In 2008, Corporate AMerica paid the IRS $354 billion in income taxes.
In 2007, American Citizens paid the IRS $1.366 TRILLION in income taxes.
In 2008, American Citizens paid the IRS $1.426 TRILLION in income taxes.
The difference between what Citizens and Corporate America pays in income taxes is
$.970 Trillion in 2007 and $1.072 Trillion in 2008.
There's no possible way the lobbyists came up with the difference in order for special interests/corporate America to gain preference over the American citizens.
"We're receiving E-mails from Capitol Hill staffers expressing frustration that they can't get a copy of the stimulus bill agreed to last night at a price of $789 billion. What's more, staffers are complaining about who does have a copy: K Street lobbyists. E-mails one key Democratic staffer: "K Street has the bill, or chunks of it, already, and the congressional
K Street is a hub for major lobbyist firms in Washington D.C.