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Post 402224 posted on 24-1-2010 at 04:16
Supreme Court overturns unconstitutional restrictions on corporations and labor unions
News coverage here.
Laws had been enacted which limited corporation and union spending on election campaigns. However, such spending is part of the right to free speech,
and so is protected by the Constitution. In recent years, corporations are mostly thought to support Republican policies, so they are thought to
benefit from the decision.
prompting the White House to pledge "forceful" action to undercut the decision.
Wait a minute! Obama's oath of office requires him to uphold the Constitution. He is not supposed to undercut it.
In Obama's weekly radio address, he also spoke against this Constituional right. But, he didn't have any legal basis to do so. He just doesn't