This Is What Happens When Congress Is For SaleSubmitted by emalvini on Sat, 03/30/2013 - 11:56
This Is What Happens When Congress Is For Sale
By The Daily Take | The Thom Hartmann Show | Op-Ed
Saturday, 30 March 2013 09:43
While all eyes were glued on the Supreme Court this week and the hearings surrounding marriage equality, Americans were dealt a major blow by the other two branches of government.
On Tuesday, President Obama signed into law H.R 933, a continuing resolution appropriations bill that had been approved by Congress – both the House and the Senate – just days earlier.
And while the bill sounds fairly innocuous by itself, buried 78 pages into it was a provision that protects GMO and biotech companies like Monsanto from nearly all forms of judicial oversight.