I have certainly seen a lot of progressives on the horn
today about the HORRIBLE SUPREME COURT DECISION yesterday to allow unlimited
spending by special interest groups, businesses, lobbyists, in all American
Common caused responded correctly, "Moments ago, in a
stunning decision, the
Court opened the floodgates to out-of-control
corporate and union spending in elections. This wrong-headed ruling doesn't
just disrupt the way elections work. It poses a direct and immediate
threat to the vibrancy of our democracy. An already corrupt system that makes it hard
for citizens to have a voice could become a chaotic free-for-all in which
ordinary people's voices will be permanently drowned out of the electoral process. Only a popular uprising in response
to this decision can save the day. "
However, with Haiti
all over the news, the momentous story of Supreme court's activism in changing
American democracy has been ignored by too many USA media giants and small-town wannabee media conglomerates.
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KEVIN STODA-has been blessed to have either traveled in or worked in nearly 100 countries on five continents over the past two and a half decades.--He sees himself as a peace educator and have been-- a promoter of good economic and social development--making-him an enemy of my homelands humongous DEFENSE SPENDING and its focus on using weapons to try and solve global (more...)