President Obama, Tell Corporate America Your Inauguration is NOT for Sale
Sign the Petition Urging Obama to Refuse Corporate Money for His Second Term Inauguration
Note: The committee charged with raising the funds for President Obama's inauguration announced on Friday, December 7, that it will accept unlimited corporate donations. Read Public Citizen's response to this disappointing news.
Now, perhaps more than ever, the U.S. needs a president who will stand up to the legion of corporate polluters, exploiters, scammers and tax dodgers who are distorting our democracy.
But if corporate stooges close to the Obama campaign get their way, President Obama will spend the first day of his second term at lavish parties sponsored by multinational corporations like Bank of America, General Electric and Coca Cola.
President Obama should start his second term as a fighter for the people — NOT as panderer-in-chief.
To his credit, President Obama refused to accept corporate money for his first inauguration back in 2008. It was the right decision then. And it’s the right decision now.
Add Your Name Below to Urge President Obama to Refuse Corporate Contributions for His Inauguration.
We, the undersigned, call on you to refuse corporate money for all inaugural events. A corporate-sponsored inauguration — on the very same day that marks the anniversary of the Supreme Court’s infamous Citizens United ruling — fundamentally undermines your administration’s efforts to rein in the damage of unlimited corporate money flooding into politics caused by this court decision.
Instead, show the public that you will stand up to wealthy special interests. Refuse the corporate money, plan a modest inauguration celebration and start fighting for the people on day one.
Repeat after me "we the people are most important"
Tue Dec 11 10:02:27 EST 2012
Just get inaugurated; Forget the fanfare1
Tue Dec 11 09:18:41 EST 2012
Tue Dec 11 08:23:25 EST 2012
Congratulations on your re-election. Stay true to your values and keep corporate interests at bay.
Tue Dec 11 02:30:07 EST 2012
Taking corporate money is something any scrote with no class can easily do. Show mass class along with an outstanding pair by politely saying, "NO, Thank You." Set a precedent your grand kids can be More....proud of, just say "NO" to corporatization of the inauguration of the POTUS.
Tue Dec 11 01:25:03 EST 2012
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Mon Dec 10 23:06:35 EST 2012
Glenn McGrew II
Mon Dec 10 22:14:16 EST 2012
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Mon Dec 10 20:55:14 EST 2012
Make a change that will last, pal. We're living in a world ruled by corporations and bumper stickers - is that what your legacy will be?
Mon Dec 10 20:13:36 EST 2012
Mon Dec 10 19:57:52 EST 2012
!Si se puede without corporate money.
Mon Dec 10 19:41:24 EST 2012
Mon Dec 10 19:30:06 EST 2012
We the people NOT corporations support you.
Mon Dec 10 18:10:22 EST 2012
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Mon Dec 10 17:39:41 EST 2012
Let's not accept corporate money, Mr. President. Sister Martha Ryder, BVM, Dubuque
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