Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Tort reform at the movies
The PopTort Blog is reporting today that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is planning to show commercials before movies in Regal theaters (and maybe others) in Washington D.C.: "The U.S. Chamber, our country’s leading corporate lobbyist (at least they spend the most), tells why the biggest problem facing the country today isn’t the financial meltdown, record unemployment, two wars, swine flu, toxic peanut butter …. (need we go on?). It’s lawsuits – that’s right, legal proceedings by average working families, especially the ones against corporate executives who defraud and poison people. Laughing yet? . . . These folks at the U.S. Chamber are more than just ambassadors of happiness. They’re serving this nation’s fundamental goals of corporate immunity, wiping out everyone’s legal rights and making taxpayers pay more!"