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Overseas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-27-09 10:11 AM
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106. It sure would be great to have the entire block of Democrats voting for the people
instead of to preserve their corporate campaign donations. It is painful that voting for measures which would ensure Democratic popularity for decades is less important because voting against the corporations could mean millions in funding to their opposition in the next election.

It is sad that I can use the term "corporations" rather than a particular industry because most of them seem to lobby as a block against regulation. If they didn't, US manufacturers would have pushed through national health insurance long ago so they'd be much better able to compete with foreign firms whose governments have subsidized national health plans for decades already.

Republicans are safe doing pro-corporate block voting because so many corporations want laissez-faire government, a.k.a. deregulated business environment. The liberty to get rich quick, without worrying about the devastating consequences to the USA and its workers of outsourcing and deregulation. The Quarterly Balance Sheet is all that matters. Anyone still suffering must not be praying hard enough.




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