We Are Change
June 20, 2012
Luke Rudkowski of WeAreChange confronts Senator Robert Portman (R-OH) on the quarter million he received from special interest to support the National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA.
Anonymous attacking creators of indefinite detention bill
June 20, 2012
According to a OpenCongress.org, Sen. Portman received $272,853 from special interest groups that have shown support for NDAA.
“Robert J. Portman, we plan to make an example of you,” writes an Anonymous operative. The hacktivist has also released personal data including the senator’s home address, phone number and social networking accounts in an attempt to further an infiltration from the Internet to show the opposition to the bill that colossally impacts the constitutional rights of Americans.
According to the information posted by the operative, the nearly $300,000 in special interest monies lobbied at Portman could have helped him purchase around $1.7 million in real estate in Ohio.
The next lawmaker to receive anywhere near as much as Sen. Portman is Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat from Nevada and third-ranked official in Congress, who pulled in more than $100,000 less than his Ohio counterpart with $172,635. >>>READ FULL ARTICLE
This article was posted: Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 11:42 am