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Citizens United: Corruption Disguised as Capitalism

Posted by Larry Doyle on August 1st, 2013 10:04 AM |

Follow the money.

The Citizens United decision allowing for corporate and union funding for the public support or denouncement of political candidates evokes strong reaction from those on both sides of the debate like few other topics.

Are we to believe, though, that the right of corporations and/or unions to speak out does not also come with a payoff tied along with it? Come on, really?

Is this what our founding fathers intended in promoting freedom of speech? I think not. Why is it that some individual entities’ freedom of speech carries more weight and substance than others? Simply because they can provide payoffs to our pols and demand the same in return?

No doubt. Money talks…
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