What happened?

Starting in 1978, the Supreme Court began to allow corporate money to influence politics. Since then, average Americans have seen their wages stagnate and their share of taxes rise significantly, while corporations have seen their tax burden shrink and the top 1% have literally tripled their income. There has been a massive redistribution of wealth in this country. And it’s going straight to the top. Yet corporate wealth and corporate power continues to grow unabated as the Supreme Court ruled in 2010 in Citizens United v. FEC that corporations can now spend unlimited money in politics. 

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commented 2011-10-20 01:06:18 -0400 · Flag
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commented 2011-10-20 00:46:55 -0400 · Flag
Power corrupts . Absolute power corrupts absolutely
commented 2011-10-20 00:46:07 -0400 · Flag
@nielsnellon tweeted link to this page. 2011-10-20 00:45:58 -0400
commented 2011-10-20 00:42:11 -0400 · Flag
So glad that there are finally intelligent people that are starting to fight the machines. Corporations + Politics = Corruption.
commented 2011-10-20 00:37:47 -0400 · Flag
Finnely it`s happening! ps i am from Canada and this is moving me.
commented 2011-10-19 23:24:31 -0400 · Flag
I have a question. Since our Federal Government is obviously corrupted by the corporations; how corrupt are the state governments? There are Republican governors, and state legislators and some of them look to be bought by corporations. And not to leave the Democrats out, but I doubt a lot of them would cooperate. How do we get past that obstacle when it comes to getting a Constitutional Convention?
commented 2011-10-19 23:15:08 -0400 · Flag
Here’s how working people can join with the OWS’ers to take down this corruption!!!
commented 2011-10-19 22:46:12 -0400 · Flag
I am so psyched that TYT got this ball rollin’!
commented 2011-10-19 21:49:58 -0400 · Flag
commented 2011-10-19 21:36:56 -0400 · Flag
Hey, to Kyle, i’d go even further. Instead of Alternative vote we should switch to Single Transferable Vote or a complete Proportional Representation system. But the most important thing for right now is this amendment.
commented 2011-10-19 21:36:55 -0400 · Flag
Hey, to Kyle, I’d say instead of AV we should go to a Single Transferable Vote system or a complete Proportional Representation system. But this amendment is the most important thing to push for in my opinion.
commented 2011-10-19 21:28:23 -0400 · Flag
One more thing: this must be valid for the 2012 elections!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Once passed, immediately instated!!!!
commented 2011-10-19 21:27:19 -0400 · Flag
Let us THE PEOPLE (and not those moronic Tea Baggers) pass this amendment. PS.: Tea Baggers are welcome, of course. It is time to prove some of you are not that brainwashed as almost 90% of the people of this country believe you are.
commented 2011-10-19 21:22:51 -0400 · Flag
The needs of the many outweigh the greed of the few!
commented 2011-10-19 20:37:43 -0400 · Flag
commented 2011-10-19 19:41:03 -0400 · Flag
This fight will be worth it. We need to fix are political system! Another way to give more power to the people would be for the united states to transition over to using the Alternative Vote system, that way its not only 2 parties controlling government and more people get what they want.
commented 2011-10-19 19:38:43 -0400 · Flag
This is our number one problem. If we fix this we can replace our corporatocracy with a democracy and fix all the rest.
commented 2011-10-19 18:55:41 -0400 · Flag
Fight the good fight.
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