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Yesterday, at the Occupy the Roundhouse event, I signed the 99 Pledge because we need a democracy that works for children, for seniors, for people trying to keep their houses, for those who advocate for others.

We need a democracy that works for us, not the wealthiest 1%.

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Originally posted to Eric Griego, Democrat for Congress (NM-1) on Thu Jan 19, 2012 at 09:13 AM PST.

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  •  Right. Corporations are artificial bodies, (2+ / 0-)
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    AoT, claude

    created via the granting of charters by the public corporations known as the nation and the several states.
    Just as the U.S. Constitution outlines the duties and obligations of our public officials, the charters of private commercial and industrial and financial corporations should be just as specific.  Since there are few national private corporations, it falls to the states to regulate them properly.

    That the states have the ability and the authority has been made evident just this year as Wisconsin and Michigan and New Hampshire have instituted legislative reforms to redefine unions and municipalities.  But, while the state legislative effort has been mainly directed at limiting the rights of individual persons, both human and civil, they have, as usual, disregarded those corporations from which their electoral support has been forthcoming. Legislators are naturally loath to rein in the henchmen who do their dirty work for them.
    Blaming the corporations won't take care of that.

    People to Wall Street: "LET OUR MONEY GO"

    by hannah on Thu Jan 19, 2012 at 09:43:32 AM PST

  •  Just in case this isn't clear... (0+ / 0-)

    ...Eric Griego is running for New Mexico's open 1st Congressional District seat (Metro Albuquerque etc) and is in a big primary fight with a corporatist DINO who showed his true colors as Mayor of ABQ, Martin Chavez.

    As a City Councilor from a traditional working-class native-Hispanic district of ABQ, Griego worked hard to mitigate the damage Chavez tried to cause by catering to his Big Business sponsors.

    We need to keep this seat to keep NM blue, and we need a real Democrat in there to show the voters a real alternative to whatever odious Republican wins their primary.

    Send Eric some dough to help win back our House of Reps.

    don't always believe what you think

    by claude on Thu Jan 19, 2012 at 01:41:21 PM PST

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