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GAS: Corporate America manipulates public

Letter by Gary J. McMillion, Spanaway on June 7, 2012 at 12:30 pm | 16 Comments »
June 8, 2012 11:20 am

Re: “High gas prices bring call for investigation” (TNT, 7-7).

You would have to be pretty naive to believe that the American public is not being manipulated each and every day by corporate America. With its unquenchable thirst for profit, it has and will continue to ensure that it squeezes every available dollar out of our hands.

In America, the almighty dollar rules and it has replaced our compassion, our decency and our moral values. Add to this equation the “best government that money can buy,” and we are only beginning to feel what corporate America has in store for us.

Lawmakers should not insult our intelligence by stating that they are going to “investigate” the very ones who supply their campaigns with millions of dollars annually.

I pray that America wakes up before it is too late. We are so quick to point out the corruption of other nations while we refuse to look at ourselves. Greed will be the downfall of this once great nation.

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