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    ek hornbeck

    ... civil rights for corporations was never in the Corporation in the first place. It was created from scratch by a series of late 1800's judicial decisions, starting with one in which it was only featured in the clerk's summary of the decision and was never actually present in the decision.

    So its there by precedent stretching back to ... nothing.

    It was the Supreme Court justices what done it because they wanted to, and under the current two party corporatist oligopoly, amending the constitution to specify that they got it wrong will only cause a momentary inconvenience as the Court finds another way to give the corporations what they want and need.

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    by BruceMcF on Tue May 28, 2013 at 09:11:21 AM PDT

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