Today is the two-year anniversary of the infamous Citizens United Supreme Court ruling. That case gave corporations like Exxon or Bank of America approval to spend millions of dollars buying elections.Returning to contemplate email:
It is already happening, and it is wrong.
Changing Supreme Court decisions can take decades. A better alternative is to pass a constitutional amendment.
A new campaign called United for the People is underway to do just that. And, since we don’t have time to waste, this effort needs support from the very highest levels. Today we're petitioning President Obama to support a constitutional amendment to boot big money out of elections. http://act.rebuildthedream.com/sign/overturn_citizens_united?akid=390.154765.ct0su5&rd=1&t=1
I have not grown sub-clauses and flow charts, nor have corporations grown lungs or hearts. Please help stop illusory legal metaphors such as "a corporation is a person."If I was a political person, that's what I might say. As a religiously humanitarian person, this is my prayer.
Help return our country to real flesh and blood people away from corporate P&L spreadsheets.