Category: lobbying

Why gun control loses every shootout on Capitol Hill and five things we need to do to win

Why gun control loses every shootout on Capitol Hill and five things we need to do to win
An old cliché says, “Don’t bring a knife to a gunfight.” The way gun control advocates are going about changing the law reminds me of Harrison Ford in the movie, “Raiders of the Lost Ark.” In the movie, Indiana Jones played by Mr. Ford confronts a swordsman. The man dressed in black waves his sword... Read more »

Rome is burning, where are the Democrats?

Rome is burning, where are the Democrats?
We used to have a political party in the USA called the Democratic Party. It seems to be missing in action. Does anyone know where it went? The Democratic Party used to have great men and women of stature and conscience who were the voice of the working class. They stood tall against injustice and... Read more »

The massive GOP tax hike

The massive GOP tax hike
The world is indeed topsy-turvy. The GOP I knew for four and a half decades believed in minimizing taxes. The popular view was that taxes were bad for consumerism. That means taxes are bad for business since we are a consumer based society. Lower taxes meant higher spendable income. People would buy more. Retail would... Read more »
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Confessions of a former Lobbyist

Confessions of a former Lobbyist
I was a Washington lobbyist for over two decades. I was one of the 30,000 registered lobbyists who went to the Capitol daily to represent client interests. In the early 90’s, I was profiled by CBS Radio for The Osgood File. At the time, some scandal had hit and as usual, the finger was pointed... Read more »