(HT Big Money Blog) With all the corporate welfare running wild at both the state and federal levels, I thought this quote was interesting. Who do you think gave such strong rebuke of this corrupt practice?
The proposal of any new law or regulation which comes from [businessmen], ought always to be listened to with great precaution, and ought never to be adopted till after having been long and carefully examined, not only with the most scrupulous, but with the most suspicious attention. It comes from an order of men, whose interest is never exactly the same with that of the public, who have generally an interest to deceive and even to oppress the public, and who accordingly have, upon many occasions, both deceived and oppressed it.
Which grandfather of a living president planned the overthrow of FDR in 1933 with the goal of implementing a fascist government in the United States.