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(Politico)   Finally, a system to monitor all the lobbyists monitoring Congress   (politico.com) divider line 12
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2012-07-23 06:07:33 PM  
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serial_crusher: but who monitors the monitor monitors?


The Merrimack?
2012-07-24 01:16:23 AM  
1 votes:

serial_crusher: but who monitors the monitor monitors?


"'His Grace, His Excellency, The Duke of Ankh; Commander Sir Samuel Vimes"

/If only...
2012-07-23 09:42:40 PM  
1 votes:

nyseattitude: Any and all communication between lobbyists and members of Congress should be recorded public information


This.

And if any of that information is hidden, there should be VERY hefty penalties.
2012-07-23 08:52:35 PM  
1 votes:
It's really farking disgusting when you don't even know the identities of the people surrounding your leaders...

Really goddamn creepy.
2012-07-23 08:07:14 PM  
1 votes:
i.imgur.com
2012-07-23 08:04:23 PM  
1 votes:

fusillade762: I was just parroting the old Executive Privilege excuse.


Oh, I know, that wasn't directed at you personally. That should be the standard response to anyone trying to pull that, though.
2012-07-23 08:02:58 PM  
1 votes:

incendi: fusillade762: But... but... how would congressmen get candid and unfettered advice??

If you feel like it needs to be given in secrecy, maybe you'd better farking fetter that goddamn advice.


I was just parroting the old Executive Privilege excuse.
2012-07-23 07:43:45 PM  
1 votes:

fusillade762: But... but... how would congressmen get candid and unfettered advice??


If you feel like it needs to be given in secrecy, maybe you'd better farking fetter that goddamn advice.
2012-07-23 07:41:38 PM  
1 votes:

coeyagi: coeyagi: This is the litmus test: what does the rest of the world think about gun control? No other first world country has this culture of violence and the culture of guns.

But but but American Exceptionalism!

And thus continues the cycle of mass shootings.

Whoops, wrong thread.


Actually, it kinda works. I don't think we'd weep over a mass shooting of lobbyists.
2012-07-23 06:17:48 PM  
1 votes:
chorpenning.files.wordpress.com
2012-07-23 06:11:32 PM  
1 votes:
Any and all communication between lobbyists and members of Congress should be recorded public information
2012-07-23 04:50:35 PM  
1 votes:
i36.photobucket.com
 
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