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“Yes, We’re Corrupt”: A List of Politicians Admitting That Money Controls Politics

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 CSB    1,662

One of the most embarrassing aspects of U.S. politics is politicians who deny that money has any impact on what they do. For instance, Tom Corbett, Pennsylvania’s notoriously fracking-friendly former governor, got $1.7 million from oil and gas companies but assured voters that “The contributions don’t affect my decisions.” If you’re trying to get people to vote for you, you can’t tell them that what they want doesn’t matter.

Read the whole story : https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/07/30/politicians-admitting-obvious-fact-money-affects-vote/

Tom Corbett


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 YourMom2    1,269

We already know this but some professors have too much time on their hands.

Study: US Congress Literally Doesn’t Care What You Think

“The preferences of the average American appear to have only a miniscule, near-zero, statistically non-significant impact upon public policy.”


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