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All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.   ~~~  Arthur Schopenhauer
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STUDY: YOU HAVE 'NEAR-ZERO' IMPACT ON U.S. POLICY

STUDY: YOU HAVE 'NEAR-ZERO' IMPACT ON U.S. POLICY | Hidden financial system | Scoop.it

 

The statistical research looked at public attitudes on nearly 1,800 policy issues and determined that government almost always ignores the opinions of average citizens and adopts the policy preferences of monied business interests when shaping the contours of U.S. laws.

 

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Big Pharma Gets 77,500% Return On Lobbying Investment

Big Pharma Gets 77,500% Return On Lobbying Investment | Hidden financial system | Scoop.it

As one example, an average American can expect a ROI of 11 percent for investing in one Blue Chip stock in the Dow Jones Industrial Average in 2010.

 

Meanwhile, Big Pharma has a ROI of 75,500 percent for the lobbying dollars it spends to bar the government from bargaining for cheaper drug prices through Medicare.

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