Every politician must pander to special interests and corporations to obtain campaign funding and after the elections must give free reign to their benefactors. How does our Supreme Court sanction “open game” on this practice? The illegality and injustice of this is so vast that it’s impossible to respect anyone in the body that governs us.
The food, pharmaceutical, finance, oil and myriad other industries that we depend on for our survival are the very industries, with government approval, that are literally killing us with their greed and disregard for humanity. Would the very lawmakers, whose election depends on this immoral system, bring justice to it?
Other countries ask for our help in stopping their government’s unfair and immoral actions. What a travesty when we have this issue that is no less a violation against We the People. The industries that are wantonly adding harmful chemicals, hormones and many other cancer-causing additives to our food, causing gas prices to soar at will, producing medical remedies that have death as a side effect and crashing our economy with shady financial tactics are the same industries that have bought and paid for our lawmakers in order to carry on their heinous practices, free-handed.
Is there one candidate in the upcoming national elections (senators and representatives included) who would champion the demise of this system? Methinks not. There are daily news reports about how much money is raised and spent as if it’s a sporting event. This system is as corrupt as any of the international governments that we “help” gain democracy.
Why isn’t there a review board to take a deep look at how campaign funding correlates to a lawmaker’s voting on bills? This is an absolute necessity in order to stop this system that hogties our economy to the much publicized 1 percent. How does a country allow 99 percent of its population to become subject to the extreme greed of “special interest” entities to proceed with “business as usual”?
The most frustrating factor is that this system of trading bill-passing for campaign funding is no secret and is an accepted practice. When is justice going to come for the 99 percent?
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