Supreme Court (1) – Sen. Schumer, Rep Van Hollen Campaign Finance

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Published: May 20th, 2010

Sen. Schumer (D-NY) & Rep. Van Hollen (D-MD) on Supreme Court Campaign Finance Decision

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled against regulations that limit how corporations and unions can finance federal U.S. elections. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Rep. Van Hollen (D-MD) spoke to reporters at the Capitol to respond to the decision.
Washington, DC : 21 min.

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  1. 1. StartLoving2
    May 20th, 2010 at 10:54 pm

    goog2k, I hope you …
    goog2k, I hope you are planning to fight it. If so, barackobama d o t com is the place.

  2. 2. goog2k
    May 20th, 2010 at 10:54 pm

    “Of the people, by …
    “Of the people, by the corporations, and for the corporations.”

    The new Supreme Court decision will allow a corporation to run false attack ads against anyone they wish. That means they can now EXTORT every politician in the U.S. to do whatever they want for profit.
    If you think you’re getting screwed by health insurance companies, Wall Street, and credit card companies now — just wait. All consumer protection will be the first to go.

    We haven’t seen anything yet.

  3. 3. goog2k
    May 20th, 2010 at 10:54 pm

    Because the N.Y. …
    Because the N.Y. Times or conservative newspapers run an editorial is irrelevant. They DON’T run ATTACK ADS on TV.

    Any corporation can now tell legislators they’ll be the target of relentless attack ads if they vote AGAINST corporate wishes

    Credit card & insurance companies, banks & Wall Street can now dictate to legislators & EXTORT any politician in America. If they object, they’re on the HIT LIST. They dont even need to do it, just threaten.

    Corporatocracy USA!!!
    It’s scary!

  4. 4. DrSidel
    May 20th, 2010 at 10:54 pm

    The National Guard …
    The National Guard or some other part of the military would be called out to eliminate or jail the terrorists.
    Yep, they would be called terrorists and be subject to the new anti-terrorist laws. The controlled Corporate media would report what the rulers want them to report. That is what would happen.

  5. 5. DrSidel
    May 20th, 2010 at 10:54 pm

    Let us cosider the …
    Let us cosider the effects of anti anxiety drugs. A larg part or the US population is drugged into apathy. For the rest there are Sports, Celebs, Porn, Promiscuity, TV, and looking for work.

  6. 6. mstraney
    May 20th, 2010 at 10:54 pm

    @aleisterc2003 I …
    @aleisterc2003 I think the conservative justices on the court knew exactly what they were doing. The court hand selected this case out of thousands of potential cases that petitioned.

    Citizens United sued the federal elections committee because it argued that their anti-Hillary “movie” wasn’t an ad. The court, at least the majority, decided to disregard this and make a broader ruling reversing100 years of precedent in a striking act of judicial activism.

  7. 7. StartLoving2
    May 20th, 2010 at 10:54 pm

    trans7trip, exactly …
    trans7trip, exactly, and the only way the spell ever has or ever will be broken is when an individual(s) wakes us, stands up, and becomes what a human should be in the face of otherwise certain doom. “Never think that a radically committed individual cannot change the world. It is the only thing that ever has or ever will.” SL informed by Margaret Mead.

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