January 10, 2013
Securities and Exchange Comm.
Dear Securities and Exchange Comm.,
I am absolutely fed up with the abuse and distortion of our political process by moneyed interests that threaten to subvert the will of the people and the good of the nation.
I’m writing to urge the commission’s prompt approval of rules requiring public disclosure of political spending by publicly-held companies. Disclosure is vital to the SEC’s responsibility to ensure that investors have the information they need to make sound decisions about when and where to put their money. Shareholders also have a right to know how companies in their investment portfolios are investing that money, particularly when the spending falls outside the company’s normal business activity.
Thank you for considering my comment.