Congress: Telemarketing Central USA
Posted by Larry Doyle on March 15, 2014 7:05 AM |
Do you get annoyed by telemarketing calls coming into your home at all hours? Imagine, instead of a pitchman for just another product you would never need, that the individual on the other end of the line is your US Congressman. Ridiculous? Think again.
Have we sunk so low that our elected officials now spend endless hours literally ‘dialing for dollars’? Indeed they do.
Represent.Us, a grassroots organization you will hear a lot more of in the coming years, highlights a brief 3-minute clip so we can watch and learn as Lawrence Lessig, a professor at Harvard Law School and highly acclaimed political activist, spoke on just such a topic with Bill Moyers:
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