“The bottom line” in Georgia “is our legislators are bought and paid for,” said Augusta, GA progressive political activist Rev. Terence A. Dicks during a panel discussion in Charlotte, NC.
It’s a political reality that right-wing corporations in Georgia are spending large sums of money to control politics and legislation in the Peach State, said Panel Moderator John Nichols, a pioneering political blogger.
“When you give immense amounts of money – kind of like free reign to corporates interests to intervene in politics – they don’t just buy TV ads – they buy an infrastructure that favors them, Nichols said as he asked a question to Rev. Dicks.
Dicks and Nichols made their comments during a panel discussion at the 2012 Democratic National Convention sponsored by the Progressive Democrats of America at an event entitled “Progressive Central – The Peoples Convention.”
Rev. Dicks said many of Georgia’s Republican lawmakers “receive…
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