The Supreme Court decision this past week is the antithesis of campaign finance reform. It expands, exponentially, corporate influence and power.
In 2000, the US Supreme Court’s unilateral anointment of George W. Bush as President of the
Last week the same Supreme Corporate Counsel unabashedly made public their inextricable links and allegiance to corporate
This decision allows for unlimited funding for political advertising and marketing by corporations, both in support and opposition to, individual politicians (current, or campaigning) and policies. Their timing and intent to influence the upcoming mid-term elections is transparent.
It is not hard, nor farfetched, to imagine an American political landscape of corporate-funded, sponsored and elected politicians, passing corporate-friendly legislation. It will be, in fact, just an accelerated evolution of what currently exists.
The Corporate Executive Branch (President & CEO) meets behind closed doors to broker deals with corporations, ensuring that no programs or initiatives will, in any way, interfere with corporate profits or growth. At the same time, they explore ways to secure and expand corporate interests, at home and abroad, both covertly and overtly (wars).
The Corporate Legislative Branch (the Board of Directors), guided by their corporate sponsors, writes the laws and secures taxpayer funding effecting policies that maximize corporate benefits and interests.
We have given away our governance, and with it we have surrendered our power, our security, our wealth and the future of our children and grandchildren.
Of this I am certain, the fix will NOT come from our corrupt corporate controlled government.
I pledge resistance to the flag