In a sweeping campaign finance decision, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down aggregate limits -- or rules for how much an individual can give in one campaign cycle
A split Supreme Court Wednesday struck down limits on the total amount of money an individual may spend on political candidates as a violation of free speech rights, a decision sure to increase the role of money in political campaigns.
The 5 to 4 decision sparked a sharp dissent from liberal justices, who said the decision reflects a wrong-headed hostility to campaign finance laws that the court’s conservatives showed in Citizens United v. FEC , which allowed corporate spending on elections.
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Really all this does is bring the money out front so you can see who is buying your Congressman.
As the saying goes, we are done arguing about what you are, now we are just haggling the price.
If you ever entertained any thoughts about trying to save this country, I believe it is beyond redemption at this point. The Oligarchy just had it announced to make it official.
Money talks and bullshit walks.
I hope you have sturdy shoes.