Senators voting for Syria attack get big $ from defense contractors

From the Daily Caller:

The ten Senate Foreign Relations Committee members who voted to attack Syria received 83 percent more campaign contributions from defense contractors than the seven senators who voted against it, according to analysis from Maplight.org.

Examining data from 2007 to 2012, the analysts found that the average senator who voted “yes” on the authorization of the use of military force took $72,850 from defense contractors and other defense industry interests. Senators who voted “no” received just $39,770 on average.

Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain led the pack among those in favor, raking in about $176,000 from defense interests over five years. Illinois Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin garnered $127,000 from the defense industry, followed by Virginia Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine, who picked up a cool $101,000.

There is something seriously wrong with these people. How can they sacrifice the lives of those in our military and the lives of innocent Syrians for the sake of their bank accounts? How hardened their hearts must be. The Scriptures say that the love of money is the root of all evil. Here’s proof.

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