"Take the money and run for office " - awesome podcast on money in politics
I think a lot of you guys would be interested in this episode of "This American Life:"
For anyone who has ever heard the term "Washington insider" and felt outside — we are with you. So this week, we go inside the rooms where the deals get made, to the actual moment that the checks change hands — and we ask the people writing and receiving the checks what, exactly, is the money buying?
Basically it's all about how the machine goes about raising money, how lobbyists operate, stuff like that.
Words to live by:
"have a good day all my friends and people who love to hate me.
shit some read bricks for me to add to my collection.
it will keep your system clean
later we can use them to build the great wall of Arkansas
so you can wall the world off
the fact that they are imaginary should not trouble you fact adverse people one bit.
turkey spliff my friends"
- written by someone with immense mental acuity.