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1/14/2005

West Virginia Newspaper blasts Massey CEO

Massey Energy's Bad Neighbor Attitude


MOST West Virginians were surprised when Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship poured millions of dollars into the 2004 campaign to defeat state Supreme Court Justice Warren McGraw, paying for thousands of distorted television ads that sowed doubt and mistrust in voters’ minds. As a result, newcomer Brent Benjamin won an upset victory.

By law, a donor may give only $1,000 to a candidate in an election — but Blankenship avoided this limit by pumping his money into special-interest 527 political action groups, which get their numerical identity from the section of U.S. Code regulating them. (MORE >>>)

Great OP/ED piece about Dirty Donnie Blankenship using his company's money to buy his own Supreme Court Judge.



1 Comments:

Blogger ProgressivePatriot said...

I just located info on Blankenship and I will write it up and post it on the Reform Bankruptcy blog. You can paste it here if you like.

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