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Government Is For Sale. Here’s Who’s Buying

Updated: the original title said “Congress is for sale.” My mistake. I meant Government.

Once upon a time in America, people built companies by filling society’s unmet needs. To survive, a company relied on innovation, quality, and, of course, good advertising. The best advertisement being word of mouth.

That’s all changed now.

The way to grow a successful company is to get government to protect your market, dampen competition, and require people to buy what you sell.

Here’s who’s paying for the privilege of thwarting competition.

Infographic: Google Is Among the Biggest Lobbying Spenders in the U.S. | Statista

You will find more statistics at Statista

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce bought the Export Import Bank. And amnesty.

The insurance companies, along with the hospital corporation, helped write Obamacare.

Why does Google know more about you than your spouse? Because Google pays government to let them.

This is government. Want to change it?

Author: William Hennessy

Co-founder of St. Louis Tea Party Coalition and Nationwide Chicago Tea Party Persuasive design expertLatest book: Turning On Trump: An Evolution (2016)Author of The Conservative Manifest (1993), Zen Conservatism (2009), Weaving the Roots (2011), and Fight to Evolve (2016)I believe every person deserves the dignity of meaningful work as the only path to human flourishing.

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