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cynatnite Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-06-08 07:43 PM
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7. Not all lobbyists are equal...
There are some lobbyists that do have honorable intentions. They are not all representing oil, guns or health insurance companies. Some of them actually do some good...environment protection, for example.
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  - Lobbyists ask candidates to give them a break babylonsister  Jun-06-08 07:25 PM   #0 
  - Not a chance.......I want lobbyist to be viewed like used car salesman.  yourout   Jun-06-08 07:28 PM   #1 
  - Actually, more like prostitutes  Canuckistanian   Jun-06-08 07:32 PM   #3 
  - the right to petition the government, to lobby..........  DJ13   Jun-06-08 07:29 PM   #2 
  - Has there ever been a SC ruling on lobbyists, aka "professional petitoners"?  Canuckistanian   Jun-06-08 07:36 PM   #6 
     - Has there ever been a SC ruling on lobbyists? No, but on corporations  DJ13   Jun-06-08 07:48 PM   #9 
        - Corporate personhood wasn't the decision handed down  Warpy   Jun-06-08 07:57 PM   #11 
        - No, the court didn't decide that  MonkeyFunk   Jun-06-08 08:12 PM   #15 
        - J.C. Bancroft Davis was his name  Canuckistanian   Jun-06-08 09:03 PM   #16 
  - The people's right to petition is in the Constitution. Corporations have no such  Robbien   Jun-06-08 07:33 PM   #4 
  - The problem is that corporations are persons under the law.  RC   Jun-06-08 08:00 PM   #12 
  - Pfft.. Tell them to get a REAL job.  annabanana   Jun-06-08 07:35 PM   #5 
  - Not all lobbyists are equal...  cynatnite   Jun-06-08 07:43 PM   #7 
  - Definitely..  Virginia Dare   Jun-06-08 07:48 PM   #10 
  - Lobbyists Represent Real People!!!  MannyGoldstein   Jun-06-08 07:43 PM   #8 
  - I have a better idea.  Captain Angry   Jun-06-08 08:05 PM   #13 
  - Oh for the love of Dog  Botany   Jun-06-08 08:08 PM   #14 
  - They want a break? Right leg or left arm...  chknltl   Jun-06-08 09:52 PM   #17 

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