We've all had enough of special-interest
groups that mistake vitriol delivered at high decibel levels for political discourse.
Government planning agencies also lack flexibility, for numerous reasons, including commitment to rigid ideologies, the corruption of power-mongering, political inertia, and influence from special-interest
political parties and politicians will be unable to stand for broad unifying principles, and will likely continue to be defined by new special-interest
groups seeking "their share." Either the two-party system will splinter into a multiparty system with parties being defined by more limited special interests, or the schizophrenic two parties will become so bitter and antagonistic that the country will be divided.
The practice of stuffing special-interest
provisions, known as "pork-barrel projects," into a large congressional spending bill is a time-honored tradition in Washington.
"I think there is tremendous interest in certain SIP titles, but they're very much project-driven," said Gale Steves, an industry consultant who is a former editor of Woman's Day's special-interest
Even this straightforward, uncomplicated effort to rid politics of the corrupting influence of special-interest
mega-contributions was not allowed to come to a vote.
Resin-company defections will affect SPI's budget for the fiscal year starting June 1, not so much for basic dues as for support of special-interest
groups like the Plastic Pipe Institute and Polystyrene Packaging Council, both of which left SPI this year.
you're being told some DEADLY LIES by greedy corporations and powerful special-interest
terrorist groups differ from extreme left- and right-wing terrorist groups because members of these groups seek to resolve specific interests rather than pursue widespread political changes.
Eliminating PAC contributions, for example, would only mean more big-money individual contributions from special-interest
People are certainly angry enough about the influence of special-interest
* By 2001, computervision programs, sponsored by corporations and special-interest
groups, will become equal mixtures of entertainment, sales promotion, and advocacy, destroying the effectiveness of editing programs that recognize advertising.