Sunday, August 30, 2009

An Unsettetling Direction

Justices to Revisit ‘Hillary’ Film, and Corporate Cash in Politics -

The re-argument of this momentous case could transform the way political campaigns are conducted.(NYT)

This signals trouble. If the court rules for free speech in this case, corporate power will be unchecked in campaigns. This is actually more important than health care. Read David Korton, "When Corportations Rule the World" & Thom Hartmann, "Screwed" to understand. It will open the door to unchecked "Swift-Boating" and make the sound-bite bashing of health care reform kindergarten stuff.

Inform yourself and then get involved.

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