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The Lie About Jobs

If I had a dollar for every time a politician mentioned jobs in an election speech, I would have enough money to become a rich plutocrat and buy our democracy. 333 more words

Business

Comcast and Time Warner try to convince the DOJ that competition is bad for consumers

Comcast and Time Warner Cable want to become one, and both companies will meet with Justice Department officials to find “potential remedies” to concerns about the proposed $45.2 billion merger, according to the Wall Street Journal. 280 more words

Tech

Flathead tribe comes under fire for lobbying activities

MONTANA – The Montana Commissioner of Political Practices has accepted a complaint alleging the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes accepted “dark money” supporting the tribal water compact during the current legislative session. 71 more words

News

Business lobby is full of false bravado

Business leaders may like to feel all-powerful by pressuring the Government for reform, but if there isn’t public support or political capital to back it up then they’re just shouting into the wind.

 Weekly column for The Drum.

Politics

Resigned To It

There’s too many opportunities for the Queensland media to suggest a conflict of interest exists, in having a lobbyist on the Australian Labor Party’s Administrative Committee… 206 more words

Culture

Resigned To It

There’s too many opportunities for the Queensland media to suggest a conflict of interest exists, in having a lobbyist on the Australian Labor Party’s Administrative Committee… 206 more words

Lobbying

NRA leaders voice concerns over gun control efforts

If they can ban one, they can ban them all.

That is the motto of the The National Rifle Association has voiced during its annual convention in an effort to bring light to the issue of open carry across the nation. 37 more words

Gun Control