Here is a more than disturbing article for you to peruse and ponder, Mr and Ms Merica:
Corporations Lobbying Government Reap 76,000% Return on Investment
Forget the penny stocks, amateurs, the greatest investment you can make in America is bribing the government to give you political favors.
According to research conducted by The Sunshine Foundation, an organization focused on corporate and government accountability,
After examining million records, including data on campaign contributions, lobbying expenditures, federal budget allocations and spending, we found that, on average, for every dollar spent on influencing politics, the nation’s most politically active corporations received $760 from the government. The $4.4 trillion total represents two-thirds of the $6.5 trillion that individual taxpayers paid into the federal treasury.
According to Zero Hedge, between 2007 and 2012, 200 of America’s most politically active corporations spent a combined $5.8 billion…
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