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I Think Corporate Interests Control The Government

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    The Government's Role Is To Support Corporate Growth

    At least part of it. The free enterprise system is what drives America and Americans. Obviously there's a resistance in converting US to a socialist state. If the government controls corporate interests, we get an awkward situation like the one in China.
    Masterdavis Masterdavis 22-25, M Oct 18, 2012

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    Money Trail

    I don`t think corporations control the government as much as you think, it`s the amount of money they can and are willing to spend to get what they want, So untill that is controlled. It does appear that corporations control the government.
    agguy56 agguy56 56-60 1 Response Sep 16, 2012

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    RomanticStiff RomanticStiff 41-45, M Mar 25, 2010

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    21 January, 2010 Will Reverberate

    I am really worried about all the corporate influence on elected government officials. It has been getting worse and worse over the years. I have read that, just for the health care issue, their are six lobbyists for each individual congressman. Lobbyists for Insurance companys...
    1blujay 1blujay 46-50, M 4 Responses Feb 24, 2010

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    Um, Duh

    Anyone who DOESN'T know this is obviously not paying attention.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 29, 2010

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    Brightfuture99 Brightfuture99 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    Corporatism Has Been Mistakened For Capitalism

    In a true free market, Corporations would not be as powerful as they are today. Basically what is going on is that Corporations and Governments work together. Our old friends the lobbyists can just bribe Government into creating policies that make them more powerful and rich...
    ratburn ratburn 18-21 1 Response Apr 27, 2013

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    Corporate Interests Control The Republican Party

    TWENTY SIX MAJOR CORPORATIONS PAID NO TAXES FOR LAST FOUR YEARS Contrary to the constant protestations of conservatives, corporate taxes are at a forty year low, with many of the most profitable companies paying nothing at all. Among the corporations that paid no federal...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 1 Response May 1, 2013

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    Can We Please Stop Raging Against The Government As A Result?

    the corporate powers are the SOURCE of the corruption.The government ITSELF is innocent. They're PAID OFF to be corrupt.Stop blaming The Govurnment and stop blaming the undocumented workers and start blaming the damn CEOS who hired them and paid congress to do nothing. 
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 12, 2013

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    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Sep 22, 2012

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    Hate To Say I Told You So, .... But

    "The end of democracy and the defeat of the American Revolution will occur when government falls into the hands of the lending institutions and the moneyed incorporations." Thomas Jefferson, 1816.
    AngryWhiteMan AngryWhiteMan 51-55, M Jun 4, 2012

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    An Excerpt Of Russell Means Explaining This Problem. Being Free, Individual Sovereignty

     The idea of freedom that America was born with has been corrupted!
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Sep 15, 2012

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    We are letting fear of the corporate systems control our lives. Like its all a big dictatorship where we have to surrender our rights just to get by. Or do we? I would say to...
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    I think the Government is evil. They try to control our minds, and when they can't do that, it's our bodies they go to next. They are control-thirsty, power-hungry fiends. It is...
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    Corporate America is just one big global and national cult 1. Its like a religion, with all the moralism, sacrifice, dogma, and how offices are treated like Church, Economics is...
    ratburn ratburn 18-21 Nov 30

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    I don't think government is the problem. I think it is important that all aspects of our lives be the best they can be. We have a government. Let's all work to make it the best...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 6 days ago

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    Like our phony "work" ethic. Better yet, its a slave ethic that just glorifies work for works own sake. The so called Corporate work Ethic cares more about the quantity and time...
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    I do too, but why make a big fuss about it? If the U.S. government is hiding things from the public, it has good reason to anyways. Just think, if the things that our government is...
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 29

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