Well the National Science Foundation which is funded by the US gov. spends a pretty substantial penny and has made astounding breakthroughs which over shadow 69's moons landing. Rhetorically were did the internet come from?
International corps. try and succeed in subverting a free democracy but not all of the time.Government corruption and morel weakness is a human and very traditional aspect of democratic governance that must be continually fought to protect the freedom on us all. The big guy need representation as well as the individual but should have no more weight then the individual.