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Lobbyists Look for a Euphemism

Rainman05

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Here's a euphemism: shadow government.
 

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Whatever the outcome of the league’s survey of its members, it is hard to imagine the reality of Washington without the presence of lobbyists, pure and simple, working wherever power resides, by one name or another, in work that never really changes — rebranded, perhaps, but never recast.

Good article. Great article, in fact.

For how much time partisan fanboys spend blaming or defending one president or another, this is another public service reminder that there is not only a 2nd and 3rd branch, but a 4th branch in the Federal Reserve and a cluster**** of lobbies and interest groups wielding huge power around D.C. The tech lobby, mining industry lobby, defense industry lobby, agribusiness lobby, oil lobby, financial lobby, Big Pharma, AARP, Pro-Israel lobby, AFL-CIO, NRA, health insurance lobby, and so forth.

This is why we the people should, as a rule, very rarely look to the Federal level to address our everyday issues. And especially for the liberals out there, the Federal Government is a primary tool by which the rich make themselves richer. This is a peek inside that reality.
 
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