Google and Facebook are advertising networks first and foremost.
While that's almost true for Facebook, Google's primary product is not advertising. Their primary revenue stream definitely is, but their product is a search engine and all the other services that get people to use Google.
The Texas legislature adjourned in June, and it will not reconvene until 2015.
So it looks more like NO government rather than corrupted.
spoken by a person who probably doesn't travel much...
...in economy - I'm sure he travels plenty in business/first class where there is padding to spare.
Truth is free, but information costs.