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  •  It's not quite that simple. Almost. (7+ / 0-)

    Bribes and blackmail:

    And keep in mind that threats to staffers are ultimately more important than hammering the elected Members.

    Staffers have no job security.

    "Horse-head" refers to the Godfather movies. A nasty primary opponent with money is a "horse-head" in yer bed.

    Powell Systems operations are the horde of "non-profit" Think Tank and propaganda mills that serve the billionaires.

    "1%squared" is the right figure.

    1 in 10,000 citizens has a say in what these guys do. Filter by wealth, not income.

    It was more like 1 in 10,000,000 for the 2012 election.

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