"Since Biden's inauguration, the report states, the State Department has approved the sale of $85 million in missiles from Raytheon to Chile, and a $60 million deal between Lockheed Martin and Jordan to provide F-16 Fighting Falcons and services."
Center for Responsive Politics OpenSecrets.org Editor's Note: A good website to know about. A lot of data on lobbying available. Lobbying Database In addition to campaign contributions to elected officials and candidates, companies, labor unions, and other organizations spend billions of dollars each year to lobby Congress and federal agencies. Some special interests More
Bill McKibben> Payola for the most Profitable Corporations in History> And Why Taxpayers Shouldn’t Stand for It Any More
Tomgram: Bill McKibben, How You Subsidize the Energy Giants to Wreck the Planet Posted by Bill McKibben at 9:20am, April 5, 2012. Just in case you’re running for national office, here are a few basic stats to orient you when you hit Washington (thanks to the invaluable Open Secrets website of the Center for Responsive Politics). In 2011, the More
Tomgram: Bill McKibben, Buying Congress in 2012> Armed With Naïvete Time to Stop Being Cynical About Corporate Money in Politics and Start Being Angry
Tomgram: Bill McKibben, Buying Congress in 2012 Posted by Bill McKibben at 9:47AM, January 05, 2012. Tom Dispatch Startling numbers of Americans are “underwater” — homeowners and students alike — and so, for that matter, is Congress, even if in quite a different way. In these last years, it’s been flooded with money. Millionaires, including at least 10 centimillionaires, now make up nearly More