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Thursday, January 21, 2010

Supreme Court Rules that Corporations are allowed to have a big role in American elections.

In Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the Supreme Court ruled that corporations are protected under the First Amendment to give money to support or oppose candidates running for office. Essentially they can intimidate elected officials if they try to legislate a law that is not to their liking. Its legalized corruption. Ordinary voters will have less if any, say in how the affairs of this country is managed. Read the editorial from the New York Times .


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