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Shorter Citizens United

oz-wizard-behind-the-curtain-769602 Eye of the Storm:

[I]f money is speech according to the conservative court, then constitutional rights vary directly with income.

Like that's a bad thing!

FWIW, I don't take the apocalyptic view, here, that some -- including some of my favorite people -- take.

Now there's no curtain to prevent us from paying attention to the man, eh? Surrenduring illusions is always good, no? Certainly that's what the Buddha would say.

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Submitted by jumpjet on

growth of untrammeled corporate power makes me remember the Gilded Age. If the country could get through that, and eventually reach the New Deal and the Great Society, I think we can get through this most recent rise of corporatism.

Submitted by gob on

by writing a letter to Congress in support of public financing for elections. Do read past the stupid lead paragraph. Although some of the players, like Ben & Jerry's, are rather predictable, I don't know that Delta or MetLife is particularly known for do-goodism.

Some of the oligarchs may be envisioning the whole system teetering on the edge.

[Sorry if this has already been commented on here. I'm information overloaded.]