The Corporate Supreme Court Strikes Another Death Blow To Democracy - No, really.

"Where the First Amendment is implicated, the tie goes to the speaker, not the censor."

Stirring words from the Bush appointee to the Supreme Court, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, as the final gavel came down like an axe on the McCain-Feingold campaign reform law. Along with his fellow Bushers, he has now made certain that evangelical and corporate America can run tens of millions worth of attack ads against corporate-unfriendly and non-"Christian" candidates in the final days before the presidential election. Of course, it also paves the way for "liberal interests" to do the same thing, thus not only creating supreme confusion while hiding the real truth, but making Americans more cynical than ever.

It's my contention that so-called free speech issue of Roberts and blue company is a convenient argument created by corporate attorneys and agreed to by Roberts. The law did NOT prohibit anyone from saying anything they want on television or in adverts--it simply prevented them from connecting the lie or smear or graphically misleading statement to a specific candidate in the final days before an election.

"This is a big win for big money," the Washington Post reported Mary Wilson, President of League of Women Voters. Indeed, the addition of Alito and Roberts has been a windfall profit for the corporations who put "good business" over the welfare of their nation. It's going to be an all-out war of smear and disinformation that only benefits special interest groups, their marketing agencies, and the TV industry. A few media heads will bitch and moan, but after the green dust settles, true democracy will be even be more of a dream than it is now.

Thank you Roberts, Alito, Scalia, and the rest of you blue-blooded, black-hearted bastards.

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