nothing new. conservative governments all favor corporations. ronald ray'gun started this movement in the 80s, was cemented in place by newt and went into full court press by the tea baggers. the corporatization of the US is virtually complete. canada has a ways to go but now that the pathway is clearly marked, it won't take very long. stopping this moving train would be a miracle, i know it's not going to happen on this side of the border. shuffle in our supremes and we have virtual control of our nation by major corporations who could care less about anything save obscene profits.