Thursday, January 11, 2007

Through the Revolving Door Who?

Source: Washington Post, January 9, 2007

"Sucking in public servants, spewing out lobbyists, K Street spins influence into cash so fast, it's tough to track who landed where," writes Elizabeth Williamson. "Now you can click and find out. Billed by its creators as "MySpace for the K Street set," Revolving Door is a new, searchable database on that gives Washington watchers and the merely envious the intel they crave." The Revolving Door database tracks anyone whose résumé includes positions both as a lobbyist and with the federal government. If you're wondering lobbying firms have signed up former White House employees, or which interests are employing former members of Congress, you can use Revolving Door to find out.

Source: Fake TV News: Widespread and Undisclosed - Center for Media and Democracy

I wonder, as stated, if "privacy" becomes a major part of the next political presidential debate, whether religion might be counter-productive as a "talking point". Mormonism started in western New York State, which had it's history in the 19th century of "multi-fundamentalism" which often led to many suspicious barn burnings out there. It is after all where the "tablets" were found, according to sworn affidavits. The rest they say is religious history.

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