Lobbying Is A Symptom Of Big GovernmentSubmitted by thenung on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 03:44
"A common complaint heard from any side in a political argument is the outrageous amount of influence lobbyists have in Washington D.C. The concern is merited, as well: in the 2012 presidential election, Republican Mitt Romney gathered over $990 million to spend on his bid, while Barack Obama raised over $1 billion. Representatives from every industry lobby the government for handouts, subsidies, and regulations.
The question is how do we limit the ability of the rich and powerful to use their wealth to oppress those who don't have the means or desire to buy a politician?"
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