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Another Antitrust Setback and Lobbyists Galore Exposed

Justice money makes the world go round

Every now and then we wish to show the impact of money (industry) on the government (administration). Only by understanding the flow of money, can one properly study Novell's relationship with Microsoft. For those who haven't followed this Web site until recently, it's worth reminding that owing to a cash infusion, Microsoft is using Novell to further its own agenda at the moment.

”...Microsoft is using Novell to further its own agenda at the moment.“The wrath of the government and its crucial roles seem to be stagnating. As the references at the bottom ought to show, even at present times, the government is virtually controlled by corporations like Microsoft. It's very indifferent when it comes to complaints about abuse. This apathy ultimately maintains a status quo where one company has outgrown its supervisor. Here is the latest from Associated Press:

On Dec. 10, after a first round of court filings, the judge asked the states to give "specific factual information and legal argument" to support their claim that allowing most of the consent decree to expire would interfere with ongoing enforcement of the remaining portion.


Such skepticism hardly seems acceptable. Meanwhile, Associated Press also tells us that the lobbying industry has grown to become one whose worth is -- wait for it -- billions of dollars! Yes. These are the people whose job is to rewrite the law. They are paid by corporations to alter laws in these corporations' favour. They can essentially achieve this by having lunch with those who are paid tax money and whose position of power was granted by hopeful voters.

A decade-long boom for corporate lobbyists in Washington is showing signs of quieting down, just as tougher congressional rules threaten to muffle the multibillion-dollar industry even more next year.

[...]

Financial services and technology firms, including Apple Inc. and Microsoft Corp., squared off against pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, such as Johnson & Johnson and Amgen Inc., on patent reforms.


Need it even be mentioned that Bill Gates' wife, who is with the Washington Post, is also part of the Bilderberg conspiracy? Video added below, for context.



More example of Microsoft's control in government (sorted chronologically):



"Follow the Money, Follow the Money..."

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