$200 Million Went to House Members to Pass Fast Track – Here’s Who Took the Cash | Occupy.com

Who says the US government hasn’t been bought?

Seems they’re on ‘piece-work’ though… paid by the vote… WELL-paid by the vote…

(Astyages)

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via $200 Million Went to House Members to Pass Fast Track – Here’s Who Took the Cash | Occupy.com.

TUE, 6/23/2015 – BY PAOLA CASALE

dropped many think our government is for sale. However, by taking a look at the facts below provided by Open Secrets, it is easy to understand where they are coming from.

Looking back at Friday the 12th, the House voted on Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), the controversial bill that gives power to the executive branch to negotiate treaties. TPA limits Congress’ ability to better a trade deal by subjecting members of Congress to 90 days of reviewing the trade agreement, prohibiting any amendments on the implementing legislation, and giving them an up or down vote.

TPA passed with a mere 219-211 vote with only 218 needed to pass. The real shocker comes from the amount of money each Representative received for a yes vote. In…

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One thought on “$200 Million Went to House Members to Pass Fast Track – Here’s Who Took the Cash | Occupy.com

  1. I think email or here, or YouTube are the only ways possible at the moment, Buthaina… I still can’t find a video editor that doesn’t have some kind of bug attached…

    I have one which makes good, long, videos but won’t upload them to YT… and all the ‘file converter’ programs I’ve tried so far seem to have the same problems as the video editors… full of malware…

    Even Skype on my pc seems to have some kind of virus happening too… and I’m afraid I don’t known much about computers… Whatever it is my antivirus software (and I have lots of it!) doesn’t pick it up…

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