Last week, Republican Congressman, and former Majority Leader of the U.S. House
of Representatives, Tom DeLay was arrested and booked on state conspiracy and
As if corruption at the highest level of our government isn’t
bad enough, it turns out Wal-Mart actually gave Tom Delay money 2 days after
he was indicted. That’s right. Wal-Mart made a $5,000 contribution to
support Tom Delay’s corruption 2 days after his indictment.
For a long time, we have known Wal-Mart’s policies are morally corrupt,
but now we know Wal-Mart’s politics are politically corrupt too. But,
this time, we are going to do something about it. Wal-Mart should ask Tom Delay
for its contribution to be returned immediately.
Sign the online petition calling on Wal-Mart CEO Lee Scott to insist Tom Delay
return Wal-Mart’s politically corrupt contribution today.
Wal-Mart has recently become a key player in "pay-to-play" politics.
Wal-Mart’s corporate PAC donated more than $2.7 million to federal and
state candidates in 2004, with nearly 80% of Wal-Mart’s campaign contributions
going to Republican candidates.
Wal-Mart's radical right wing agenda hurts America. Only a corrupt, right-wing
politician like Tom Delay could support Wal-Mart’s political agenda of
poverty-level wages, poor health care, weaker child labor protections and an
acceleration of shipping good-paying U.S. jobs overseas.
Don’t let Wal-Mart’s morally corrupt political agenda corrupt our
Congress. Tell Wal-Mart to stop supporting corrupt politicians like Tom Delay
Our country deserves better than morally corrupt companies like Wal-Mart supporting
politically corrupt politicians like Tom Delay.