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  •  Please update the sections on campaign (0+ / 0-)

    contributions and lobbying to include over what time period the money is counted.  It makes a huge difference if these sums were paid over 1 month, 1 year, 4 years or 10 years.  

    Without the time periods the dollar numbers have little meaning.

    The most important way to protect the environment is not to have more than one child.

    by nextstep on Wed Aug 08, 2012 at 11:27:47 AM PDT

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    •  It goes back to 1989 (0+ / 0-)

      when they started keeping track. The source is the Center for Responsive Politics and you can track it by year at the link in each section. For lobbying, they also break it down by each subsidiary of the main company per year.

      Check out Corporitics to learn about the confluence of corporations and politics

      by DirkPitt on Wed Aug 08, 2012 at 11:30:53 AM PDT

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      •  Great, so you should update the diary to say (0+ / 0-)

        that the above donations and lobbying spending were over a 22 year period.

        The most important way to protect the environment is not to have more than one child.

        by nextstep on Wed Aug 08, 2012 at 12:36:49 PM PDT

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