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  • The effect of corporate cash on the 2010 elections

    The effect of corporate cash on the 2010 elections

    By Steve Bickerstaff
    Steve Bickerstaff
    Published: Oct. 13, 2010

    The upcoming elections are the first time that corporate funds can be legally used to expressly advocate the election or defeat of specific candidates.

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      Keith Funding said on Nov. 2, 2010 at 10:00 a.m.
      "Most corporations are good citizens, but some are not. Some have wrongly benefited financially from this nation’s follies (for example, Iraq) and lack of effective regulation." This is common - and it will be interesting to see what occurs after the elections this year. I know many large and small corporations have a lot riding on the up and coming legislative elections and it'll be interesting to see how it plays out. In all honesty, I want our economy to recover even if it means a few fouls here and there. As long as the consumer isn't screwed completely, then corporations must take the valiant efforts necessary to revive this economy.
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      John Robinson said on Nov. 1, 2010 at 3:11 p.m.
      Quite frankly I'm appalled by the totally partisan nature of these Mr. Bickerstaff's analysis. One would hope that he would have displayed the professionalism to at least create the appearance of impartiality.