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  •  Gotta love first amendment freedom of speech (1+ / 0-)
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    Nattiq

    auctioned to the highest bidders only. When money talks there is no having to say you're sorry. Money in politics buys the ruling class insurance against voter grievances when it crashes the system, no more FDR's. No more Democratic Party, with its history of bank regulation, demand for eased credit and debt forgiveness. The dumbed-down electorate asserts its sovereignty each election day to consent to the latest despotism. Tocqueville saw this coming in 1840, but it didn't stabilize until Buckley in 1976, to which the Roberts Court is the favored heir.

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