Thursday, March 26, 2015

Google In Bed With The Obama Regime?

Is it Crony Capitalism or just good old fashioned Greenmail? One thing is certain, some years back, Google was facing a federal investigation that never materialized and some our speculating that helping the Obama Regime with "tech favors" and cold hard cash goes a long way toward engendering kindness in Washington...

(Campaign For Working Families) A few years ago, tech giant Google was facing a federal investigation over its business practices. To the surprise of some observers, the company managed to avoid a federal antitrust lawsuit. But it shouldn't surprise anyone. In recent years, the company has tripled its lobbying expenditures and got tremendous access for all that cash.

The Wall Street Journal reports today that Google lobbyists have visited the White House 230 times, an average of roughly once per week since Barack Obama became president. But there's more.

The Journal notes that "On Nov. 6, 2012, the night of Mr. Obama's re-election, Mr. Schmidt was personally overseeing a voter-turnout software system for Mr. Obama. . . . By the end of the month, the FTC had decided not to file an antitrust lawsuit against the company."

Mr. Schmidt is not some lowly campaign staffer. He is Google Chairman Eric Schmidt. The report also notes that "Google employees were the second-largest source of campaign donations to [Obama's] campaign by any single U.S. company."

Read The Full Story

No comments:

Post a Comment

Posted By: Chris Carmouche