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If Exxon Really Wanted to Help ACTION


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Nancy
- 670 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
Inspired by your ad campaign, we have a proposal to help solve U.S. education shortfalls. Give the $6.2 billion you should have paid in federal income tax between 2008 and 2011 to the Department of Education.



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Just Carole (338)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 11:09 am

Took action earlier . . . but GOOD ON YOU for posting this, Nancy!

 

Joe R. (190)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 4:06 pm
Thanks Nancy. Signed and noted.
 

Lisa Neste (710)
Friday January 25, 2013, 10:20 am
Thank you for calling Exxon on its claim to support education.
 

Cheriann P. (17)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 8:01 am
Noted and signed. L♡ve ☮ Peace.
 

Christeen Anderson (539)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 8:13 am
Signed.
 

Michael Kirkby (86)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 8:15 am
Signed & posted. If politicians and corporations put the money into programs instead of wasting it on ad campaigns and trying to justify their untenable fiascos we might actually believe them.
 

Vicki P. (124)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 8:35 am
Signed with thanks
 

C P. (99)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 8:39 am
me2 S&N thanks
 

Kit B. (276)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 9:07 am

It does make one wish that something significant could or would be done to the OIL and GAS companies to force them into being responsible companies. I don't hold by breath waiting for that.

Signed and tweeted
 

. (0)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 9:18 am
Signed and Noted.
 

Pat A. (116)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 10:20 am
I quite agree with Michael K. Exxon's campaign is rank hypocrisy which will hopefully come back to bite them in the butt and make them pay their taxes! Signed.
 

Bruno Moreira (61)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 11:27 am
noted
 

Jim Phillips (3203)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 11:45 am
Petition signed.

EXXON: Don't be hypocrites. Quit advertising. Donate ad costs to public schools +
give what you owe in taxes to public schools.

Ty, Nancy.
.
 

Ruth R. (219)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 11:57 am
Noted. I would like the money to go to the earth science and environmental scientists, paid and volunteer workers to have the supplies that they need to clean up the spills and messed that exon made around the world.
? Where are the petitions? What's up doctor earth-- the rabbit said?
 

Ruth R. (219)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 12:06 pm
Good thought Jim! Where are the petitions -- to give the ad money to help the poor -- not the department of education -- the middle man?
Forget this petition -- because will some person please write another one.
The department of education has way more money than some person who had to donate their job to another person -- overseas -- so you wonder why people are not taking care of their children?
People can choose to homestead, live on boats, and they will need water distills, air purifiers, and water purifiers. Better to ask for these things in this petition.
Before I can give a child an education, I will need a water distill, and a clean water source. I will need clean air and air purifiers.
So, Exon needs to give money to the people and organizations who will clean up the water and the air.
WE ARE ON TRACK TO HAVE THIS SORT OF PETITION -- IT IS NOT ASKING WHAT I WOULD ASK FOR.
 

Iona Kentwell (134)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 3:01 pm
Excellent idea! I'm sure we could all come up with many worthy ways to spend the money Exxon owes. The amount they owe is disgusting. Meanwhile public schools suffer from inferior materials, low paid teachers, degraded buildings etc. If Exxon think teachers are so important (which of course they are) then they can put their money where their mouth is. Well technically it's not actually their money, it's public money, so they can pay their bloody taxes and THEN equal a donation to public schools science and community outreach programs!
 

Lois Jordan (56)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 4:57 pm
Signed & noted. Much thanks, Nancy.
 

Esther Z. (96)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 5:02 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Helen Porter (40)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 10:44 pm
noted and signed
 

Ness F. (211)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 2:16 am
Cheers Nancy, noted n signed!
 

Lynn D. (0)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 2:17 am
Sounds fair to me, thanks!
 

Faye Swan (23)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 3:13 am
Signed & noted!
 

Ben Oscarsito (343)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 5:43 am
Done!
 

Shelly Peterson (213)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 12:12 pm
So signed!!!!!!
 

. (0)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 12:44 pm
done
 

Ann L. (34)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 3:47 pm
signed. Thanks
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 4:39 pm
Excellent, they should!
 

Michela m. (3949)
Monday January 28, 2013, 8:18 am
S&N
 

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Monday January 28, 2013, 6:00 pm
Noted, signed with comment below, twittered and google shared. Thanks Nancy.

It is time you put your money where your mouth is ExxonMobile.
 

Susanne R. (249)
Saturday February 16, 2013, 1:36 pm
"Thank you for calling Exxon on its claim to support education."
 
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