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Trans-Pacific Partnership Deal Has Mighty Lobbying Power on Its Side

By Clark Mindock OpenSecrets.org April 9, 2015   Trans-Pacific Partnership Deal Has Mighty Lobbying Power on Its Side   The proposal to fast track trade agreements made by the Obama administration and overseas partners in the Trans-Pacific Partnership — said to be the biggest trade agreement in history, surpassing NAFTA — has created a dynamic […]


Internet Gambling Ban: A Winner for Sheldon Adelson, A Losing Bet for the Rest of Us

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute   Internet Gambling Ban: A Winner for Sheldon Adelson, A Losing Bet for the Rest of Us   Most Americans, regardless of ideology, oppose “crony capitalism” or “cronyism.” Cronyism is where politicians write laws aimed at helping their favored business beneficiaries. Despite public opposition to cronyism, politicians still seek […]

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Who Owns You?

  Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Walter E. Williams June 10, 2014 Who Owns You?   Darcy Olsen, president of the Arizona-based Goldwater Institute, and Richard Garr, president of Neuralstem, a biotech company, wrote “Right to Try experimental drugs” in USA Today (5/28/2014). They pointed out that “this year, more than 5,000 Americans will lose their battle […]


Food Industry Giants to Wage Legal Battle to Defeat Vermont’s Landmark GMO Labeling Law

  Source: https://www.commondreams.org By Andrea Germanos Food Industry Giants to Wage Legal Battle to Defeat Vermont’s Landmark GMO Labeling Law The GMA wasted no time in announcing its lawsuit to defeat the pro-labeling legislation As pro-labeling advocates were cheering Vermont’s passage of a GMO labeling bill on Thursday, a powerful food industry lobbing group announced […]

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TN Rep. Blackburn Fighting to Block FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules

  On Friday the office of Tennessee Rep. Marsha Blackburn issued the following press release regarding her renewed fight against FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules and introduction of H.R. 4070, the Internet Freedom Act.   Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Marsha Blackburn today renewed her fight to block the FCC’s efforts to implement new net […]