quote: Every fascist state in history to my knowledge has been formed by some combination of corporate and/or union interference in government, combined with rampant nationalism.
quote: What? Why can't they figure out on their own what benefits the majority of CITIZENS who they supposedly are representing??
quote: Free speech is not a large organization giving money to a candidate or telling their employees how to vote. Again, that is a large organization -- be it a trade union or corporation -- EMPLOYING a politician. Employment is not free speech, as you are often forced to do many things that go against your feelings of what is best or right.
quote: Okay, but if this is in the nation's best interests, what's stopping the politicians from consulting these industry officials WITHOUT lobbyist money?