Cassius Methyl & Nick Bernabe
February 12, 2015
(ANTIMEDIA) America’s political system is heavily influenced by money, everyone knows that. In fact, the argument can be made that the US has become an oligarchy. People say follow the money, and in politics it can lead you to the agenda which politicians will carry out once elected.
President Obama’s top donor in 2008 was Goldman Sachs, in 2009 he bailed out Wall Street. Dick Cheney had blatant financial ties with oil giant Halliburton, they made $39.5 billion in revenue from the war in Iraq that Cheney tricked us into.
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So where are Hillary’s ties? Here is a screen shot that displays Hillary Clinton’s top campaign donors since 1989:
Does this surprise you? The most open supporters of Clinton are among the utmost notorious, corrupt, and hated American corporations. By corrupt, I mean influential in the creation and enforcement of law for their own benefit. As the Free Beacon noted,
“Goldman Sachs, for example, ranks dead last for reputation, and is the second largest corporate donor to Hillary Clinton. Her top corporate donor, Citigroup, ranks 89th out of 100. Her fourth largest donor, JP Morgan Chase, came in 87th. Other Clinton donors making the list of companies held in poor esteem by the public include Time Warner (85/100) and 21st Century Fox (65/100). Collectively these companies have given more than $2.8 million to Clinton’s campaigns.”
Also to note is Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox, the parent company of Fox News, which has donated a total of over $300,000 to Hillary Clinton. Looking for proof that war mongers don’t care what party you are affiliated with as long as the bombs keep dropping? Look no further.
Hillary and the Democrats are obviously not alone in their dealings with corporate America; both parties are bought and paid for. In 2008 Goldman Sachs was Obama’s top fundraiser, in 2012 they were Romney’s.
Likely presidential Candidate Jeb Bush is no different. He will be inheriting Romney’s big donors, guaranteed to also have ties to corrupt corporations.
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