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Lobbying is Constitutionally Protected.

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Ps104_33, Mar 2, 2008.

  1. Ps104_33

    Ps104_33 New Member

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    "To hear the candidates in this presidential campaign, you’d think lobbying is just one notch below waterboarding, a black art practiced by the great malefactors of wealth to keep the middle class in a vise, and to loose upon the nation every manner of scourge: oil dependency, greenhouse gases, unpayable mortgages, and those tiny entrees you get at French restaurants.

    Lobbying is constitutionally protected, but that doesn’t mean we have to like it all. Let’s agree to frown upon bad lobbying, such as getting a tax break for a particular industry. Let’s agree to welcome good lobbying — the actual redress of a legitimate grievance — such as protecting your home from being turned to dust to make way for some urban development project."



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  2. LeBuick

    LeBuick New Member

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    My problem is when our elected officials get in comprimising situations because of their relationships with these groups. I think we need to limit their actions and make sure they are accountable for everything they do.
     
  3. billwald

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    It was never intended for anyone to make a career out of being a sen or rep. Good reason for term limits.
     
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