Letter: Government must protect us from corporations
According to the GOP, Big Government impedes economic growth and therefore impedes job creation.
The term “Big Government” is a Republican code word for “regulations.” Enforcing regulations, they claim, is what slows business growth and therefore, job creation.
But let’s look at the two terms of Republican President George W. Bush. He is a hero of the corporations because of his across-the-board deregulation, particularly the areas of energy, environmental protection and banking.
So after eight years of these industries policing themselves, what did we have? Coal mines collapsed, oil rigs exploded, the global economy plunging in a free fall because the bankers stole all the money!
Their strategy has not changed, their language and talking points are still the same. What they fail to realize is water has no party affiliation: Toxic water doesn’t only flow to the poor peoples homes! This is why oversight is important: We need our government to protect us from corporations.