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Unregistered Lobbyists Keep Business Humming on K Street Washington D.C.

seewhatididthereComment by Jim Campbell, Citizen Journalist, Oath Keeper and Patriot.

A new type of vermin now plagues Washington.D.C. they are the “Unregistered Lobbyists that scamper the halls, sewers, and basements of K street, peddling their influence.

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To buy members of congress to vote for their various projects.

In a blockbuster one-hour investigative special that aired on Fox News’ “Hannity” on Friday, Peter Schweizer, Steve Bannon, and Sean Hannity exposed how Washington, D.C. has extracted power and money from the United States into a centralized location to become the country’s greatest “boomtown,” despite not creating anything.

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Schweizer, the president of the nonpartisan Government Accountability Institute, highlighted how the permanent political class that relies on lobbying and influence peddling makes more money by “growing the size of government,” which leaves no incentive on either side of the aisle to limit government.

The idea is when “John Q. Public” finally begins understanding who is raping him, how and why it might push him to an “I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore moment. 

That’s my story and I’m sticking to it, I’m J.C. and I approve this message.

K Street business has hit the skids.

At least, that’s the takeaway from the total lobbying tab for 2011 and 2012. In both years, revenue reported under the Lobbying Disclosure Act declined. So did the number of federal registered lobbyists.

The prevailing theories are that the slowdown is a function of the legislative logjam on Capitol Hill and a reflection of the sluggish national economy.

But what if there’s something more going on?

The tepid recovery and a dysfunctional Congress do bear blame, but a third, much overlooked factor exists: A lot of the work influencing government takes place in the shadows, outside of the view of public disclosures such as the LDA. And with a president who has further stigmatized registered lobbyists, K Streeters and some of their clients have made a practice of keeping their work just under the limits of the lobby laws.

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In some cases, lobbyists have remained on the job, even with the same firms, but have deregistered, keeping their clients and their work secret. One prominent example is Steve Ricchetti, who stayed with his Ricchetti Inc., although no longer as a registered lobbyist, before joining the Obama administration last year. Lobbyists, of course, can’t work for the executive branch — President Barack Obama banned them — unless granted a waiver. (The rest below)

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Palin: ‘We Haven’t Yet Begun to Fight!’—Exclusive Interview with Breitbart News

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Comment by Jim Campbell, Citizen Journalist, Oath Keeper and Patriot.

In her first interview since leaving Fox News in an interview covered by Stephen K. Bannon we learn that Sarah and Andrew were warriors cut from the same cloth. 

As to her future plans, well let’s say she held the close to the vest but certainly believes the Tea Party is far from dead and that the conservative movement will ultimately return us to a Constitutionally driven form of government when we win the next election.

Be sure to watch Hannity this weekend to watch one hour special called Boom Town which will open your eyes to what is really happening in Washington D.C.

That’s my story and I’m sticking to it, I’m J.C. and I approve this message. 

Andrew Breitbart’s News

In my research for the film I made on Governor Palin, The Undefeated, I was constantly amazed at the anti-establishment stands she took at every step in her rise to power. Moves that a conventional politician would run from, she embraced: in Wasilla, in Juneau, and in the rise of the Tea Party. Her ability to see “over the hill” to what is really important, what really matters, is what sets her apart.


Andrew Breitbart embraced the Governor as a fellow warrior in the long struggle against a detached and venal political/media complex. He lives on in spirit and through the work of those he inspired—including, but not limited to, those who report and contribute at his site.

The Governor has been at the forefront of the fight against the Permanent Political Class and, as such, inspired Peter Schweizer and myself in our work last night on Fox News with Sean Hannity’s specialBoomtown.” We consider ourselves honored at Breitbart News to have her share with us her thoughts on the road ahead in this exclusive Q & A.

1. What’s next for you? ( See entire interview below)

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