When you’re paying as much as I do to own and operate my smart phone,  you may want to know who does your phone company support?

Here’s what I learned when doing a bit of research on the topic (I was considering an iPhone with AT&T) Here’s what stopped me: AT&T has given a whopping $522,500 to House Tea Party Caucus members from 2009-2011.  Think Verizon is better?  Verizon Wireless pumped thousands into the campaign coffers of Rand Paul and Marco Rubio and Ron Johnson, all Tea Party-backed Senators.

We need real change, not lip service. That’s why I take action with CREDO Mobile. CREDO is a mobile phone company just like AT&T or Verizon Wireless — except, unlike them, CREDO works with us for progressive change.

CREDO gives 1% of charges to amazing nonprofits like Mercy Corps, Planned Parenthood and the ACLU, and they’ve raised over $67 million in the last 25 years.

As a CREDO Customer, I agree with their values AND love their service. But frankly, $67 million looks like chump change next to the $522 mil AT&T gave the Tea Party.  That’s why I’m promoting CREDO to my friends who support positive change, and they offered us both a sweet deal:

Thanks for reading.