"Lobbyists are almost always former officials in Congress or the executive branch
and thus friends of those who are still in political office." - Glenn Greenwald

the revolving door

What Happens When Corruption Is Systemic

Jack Abramoff: ‘The whole system’ is corrupt

Strategic Maneuvers: Revolving Door from Pentagon to Private Sector

"The revolving door between Washington government offices and lobbying firms is so lucrative and so established that anyone pointing out that it is institutionalized corruption is seen as baying at the moon." - Fareed Zakaria

"The same revolving door that exists between the military establishment and defense contractors is also observed to exist between the Washington based think tanks and US government departments." - Rodrigue Tremblay

1993 Wendy Gramm, Texas Senator Phil Gramm's wife, headed the Commodity Futures Exchange Commission.

At Enron's request Enron became exempt from Commodity Futures Exchange Commission regulations.

Wendy Gramm resigned her position and 6 weeks later was appointed to the Enron board of directors.

Drug lobby second to none

“Genocide by Prescription”: Drug Induced Death in America

"The lobbyists I met at Cassidy & Associates and APCO were more than eager to help out. In exchange for fees of up to $1.5 million a year they offered to send congressional delegations to Turkmenistan and write and plant opinion pieces in newspapers under the names of academics and think tank experts they would recruit." - Ken Silverstein

2000 William Jefferson Clinton signs a bill with an amendment sponsered by Phil Gramm to entirely exempt Enron from oversight thus creating the private trading floor that lead to the Enron trading schemes - Fat Boy, Death Star, Get Shorty - leading to the California energy debacle which eventualy, with the help of Arnold Schwarzenegger, lead to quite a nice profit for the Wall Street bond brokers.

2003 Richard Norman Perle, 1st Assistant Secretary of Defense for Global Strategic Affairs for Ronald Reagan and chairman of Defense Policy Board for George Walker Bush, advisor to Defense Secretary Donald Henry Rumsfeld, is also employed as an advisor to Global Crossing, a major telecommunications company with strong financial interest in lobbying the DoD.

Richard Norman Perle is paid a several hundred million dollar commission to procure government approval of the sale of Global Crossing to Hutchison Whampoa and Singapore Technologies Telemedia Pte.

March 21, 2003 New York Times article notes the conflict of interest of Richard Norman Perle forcing his resignation.

Of the major corporate melt downs at the turn of the millennium Gary Winnick of Global Crossing alone remained unscathed.

Andrew H. Card Jr. was General Motors vice president of government relations.

Andrew H. Card Jr. represented General Motors on matters of public policy before Congress.

Andrew H. Card Jr. became George Walker Bush's White House chief of staff.

Jacqueline Glassman was a senior regulatory counsel at Daimler-Chrysler.

She became head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Jeffrey A. Rosen was a senior partner at Kirkland & Ellis, a law firm that has defended GM in numerous product liability suits. Jeffrey A. Rosen became general counsel at the Department of Transportation.

2009"Those of us who manage the public's dollars will be held to account, to spend wisely, reform bad habits and do our business in the light of day, because only then can we restore the vital trust between a people and their government. We need to close the revolving door that lets lobbyists come into government freely. We are here as public servants, and public service is a privilege. It's not about advancing yourself or your corporate clients." - Barack Hussein Obama II, January 20, 2009

On February 12 Raytheon lobbyist William J. Lynn III (Pentagon comptroller during the Clinton administration) is overwhelmingly confirmed by the Senate endorsing Barack Obama's decision to waive ethics regulations by putting a former revolving door defense lobbyist/government servant in charge of day-to-day operations at the Pentagon.

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