No. of Recommendations: 3
Big money being pumped into the Pro side, corporate money all over the place...

NO is the only sensible response...

Big Money wants to screw over the little guys even more... Sickening...

Really? According to Ballotpedia

Total campaign cash Invest as of 9/17/2012
Support: $8,800,000
Opposition: $37,600,000

Top 21 donors for:
American Future Fund $4,080,000
Charles Munger, Jr. $992,204
Thomas M. Siebel $500,000
William Bloomfield, Jr. $300,000
Larry Smith $260,701
Jerry Perenchio $250,000
Citizen Power Campaign $230,317
B. Wayne Hughes $200,000
William Oberndorf $150,000
Protect Prop 13 (HJTA) $125,000
Lincoln Club of Orange County $110,000
Robert J. Oster $101,000
Frank E. Baxter $100,000
Timothy C. Draper $100,000
William L. Edwards $100,000
Howard F. Ahmanson $50,000
Charles B. Johnson $50,000
Franklin P. Johnson, Jr. $50,000
Nicoletta Holdings Company $50,000
Richard J. Riordan $50,000
Steven A. Laub $50,000

Top 25 donors against:
California Teachers Association $16,452,509
SEIU/California State Council of Service Employees $6,788,969
California Professional Firefighters $2,601,580
AFSCME $1,634,725
California Labor Federation (AFL-CIO/Change to Win) $1,372,431
Peace Officers Research Association of California PAC $1,276,846
California School Employees Association $1,050,000
California Faculty Association $1,027,471
California/American Federation of Teachers $800,000
International Association of Firefighters $500,000
Professional Engineers in California Government $500,000
Thomas Steyer $500,000
California Statewide Law Enforcement Association $426,552
California State Pipe Trades Council $250,000
Los Angeles Police Protective League's Public Safety First PAC $250,000
Peace Officers Research Association $250,000
Million More Voters (AFL-CIO) $245,516
Northern California District Council of Laborers' Issues $150,000
State Building and Construction Trades Council of California $129,718
United Transportation Union $105,000
San Bernardino County Safety Employees' Benefit Association $100,000
John Perez Ballot Measure Committee $100,000
United Domestic Workers of America $100,000
Union of American Physicians & Dentists $100,000
California Association of Psychiatric Technicians $100,000

Nothing like being outspent 4 to 1 to show where the big money really is....

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