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Senator Leahy: Supreme Court thinks corporations can be president

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posted on Mar, 30 2012 @ 09:16 AM
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Sen. Leahy: Supreme Court thinks corporations can be president

Well this is earth shattering for sure !!

Can you imagine the election ballot:

Democrat: General Motors inc.

Republican: Oil and Bank Association of America Inc.

Hmmm....

Maybe it's already like this ?


Thursday, March 29, 2012 16:21 EDT -- the Raw Story

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) said Thursday that corporations could be elected president according to the rationale of the Supreme Court’s 2010 ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.

“I remain troubled today that the Supreme Court extended to corporations the same First Amendment rights in the political process that are guaranteed by the Constitution to individual Americans,” he said at a hearing on the DISCLOSE Act of 2012. “Corporations are not the same as individual Americans. Corporations do not have the same rights, the same morals or the same interests. Corporations cannot vote in our democracy.”

According to the Supreme Court’s logic, we should elect corporations to public office, Leahy said.

“This country has elected General Eisenhower as president, shouldn’t we elected General Electric as president? We know we like to elect a lot of yahoos as vice president, why not elect Yahoo as a corporation as vice president. ”..

Executive Openings ?




posted on Mar, 30 2012 @ 09:23 AM
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He's been duped. The corporations pretty much control the government already and the President is just a figurehead for them. That's also the biggest reason that the vote doesn't really work anymore and the government is no longer for the people by the people. It is for the wealthy elite.



posted on Mar, 30 2012 @ 09:39 AM
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As long as it was born in America I don't have a problem.



posted on Mar, 30 2012 @ 09:51 AM
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We are not far from the death of nations and corporate zones.



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