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Send Message to Congress - Do Not Listen To The Army Of Cable Lobbyists - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Net Neutrality, cable industry, lobbyists, talking points )

Dandelion
- 61 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
Cable industry lobbyists have their full army of lobbyists who are "slinging tight one-pagers" and "repeating carefully crafted and plausible-sounding talking points" in order to prevent real net neutrality rules. Don't let them win.
Demand Progress Opposing the Secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) "Free" Trade Deal ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, government, secrecy, lobbyists, ethics, world )

CarrieSIC
- 215 days ago - stopthesecrecy.net
Industry lobbyists are pushing the TPP, which threatens everything that we care about: jobs, the environment, Internet freedom--and democracy. That's why they're doing it in secret. We can stop this corporate power grab.
The Government Listens To Lobbyists And The Wealthy, Not You And Me
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Government, Politics, Corruption, Two Party Sham, Corporate Agenda, Lobbyists, Wealthy Elites, Class War, Oligarchy )

Brian
- 224 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"When organized interest groups or economic elites want a particular policy passed, there's a strongly likelihood their wishes will come true. But when average citizens support something, they have next to no influence."
Dangerous Liaisons
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SEC, POGO, government, lobbyists, ethics, wall street, business, corruption, usa )

Nancy
- 645 days ago - pogo.org
POGO Investigator Michael Smallberg, the author of the report, said the revolving door is "so pervasive that it threatens the integrity of our regulatory system." The report received excellent coverage in the New York Times, Reuters, CNBC and elsewhere.
Why Can't You Smoke Pot? Because Lobbyists Are Getting Rich Off of the War on Drugs | Drugs | AlterNet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: cover-up, pot, marijuana, cannabis, legalize, medical, lobbyists, war on drugs )

Suzy
- 989 days ago - alternet.org
God gave us nature. Just more of money grabbing politics at the expense of young lives!!!
TAKE ACTION NOW! Why Is a Monsanto Lobbyist Serving as the FDA's Food Safety Czar?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: food safety, lobby groups, Monsanto, lobbyists, usa, politics, government, ethics, obama, americans, corruption )

Cal
- 1171 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Please sign the Petition--"I urge President Obama to dump FDA Food Safety Czar Michael Taylor -- a former Monsanto lobbyist -- for failing to protect America's food supply."
Insurance Industry Whistleblower Wendell Potter Blasts Senate Panel Rejection of Public Insurance Option
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, public option, SenateFinanceCommittee, Medicare, Baucus, Republicans, Obama, Faustian bargain, Big Pharma, Big Insurers, lobbyists, Wendell Potter, CenterforMedia'nDemocracy, NPR poll, Congress, MobilizationforHealthCare, sit-in, arrests )

LucyKalei
- 1878 days ago - democracynow.org
Potter: By no means final answer on this! Optimistic final bill will reach Pres's desk WITH public option. Connection to new poll results: public feels profoundly shut out of current overhaul debate - 71% say Congress not paying attention to us!
"A Robust Public Option Is Essential"-Progressive Caucus Co-Chair Raul Grijalva Draws a Line in the Sand on Healthcare Reform
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: health care, industry, healthcare system, insurance companies, Max Baucus, K Street, lobbyists, consensus, bipartisanship )

LucyKalei
- 1897 days ago - democracynow.org
The public option: We're going to fight for it down to the very last day. It's got to be part of [the bill]. If it's not, we're just showering $$ upon $$ on same system, the same industry that got us into this mess. Lobbyists' power tangible Capitol Hill
Republican Party Has Become "Cash for Clunkers" : GOP TRAILING IN 42 STATES!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Cash For Clunkers, Corporations, Demographics, Gallup Poll, Healthcare Reform, Lobbyists, Republican Party, Wealthy, racism, Radical Republicans, Neocons, hate groups, hate speech, Michael Steele, Politics News )

Blue
- 1935 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The Republican Party is disintegrating in front of our eyes. The latest Gallup Poll has them leading in party identification in six states and tied in two. That means they're trailing in 42 states!
PUSHING BACK
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Barack Obama, Agribusiness Lobbies, Financial Crisis, Health Care Lobbies, Industries Lobby Obama, Lobbyists, Politics News )

Blue
- 2096 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Industries Targeted In Obama Speech - Health Care, Agribusiness, Mining - Ramp Up Lobbying To Derail His Plans
McCain's Pal Gets 54 Months For Fraud
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Corruption, Crooks, Fraud, John McCain, Liars, lobbyists, Republicans, Neocons, PNAC, campaign 2008 )

Blue
- 2220 days ago - crooksandliars.com
Raffaello Follieri has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison... Follieri had good connections to both McCain and Rick Davis, for whom he had promised to "deliver Catholic votes", and was the host of John McCain's 70th birthday party...
Senior GOP Rep. Says McCain Has "Basically Lost"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Election 08, John Harwood, John McCain, Republicans, Neocons, PNAC, illegal wars, bank failures, mortgage crisis, deregulation, liars, lies, lobbyists, Video, Politics News )

Blue
- 2241 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
...thinks the election has basically been lost over the last couple of weeks, that Republicans elsewhere in House and Senate races are also dropping, that this is looking to be a very very unfavorable election for them.
Mad Dog Palin
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sarah Palin, John McCain, Republicans, Neocons, PNAC, illegal wars, lies, liars, corruption, coverup, lobbyists, deregulation, campaign 2008 )

Blue
- 2241 days ago - rollingstone.com
The scariest thing about John McCain's running mate isn't how unqualified she is - it's what her candidacy says about America
DNC Creates McCain Lies Wiki
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: DNC, GOP LIES, John McCain, Republicans, Neocons, PNAC, ldishonesty, corruption, coverup, lobbyists, campaign 2008 )

Blue
- 2258 days ago - mccainpedia.org
It's about time they did this ... we can all count the McCain lies ...
No You Can't: Republicans Offer Strong Alternatives to Democratic Policies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: John McCain, Republicans, Bush, Sarah Palin, housing crisis, mortgage foreclosures, economy, economics, fiscal irresponsibility, coverup, corruption, cronies, lobbyists, campaign 2008 )

Blue
- 2267 days ago - patriotboy.blogspot.com
No, you can't expect us to worry about people who have lost their homes. They don't donate enough money to the GOP to matter. John McCain was once a POW without a home and that was the last time he worried about such things.
 

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