He wants you losing your money in his casinos, not online. And he’s willing to buy half of Washington DC to make sure this happens.
Being “pro-market” means being pro-innovation, pro-competition, pro-transparency, pro-rule of law, pro-hard work, pro-efficiency. Being “pro-business” can on occasion mean these things also but typically it does not.
So Congressman would you like to fly to Tel Aviv on the dime of the Israeli lobby? How about to Burgundy to examine the particulars of the French wine industry? With your wife. While staying in a super swanky hotel? No need to report it now that the House Ethics Committee has quietly changed the rules.
We are now at the point where the giant corporations are panicking. An all out effort is being deployed to keep the Ex-Im slush fund alive for Boeing and its behemoth brethren.
Kill Boeing’s bank.
Well this is good news for pretty much everyone. Everyone who believes in fundamental human dignity anyway.
More work (much work) to be done though.
This stinks stinks stinks and should be pursued with tenacity on the Hill and elsewhere. All the IT people commenting on the Lerner articles across the Web say they can find all sorts of stuff which we are being told is lost. Perhaps it’s time for an opensourced investigation. Let the people at the data and let them see what they can find.
It wouldn’t be too difficult to design an app for one’s phone which did this.