Monday, July 4, 2016

How Many Times Must Reforms Fail...

...Before we accept the fact that monied influence can't be extricated from government. The only sure way to change the way this always plays out is to change the very nature of the game itself. Not only must we move away from the obsolete economic operating system we have now, we must also change how we govern ourselves. There is simply no other way to go about this.

The lobbying reform that enriched Congress

Nine years after Congress tried to halt the revolving door, the influence industry is larger and filled with former members. This wasn't an accident.