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Edition Details
Year:2015
Class:Art Print
Status:Official
Released:04/16/15
Run:450
Technique:Screen Print
Paper:Cream Speckletone Paper
Size:18 X 24
Markings:Signed & Numbered
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The oil and gas industry has long enjoyed a history of strong influence in Washington. Individuals and political action committees affiliated with oil and gas companies have donated $238.7 million to candidates and parties since the 1990 election cycle, 75 percent of which has gone to Republicans.

These facts only emphasize more and more that our political system is broken. Gone are the days of democracy and here to stay are the days of a heavily influenced Congress with organizations such as the American Petroleum Institute (API), the industry’s powerful lobbying and trade association, increasing their power to continue to fuel government-backed subsidies. The hundreds of millions of dollars that the oil and gas industry shell out to employ it’s lobbyists only ensures that policy will never change and our courageous politicians will never stand a chance to reform legislation and repeal these subsidies.

My latest piece, A Message from Our Sponsor, is my interpretation of the powerful, rich, and greedy oil and gas companies and their message to us, the constituents of this “great” democracy.
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Six Month Average$154.44
Average Price$140.16
Lowest Price$45.00
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Original Price$45.00
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