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Army, Navy, Air Force all among top 10 Ron Paul contributors

The fact is that the Army, Navy and Air Force are all among the top 10 contributors for Ron Paul. Look yourself and compare these to the investment banks that support the other candidates, Republican and Democrat alike. Also notice the conspicuous lack of banks among Paul's contributors. Now whose interests do you think he is fighting for?


Top 10 Contributors
Goldman Sachs $181,425
Merrill Lynch $147,200
Marriott International $115,000
Bain Capital $112,200
Morgan Stanley 110,050
Bain & Co $103,175
The Villages $96,400
Citigroup Inc 94,150
Compuware Corp $93,800
Huron Consulting Group $91,250

Top 10 Contributors
Ernst & Young 255,200
Elliott Management $228,400
Credit Suisse Group $164,900
Merrill Lynch $151,000
Bear Stearns $147,691
Lehman Brothers $140,850
Citigroup Inc 137,350
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher $109,375
Bracewell & Giuliani $102,950
Morgan Stanley $97,950

Top 10 Contributors
Blank Rome LLP $141,100
Citigroup Inc $137,050
Greenberg Traurig LLP $124,987
Merrill Lynch $113,575
Goldman Sachs $88,700
Univision Communications $82,000
IDT Corp $77,150
Bank of New York Mellon $74,000
MGM Mirage $70,400
Irvine Co Apartment Community $68,400

Top Contributors
Goldman Sachs $369,078
Lehman Brothers $229,090
National Amusements Inc $220,950
JP Morgan Chase & Co $216,759
Sidley Austin LLP $203,325
Exelon Corp $194,750
Citigroup Inc $180,650
Citadel Investment Group $166,600
Jones Day $158,400
Skadden, Arps et al $150,900

Top Contributors
DLA Piper $356,100
Goldman Sachs $350,050
Morgan Stanley $323,550
Citigroup Inc $307,350
EMILY's List $211,642
National Amusements Inc $193,850
JP Morgan Chase & Co $173,350
Kirkland & Ellis $172,000
Skadden, Arps et al $151,460
Greenberg Traurig LLP $150,900

Top 10 Contributors
Google Inc $22,250
US Army $21,018
US Navy $14,105
Microsoft Corp 12,863
Huffines Communities $11,850
US Air Force $10,950
Cisco Systems $8,900
Verizon Communications $8,351
Ford Motor Co $7,650
General Dynamics $7,100

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Banks and Oil (gee, why the bailouts?) VS:

High-tech, military and the genius behind American Free Markets: Henry Ford.


I may be a vegetarian, but I'll defend to the death my right to eat pork!

I may be a vegetarian, but I'll defend to the death my right to eat meat!


I'm all about proving the other bastards are worthless. But, can I point out that...

The companies themselves are not donating the money. The money comes from individual employees and is bundled together in a lump sum by the company and given to the candidate.

I will go out on a limb to say I doubt Goldman Sachs tried to raise money from their employees for Ron Paul.

And the only reason I'm saying all this is because there are a lot of new people entering the realm of politics right now. Some people may not know how this money is gathered. It would be a shame for someone to say that Goldman Sachs donated so much money because the CEO may be for the CFR; when in actuality, their employees raised the money.

I just don't want anyone to say something that might end up discrediting him/her as a source of information.






Wonder why my name does not show up?

See the others are getting

See the others are getting their money directly from CFR people. That needs to be distributed far and wide and made very clear.