Sep 26

Oligarchy-101

Kentucky Politician Files Lawsuit Claiming a First Amendment Right to Accept Bribes:

It’s a rare and precious moment when a politician does something which perfeclty demonstrates what he or she really thinks about democracy and power. This is one of those times.

From the Intercept:

The Supreme Court, in its Citizens United decision, ruled that corporations have a First Amendment right to spend unlimited amounts in elections. Now politicians in Kentucky are claiming they have a Constitutional right to receive gifts from lobbyists. Continue reading »

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