Tim Rutten: Space and the lessons of Spirit – latimes.com http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-0528-rutten-20110528,0,303517.column
Day: May 29, 2011
It’s officially on: Us (people) vs Them (corporations/Republicans)
Federal Judge Rules Corporations, Just Like People, Should Be Able To Give To Candidates | TPMMuckraker http://tpmmuckraker.talkingpointsmemo.com/2011/05/federal_judge_rules_corporations_just_like_people_should_be_able_to_give_to_candidates.php#more
Federal Judge James C. Cacheris, who was nominated to the federal bench in the Eastern District of Virginia by President Ronald Reagan back in 1981, ruled that “for better or worse, Citizens United held that there is no distinction between an individual and a corporation with respect to political speech.” “Thus, if an individual can make direct contributions within [the law’s] limits, a corporation cannot be banned from doing the same thing,” Cacheris wrote in a ruling issued late Thursday.