Subject: File No. 4-637
From: Eric Hammer

February 9, 2012

Dear Securities and Exchange Comm.,

The Supreme Court’s ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission has turned out to be a disastrous decision. That's my opinion, and I'll concede that it is debatable. What is not debatable is the deplorable and damaging effect of all the secrecy. You can't have it both ways. If you're going to allow unrestricted political donations, then the American people have a right to know who -- or what (corporations are NOT people) -- gave the money.

Please take all actions necessary to lift the veil of anonymity from this process.


Eric Hammer