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    Lobbyists give to lawmakers through honorary fees

    The biggest spenders were Chevron and Wal-Mart, which donated $2.9 million and $2.2 million respectively. And the biggest recipients were the Congressional Black Caucus with over $6 million, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus with over $4 million and President Barack Obama with over $1 million.

    Nine of the top 10 recipients were Democrats, or in the case of the two ethnic caucus groups, heavily oriented to the Democratic Party. The lone top 10 recipient not associated with Democrats is Gen. David Petraus, recently appointed by President Obama as director of the CIA.



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    9 of 10 big recipients are Democrats, yet many of our left leaning friends here say they support the Democrats because the GOP is in the pocket of "Big Corporation".
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    Re: Lobbyists give to lawmakers through honorary fees

    Quote Originally Posted by MrVicchio View Post
    9 of 10 big recipients are Democrats, yet many of our left leaning friends here say they support the Democrats because the GOP is in the pocket of "Big Corporation".
    I've heard more people say both parties are in the pockets of big corporations.
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    Re: Lobbyists give to lawmakers through honorary fees

    There are more than a few ways to hand money off to politicos. For example no one tracks the "walking around" cash handed off to politicians by scum sucking lobbyists. Then there's donations to pet projects and the big one - cushy employment for family members and friends to whom politicians want to curry favor. The biggest of all is fat cat positions, speaking honorariums, board positions and the like politicians receive when they retire from office.

    It is silly at best to pretend that one party benefits more than the other from lobbyists. The system sucks because of it. It is in my opinion treasonous.










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    Re: Lobbyists give to lawmakers through honorary fees

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    I've heard more people say both parties are in the pockets of big corporations.
    But the ones screaming the loudest.....are in the deepest pockets........
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    Re: Lobbyists give to lawmakers through honorary fees

    Quote Originally Posted by MrVicchio View Post
    9 of 10 big recipients are Democrats, yet many of our left leaning friends here say they support the Democrats because the GOP is in the pocket of "Big Corporation".
    I agree. All the Democrats that scream about lobbyists and what not and big business either A) need to open up there eyes or B)stop being so narrow minded and ignorant. Both parties are in the pockets of big business. The faster you begin to realize this the quicker you understand that most politicians will put the big business needs and interests before the peoples needs and interests


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    Re: Lobbyists give to lawmakers through honorary fees

    Its similar to when liberals scream about Corporations.........

    ......while Immelt sleeps between The Kenyan Tyrant and Moochelle...........
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    Re: Lobbyists give to lawmakers through honorary fees

    Quote Originally Posted by Badmutha View Post
    Its similar to when liberals scream about Corporations.........

    ......while Immelt sleeps between The Kenyan Tyrant and Moochelle...........
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    You know Moochelle is what the freepers say, right?

    Are you a freeper?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lutherf View Post
    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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    Re: Lobbyists give to lawmakers through honorary fees

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    I've heard more people say both parties are in the pockets of big corporations.
    I've not. If by "more" you mean "more" than there once was I would agree but it's still a minority.

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    Re: Lobbyists give to lawmakers through honorary fees

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    You know Moochelle is what the freepers say, right?

    Are you a freeper?
    Are yall talking about bubbleass???


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