Monday, June 22, 2009

What do I mean by hegemonic forces?

That Obama has received the largest amount of donations from Pharmaceutical companies during the election cycle:

According to the above link accessed today, Obama received a whopping 47 percent of total monies given to Democrats and Republicans by the Pharmaceuticals/Health Products. We would trust this guy to rebuild health care?

Presidential Candidates: Selected Industry Totals, 2008 Cycle

Total to these candidates: $4,256,686 (Dems 66.7% and Repubs 33.0%)
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products
Barack Obama (D) $1,995,384
Hillary Clinton (D) $629,195
John McCain (R) $628,562
Mitt Romney (R) $374,161
Rudolph W. Giuliani (R) $188,280
Christopher J. Dodd (D) $95,000
Ron Paul (R) $86,658
Fred Thompson (R) $55,650
Bill Richardson (D) $48,400
John Edwards (D) $32,920
Joseph R. Biden Jr. (D) $26,075
Mike Huckabee (R) $23,486
Tommy Thompson (R) $22,150
Sam Brownback (R) $13,500
Ralph Nader (I) $6,700
Jim Gilmore (R) $6,200
Thomas J. Vilsack (D) $5,550
Dennis J. Kucinich (D) $4,707
Duncan Hunter (R) $4,300
Bob Barr (L) $3,800
Tom Tancredo (R) $2,850
Mike Gravel (D) $2,458
Alan Keyes (R) $500
Cynthia McKinney (3) $200

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