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(Politico)   This may come as a shock to some of you, but it looks like Comcast is spreading the wealth around D.C. as their merger goes for approval   ( divider line
    More: Obvious, Comcast, Capitol Hill, mergers, Dick Durbin, Amy Klobuchar, 39th state, Time Warner Cable  
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3631 clicks; posted to Main » on 10 Mar 2014 at 8:51 AM (4 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2014-03-10 09:07:20 AM  
2 votes:
It's not bribery when Job Creators do it
2014-03-10 10:24:08 AM  
1 vote:

generallyso: IrishBlunder: Anyone can, in fact, legally and shamelessly bribe an elected representative under the thinly-veiled notions of "lobbying" and "campaign contribution".

By "anyone" you mean people with tens of thousands of dollars they won't miss.

Theoretically, no.  The largest contribution allowed is like $5,000.  Theoretically.

IrishBlunder: The fact that "We The People" allow this is the problem.

As if we had any say in the matter.

You could always start a PAC for the reformation of election contribution laws.
2014-03-10 09:44:12 AM  
1 vote:
But if We The People try to collectively get into this game (via Workers Unions), that's evilikkypoopoobad and it must be stopped at all costs!
2014-03-10 09:32:54 AM  
1 vote:
I was told this merger was good for the consumer. Why would they need to bribe the legislators?
2014-03-10 09:07:23 AM  
1 vote:

TV's Vinnie: We really need some CEOs to be taken down by snipers. America can't endure this sh*t for much longer.

Not snipers, but the guillotine needs to make a comeback.
2014-03-10 08:55:38 AM  
1 vote:
We really need some CEOs to be taken down by snipers. America can't endure this sh*t for much longer.
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