quote: corporate welfare
quote: It is self-contradictory to believe in "no taxation without representation", support taxing corporations while opposing corporate subsidies, and at the same time say corporations should not be able to lobby.
quote: they are people paid to pay off politicians. the politicians they are paying off ARE THE REPRESENTATIVES THAT YOU VOTED FOR.
quote: Individuals are routinely taxed without any representation. We don't have lobbyists.
quote: Uh-huh. Which does nothing but promote more clearcutting of rainforest to grow sugarcane, and drives sugar prices up. Sugar is used in a lot of stuff you know.
quote: but then KEEP the oil taken from government owned land