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(Slate)   The Supreme Court is about to make Ted Cruz a half million dollars richer, pretty much just because it can. So, working as expected, then   (slate.com) divider line
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2022-01-20 12:03:03 PM  
4 votes:
That will buy a lot of Cancun trips.
 
2022-01-20 7:15:35 PM  
4 votes:
Citizen United made bribery legal.


This was a forgone conclusion when you mix expression with expenditure.
 
2022-01-20 3:04:36 PM  
3 votes:
FTA: Does this case actually matter to anyone besides Ted Cruz?

Duh. Because also earlier FTA:

Wealthy benefactors can therefore furnish postelection donations as a kind of legal bribery, lining a candidate's pockets rather than filling his campaign's coffers.

A ruling in favor of Senator Cruz would likely facilitate such "legal bribery", and therefore matter to anyone who wants to bribe federal officials within the color of law.
 
2022-01-20 7:13:30 PM  
1 vote:
Abolish the supreme court.  Problem solved.

And if you say "you can't do that", then have Biden drop a nuke on the supreme court and state " I control the country now, if you oppose, you get nuked".  You can't counter annihilation by atomic fusion weapons.  Just nuke the shiat out of the opposition.
 
2022-01-20 7:44:33 PM  
1 vote:
Well your democracy was nice while it lasted. Enjoy your kleptocracy America.

Laws for sale!
 
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