For almost seventy years the life insurance industry has been a smug sacred cow feeding the public a steady line of sacred bull.
Like sex in Victorian England, the reality of Big Business today is our big dirty secret.
John D. Rockefeller wanted to dominate oil, but Microsoft wants it all, you name it: cable, media, banking, car dealerships.
I don't think meals have any business being deductible. I'm for separation of calories and corporations.
The liberal intelligentsia has allowed its party to become a captive of corporate interests.
No presidential candidate should visit Las Vegas without condemning organized gambling.
Up against the corporate government, voters find themselves asked to choose between look-alike candidates from two parties vying to see who takes the marching orders from their campaign paymasters and their future employers. The money of vested interest nullifies genuine voter choice and trust.
Sanctions against polluters are feeble and out of date, and are rarely invoked.
People are stunned to hear that one company has data files on 185 million Americans.
Our founders did not oust George III in order for us to crown Richard I.
Every time I see something terrible, it's like I see it at age 19. I keep a freshness that way.
Let's not just look at it as taking votes away from Gore. Our support comes from a lot of people.
It is fascinating to watch legislators turn away from their usual corporate grips when they hear the growing thunder of the people.
The corporate lobby in Washington is basically designed to stifle all legislative activity on behalf of consumers.
The networks are not some chicken-coop manufacturing lobby whose calls nobody returns.
The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun.
The only difference between the Republican and Democratic parties is the velocities with which their knees hit the floor when corporations knock on their door. That's the only difference.
The shortcomings of America's political leaders do not stop at our borders.
I once said to my father, when I was a boy, 'Dad we need a third political party.' He said to me, 'I'll settle for a second.'
The 'democracy gap' in our politics and elections spells a deep sense of powerlessness by people who drop out, do not vote, or listlessly vote for the 'least worst' every four years and then wonder why after every cycle the 'least worst' gets worse.