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Conservative SCOTUS Justices Have Turned the Outry "Taxation Without Representation" & Democracy on their Heads

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Unchecked political spending creates an unbalanced system where donors’ interests outweigh the wishes of the majority of citizens are the direct result of conservative majority 5-4 SCOTUS rulings.

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A study by two top universities concludes that the concept of an American democracy might have become more of a fable than a fact. Since 1976 Conservative Justices of the SCOTUS have proved wrong Alexander Hamilton’s assertion in Federalist No. 78 that the Judiciary branch would be the weakest of the three branches because it had "no influence over either the sword or the purse…

Since 1976 Voting Citizens continue to pay taxes but the vast majority fail to get the lion’s share of representation; therefore these 5-4 SCOTUS rulings have turned the principle against “Taxation Without Representation” and Democracy itself on their heads.
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