Thursday, September 17, 2009

Being for Campaign Reform II

Recently I wrote a post, Being for Campaign Reform, which addressed the Supreme Court's hearing of the possible expansion of the role of corporations in our election process. But Steve Colbert does a much better job than I. Check him out. It's funny and, oooh, so very relevant. "Let Freedom Ka-Ching."

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It's amazing that the Supreme Court, the highest court in the land, would even hear such a case. Last week the Court heard Attorney Theodore Olsen argue that "corporations are persons entitled to protection under the first amendment." Now, do we need to be a Supreme Court justice to see the ridiculousness of hearing this case? Corporations must not be allowed to donate to campaigns without restrictions. Period.


Marion said...

"Corporations are people..." Oh, puuuleeeeze?! What a ridiculous and total waste of the Court's time. I love Steve Colbert and his take on it. He's a hoot. Great post! Blessings!

Judith Ellis said...

Didn't Colbert really break it down so simply, Marion? Funny too! How foolish of the Court to hear such a case! I agree it's "ridiculous and a total waste of the Court's time."

septembermom said...

That would be an abuse of the Supreme Court if they waste their time on such a case. Colbert is so often right on target and always hilarious. Thanks for the clip, Judith. Hope you have a good night!

Judith Ellis said...

I agree with you, Kelly. I have enjoyed reading your comments tonight. Thanks for passing through and I also hope that you have a restful night. You deserve it, dear friend.