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This Year, Lockheed Donated to Campaigns of 386 of 435 Members of House of Reps

Lockheed Martin has really been spreading the campaign contributions around the U.S. House this year. So far, nearly 90% of representatives have received money from the largest defense contractor in the country.

Of the 435 House members, 386 accepted such Lockheed-related contributions, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.

The distribution of campaign checks has been even more concentrated among members sitting on key defense-related committees.

All but one lawmaker on the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces, which oversees Lockheed’s F-22 fighter, have enjoyed the company’s largesse. That means 24 out of 25 committee members have received an average donation of $6,130.

Lockheed has contributed the most money among defense contractors in this election cycle. Of the $2.1 million given to congressional candidates, $1.3 million went to Republican candidates and $855,528 has gone to Democratic ones.


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Campaign finance reform. This

Campaign finance reform. This is one area where Ron Paul is dead wrong on.

Plan for eliminating the national debt in 10-20 years:

Overview: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2010/09/12/my-plan-for-reducin...

Specific cuts; defense spending: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2011/01/03/more-detailed-look-a

Really? That's all. Hmmm, I

Really? That's all. Hmmm, I would have expected that they would have contributed to all 435 that would accept it and to all their respective competitors as well to acquire access to any elected as well as potential favors from the corrupt among them.
That is the system we have after all...
You must remember now, money is protected speech and corps. are people after all...

Most surprising though is the number. Only 2.1 million? $6100 and change each???
Man these reps work cheap!

“Any man who thinks he can be happy and prosperous by letting the government take care of him better take a closer look at the American Indian.” ― Henry Ford.

fyi2day - Lockheed is 1 of 1000's of companies that

make up the MIC. And, they lie about all the other numbers they publish so I'm pretty sure the amount they claim is half or less what is really paid in bribes. Just saying...