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The Supreme Court: Serving The Wealthy For Over Two Centuries.

 

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A toast from a New York banker in 1895: “I give you gentlemen, the Supreme Court of the United States-guardian of the dollar, defender of private property, enemy of spoliation, sheet anchor of the Republic.”

In light of the corporate favoritism the Supreme Court is showing 117 years later, does anyone in their right mind think anything as has changed? No? Yeah, me neither.

A tip of the tinfoil hat to Howard Zinn, A People’s History of The United States.

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  1. March 13, 2012 at 1:10 am

    What? You don’t think corporations are people? 😉

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    • March 13, 2012 at 1:27 pm

      LoL. Call me crazy, but no, I don’t. Did you know that the concept corporations as people was part of the Supreme Court’s interpretation of the Fourteenth Amendment? Although it was ostensibly designed to protect the rights of African Americans, the Supreme Court had ruled in favor of corporations over 300 times under the due process wording in the amendment, before the end of the 19th century.

      The more things change…

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