Jun. 24, 2005

Who's Right (Wing) ?

It's looking more and more likely that the next great social revolution is going to have to be one in which the value of the separation of corporations and government is enshrined in the (another) Constitution in much the same manner as the Church and State is today. As it stands now, the law holds that a corporation is a private citizen, having all the rights thereof. In the real world this obviously plays out as "All people are created equal, although some are more equal than others".

Note the phrase "...citizens with disproportionate influence and power in the political process, including large corporations". "Large corporations" is rolled into the same sentence as "citizens" because that is precisely how they are seen under law......as citizens.

Mycos
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High Court rebuffs homeowners
By Jake Wagman
Of the Post-Dispatch
06/23/2005

excerpt:
"The dissenters argued that if the government can take a home or business for private gain, then nobody's property is safe.

Justice Sandra Day O'Connor wrote in the dissent that those most likely to benefit from increased eminent domain are 'citizens with disproportionate influence and power in the political process, including large corporations and development firms.' "
cont......

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