Thursday, September 29, 2011
Supercommitte - Bought and paid for?
The 12 members of the so-called suppercommittee that is supposed to tell us how to reduce the national debt has received around $56.3 million dollars since 1989 from the real estate industry, commercical banks and Wall Street.
We truly have the best government money can buy.
Hat tip to Anne over at TalkLeft
Link to Report
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