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Bernie-Backed Candidate Crushes Primary Opponent!

"Bernie Sanders backed progressive candidate Zephyr Teachout just crushed her primary opponent in New York! Is this a sign of things to come?"

Posted by DianaForRussFeingold | Wed Jun 29, 2016, 01:56 PM (41 replies)

Keith Olbermann on on "Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission"

Thanks Keith, You were the best!

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"Today, the Supreme Court, of Chief Justice John Roberts, in a decision that might actually have more dire implications than "Dred Scott v Sandford," declared that because of the alchemy of its 19th Century predecessors in deciding that corporations had all the rights of people, any restrictions on how these corporate-beings spend their money on political advertising, are unconstitutional.

In short, the first amendment free speech for persons which went into affect in 1791, applies to corporations, which were not recognized as the equivalents of persons until 1886. In short, there are now no checks on the ability of corporations or unions or other giant aggregations of power to decide our elections.

None. They can spend all the money they want. And if they can spend all the money they want sooner, rather than later they will implant the legislators of their choice in every office from President to head of the Visiting Nurse Service. ..."
Posted by DianaForRussFeingold | Tue Jun 7, 2016, 02:41 PM (0 replies)
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