It has become painfully obvious that our most important laws are written by corporate lobbyists who finance the political campaigns of those officials. While polls show that the majority of Americans want to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, raise corporate taxes, offer better education to their children and guarantee health care for all citizens, our policy-makers implement policies that accomplish the opposite, choosing to support Big Business rather than the average citizen.

~ John Perkins (1945-01-28 age:73) Hoodwinked: An Economic Hit Man Reveals Why the Global Economy IMPLODED — and How to Fix It