Want to know why Financial Reform has been dead in the water so far ?
“The banks run the place. I will tell you what the problem is — they give three times more money than the next biggest group. It’s huge the amount of money they put into politics.”
- Representative Collin C. Peterson (D- Minnesota), NYT
“And the banks — hard to believe in a time when we’re facing a banking crisis that many of the banks created — are still the most powerful lobby on Capitol Hill. And they frankly own the place.”
-Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), WJJG 1530 AM’s “Mornings with Ray Hanania.”
We no longer live in a democracy — its a corptocracy, where the government gets sold to the highest bidder.
John McCain was sure right about this — whatever happened to that guy? The maverick MaCain who tried to rein in lobbyists and campaign contributions?
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