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Supreme Court Reverses Limits on Campaign Spending (cripples McCain-Feingold-Thompson)
WSJ ^ | 1/21/10 | staff

Posted on 01/21/2010 11:57:23 AM PST by pissant

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To: pissant
Yeah. Tancredo had a name for it. “Road to Des Moines” conversions.

Umm, just for accuracy's sake. Fred didn't start his campaign until after Iowa. I suggest you slag Fred for that, too!

51 posted on 01/21/2010 1:28:13 PM PST by Sideshow Bob
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To: jellybean
Last time I checked Fred wasn’t in the Senate nor is he practicing law. He’s doing his talk show.

Perhaps you could let go of your Fred hate for a few minutes and just celebrate that the Supreme Court made the right decision this time.

I agree with jellybean - pissant needs to let go of his Fred hate.

52 posted on 01/21/2010 1:32:47 PM PST by Sideshow Bob
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To: pissant

This law was the major reason for MoveOn and other similar organizations.

Now that McCaine-Feingold is done, will these collections of savages be disbanded?


53 posted on 01/21/2010 2:15:46 PM PST by dangerdoc
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To: LdSentinal

Fine. He should have let Congress own it, then spent the rest of his term blasting away at how they were gutting First-Amendment political speech. That’s what a president who was interested in honorably defending our constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic, would have done.


54 posted on 01/21/2010 2:48:17 PM PST by Emile (When it comes to opposing socialism, compromise means defeat.)
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To: pissant

Stevens was one of two Goebbel’s children who escaped from the bunker in 1945.


55 posted on 01/21/2010 8:16:00 PM PST by sergeantdave
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To: Oldpuppymax; sickoflibs

At the time conservatives were angry, at McCain. No one seemed to blame the man who could have vetoed it but didn’t. His signing that and the 2001 farm bill were early signs that we had a RINO President.


56 posted on 01/22/2010 4:18:43 AM PST by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN | NO "INDIVIDUAL MANDATE"!!!!!!!)
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To: Emile

Yeah but this ruling destroyed 100 years of liberal/democrat/marxist/statist laws restricting free speech in America.


57 posted on 01/22/2010 8:43:26 PM PST by rurgan (Sarah Palin:"Big government is the problem, not the solution" Me:socialism doesn't work)
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Yeah but this ruling destroyed 100 years of liberal/democrat/marxist/statist laws restricting free speech in America:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2434564/posts
The US Supreme Court yesterday found that an activist group had every right to distribute a documentary critical of Hillary Clinton during the 2008 presidential primaries — turning the landmark McCain-Feingold campaign-finance law on its head in the process.

The 5-4 ruling also rolled back other campaign-finance statutes that predated McCain-Feingold — meaning the government can no longer ban corporations and labor unions from spending money on activities and communications that support or oppose a candidate.

Such laws, the court found, impose a “chilling effect” on political speech.


58 posted on 01/22/2010 8:54:25 PM PST by rurgan (Sarah Palin:"Big government is the problem, not the solution" Me:socialism doesn't work)
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