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Meet Cochran's Top Fundraiser: 'Big Chicken' Barron And Barbour Ally Joe Sanderson
Breitbart ^ | Matthew Boyle

Posted on 05/03/2014 4:38:26 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal

The godfather of Mississippi's largest and most powerful industry – one that has longed push for more lenient immigration law's to help provide cheap labor – is Sen. Thad Cochran's fundraising chairman, the Daily Caller's Neil Munro writes in a richly reported piece.

Joe Sanderson, the owner of Sanderson Farms, the third largest chicken processor nationwide, is a longtime ally of lobbyist and former Gov. Haley Barbour now helping Cochran's reelection efforts.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Mississippi
KEYWORDS: barbour; cochran; lott; trent

1 posted on 05/03/2014 4:38:26 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

The Big Business/Big Government Republican Axis.

Cochran, McConnell, Alexander et al. serve their business paymasters, not their constituents.


2 posted on 05/03/2014 4:54:43 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

Looks like Cochran has his “Tyson”.


3 posted on 05/03/2014 4:57:53 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

Crony Capitalism at it’s worst.

Thad Cochran doesn’t represent the citizens of Mississippi, but the corporations that pay for his campaigns.


4 posted on 05/03/2014 4:59:14 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

In before the “Well, he’s still better than the Democrat, we must unite behind the Republicans” wing of FR.


5 posted on 05/03/2014 5:21:18 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (100% pure organic, free-range conservative)
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To: headstamp 2

Tyson’s backing sure helped “Slick Willy”. Perhaps if they back Hillary! we will have the opportunity to observe the “Battle of Schmaltz”. Hillary will win that one folds down. Enough of feeble humor, remember Bengahzi, and remind Hillary and her supporters that the loss of American lives damn “sure makes a difference”.


6 posted on 05/03/2014 6:38:43 PM PDT by fuzzthatwuz
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