Thursday, February 26, 2009

WSJ: Lobbyists Line Up to Torpedo Speech Proposals [Oh boy, Barack's TOAST now. Let's just WATCH!]
Industries from health care to agribusiness to mining that stand to lose under President Barack Obama's policy agenda are ramping up lobbying campaigns to derail or modify his plans. The day after Mr. Obama formally laid out his policy goals in his first address to Congress, the former chief executive of HCA Inc. unveiled a $20 million campaign to pressure Democrats to enact health-care legislation based on free-market principles.