Thursday, July 9, 2009

Sen. Durbin: The Banks Own Congress

Just in case you missed it. Sen. Durbin admits that our political system is controlled by groups other than WE THE PEOPLE.

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) has come to the same conclusion as many experts outside the senate: Big banks use campaign money to unduly influence Congress.

The Illinois senator is fighting the banks on bankruptcy reform, as he seeks to garner the necessary 60 votes to prevent a filibuster. So far he’s failed.

Here’s what he told Chicago radio station WJJG: "And the banks — hard to believe in a time when we're facing a banking crisis that many of the banks created — are still the most powerful lobby on Capitol Hill. And they frankly own the place."
Full article at this link

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