ZH: How Much Would It Cost To Buy Congress Back From Special Interests?

we could buy back our government for the paltry sum of $14 billion. This is roughly .0037% of the Federal budget of $3.8 trillion, i.e. one-third of one percent. That is incredible leverage: $1 in campaign bribes controls $300 in annual spending–and a global empire.  …  As a bonus we could require all paid lobbyists to wear clown suits during their paid hours of work..”

from:  http://www.zerohedge.com/article/guest-post-how-much-would-it-cost-buy-congress-back-special-interests

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