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Born at the Crest of the Empire

Thursday, January 21, 2010

President Pepsi

The supreme court (lower case because they no longer deserve our respect) has ruled that there can be no limit on corporate spending in political campaigns.

This is absolutely huge. This is the way third world nations work.


  • Why bother having elections then? We'll just have auctions for Congressional seats.

    This decision is idiotic.


    By Blogger r8r, at 11:58 AM  

  • And partisan.

    By Blogger mikevotes, at 12:05 PM  

  • This is unreal. The constitution protects "we the people?" This is a total and complete sell-out of all control to the already powerful.
    Maybe we already lived a farce, as corporate influence already runs deep into the core. But somehow this feels shameless.

    By Blogger zen, at 7:16 PM  

  • There is the argumemnt that money is already so corrupting....

    The basis of their decision is the famous decision in the 1800's that corporations share the same rights as people.

    By Blogger mikevotes, at 10:08 PM  

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