In the last four years, the Bush Administration has proven, time and time again, that their priorities and loyalties lie
with corporate interest, even if at the expense of public welfare. Having received millions of dollars to fund his election campaign, President
Bush has been paying these companies back generously over the last four years.
The oil and utilities industry have benefited the most from an energy policy that places billions into their pockets. However, this energy policy
does nothing to help the public with the energy crisis and has actually been known to exacerbate the problem in the long run.
The coal industry has also benefited greatly from environmental legislation that allows them to increase pollution emissions.
The past laws that were enacted to safeguard the public health, have been replaced with new legislation that will benefit the industry but place the public health at risk.
Who Bush is Really Working For
From the electric utilities to the pharmaceutical industries, here is a list of the top ten special
interest paybacks from the Bush Administration. You have to read it to believe it!
Big Financial Firms, Including Enron, Become Bush's Top Donors
A new study shows that brokerages, banks, and credit companies make up six of Bush's top 10 career contributors.
Its not hard to see why, a closer look reveals that Bush has championed several initiatives that were applauded by the
financial community, including cuts in dividend and capital gains taxes, but the study took aim at his interest in
introducing private investment accounts into the Social Security system. This can potentially generate billions
of dollars in fees for banks and investments firms
Selling Out Environment for Special Interest Profits
U.S. Representative, Mark Udall of Colorado comments about
the Bush Administration's
environmental policies. Across the board, on issues
of pollution, mercury contamination, forest protection, artic drilling,
chemical and toxic waste, the Bush Administration has been making environmentally
devastating policies to the benefits of
big business and at the risk of public