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Raineyb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-21-10 11:31 AM
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40. Of course, one could attempt to strip corporate person hood away
by oh, passing a law that restricts the rights as listed in the constitution to natural persons. Probably won't see that idea floated much though.

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  -Shumer: We will regret the day this decision was issued. deminks  Jan-21-10 10:25 AM   #0 
  - Yep, stick a fork in We the People. We're done.  shadowknows69   Jan-21-10 10:27 AM   #1 
  - Amen.  peace frog   Jan-21-10 10:28 AM   #3 
  - The final fascist nail.  tekisui   Jan-21-10 10:34 AM   #7 
     - So where does that leave us? Fucked to be sure.  shadowknows69   Jan-21-10 10:36 AM   #9 
     - Sorry for the blunt language, but expletives seem to be the only way I can express myself today.  shadowknows69   Jan-21-10 10:40 AM   #13 
        - No apology needed. There just cannot be any other way to express the emotions  BrklynLiberal   Jan-21-10 10:50 AM   #22 
     - Hyperbole much? Damn. And no, I don't agree with this decision  anigbrowl   Jan-21-10 11:31 AM   #41 
     - Welcome to GEmerica, a wholly-owned subsidiary!  Ignis   Jan-21-10 12:05 PM   #42 
  - And then MSNBC breaks away from Schumer to bring us the REAL news:  dgibby   Jan-21-10 10:28 AM   #2 
  - Bread and circuses  Nuclear Unicorn   Jan-21-10 11:09 AM   #34 
     - Zackly!!!!!!!!  BrklynLiberal   Jan-21-10 11:11 AM   #35 
  - Our 'government' just became irrelevant.  branders seine   Jan-21-10 10:28 AM   #4 
  - I'm so depressed.  dgibby   Jan-21-10 10:32 AM   #5 
     - That's exactly what has happened - our government has been overthrown  TornadoTN   Jan-21-10 10:35 AM   #8 
     - I agree.  BrklynLiberal   Jan-21-10 11:13 AM   #36 
  - Can't fault Schumer for saying that - because it's the truth  TornadoTN   Jan-21-10 10:33 AM   #6 
  - Maybe if Schumer had not bent over for the corporations like he always did, we would not  BrklynLiberal   Jan-21-10 10:51 AM   #23 
     - I completely agree with you - Schumer is probably just recognizing what he himself has contributed  TornadoTN   Jan-21-10 11:03 AM   #32 
  - Well dammit write a bill to strip corporations of this capability...  SnoopDog   Jan-21-10 10:37 AM   #10 
  - Exactly, thought the rethugs, who are no doubt rejoicing, didn't like legislation from the bench?  shadowknows69   Jan-21-10 10:38 AM   #12 
  - It Takes More Than That...  KharmaTrain   Jan-21-10 10:41 AM   #15 
  - Coming from Schumer. That means absolutely nothing. Even if true.  shadowknows69   Jan-21-10 10:37 AM   #11 
  - Quite true.  BrklynLiberal   Jan-21-10 10:41 AM   #16 
  - I can't help  PATRICK   Jan-21-10 10:45 AM   #19 
  - He has brass balls to complain about this since he was complicit in it.  BrklynLiberal   Jan-21-10 10:49 AM   #21 
  - Schumer worked actively AGAINST a filibuster of Alito. Planted smears against Kerry in the press  blm   Jan-21-10 11:14 AM   #38 
  - Schumer makes statements like this PUBLICLY, but, is right now working against Climate Change bill  blm   Jan-21-10 10:54 AM   #28 
  - +1. Words from Senator "Robust Public Option" Schumer mean nothing. He'll  alsame   Jan-21-10 10:58 AM   #29 
     - He says 'robust public option' to left while insisting corporations need 'level playing field'  blm   Jan-21-10 11:02 AM   #31 
        - He is a master of talking out of both sides of his mouth. He's my Senator and  alsame   Jan-21-10 11:18 AM   #39 
  - Since when is a corporation the same as a person?  BlueDemKev   Jan-21-10 10:40 AM   #14 
  - Since 1886 SANTA CLARA COUNTY v. SOUTHERN PAC. R. CO., 118 U.S. 394 (1886)  BrklynLiberal   Jan-21-10 10:42 AM   #17 
     - Thaty was THE day  PATRICK   Jan-21-10 11:03 AM   #33 
     - That was 10 years before ANOTHER infamous SC ruling....  BlueDemKev   Jan-21-10 12:58 PM   #43 
  - One Party Rule -------- Recorprocrats.  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Jan-21-10 10:44 AM   #18 
  - Yep! that is the perfect name for them.  BrklynLiberal   Jan-21-10 10:53 AM   #25 
  - Schumer has some pair to come out now and decry corporations!!  BrklynLiberal   Jan-21-10 10:48 AM   #20 
  - It is ironic. The guy who designed the" level playing field" public option  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Jan-21-10 10:52 AM   #24 
     - I agree. I never did vote for him..and vowed a while back that I never would.  BrklynLiberal   Jan-21-10 10:53 AM   #26 
  - Good thing our powder's still dry, eh Chuck?  Marr   Jan-21-10 10:54 AM   #27 
  - Yep - Schumer worked to STOP a filibuster of Alito. His lipservice is to convince base he's with us  blm   Jan-21-10 10:59 AM   #30 
     - a SNAKE!! That is it! That is exactly what Schumer reminds me of...  BrklynLiberal   Jan-21-10 11:14 AM   #37 
  - Of course, one could attempt to strip corporate person hood away  Raineyb   Jan-21-10 11:31 AM   #40 
  - Typical DLC member; says one thing and does another.  Individualist   Jan-21-10 01:01 PM   #44 
  - Hey, Corporate Whore Schumer, I regret Alito, and that  adigal   Jan-21-10 01:04 PM   #45 
  - +1  Libertas1776   Jan-21-10 01:05 PM   #46 
  - No, we're going to regret the day when you did nothing about it, Chuckie...  GoCubsGo   Jan-21-10 01:10 PM   #47 
  - What a snake n/t  politicasista   Jan-21-10 02:24 PM   #48 
  - If the courts treated people as corporations, what with all the tax breaks and whatnot,  closeupready   Jan-21-10 02:30 PM   #49 
  - IMPEACH the Justasses Chuck!  Hubert Flottz   Jan-21-10 02:50 PM   #50 
 

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