Copyright Law Increased Campaign FundsAdded: Friday, January 13th, 2012
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In the United States, it is considered illegal to bribe politicians. However, it seems that there’s nothing wrong with giving them huge amounts of money from the entertainment industry. The latter has a small fortune to help politicians supporting its new copyright filtering law through the house.
The legislation, which is about to basically remove the American Constitution, is currently backed by a lot of the American firms. According to the media reports, those firms have paid more than $21 million just to make sure the bill goes through the house. Meanwhile, the press remains fair: the companies opposing the suggested bill are also bribing Congress, but those haven’t fronted up quite so much money. Compared to the industry’s $21 million, the anti-SOPA companies have only spent $5 million to prevent the law.
According to the Open Congress, one can see that the real winner is Senator Harry Reid, who managed to collect over $3,5 million. He is followed by Charles Schumer, who made more than $2,6 million, Kirsten Gillibrand, who has banked over $2 million, Barbara Boxer that accounts for $1,4 million, Scott Brown and Robert Portman with $1,3 million, Patrick Toomey with $1,2 million, and Michael Bennet with $1 million. At the same time, bribe money to the SOPA opposition case looks like much more targeted – for instance, only Senator Michael Bennet walked away with more than $1,3 million.
In other words, it is clear that people can get any joke bill passed in the United States if they have enough cash to bribe a politician. Even after this news is made public, nobody is expected to resign. At the time when British MPs are castigated over taxpayers funding their duckponds for a thousand, it seems to take a whole revolution to get such unique standard of democracy over the pond.
January 13th,2012Posted by:
Friday, January 13th, 2012
|That's what it is all about. MONEY a politician or corporate pig wanting to feed at the money trough at our expense.....|
|posted by (2012-01-13 18:53:43)|
|Well of cause but in all honesty who wouldn't America isn't about freedom and all that, it's about living the Hollywood lifestyle and the richer you are the better you live, that's what its always been about, people moved to america for a "better life" and by better life what they really meant was a life where other people work and they sit around driving sports cars, all these people are doing is being a bit more clever about it, it's only poor people who complain usually because there doing the work so the others can drive but that's your choice too, survival of the fittest and you can always tell those not fit enough because they always complain about the ones that are.|
|Really HRG? The middle class is even becoming poor, most people that were making 50k to 150k, 5 years ago, are now making less than 30k. Now compare that to the ones making 500k+ there group has taken a 70% increase in the last 5 years. So really, Survival of the fittest? ok, so will all move out of the country. When there not making that $1.7m, because theres no one to buy or sell it to.|
But youre write about one thing, its only the ones affected complaining about it.
WHY WOULDNT WE, when were being robbed blind, right in front of are eyes and all they have to say is "We didnt do it!" with it right in there hand.
|posted by (2012-01-14 13:25:27)|
|that's a fukkin lots of money |-O|
|posted by (2012-01-14 20:04:34)|
your stupid little boy or girl
|no surprise there, the best politician is the one that can lye the most. they dont give a $hit about the people|
|hrg i live in the US you can say what you wanna im complaining about those sorry asses in congress taking money the way they do just to rip off the middle class and the lower class they r getting richer myself and other's r getting poorer so it's know dream in america just a bunch of poor as people trying to make it..|
|posted by (2012-01-16 03:22:29)|
|You've always been able to buy a politician in the USA. The tricky part is not getting caught. Like they said, even after this is all made public it'll be unlikely that anyone will resign or even be reprimanded. What do they call this? "Business as usual".||
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