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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 04:42 AM
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Corporate blunder (Philly Inquirer editorial)
... So much for judicial restraint by the court's conservatives. It's a glaring case of judicial activism.

The majority's twisted reasoning is that corporations are entitled to the same free-speech rights as people. The court overlooked the fact that corporations and unions had not been banned from participating in elections previously. They were allowed to spend on elections through political action committees, which raise money from employees and dues-paying members ...

http://www.philly.com/inquirer/opinion/82575027.html
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