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Marriot, Blue Cross Blue Shield,
and Commerce Bank suspend
donations to lawmakers who
objected to certifying Electoral College vote

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Posted By: AltaD, 1/10/2021 11:42:14 PM

In the wake of the violent attack on Capitol Hill last week, at least three corporations have announced that they would suspend contributions to the campaigns of lawmakers who objected to the certification of Electoral College votes.(Snip)Now, Marriott International, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Commerce Bancshares, who donated to at least one of the nearly 150 lawmakers who objected, all said they are suspending their donations "to those lawmakers who voted to undermine our democracy," according to Popular Information, a political newsletter that polled more than 140 companies which made contributions in the 2020 election cycle.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Namma 1/10/2021 11:45:32 PM (No. 656333)
But I bet they were right in line to donate to Burn Loot and Murder. Thanks for letting us know I can stop doing business with them.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: snakeoil 1/11/2021 12:19:29 AM (No. 656364)
Unfortunately I'm forced to use Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (who needs 5 names). But why are they making contributions to politicians of any stripe? Are they bribing politicians? Wish they would stop making bribes to any politician and lower my rates.
26 people like this.

Reply 3 - Posted by: padiva 1/11/2021 12:22:02 AM (No. 656366)
These lawmakers are not for sale. Thanks for showing your true motives.
12 people like this.

Reply 4 - Posted by: chumley 1/11/2021 12:30:59 AM (No. 656371)
Thats it. No more bribes for you politicians.
10 people like this.

Reply 5 - Posted by: DVC 1/11/2021 12:51:29 AM (No. 656386)
This Marriott Silver member will never stay in Marriott again.
15 people like this.

Reply 6 - Posted by: Annie Xango 1/11/2021 12:57:43 AM (No. 656392)
I though the Marriott's were conservatives..but maybe they no longer have any control...??
10 people like this.

Reply 7 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 1/11/2021 1:01:48 AM (No. 656394)
Let them know how you feel. Never too big to fail.
9 people like this.

Reply 8 - Posted by: web 1/11/2021 2:23:30 AM (No. 656424)
Thank God I just retired and no longer have my Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance, or I would have had to cancel them anyway. I just can't stand "woke" people or institutions. These lawmakers voted to support our Republic. I don't know what democracy they are talking about.
5 people like this.

Reply 9 - Posted by: NotaBene 1/11/2021 2:34:00 AM (No. 656428)
ObamaCare forced me to leave my excellent Ætna insurance and to be dependent of inferior Blue Shield Blue Cross. I liked my plan but could not keep it because Socialism and the AMA traitors. Concerning Marriott Hotels I thought they were Republican. I have stayed in Trump Hotels in NYC and Washington DC. Nice, because they have big windows. We shall overcome, and it will be sooner than we think.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: GustoGrabber 1/11/2021 3:50:18 AM (No. 656445)
Marriot. Mormons. Romney. Boycot.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: GustoGrabber 1/11/2021 4:11:34 AM (No. 656451)
BCBS . Whitmer. Soros. Single payer. Strip antitrust exemptions state by state and remove non profit status.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: GustoGrabber 1/11/2021 4:17:01 AM (No. 656452)
Commerce bank. James Baker, the Bushes.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: petrichor 1/11/2021 9:11:13 AM (No. 656622)
Interesting. Blue Cross / Blue Shield is comprised of many small companies. I assume that this is referring to the Blue Cross Association in Chicago. No one listens to them, so BFD. The "members" have their own plans and basically follow the BCA for inter-plan communication policy.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Lawsy0 1/11/2021 11:03:55 AM (No. 656750)
Now this here is some silly dang shiite. They're gonna show that awful old Orange Man Bad! He owes this country not one damn thing. He didn't need the job of trying to right the Ship of State and he sureheck didn't need the aggravation.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: anniebc 1/11/2021 11:57:19 AM (No. 656808)
Businesses need to get out of politics. They are complicit with depriving most of US the services they provide and are forced on US. I don't have to ever stay in another Marriot ever again, and BCBS sucks anyway.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: anotherctyankee 1/11/2021 1:30:48 PM (No. 656936)
I'm not a silver member, but I've only used Marriott when I travel. They're off the list. I'll find other lodgings.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: judy 1/11/2021 3:19:58 PM (No. 657050)
I won’t be staying at the Marriott...
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