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Mitch McConnell Wants to Destroy American Health Care

June 12th, 2017 · No Comments · Corporations and Industry, Democracy, Economics, Health Care, Human Rights, Lobbying, Medicaid, Medicare, Politics, Populism

by Joseph O’Shaughnessy The Republican leader in the Senate is trying to rush through a secret health care proposal, bring it to the floor of the Senate without  hearings with Democrats, without amendments…in other words….in virtual secrecy. So why would the Senate leader, Senator Mitch McConnell, want to do that? The most likely explanation is […]

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Lobbying: Our Worst National Disaster

April 16th, 2010 · Comments Off on Lobbying: Our Worst National Disaster · Lobbying, Media, Politics

There are about 14,000 lobbyists now in Washington. That is more than 26 lobbyists for every Senator, Congressman and member of the White House staff. Last year, 2009, lobbyists spent a staggering $3.46 billion on influencing government. This is a huge problem for the United States of America and its future. If you are a […]

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