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Antonio Malcolm

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Should lobbying to US Congress once again be illegal?

There was a time when lobbying in the US was illegal, a time when lobbyists were referred to, disdainfully, as "information peddlers". How do you feel about making lobbying illegal, once again? Do you think that would help protect us from legislation geared toward benefiting corporations and banks at our expense? Your thoughts?

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  • Nov 2 2011: Lobbying, according to Tim Blackburn, is communication; that it's all special, one-percenters is a misconception. Bypass K Street and flood DC with emails and Occupy DC Electronically!!!
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      Nov 2 2011: Then perhaps Occupy should go to Congress and lobby there the same way the big companies do?
      (That's not sarcasm, BTW...)

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