If it's free speech, how come you have to be a multimillionaire or multibillion dollar corporation to afford it?
Adding to the outrage of its Citizens United decision, the US Supreme
Court Corporatocracy today struck down an Arizona Law that allowed for public matching funds for candidates not independently wealthy or bought and paid for by those who are. An outrage to free speech, claim the 5 right-wing members of the GOP packed court.
How can the electorate take this country back from the oligarchs who plan to own it, lock, stock and barrel? What can we expect when billionaires and multinational corporations can spend unlimited funds to get their shills elected so that these water-carriers can then do their master’s bidding. How will that not lead to a typical banana republic organized around crony capitalism?