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LongTomH Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 08:36 PM
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The Saving American Democracy Amendment
 
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9qZZVqSQdo
 
Posted on YouTube: December 08, 2011
By YouTube Member: SenatorSanders
Views on YouTube: 307
 
Posted on DU: December 09, 2011
By DU Member: LongTomH
Views on DU: 1277
 
Senator Bernie Sanders speaks out on his proposed amendment, which would end corporate personhood and roll back the Citizens United Supreme Court Decision.
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WhoIsNumberNone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 11:53 PM
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1. Hell fucking yeah!
The only bad thing about Bernie Sanders is that he's not going to live forever. I hope I live to see the day when he's Joe Average in the Senate and it's the crooks who are outnumbered 20-1. For that matter, I hope he does too.
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snappyturtle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 02:49 AM
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2. Bernie is absolutely correct with his proposed amendment but I think
his co-critters are so immersed into the financial trough that the amendment will not pass. I hope I am wrong.
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Enthusiast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 02:53 AM
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3. This is only the start.
The start of much needed reforms.
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fasttense Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 09:42 AM
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4. This is a good step but.....
Would our current Dancing Supremes have followed even this Constitutional amendment?

The Constitution clearly states that STATES NOT the Supreme Court determine election procedures, yet they ignored that when they selected the bushes as our president.

The Supremes are out of control and Congress refuses to rein them in. So, I expect they will continue to ignore laws and the Constitution until.....
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