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Response to JustABozoOnThisBus (Reply #20)

Fri Jan 20, 2012, 03:40 PM

41. I'm not a big fan of the government limiting my speech either

and DK, by overreaching with his language, would do exactly that. No one -- individuals as well as corporations -- would be permitted to make contributions to a candidate and, more importantly, no one could spend a cent of their own money in support of a candidate. Literally, if you made a sign and stuck it in your yard, you'd be in violation of the language of DK's amendment. If some private company made bumper stickers or buttons saying vote for X and sold them (with none of the money going to the candidate) and you put one on your car or your shirt -- again, you'd have violated the terms of this amendment which states that "no expenditures shall be permitted" in support or opposition of any candidate "from any other source .

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