Idea: Kickstarter for Lobbying
A variant on Kickstarter for lobbying initiatives. May as formalize existing flows of capital in exchange for influence so more can participate and benefit instead of just the few.
These could be local. Force a bank to clean up a foreclosed home. Front-yard garden/goat/chicken friendly laws. Make it illegal for debt collectors to be on your street. At the state level. End marijuana enforcement.
Figure out who needs to sign off on the permit/law. Fund their next election cycle (the current standard for bribing). Fund a decade of cushy non-jobs. All the standard lobbyist tactics. Retainers at restaurants. Fund their spouses non-business. Put their (18+ independent) kid through school.
Hey, bribery-as-a-service has a nice ring to it. Essentially act as a white-label PAC.
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