You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login

Reply #15: No, the court didn't decide that [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (1/22-2007 thru 12/14/2010) Donate to DU
MonkeyFunk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-06-08 08:12 PM
Response to Reply #9
15. No, the court didn't decide that
and corporations clearly do NOT have the same rights as people.

But which rights would you like to take away from corporations? The right to free speech? The right to due process?
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
  - Lobbyists ask candidates to give them a break babylonsister  Jun-06-08 07:25 PM   #0 
  - Not a chance.......I want lobbyist to be viewed like used car salesman.  yourout   Jun-06-08 07:28 PM   #1 
  - Actually, more like prostitutes  Canuckistanian   Jun-06-08 07:32 PM   #3 
  - the right to petition the government, to lobby..........  DJ13   Jun-06-08 07:29 PM   #2 
  - Has there ever been a SC ruling on lobbyists, aka "professional petitoners"?  Canuckistanian   Jun-06-08 07:36 PM   #6 
     - Has there ever been a SC ruling on lobbyists? No, but on corporations  DJ13   Jun-06-08 07:48 PM   #9 
        - Corporate personhood wasn't the decision handed down  Warpy   Jun-06-08 07:57 PM   #11 
        - No, the court didn't decide that  MonkeyFunk   Jun-06-08 08:12 PM   #15 
        - J.C. Bancroft Davis was his name  Canuckistanian   Jun-06-08 09:03 PM   #16 
  - The people's right to petition is in the Constitution. Corporations have no such  Robbien   Jun-06-08 07:33 PM   #4 
  - The problem is that corporations are persons under the law.  RC   Jun-06-08 08:00 PM   #12 
  - Pfft.. Tell them to get a REAL job.  annabanana   Jun-06-08 07:35 PM   #5 
  - Not all lobbyists are equal...  cynatnite   Jun-06-08 07:43 PM   #7 
  - Definitely..  Virginia Dare   Jun-06-08 07:48 PM   #10 
  - Lobbyists Represent Real People!!!  MannyGoldstein   Jun-06-08 07:43 PM   #8 
  - I have a better idea.  Captain Angry   Jun-06-08 08:05 PM   #13 
  - Oh for the love of Dog  Botany   Jun-06-08 08:08 PM   #14 
  - They want a break? Right leg or left arm...  chknltl   Jun-06-08 09:52 PM   #17 

Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (1/22-2007 thru 12/14/2010) Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators

Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC