happen because the Republican Party is run by a bunch of gutless fools, who like being pinatas for Democrat partisans.
While that is true, I think the CDC is in Atlanta. Probably just needs to be ended and outsourced.
I should also note, after very quick research, the CDC in Atlanta employs thousands of union employees. Last year the American Federation of Government Employees won a settlement against the CDC that pays out $11 million to over 2,400 CDC employees. The quick math on that is about $4,500 per employee. I'm sure it less since the corrupt union and lawyers will get their cuts. The point of writing about this is that it is nearly impossible to fire lazy ass government employees, and even more impossible to fire union scum government employees. These people are takers. They run their scams through taking from makers and using that money support their unions and politicians.
Make it a point today to abuse anyone that is employed in a government position that actively takes away your freedom and liberty or makes it more difficult to run your business. The acid test: Can you live your life without that government employee providing some service to you? For me, it's not every government employee, but it is very large number.
We always hear how political leanings don’t affect the way people do their jobs, right?
Except when it comes to freedom of thought
Not sure what the point is here.
Russia has enormous case and death counts, too. The CDC is not managing their numbers.
Only one place doesn’t have a proportionate case and death total and that’s China, and how suspicious is that.
MAGA types do not go into government, social justice, community reform, or other such occupations. These vocations are the province of ostensibly altruistic liberals who do not share the view of American exceptionalism.
Looking for MAGA employees in FedGov is like looking for cannibals in a Buddhist monastery.
Didn’t it used to be in Colorado?
(If not, I’m not sure what I am thinking of...)
Five is more than I would have guessed.
Now we know why we have falsified Corona cases and are all wearing masks. They are part of the DNC campaign.
Close the essentially worthless, often dishonest cdc. It is a bunch of highly paid lefty losers who should be unemployed.
The primary beneficiaries of Socialism and Socialist policies are the Socialist politicians (this is Utopia for these lying scoundrels)
Secondary is the bureaucracies and contractors who get fat and lazy from the programs and contracts.
Tertiary are the supposed benefactors of these programs and policies.
The Left is amazing in their ability to dominate with OUR money.
Yeah, that’s about right.
How are ANY public employees UNIONIZED?
Swamp people need excessive spending from government to pay for their livelihoods. It’s a game of elect the trough fillers.
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