The GPO Are Scattering Like Cockroaches

An army of cockroaches - 3D render. They're coming... are you ready?

An army of cockroaches – 3D render. They’re coming… are you ready?

This is the latest list for the contributions from the Council of Conservative Christians to the GOP.

Courtesy of The Guardian:

Current members of congress, state officials, or candidates who received campaign contributions from Earl Holt, president of Council of Conservative Citizens, according to FEC and state filings:

Senator Ted Cruz of Texas* – $8,500 – donating to Charleston church fund

Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin – $3,500 – donating to charity

Governor Greg Abbott of Texas – $3,000 – donating to Salvation Army in Austin

Representative Steve King of Iowa – $2,500

Senator Ben Sasse of Nebraska – $2,000

Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky* – $1,750 – donating to Charleston church fund

Former Senator Rick Santorum – $1,500 – donating to Charleston church fund

Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas – $1,500

Representative Louie Gohmert of Texas* – $1,250

Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin – $1,250

Senator Joni Ernst of Iowa – $1,000

Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona – $1,000

Senator Thom Tillis of North Carolina – $1,000

Senator Bill Cassidy of Louisiana – $1,000

Representative Mia Love of Utah – $1,000 – returning contributions

Representative Paul Ryan of Wisconsin* – $1,000

State representative David Simpson of Texas – $750

Representative Thomas Emmer of Minnesota – $500

Senator Dean Heller of Nevada – $500

Senator Jim Risch of Idaho – $500

Representative Kenneth Buck of Colorado – $500

Senator Rob Portman of Ohio – $250 – donating to Charleston church fund

Representative Mark Sanford of South Carolina – $250

State representative Matthew Schaefer of Texas – $250

*Total includes contributions to candidate’s leadership Pac

The real story here is why a white supremacist group would be donating only to Republicans? Maybe they feel they have something in common? Like white supremacy, perhaps?

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9 Responses to The GPO Are Scattering Like Cockroaches

  1. MrsGunka says:

    The GOP is for sale!

  2. 40Watt says:

    What boggles my mind is that anyone would take a contribution from an organization that is designated as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center – and, if they didn’t know, their abysmal ignorance alone disqualifies them for political office.

    The Council of Conservative Citizens (CCC) is the modern reincarnation of the old White Citizens Councils, which were formed in the 1950s and 1960s to battle school desegregation in the South.

    “”God is the author of racism. God is the One who divided mankind into different types. … Mixing the races is rebelliousness against God.”
    — Council of Conservative Citizens website, 2001

    http://www.splcenter.org/get-informed/intelligence-files/groups/council-of-conservative-citizens

  3. ProfessorCanine says:

  4. pvaz says:

    Thanks Irish for the list. I see my Sen. Flake made the list. I just finished contacting his office, asking what he intends to do with this $1000 contribution.

  5. Scorpie says:

    I also see that the newly elected senator from Louisiana is also on the list. Doesn’t surprise me in the list.

  6. irishgirl999 says:

    Why didn’t someone tell me that I had spelled cockroaches wrong?

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