...of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Oligarchy, establish injustice, insure domestic Hegemony, confiscate for the common stock holder, promote the general slush funds, and secure the Profits to ourselves and our prosperity, do ordain and establish this constitutional Corruption for the United States of America.
In a unbelievable 5 to 4 decision this morning, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that corporations are people too.
AlterNet Excerpt:Air America, just like genuine grassroots "we the people" and blogs like the one you're reading right now don't stand a chance fighting for freedom and justice against the well capitalized. The wealthy elite have the means to buy the message, the "people" do not.
Writing for the majority, Justice Anthony Kennedy said that the Supreme Court rejects "the argument that political speech of corporations or other associations should be treated differently under the First Amendment simply because such associations are not 'natural persons.'"....Writing about the ruling, Lisa Graves, Executive Director of the Center for Media and Democracy described it as "a revolution in the law," one that has been in the works for years thanks to conservative activism.