Tag Archives: Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission

Green Party Stands United Against Citizens United

On The Wilder Side:

Today – on the one-year anniversary of the Citizens United v. FEC decision that legalized unrestrained corporate spending on federal elections – the Green Party re-affirms its opposition to corporate personhood, corporate speech rights, and corporate control of America’s public spaces, media, and elections.

After the Supreme Court decided in a 5-4 decision to strike down federal laws limiting the use of corporate money for campaign advertising, we predicted “a flood of election season ads promoting corporate-sponsored candidates”.… Read more ...

Matt Welch: ‘The Great Libertarian Conspiracy’

Excerpts from an article by Matt Welch of Reason:

New York Times columnist Frank Rich accused the Kochs of plotting “a billionaires’ coup” to secure “corporate pork,” tax cuts, and a blank check for Wall Street bailouts. “What the Koch brothers have bought with their huge political outlays,” opined Times columnist Paul Krugman, “is, above all, freedom to pollute.”

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Nader statement on Supreme Court decision and corporate domination

Ralph Nader ran for President of the United States with the Green Party, and more recently as an independent candidate. The following was posted at Nader.org on January 21, 2010:

Statement of Ralph Nader on Supreme Court Decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission

Today’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in Citizens United v.

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