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Old 08-25-2013, 04:02 PM
 
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Private lobbyists get public pensions in 20 states | The Asbury Park Press NJ | app.com

I'd love to hear how these kind of rackets get started with to begin with... who the heck says, "Yeah -- that sounds like a really smart idea"... LOL.
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Old 08-25-2013, 08:49 PM
 
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As usual the lobbyists get everything they want.
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Old 08-26-2013, 12:04 AM
 
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That's what big business wants. That's how most rackets get started.
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Old 08-26-2013, 12:17 AM
 
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This paints the picture:

Private lobbyists get public pensions in 20 states | The Asbury Park Press NJ | app.com

I'd love to hear how these kind of rackets get started with to begin with... who the heck says, "Yeah -- that sounds like a really smart idea"... LOL.
By lobbying, LOL lobbyists provide the green and the votes for the politicians, the politicians scratch their backs in return
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Old 08-26-2013, 12:21 AM
 
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That's what big business wants. That's how most rackets get started.
Union reps get the same deal in many places, still against it?
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Old 08-26-2013, 08:24 AM
 
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It's amazing what these guys conjure up when the rest of us are too busy working to notice. Unfortunately, the bill is soon coming and we are all going to have to pay it.
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