November 1, 2012

The most corrupt election in American history

Common Dreams - Super PACs and nonprofits unleashed by the Citizens United Supreme Court decision have spent more than $840 million on the 2012 election, with the overwhelming majority favoring Republicans, particularly GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney.

An estimated $577 million, or roughly 69 percent, was spent by conservative groups, compared with $237 million spent by liberal groups, or about 28 percent, with the remainder expended by other organizations.

Of all outside spending in the 2012 election, more than $450 million was dedicated to the presidential election with more than $350 million spent helping Romney and about $100 million spent to help President Barack Obama.


Uncle Goat said...

"The best Democracy Money can Buy!"

Now that corruption is so open, we can pat ourselves on the back for being so honest about our dishonesty.
I hope we still have enough factories to close to help pay for this all.

Anonymous said...

What you can do about it, google "the exceptions clause", study it, learn to love it. Read the American Tradition Partnership amicus briefs, study the eleventh amendment, support enactment of the eleventh amendment enabling act, get your state to oppose and opt out of Ctizens United.