Wednesday, December 13, 2006

The Best Government Money Can Buy

Republicans once again are thumbing their noses at you and me and planting said noses firmly up the asses of large corporations who have filled their campaign coffers in the past and who will hire them when they walk out of the Capitol.

The Justice Department placed new restraints on federal prosecutors conducting corporate investigations yesterday, easing tactics adopted in the wake of the Enron collapse.


...they are being made at a time when companies are seeking — and receiving — greater protection from criminal and regulatory scrutiny.


At the same time, there are growing calls to scale back the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, the legislation aimed at increasing corporate accountability in the aftermath of the Enron collapse.
Because, of course, big business has learned its lesson and will behave itself in the future. Just as they've always done.

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