Skip to comments.Dick Durbin: Are bloggers and tweeters entitled to constitutional protection?
Posted on 05/26/2013 4:57:16 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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Durbin is such an idiot, he makes no pretense of having ever read the US Constitution. I wish he would just go away.
The Citizens United case allows major contributors to dwarf individuals in the political process. No organization should be influencing elections. That should left completely to individuals with no anonymity.
The Supreme Court has already ruled that foreign corporations have more right to political speech than American citizens.
Now it is "major contributors". Is that wealthy individuals? Corporations or groups like NRA comprised of a collection of individuals? Why shouldn't they be able to support candidates who share their interests?
Those individuals should be able just like any other individual. Where do you draw the line on foreign interests influencing the elections? If a corporation is fully owned by non citizens? Why should any organization that isn’t fully owned by American citizens have a say in our politics? Politics should be reserved to citizens and only individuals can be a citizen. Do you really want the Chinese buying our candidates?
Exactly where does the 1A restrict freedom of speech and of the press to citizens?
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