My Lobby and Me!

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By Alberto Pupo

The time has come to free our politics from Lobbyists. Year in and out, unelected individuals, cozy up to our elected representatives. They come bearing gifts and perks, they take advantage of the soft ethics of the Washington crowd to weasel themselves into our policy making. They set up tents and camps right inside the Senate office and write legislation under the veil of darkness or as we commonly call it ALEC. Why do we allow these individuals to undermine Democracy? Continue reading